Adenikinju, Adeola

Adenikinju, Adeola
Position: Professor (Energy Economics), Director (Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics and Law)
Affiliation: University of Ibadan
Department: Department of Economics

Professor Adeola Adenikinju is a Professor of Energy Economics and the Director of the Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics and Law (CPEEL), University of Ibadan. He is also a Research Professor at the Centre for Econometrics and Allied Research (CEAR) and Professor of Economics both at the University of Ibadan. He is specialized in energy modeling, energy policy and regulations, and energy pricing and economics of electricity, as well as the modeling of energy-economy interface. He served editorial boards of several energy journals, including the US based, The Energy Journal. He is a former President and Distinguished Fellow of the Nigerian Association for Energy Economics. He has also served as Special Assistant to the Presidential Adviser on Energy as well as the Senior Special Assistant to the Nigerian President on Economic Matters in the Office of the Chief Economic Adviser to the President in 2010 and 2011. He was Alternate Chairman, ECOWAS Energy Access Committee, 2005-2207 and a Technical Adviser to the Presidential Committee on the Deregulation of the Downstream Sector in 2009 and Member of the technical subcommittee of the Presidential Committee on 25 Years Electricity Sector Development Plan for Nigeria, 2005-2007. He also served as a member of the National Integrated Infrastructural Development Committee, 2013. He supervised over 100 Masters’ degree dissertation and part of the Thesis Committees of over 25 PhD Students. He currently teaches petroleum and energy economics, energy policy and regulation, electricity economics and Advanced Microeconomics to Masters and PhD students at the Department of Economics and at CPEEL.