Prof. (Mrs.)

PHILLIP Biola Barakat 

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Visiting Professor, Council on African Studies, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut January 2014– May 2014

B.Sc. Economics (Zaria)
M.Sc. General Graduate Studies (Iowa)
Ph.D. Economics (Zaria)

Dean, College of Entreprenuerial and Development Studies, COLENDS

  • Life member, Nigerian Economic Society (NES)
  • Association for the Advancement of African Women Economists (AAAWE)
  • African Finance and Economic Association (AFEA)
  • Organic Agriculture Project in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria (OAPTIN)
  • The 25th Anniversary Celebration of ACBF and the Pan African Development Forum, 3 – 5 May 2016, Harare International Conference Centre, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Second International Conference on Sustainable Development in Africa, Dakar, Senegal, 26 -27 November 2015.
  • Africa at a Fork in the Road: Taking Off or Disappointment Once Again? Yale Center for the Study of Globalization. Yale African Development Colloquium. Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut- United States. April 13 – 15, 2014.
  • The Nigerian Economic Society 56th Annual Conference. Inclusive growth, NES, Sheraton Hotel, Abuja,11 and 14 October 2015,
  • Centre for the Study of African Economies, Economic Development in Africa. St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, United Kingdom, 22-24 March 2015.
  1. B. Phillip, S. O. Ladeji& B. B. Dashe1993. Appraisal of Women Participation in the Leather Industry, Journal of Leather and Chemical Technology 7(2):1 – 6.
  2. Phillip, Dayo Phillip, J. E. Agada, and M. G. Maiangwa, (1996). Agricultural Risk Evaluation and Insurance in Nigeria – A review, Nigeria Journal of Rural Economy and Society 1(2):14 – 38.
  3. O. Adagu, B. B. Phillip, and M. G. Maiangwa, 1997. Trade Liberalization and Economic Development in Nigeria, Nigeria Journal of Rural Economy and Society 1(3): 33 – 41.
  4. Biola B. Phillip, 1999. Poverty Alleviation as a Strategy for Sustainable Democracy and Political Stability in Nigeria, Nigerian Journal of Curriculum and Instruction 8 (4):90 – 97.
  5. Phillip, B.B. and Aku, P. S. 2000. Educational Financing in Nigeria: Implications for Functionality, Knowledge Review: A Multidisciplinary Journal 2(2): 101 -105.
  6. Dayo Phillip, Moses Maiangwa&Biola Phillip (2000). Adoption of Maize and Related Technologies in the North-West Zone of Nigeria. Moor Journal of Agricultural Research 1(1): 98 – 105.
  7. Phillip, Biola2000 Nigeria’s Federal-State Relations and National Reconciliation and Development, Nigerian Journal of Curriculum and Instruction 9 (4): 41 – 45. 2
  8. Phillip, Biola B. and Adegbite D. A. 2001. Gender Issues in the Acquisition of Human Capital for Development in the New Millennium.Knowledge Review: A multidisciplinary Journal.3(1): 116 – 120.
  9. Dorcas A. Adegbite, Grace O. Sokoya, &Biola B. Phillip, 2002 Women–InAgriculture and Environmental Sanitation for Optimum Health and Productivity: Implications for Women-In-Development Unit of AMREC. FAMAN Journal 6 (1): 94 – 106.
  10. Biola B. Phillip, 2006. Empirical Determinants of the Demand for Residential Housing in Kaduna, Nigeria.The Nigerian Journal of Economic and Social Studies.48(2): 117 – 129.
  11. Phillip, D.O.; A. Oloruntoba, E. Fakoya, B. Phillip, O. Ashaolu and L. Alogba, .2006. Agricultural Price Haggling: A CaseStudy of Beef Retail Pricing in Ogun State of Nigeria, China Agricultural Economics Review (China) 4 (4): 494 – 507.
  12. Phillip, D.O.A.,S. Momoh, B.B. Phillip, S.A. Adewuyi, Alogba, L. 200
  13. WhoDecides the Bargained Price in Agricultural Commodity Retail Markets? Evidence from Beef price Haggling in Ogun State, Nigeria, Journal of Agricultural and Food Economics (India) 2 (1): 91 – 101.
  14. M. Shittu, O.F. Ashaolu, B.B. Phillip. 2007. Exchange Rate Deregulation and Agricultural Export Performance in Nigeria: Evidence from Vector Error Correction Modelling, ASSET Series C 2 (1): 39 – 54
  15. Ashaolu, O.F.; Mafimisebi, T. E.; Phillip, B. B.; Ajayi A.O., Akerele, D. and, Tedimola, O. T. 2008. Socio-Economic Determinants of Per Capital Household Consumption Expenditure on Soybean (Glycine max, L. Merri) Production in Ibarapa Zone of Oyo State, Nigeria. Moor Journal of Agricultural Research 9(1): 82 – 91.
  16. Phillip,A. M. Shittu, I.O.O. Aiyelaagbe and T. Adedokun 2009. Economic Potentials of Plantain and Fluted Pumpkin Intercropping as a Poverty Reduction Strategy in South-Western Nigeria. World Journal of Agricultural Science (Pakistan) 5 (5): 525 –
  17. O. Dipeolu,B. B. Phillip, I. O. O. Aiyelaagbe, S. O Akinbode and T. A. Adedokun2009. Consumer Awareness and Willingness to Pay for Organic Vegetables in S.W. Nigeria. Asian Journal of Food and Industry. S57– S65 http//
  18. Phillip, B. and A.O. Dipeolu2010. Willingness to Pay for Organic Vegetables in Abeokuta, South West, Nigeria.African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development.10(11) Kenya. 3
  19. A. Adewuyi,B. B. Phillip, I. A. Ayinde and D.Akerele2010. Analysis of Profitability of Fish Farming in Ogun State, Nigeria.Journal of Human Ecology.31(3) http//www. India.
  20. A. Shittu, O. F. Ashaolu and B. B. Phillip2010. Determinants of Agricultural Labour Productivity in the West African Sub-Region, 1970-2004.Journal of Humanities, Social Science and Creative Arts 5 (1).
  21. Ashaolu, O.F., Momoh, S.;Phillip, B. B. and I. A. Tijani2010. Microcredit Effect on Agricultural Productivity: A comparative Analysis of Rural Farmers in Ogun State, Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Agricultural and Apicultural Research.7 (1 & 2).
  22. M. Isah, S. T. O. Lagoke, B. B. Phillip, J. A. Adeniji and O. A. Babalola 2010. Evaluation of Open Pollinated Maize Varieties for Resistance/Tolerance to Striga hermonthica Del. Benth at Mokwa Southern Guinea Savannah of Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Science and Environment. Volume 10 (1) pp 10 – 17.
  23. Dare Akerele, Saka Momoh, Samad A. Adewuyi, Biola B. Phillip and Olumuyiwa F. Ashaolu 2012. Socioeconomic Determinants of Poverty Among Urban Households in South – West Nigeria. International Journal of Social Economics. 39 (3): 168 -181.
  24. Eni, S. T. O. Lagoke, J. A. Adigun and B. B. Phillip 2012. Effect of Weed and Cropping Patterns on the Productivity of Maize – Ground Nut Intercrop.Nigerian Journal of Weed Science.Vol. 25 pp. 49 -59.
  25. Adewuyi, S, A.; Folawole, O. O.;Phillip, Biola and E. O Fakoya 2013. Production Efficiency of Credit and Non-Credit Users of Poultry Egg Farmers in Ogun State, Nigeria: a Data Envelopment Analysis Approach. IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science. 2
  26. Phillip, B. B.;Shittu, A. M. and O. F. Ashaolu 2013. Demand for Non-Alcoholic Beverages Among Urban Households in South West Nigeria. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development.13 (3) pp7853 – 7869.
  27. I. Eni, B. B. Phillip, S. T. O. Lagoke and J. A. Adigun, 2013. Economic Performance of Maize – Groundnut Intercrop in Response to Weed Control Methods and Cropping Patterns.Nigerian Journal of Weed Science.Vol. 26 pp. 13 – 21.
  28. T. O. Lagoke, E. Eni, J. A. Adigun and, B. B. Phillip, 2014. Influence of Intercropped Groundnut (Arachishypogaea) on the Performance of Weed Control Treatments in Maize Production.International Journal of Agronomy and Agricultural Research (IJAAR) Vol. 5 (6) pp. 1 – 8.
  29. Folawole, O. O.; Adewuyi, S. A. Phillip, B. and E. O Fakoya, 2014. Effect of Credit Use on Poultry Egg Production in Ogun State, Nigeria.Journal of Applied Agricultural Research, ARCN. Abuja Vol. 6 pp. 3 – 13.

Papers Accepted for Publication

  1. Phillip, Biola, O.T. Adeniyi, and O.F. Ashaolu 2015.Market Integration of Plantain and Banana in Osun State, Nigeria.Moor Journal of Agricultural Research, Moor Plantation, Ibadan, Nigeria. Vol.
  2. Olusola Bamdele Oyewole, and Biola Phillip 2006. Agro Food Chains and Sustainable Livelihood: A case study of Cassava Marketing in Nigeria. R. Ruben, M. Slingerland and H. Nijhoff (Editors). “Agro-Food Chains and Networks for Development”, pp.107-115., Springer: (Netherlands).

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