Economic issues that relate to international trade, regional connectivity, digital transformation, tourism economics, development process, and industrial organization with a specific focus on how firms, industries, and countries respond to globalization and shocks. This includes investigating the interplay between digitalization, economic resilience, and performance as well as COVID-19 effects on firms, industries, and economies.
Research group: Regional connectivity.
University links: I have research collaborations with colleagues based at Monash University, Australia, United Arab Emirates, UAE, Algoma University, Canada, and Pan-Atlantic University, Nigeria.
More information can be found on Dr Okafor's webpage.
Consultancy and Research: Dr Okafor is happy to explore opportunities to undertake consultancy and research work with external organisations.