Skip navigation

Dr Joseph Ajefu

Senior Lecturer

Department: Newcastle Business School

Qualifications

Economics PhD January 21 2016

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Coping with negative shocks and the role of the farm input subsidy programme in rural Malawi, Ajefu, J., Efobi, U., Beecroft, I. 14 Jul 2020, In: Environment and Development Economics
  • Informal associations, shocks, and household food consumption: panel data estimation from rural Nigeria, Efobi, U., Atata, S., Ajefu, J. 2020, In: Journal of Development Effectiveness
  • Parental Disability and Children’s Educational Outcomes, Ajefu, J., Moodley, J. 24 Aug 2020, In: Journal of Human Development and Capabilities
  • The Effects of International Remittances on Expenditure Patterns of the Left-Behind Households in Sub-Saharan Africa, Ajefu, J., Ogebe, J. 2 Sep 2020, In: Review of Development Economics
  • The Impact of Financial Inclusion on Mental Health, Ajefu, J., Demir, A., Haghpanahan, H. 1 Aug 2020, In: SSM - Population Health
  • The Mitigating Impact of Land Tenure Security on Drought-induced Food Insecurity: Evidence from Rural Malawi, Ajefu, J., Abiona, O. 20 May 2020, In: Journal of Development Studies
  • Does having children affect women’s entrepreneurship decision? Evidence from Nigeria, Ajefu, J. 1 Sep 2019, In: Review of Economics of the Household
  • Impact of Shocks on Labour and Schooling Outcomes and the Role of Public Work Programmes in Rural India, Ajefu, J., Abiona, O. 3 Jun 2019, In: Journal of Development Studies
  • Migrant remittances and financial inclusion among households in Nigeria, Ajefu, J., Ogebe, J. 3 Jul 2019, In: Oxford Development Studies

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Dr Joseph Ajefu is a Senior Lecturer at Newcastle Business School. He holds an MSc in Development Economics from the University of Birmingham and a PhD in Economics from the University of Leicester. Prior to joining the University of Northumbria, he was a Research Fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) University of London. He is a development economist with interests in public policy, impact evaluation, health, education, climate change, and household welfare in low-and-middle-income countries. The primary objective of his research is to contribute to the understanding of how policies and programs affect the economic and social well-being of people in developing countries.


a sign in front of a crowd
+

Northumbria Open Days

Open Days are a great way for you to get a feel of the University, the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and the course(s) you are interested in.

Research at Northumbria
+

Research at Northumbria

Research is the life blood of a University and at Northumbria University we pride ourselves on research that makes a difference; research that has application and affects people's lives.

a person sitting at a table
+

Order your prospectus

If you would like to know more about our courses, or life in general as a student at Northumbria, then we can help you.

Latest News and Features

From floods to Covid-19

Masters students from Northumbria University, Newcastle, are helping businesses in Cumbria…

More news

Back to top