Oluyemi Theophilus Adeosun

Research Fellow
Lagos Business School, Pan Atlantic University


Field of Study: Economics
Specialization: Economic Demography, Education and Schooling, Gender Roles-Differentials, Household and Housing, Income, Poverty and Welfare, Labor force/Employment, Mortality, Health, and Longevity, Population and Development, Qualitative Demography, Social Demography
Regional focus: Sub-Saharan Africa
Education: Doctorate (Ph.D, or MD), University of Lagos, Economics, 2024
Working languages: English
Other association membership in population or related fields: Union for African Population Studies (UAPS)
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Name: Oluyemi Adeosun

Designation: Research Fellow 


Oluyemi Adeosun is a Research Fellow with the Sustainable Initiative the Sustainable & Inclusive Digital Financial Services Initiative (SIDFS). He has published over 49 papers around key areas like Gender, Human Capital Development, financial inclusion, Migration, innovation studies, Informality, entrepreneurship, and industrialization. He is an alumnus of Lagos Business School, Human Resource Academy. He has 20 years plus industry experience and has held the following roles in the private sector before moving fully into the academia:

Head HR Eterna PLC.

Group Head HR Accelerex Holdings.

Head Employee Relations Ikeja Electric.

Head Human Resources and Administration CourierPlus Limited.

 People Manager, RusselSmith Integrated Oil Services.

Head Human Resources Technology Distributions Limited

Head Shared Services Fieldco Limited

Head Human Resources Emotion Advertising

He is currently a Member of the Scientific Board  of the African Network on the Economics of Learning, Innovation and Competence Building Systems (AfricaLics) and also the Alumni coordinator of Africalics. . He has participated in two PhD Academy organised by Global and African Network for the Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building Systems in Morocco and…


Adeosun, Oluyemi Theophilus & Faboya Omolara Morounkeji “health care expenditure and child mortality in Nigeria”. 03-Jan-2020). DOI (10.1108/IJHCQA-10-2019-0172). International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance. Emerald Publishing

Adeosun, O. T., & Popogbe, O. O. (2020). Population growth and human resource utilization nexus in Nigeria. Journal of Humanities and Applied Social Sciences.

Adeosun, O. T., & Owolabi, K. E. (2021). Gender inequality: determinants and outcomes in Nigeria. Journal of Business and Socio-economic Development.

Adeosun, O. T., & Popogbe, O. O. (2021) Severity of Poverty amongst Entrepreneurs in Slum Settlement: A Case of Makoko Community, Lagos State, Nigeria.

Popogbe, O., & Adeosun, O. T. (2020). Empirical analysis of the push factors of human capital flight in Nigeria. Journal of Humanities and Applied Social Sciences.

Honorary or professional positions and awards:
Professional Memberships

● Full Member, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (MCIPM).

● Elected Governing Council Member Chartered Institute of Personnel Management)

● Member of the Scientific Board African Network on the Economics of Learning, Innovation and Competence Building Systems (AfricaLics)

● Full Member Nigerian Economic Society (FMNES)

● Member Union for African Population Studies

● Member International Union for the Scientific Study of Population

● Member Africa Evidence Network