School of Economics
   
   
  
 

Image of Luke Okafor

Luke Okafor

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences

Contact

Biography

Okafor Luke Emeka is an Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus (UNMC). He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Monash University, Australia in 2015. Prior to joining UNMC, he has worked at Monash University, Australia, State Street Bank, Poland, Institute of Ecumenical Education, Nigeria and African Thinkers Community of Inquiry College of Education, Nigeria.

Teaching Summary

Luke teaches Quantitative Economics I, Introduction to Macroeconomics, International Trade and Advanced International Trade Theory at UNMC. He also had experience teaching Economics of International… read more

Research Summary

Luke Okafor's research focuses on the interplay between trade and international technology transfers, trade and finance, international trade, innovation and productivity, economic growth and… read more

Recent Publications

Luke teaches Quantitative Economics I, Introduction to Macroeconomics, International Trade and Advanced International Trade Theory at UNMC. He also had experience teaching Economics of International Trade, Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy, Consumer Economics and Introductory Macroeconomics at Monash University, Australia.

Current Research

Luke Okafor's research focuses on the interplay between trade and international technology transfers, trade and finance, international trade, innovation and productivity, economic growth and development, education and economic growth, and international activities of firms. His current research examines the effect of financial constraints on exporting behaviour, while investigating the role of financial development in the underlying relationship. Another study analyzes the effect of higher participation in international activities on productivity, while examining if the level of financial development of a country plays a role in the underlying relationship.

School of Economics

Sir Clive Granger Building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

Contact us