Joseph Ajefu

Senior Lecturer

Research 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.



Organisational affiliations

Education/Academic qualification

  • PhD, Economics

    21 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2099