Soala Ekine

Soala Ekine

Economics Research Associate

Bio

Soala is an aspiring economist who currently works as a Research Associate for the PGRP lab at University of California, San Diego. He is passionate about learning about development, political economy, economic history and almost anything Africa-related

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Why agriculture is only a first step and not the final solution

Economy - 05 JUN 2020

Why agriculture is only a first step and not the final solution

Any growth strategy Nigeria takes has to make agriculture work

Nigeria’s bet on agriculture

Economy - 12 FEB 2020

Nigeria’s bet on agriculture

The Nigerian government went all in agriculture, how have they fared?

Nigeria Has a Revenue Problem

Economy - 29 NOV 2019

Nigeria Has a Revenue Problem

A look into Nigeria's historically poor non-oil revenue collection

Nigeria's Central Bank needs more independence, not more power

Economy - 09 OCT 2019

Nigeria's Central Bank needs more independence, not more power

The independence of the CBN has been undermined by its increased prominence.