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Chuks Ofulue

Consultant- Economic intelligence

Chuks Ofulue has (Hon) and in Economics, M. Phil. Econometrics, PG. Dip MP, CTA. He is currently Chief Economist and Head of Economic Development Department at the BRACED Commission as well as a Principal Consultant at City Economics Ltd based in Nigeria and the United Kingdom, specializing in economic policy analysis of major government projects such as agriculture, education and infrastructure development in Africa. Following senior roles at the United Kingdom’s Treasury Department and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs Department, Chuks is a research economist of repute. As a research economist, for over 28 years, his specialty is in building macro-economic models that help to integrate sectors of the economy in order to bring about rapid economic growth. His background includes policy analysis and the structuring of economic models for developing economies, provision of a suit of economic intelligence services to support strategic planning in business and financial institutions. In the private sector, Chuks specialty includes the development of informed studies to enable companies make strategic investment decisions like helping them to correctly define their product mix, pricing and evaluation of competition. Throughout his career, Chuks has the knack for combining his modeling skills with deep industrial knowledge to provide professional economic advice to companies, regulators and government by using the real option analysis. Chuks Ofulue has an MPhil in Econometrics from the London School of Economics and Political Science, an in economics from the University of Lagos and a (Hons) Economics from the University of Ibadan. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Manpower planning and he is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of the United Kingdom. He is a life member of the Royal Economic Society, Scottish Economic Society and a contributing member of the Institute for Fiscal Studies of the United Kingdom. He is also a member of the Nigerian Economic Society. His research interest is in the monetary approach to balance payments and interest rates and a strong advocate of the supply-side economics.