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Ruth Osarenti Oyelere nee Uwaifo

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First Name:Ruth
Middle Name:Osarenti
Last Name:Uwaifo Oyelere
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Affiliation

(80%) Department of Economics
Agnes Scott College

Decatur, Georgia (United States)
http://economics.agnesscott.edu/
RePEc:edi:deascus (more details at EDIRC)

(20%) Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Bonn, Germany
http://www.iza.org/
RePEc:edi:izaaade (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Chiwuzulum Odozi, John & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2021. "Does Violent Conflict Affect Labor Supply of Farm Households? The Nigerian Experience," IZA Discussion Papers 14579, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  2. Chiwuzulum Odozi, John & Oyelere, Ruth Uwaifo, 2020. "Violent Conflict Exposure in Nigeria and Labor Supply of Farm Households," GLO Discussion Paper Series 712, Global Labor Organization (GLO).
  3. Chiwuzulum Odozi, John & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2019. "Violent Conflict Exposure in Nigeria and Economic Welfare," IZA Discussion Papers 12570, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  4. Odozi, John Chiwuzulum & Oyelere, Ruth Uwaifo, 2019. "Conflict Exposure and Economic Welfare in Nigeria," GLO Discussion Paper Series 334, Global Labor Organization (GLO).
  5. Mundra, Kusum & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2018. "Marriage Market Signals and Homeownership for the Never Married," GLO Discussion Paper Series 258, Global Labor Organization (GLO).
  6. Diette, Timothy M. & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2016. "Gender and Racial Differences in Peer Effects of Limited English Students: A Story of Language or Ethnicity?," IZA Discussion Papers 9661, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  7. Mundra, Kusum & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2016. "Single and Investing: Homeownership Trends among the Never Married," IZA Discussion Papers 9935, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  8. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2015. ""A Flop or a Success?" An Evaluation of the Welfare Impacts of the 6-3-3-4 Education System in Nigeria," IZA Discussion Papers 9131, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  9. Fung, Winnie & Liverpool-Tasie, Saweda & Mason, Nicole & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2015. "Can Crop Purchase Programs Reduce Poverty and Improve Welfare in Rural Communities? Evidence from the Food Reserve Agency in Zambia," IZA Discussion Papers 9361, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  10. Belton, Willie & Huq, Yameen & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2014. "Diversity and Social Capital in the U.S: A Tale of Conflict, Contact or Total Mistrust?," IZA Discussion Papers 8384, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  11. Diette, Timothy M. & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2013. "Gender and Race Heterogeneity: The Impact of Increases in Students with Limited English on Native Students' Performance," IZA Discussion Papers 7856, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  12. Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere & Kate Wharton, 2013. "The Impact of Conflict on Education Attainment and Enrollment in Colombia: lessons from recent IDPs," HiCN Working Papers 141, Households in Conflict Network.
  13. Mundra, Kusum & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2013. "Determinants of Immigrant Homeownership: Examining their Changing Role during the Great Recession and Beyond," IZA Discussion Papers 7468, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  14. Diette, Timothy M. & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2012. "Do Significant Immigrant Inflows Create Negative Education Impacts? Lessons from the North Carolina Public School System," IZA Discussion Papers 6561, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  15. Wharton, Kate & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2011. "Conflict and its Impact on Educational Accumulation and Enrollment in Colombia: What We Can Learn from Recent IDPs," IZA Discussion Papers 5939, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  16. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth & Oyolola, Maharouf, 2011. "The Role of Race and Birth Place in Welfare Usage among Comparable Women: Evidence from the U.S," IZA Discussion Papers 5668, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  17. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth & Belton, Willie, 2010. "Black-White Gap in Self-Employment in the U.S.: Do Cohort and Within Race Differences Exist?," IZA Discussion Papers 5071, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  18. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth & Belton, Willie, 2009. "Coming to America: Does Immigrant's Home Country Economic Status Impact the Probability of Self-Employment in the U.S.?," IZA Discussion Papers 4178, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  19. Gonzales, Naihobe & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2009. "Are Returns to Education on the Decline in Venezuela and Does Mission Sucre Have a Role to Play?," IZA Discussion Papers 4206, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  20. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth & Oyolola, Maharouf, 2009. "Welfare Usage in the U.S.: Does Immigrant Birthplace and Immigration Status Matter?," IZA Discussion Papers 4659, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  21. Belton, Willie & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2008. "The Racial Saving Gap Enigma: Unraveling the Role of Institutions," IZA Discussion Papers 3545, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  22. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2008. "Understanding Low Average Returns to Education in Africa: The Role of Heterogeneity across Education Levels and the Importance of Political and Economic Reforms," IZA Discussion Papers 3766, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  23. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth & Belton, Willie, 2008. "The Role of Information and Institutions in Understanding the Black-White Gap in Self-Employment," IZA Discussion Papers 3761, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  24. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2007. "Within and Between Gender Disparities in Income and Education Benefits from Democracy," IZA Discussion Papers 3221, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  25. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2007. "Africa’s Education Enigma? The Nigerian Story," IZA Discussion Papers 3097, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  26. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2007. "Disparities in Labor Market Outcomes across Geopolitical Regions in Nigeria: Fact or Fantasy?," IZA Discussion Papers 3082, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  27. Ruth Uwaifo, 2005. "Comparing the “D.V” lottery with the point system: costs, benefits and a superior alternative," Labor and Demography 0509009, University Library of Munich, Germany.

Articles

  1. Winnie Fung & Lenis Saweda O. Liverpool‐Tasie & Nicole M. Mason & Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2020. "Do crop purchase programs improve smallholder welfare? The case of Zambia's Food Reserve Agency," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 51(4), pages 519-533, July.
  2. Kusum Mundra & Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2019. "Homeownership trends among the never married," Housing Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 34(1), pages 162-187, January.
  3. Willie James Belton & Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2018. "Diversity and Social Capital in the U.S: A Tale of Conflict, Contact or Total Mistrust?," Review of Economics and Institutions, Università di Perugia, vol. 9(2).
  4. Timothy M. Diette & Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2017. "Gender and racial differences in peer effects of limited English students: a story of language or ethnicity?," IZA Journal of Migration and Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 6(1), pages 1-18, December.
  5. Timothy M. Diette & Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2017. "Do limited English students jeopardize the education of other students? Lessons from the North Carolina public school system," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 25(5), pages 446-461, September.
  6. Timothy M. Diette & Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2014. "Gender and Race Heterogeneity: The Impact of Students with Limited English on Native Students' Performance," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 104(5), pages 412-417, May.
  7. Ruth Oyelere & Willie Belton, 2013. "Black–White gap in self-employment. Does intra-race heterogeneity exist?," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 41(1), pages 25-39, June.
  8. Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere & Willie Belton, 2012. "Coming to America: Does Having a Developed Home Country Matter for Self-Employment in the United States?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 102(3), pages 538-542, May.
  9. Ruth Oyelere & Maharouf Oyolola, 2012. "The Role of Race and Birth Place in Welfare Usage among Comparable Women: Evidence from the U.S," The Review of Black Political Economy, Springer;National Economic Association, vol. 39(3), pages 285-297, September.
  10. Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere & Maharouf Oyolola, 2011. "Do Immigrant Groups Differ in Welfare Usage? Evidence from the U.S," Atlantic Economic Journal, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 39(3), pages 231-247, September.
  11. Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2011. "Have Returns to Education Changed in Nigeria? Uncovering the Role of Democratic Reforms," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 20(5), pages 737-780, November.
  12. Gonzalez, Naihobe & Oyelere, Ruth Uwaifo, 2011. "Are returns to education on the decline in Venezuela and does Mission Sucre have a role to play?," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 30(6), pages 1348-1369.
  13. Ruth UWAIFO OYELERE, 2010. "Disparities In The Benefits From Democratic Reform In Nigeria: A Gender Perspective," The Developing Economies, Institute of Developing Economies, vol. 48(3), pages 345-375, September.
  14. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2010. "Africa's education enigma? The Nigerian story," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 91(1), pages 128-139, January.
  15. Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2008. "Disparities in Labor Market Outcomes Across Geopolitical Regions in Nigeria. Fact or Fantasy?," Journal of African Development, African Finance and Economic Association (AFEA), vol. 10(1), pages 11-31.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Chiwuzulum Odozi, John & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2019. "Violent Conflict Exposure in Nigeria and Economic Welfare," IZA Discussion Papers 12570, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

    Cited by:

    1. Chiwuzulum Odozi, John & Oyelere, Ruth Uwaifo, 2020. "Violent Conflict Exposure in Nigeria and Labor Supply of Farm Households," GLO Discussion Paper Series 712, Global Labor Organization (GLO).
    2. Chiwuzulum Odozi, John & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2021. "Does Violent Conflict Affect Labor Supply of Farm Households? The Nigerian Experience," IZA Discussion Papers 14579, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

  2. Odozi, John Chiwuzulum & Oyelere, Ruth Uwaifo, 2019. "Conflict Exposure and Economic Welfare in Nigeria," GLO Discussion Paper Series 334, Global Labor Organization (GLO).

    Cited by:

    1. Avuwadah, Benjamin Y. & Kropp, Jaclyn D. & Mullally, Conner C. & Morgan, Stephen N., 2020. "Heterogenous effects of conflict on agricultural production patterns: Evidence from Nigeria," 2020 Annual Meeting, July 26-28, Kansas City, Missouri 304417, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.

  3. Diette, Timothy M. & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2016. "Gender and Racial Differences in Peer Effects of Limited English Students: A Story of Language or Ethnicity?," IZA Discussion Papers 9661, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

    Cited by:

    1. Gregorio Gimenez & Denisa Ciobanu & Beatriz Barrado, 2021. "A Proposal of Spatial Measurement of Peer Effect through Socioeconomic Indices and Unsatisfied Basic Needs," Economies, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 9(2), pages 1-20, May.
    2. Dannemann, Bernhard C., 2019. "Peer effects in secondary education: Evidence from trends in mathematics and science study 2015 based on weak-tie bonds," VfS Annual Conference 2019 (Leipzig): 30 Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall - Democracy and Market Economy 203485, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
    3. Gaastra Sieuwerd & Labanca Claudio, 2021. "Are There Peer Effects from English Learners in Elementary Schools? Evidence from an IV Approach," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 21(2), pages 825-834, April.
    4. Timothy M. Diette & Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2017. "Do limited English students jeopardize the education of other students? Lessons from the North Carolina public school system," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 25(5), pages 446-461, September.
    5. Bernhard C. Dannemann, 2020. "Peer Effects in Secondary Education: Evidence from the 2015 Trends in Mathematics and Science Study Based on Homophily," Working Papers V-428-20, University of Oldenburg, Department of Economics, revised Feb 2020.

  4. Belton, Willie & Huq, Yameen & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2014. "Diversity and Social Capital in the U.S: A Tale of Conflict, Contact or Total Mistrust?," IZA Discussion Papers 8384, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

    Cited by:

    1. Belton, Willie & Huq, Yameen & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2014. "Diversity and Social Capital in the U.S: A Tale of Conflict, Contact or Total Mistrust?," IZA Discussion Papers 8384, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

  5. Diette, Timothy M. & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2013. "Gender and Race Heterogeneity: The Impact of Increases in Students with Limited English on Native Students' Performance," IZA Discussion Papers 7856, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

    Cited by:

    1. Thomas Ahn & Christopher Jepsen, 2015. "The Effect of Sharing a Mother Tongue with Peers: Evidence from North Carolina Middle Schools," Open Access publications 10197/7264, School of Economics, University College Dublin.

  6. Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere & Kate Wharton, 2013. "The Impact of Conflict on Education Attainment and Enrollment in Colombia: lessons from recent IDPs," HiCN Working Papers 141, Households in Conflict Network.

    Cited by:

    1. Andrea Guariso & Marijke Verpoorten, 2015. "Armed conflict and schooling in Rwanda: Digging deeper," HiCN Working Papers 166, Households in Conflict Network.
    2. John Chiwuzulum Odozi & Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2019. "Conflict Exposure and Economic Welfare in Nigeria," HiCN Working Papers 314, Households in Conflict Network.
    3. Chiwuzulum Odozi, John & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2019. "Violent Conflict Exposure in Nigeria and Economic Welfare," IZA Discussion Papers 12570, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

  7. Mundra, Kusum & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2013. "Determinants of Immigrant Homeownership: Examining their Changing Role during the Great Recession and Beyond," IZA Discussion Papers 7468, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

    Cited by:

    1. Mundra, Kusum & Rios-Avila, Fernando, 2016. "Immigrant Birthcountry Networks and Unemployment Duration: Evidence around the Great Recession," IZA Discussion Papers 10233, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    2. Mundra, Kusum & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2016. "Single and Investing: Homeownership Trends among the Never Married," IZA Discussion Papers 9935, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    3. Kusum Mundra, 2020. "Immigrant and Minority Homeownership Experience: Evidence from the 2009 American Housing Survey," Eastern Economic Journal, Palgrave Macmillan;Eastern Economic Association, vol. 46(1), pages 53-81, January.
    4. Christine Wen & Jeremy L. Wallace, 2019. "Toward Human-Centered Urbanization? Housing Ownership and Access to Social Insurance Among Migrant Households in China," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 11(13), pages 1-14, June.
    5. Durba Chakrabarty & Michael J. Osei & John V. Winters & Danyang Zhao, 2019. "Which immigrant and minority homeownership rates are gaining ground in the US?," Journal of Economics and Finance, Springer;Academy of Economics and Finance, vol. 43(2), pages 273-297, April.
    6. Chakrabarty, Durba & Osei, Michael J. & Winters, John V. & Zhao, Danyang, 2017. "Are Immigrant and Minority Homeownership Rates Gaining Ground in the US?," IZA Discussion Papers 10852, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

  8. Diette, Timothy M. & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2012. "Do Significant Immigrant Inflows Create Negative Education Impacts? Lessons from the North Carolina Public School System," IZA Discussion Papers 6561, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

    Cited by:

    1. Timothy M. Diette & Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2017. "Gender and racial differences in peer effects of limited English students: a story of language or ethnicity?," IZA Journal of Migration and Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 6(1), pages 1-18, December.
    2. Peter McHenry, 2015. "Immigration and the Human Capital of Natives," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 50(1), pages 34-71.
    3. Thomas Ahn & Christopher Jepsen, 2015. "The Effect of Sharing a Mother Tongue with Peers: Evidence from North Carolina Middle Schools," Open Access publications 10197/7264, School of Economics, University College Dublin.
    4. Massimo Anelli & Kevin Shih & Kevin Williams, 2017. "Foreign Peer Effects and STEM Major Choice," CESifo Working Paper Series 6466, CESifo.
    5. Diette, Timothy M. & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2013. "Gender and Race Heterogeneity: The Impact of Increases in Students with Limited English on Native Students' Performance," IZA Discussion Papers 7856, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

  9. Wharton, Kate & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2011. "Conflict and its Impact on Educational Accumulation and Enrollment in Colombia: What We Can Learn from Recent IDPs," IZA Discussion Papers 5939, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

    Cited by:

    1. Justino, Patricia, 2016. "Supply and demand restrictions to education in conflict-affected countries: New research and future agendas," International Journal of Educational Development, Elsevier, vol. 47(C), pages 76-85.

  10. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth & Belton, Willie, 2010. "Black-White Gap in Self-Employment in the U.S.: Do Cohort and Within Race Differences Exist?," IZA Discussion Papers 5071, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

    Cited by:

    1. Andrey Aistov, 2012. "Is Education a Signal on the Russian Labour Market?," HSE Working papers WP BRP 05/EDU/2012, National Research University Higher School of Economics.

  11. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth & Belton, Willie, 2009. "Coming to America: Does Immigrant's Home Country Economic Status Impact the Probability of Self-Employment in the U.S.?," IZA Discussion Papers 4178, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

    Cited by:

    1. Ruth Oyelere & Willie Belton, 2013. "Black–White gap in self-employment. Does intra-race heterogeneity exist?," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 41(1), pages 25-39, June.
    2. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth & Belton, Willie, 2010. "Black-White Gap in Self-Employment in the U.S.: Do Cohort and Within Race Differences Exist?," IZA Discussion Papers 5071, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    3. Krishna Patel & Yevgeniya Savchenko & Francis Vella, 2013. "Occupational sorting of ethnic groups," Chapters, in: Amelie F. Constant & Klaus F. Zimmermann (ed.), International Handbook on the Economics of Migration, chapter 12, pages 227-241, Edward Elgar Publishing.
    4. Christian Busch & Andrea Lassmann, 2010. "From Rags to Riches: How Robust is the Influence of Culture on Entrepreneurial Activity?," KOF Working papers 10-267, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich.

  12. Gonzales, Naihobe & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2009. "Are Returns to Education on the Decline in Venezuela and Does Mission Sucre Have a Role to Play?," IZA Discussion Papers 4206, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

    Cited by:

    1. Anita V. Staneva & Hany Abdel-Latif, 2016. "From Soviet to Europe: Returns to Education Puzzle in Bulgaria," LABOUR, CEIS, vol. 30(3), pages 347-367, September.
    2. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2015. ""A Flop or a Success?" An Evaluation of the Welfare Impacts of the 6-3-3-4 Education System in Nigeria," IZA Discussion Papers 9131, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    3. Sparreboom, Theo. & Staneva, Anita., 2015. "Structural change, employment and education in Mozambique," ILO Working Papers 994875813402676, International Labour Organization.

  13. Belton, Willie & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2008. "The Racial Saving Gap Enigma: Unraveling the Role of Institutions," IZA Discussion Papers 3545, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

    Cited by:

    1. Du, Qingyuan & Wei, Shang-Jin, 2013. "A theory of the competitive saving motive," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 91(2), pages 275-289.
    2. Ruth Oyelere & Willie Belton, 2013. "Black–White gap in self-employment. Does intra-race heterogeneity exist?," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 41(1), pages 25-39, June.
    3. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth & Belton, Willie, 2008. "The Role of Information and Institutions in Understanding the Black-White Gap in Self-Employment," IZA Discussion Papers 3761, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    4. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth & Belton, Willie, 2009. "Coming to America: Does Immigrant's Home Country Economic Status Impact the Probability of Self-Employment in the U.S.?," IZA Discussion Papers 4178, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    5. Qingyuan Du & Shang-Jin Wei, 2011. "A Darwinian Perspective on "Exchange Rate Undervaluation"," NBER Working Papers 16788, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    6. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth & Belton, Willie, 2010. "Black-White Gap in Self-Employment in the U.S.: Do Cohort and Within Race Differences Exist?," IZA Discussion Papers 5071, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    7. Mundra, Kusum & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2013. "Determinants of Immigrant Homeownership: Examining their Changing Role during the Great Recession and Beyond," IZA Discussion Papers 7468, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    8. Qingyuan Du & Shang-Jin Wei, 2010. "A Sexually Unbalanced Model of Current Account Imbalances," NBER Working Papers 16000, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

  14. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2008. "Understanding Low Average Returns to Education in Africa: The Role of Heterogeneity across Education Levels and the Importance of Political and Economic Reforms," IZA Discussion Papers 3766, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

    Cited by:

    1. Gonzales, Naihobe & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2009. "Are Returns to Education on the Decline in Venezuela and Does Mission Sucre Have a Role to Play?," IZA Discussion Papers 4206, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    2. Tansel, Aysit & Daoud, Yousef, 2011. "Comparative Essay on Returns to Education in Palestine and Turkey," IZA Discussion Papers 5907, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    3. Ruth UWAIFO OYELERE, 2010. "Disparities In The Benefits From Democratic Reform In Nigeria: A Gender Perspective," The Developing Economies, Institute of Developing Economies, vol. 48(3), pages 345-375, September.
    4. Abdoulaye Diagne & Bity Diene, 2011. "Estimating Returns to Higher Education: A Survey of Models, Methods and Empirical Evidence," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 20(suppl_3), pages -132, August.

  15. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth & Belton, Willie, 2008. "The Role of Information and Institutions in Understanding the Black-White Gap in Self-Employment," IZA Discussion Papers 3761, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

    Cited by:

    1. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth & Belton, Willie, 2010. "Black-White Gap in Self-Employment in the U.S.: Do Cohort and Within Race Differences Exist?," IZA Discussion Papers 5071, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    2. Christian Busch & Andrea Lassmann, 2010. "From Rags to Riches: How Robust is the Influence of Culture on Entrepreneurial Activity?," KOF Working papers 10-267, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich.

  16. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2007. "Within and Between Gender Disparities in Income and Education Benefits from Democracy," IZA Discussion Papers 3221, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

    Cited by:

    1. Oginni, Ayodeji & Ahonsi, Babatunde & Ukwuije, Francis, 2013. "Are female-headed households typically poorer than male-headed households in Nigeria?," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 45(C), pages 132-137.
    2. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2008. "Understanding Low Average Returns to Education in Africa: The Role of Heterogeneity across Education Levels and the Importance of Political and Economic Reforms," IZA Discussion Papers 3766, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

  17. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2007. "Africa’s Education Enigma? The Nigerian Story," IZA Discussion Papers 3097, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

    Cited by:

    1. Quamrul H. Ashraf & David N. Weil & Joshua Wilde, 2011. "The Effect of Fertility Reduction on Economic Growth," Department of Economics Working Papers 2013-11, Department of Economics, Williams College, revised Feb 2013.
    2. Gregory N. Price & Juliet U. Elu, 2014. "Does regional currency integration ameliorate global macroeconomic shocks in sub-Saharan Africa? The case of the 2008-2009 global financial crisis," Journal of Economic Studies, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 41(5), pages 737-750, September.
    3. Ogundari, Kolawole, 2012. "Returns to Education Revisited and Effects of Education on Household Welfare in Nigeria," 2012 Conference, August 31, 2012, Nelson, New Zealand 136051, New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.
    4. Gonzales, Naihobe & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2009. "Are Returns to Education on the Decline in Venezuela and Does Mission Sucre Have a Role to Play?," IZA Discussion Papers 4206, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    5. Jeremy D. Foltz & Ousman Gajigo, 2012. "Working Paper 145 - Assessing the Returns to Education in the Gambia," Working Paper Series 376, African Development Bank.
    6. Elu Juliet U. & Price Gregory N., 2012. "Remittances and the Financing of Terrorism In Sub-Saharan Africa: 1974 - 2006," Peace Economics, Peace Science, and Public Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 18(1), pages 1-42, July.
    7. Emmanuel Adu Boahen & Kwadwo Opoku & Simone Schotte, 2021. "Duration of Pre‐university Education and Labour Market Outcomes: Evidence from a Quasi‐experiment in Ghana," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 33(1), pages 208-232, January.
    8. Manos Antoninis, 2012. "Tackling the largest global education challenge? Secular and religious education in northern Nigeria," CSAE Working Paper Series 2012-17, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
    9. Jeremy D. Foltz & Ousman Gajigo, 2012. "Assessing the Returns to Education in The Gambia-super- †," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 21(4), pages 580-608, August.
    10. Ruth UWAIFO OYELERE, 2010. "Disparities In The Benefits From Democratic Reform In Nigeria: A Gender Perspective," The Developing Economies, Institute of Developing Economies, vol. 48(3), pages 345-375, September.
    11. Thomas Ferreira, 2018. "Does education enhance productivity in smallholder agriculture? Causal evidence from Malawi," Working Papers 05/2018, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    12. Girsberger, Esther Mirjam, 2017. "Migration, Education and Work Opportunities," IZA Discussion Papers 11028, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    13. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2015. ""A Flop or a Success?" An Evaluation of the Welfare Impacts of the 6-3-3-4 Education System in Nigeria," IZA Discussion Papers 9131, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    14. Juliet U. Elu & Gregory N. Price, 2017. "Science Labor Supply in Sub-Saharan Africa: Is There a Gender Disparity in Preferences?," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 29(3), pages 367-375, September.
    15. Owen Ozier, 2018. "The Impact of Secondary Schooling in Kenya: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 53(1), pages 157-188.
    16. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2008. "Understanding Low Average Returns to Education in Africa: The Role of Heterogeneity across Education Levels and the Importance of Political and Economic Reforms," IZA Discussion Papers 3766, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    17. Delesalle, Esther, 2021. "The effect of the Universal Primary Education program on consumption and on the employment sector: Evidence from Tanzania," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 142(C).
    18. Antoninis, Manos, 2014. "Tackling the Largest Global Education Challenge? Secular and Religious Education in Northern Nigeria," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 59(C), pages 82-92.

  18. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2007. "Disparities in Labor Market Outcomes across Geopolitical Regions in Nigeria: Fact or Fantasy?," IZA Discussion Papers 3082, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

    Cited by:

    1. Ogundari, Kolawole, 2012. "Returns to Education Revisited and Effects of Education on Household Welfare in Nigeria," 2012 Conference, August 31, 2012, Nelson, New Zealand 136051, New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.
    2. Andinet Woldemichael & Margaret Joldowski & Abebe Shimeles, 2019. "Working Paper 330 - Labor Market Flexibility and Jobs in Selected African Countries," Working Paper Series 2456, African Development Bank.
    3. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2008. "Understanding Low Average Returns to Education in Africa: The Role of Heterogeneity across Education Levels and the Importance of Political and Economic Reforms," IZA Discussion Papers 3766, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

Articles

  1. Winnie Fung & Lenis Saweda O. Liverpool‐Tasie & Nicole M. Mason & Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2020. "Do crop purchase programs improve smallholder welfare? The case of Zambia's Food Reserve Agency," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 51(4), pages 519-533, July.

    Cited by:

    1. Jawoo Koo & Abdullah Mamun & Will Martin, 2021. "From bad to worse: Poverty impacts of food availability responses to weather shocks," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 52(5), pages 833-847, September.
    2. Nuhu, Ahmed Salim & Liverpool-Tasie, Lenis Saweda O. & Awokuse, Titus & Kabwe, Stephen, 2021. "Do benefits of expanded midstream activities in crop value chains accrue to smallholder farmers? Evidence from Zambia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 143(C).

  2. Kusum Mundra & Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2019. "Homeownership trends among the never married," Housing Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 34(1), pages 162-187, January.

    Cited by:

    1. Mundra, Kusum & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2018. "Marriage Market Signals and Homeownership for the Never Married," IZA Discussion Papers 11877, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

  3. Willie James Belton & Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2018. "Diversity and Social Capital in the U.S: A Tale of Conflict, Contact or Total Mistrust?," Review of Economics and Institutions, Università di Perugia, vol. 9(2).
    See citations under working paper version above.
  4. Timothy M. Diette & Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2017. "Gender and racial differences in peer effects of limited English students: a story of language or ethnicity?," IZA Journal of Migration and Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 6(1), pages 1-18, December.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  5. Timothy M. Diette & Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2017. "Do limited English students jeopardize the education of other students? Lessons from the North Carolina public school system," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 25(5), pages 446-461, September.

    Cited by:

    1. Gaastra Sieuwerd & Labanca Claudio, 2021. "Are There Peer Effects from English Learners in Elementary Schools? Evidence from an IV Approach," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 21(2), pages 825-834, April.
    2. Chevalier, Arnaud & Isphording, Ingo E. & Lisauskaite, Elena, 2019. "Peer Diversity, College Performance and Educational Choices," IZA Discussion Papers 12202, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    3. Gourley, Patrick, 2021. "Back to basics: How reading the text and taking notes improves learning," International Review of Economics Education, Elsevier, vol. 37(C).

  6. Timothy M. Diette & Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2014. "Gender and Race Heterogeneity: The Impact of Students with Limited English on Native Students' Performance," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 104(5), pages 412-417, May.

    Cited by:

    1. Murray, Thomas J., 2016. "Public or private? The influence of immigration on native schooling choices in the United States," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 53(C), pages 268-283.
    2. Kristoffersen, Jannie Helene Grøne & Krægpøth, Morten Visby & Nielsen, Helena Skyt & Simonsen, Marianne, 2015. "Disruptive school peers and student outcomes," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 45(C), pages 1-13.
    3. Timothy M. Diette & Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2017. "Gender and racial differences in peer effects of limited English students: a story of language or ethnicity?," IZA Journal of Migration and Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 6(1), pages 1-18, December.
    4. Sallin, Aurelién, 2021. "Estimating returns to special education: combining machine learning and text analysis to address confounding," Economics Working Paper Series 2109, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science.
    5. Green, Colin P. & Vaag Iversen, Jon Marius, 2020. "Refugees and the Educational Attainment of Natives," IZA Discussion Papers 13433, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    6. Julia Bredtmann & Sebastian Otten & Christina Vonnahme, 2021. "Linguistic diversity in the classroom, student achievement, and social integration," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 29(2), pages 121-142, March.
    7. Anna Folke Larsen & Afonso Saraiva Câmara Leme & Marianne Simonsen, 2020. "Pupil Well-being in Danish Primary and Lower Secondary Schools," Economics Working Papers 2020-13, Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University.
    8. Massimo Anelli & Kevin Shih & Kevin Williams, 2017. "Foreign Peer Effects and STEM Major Choice," CESifo Working Paper Series 6466, CESifo.
    9. Belton, Willie & Huq, Yameen & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2014. "Diversity and Social Capital in the U.S: A Tale of Conflict, Contact or Total Mistrust?," IZA Discussion Papers 8384, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    10. Zhao, Liqiu & Zhao, Zhong, 2021. "Disruptive Peers in the Classroom and Students’ Academic Outcomes: Evidence and Mechanisms," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 68(C).
    11. Björn NILSSON, 2019. "Education and migration: insights for policymakers," Working Paper 23ca9c54-061a-4d60-967c-f, Agence française de développement.
    12. de Gendre, Alexandra & Salamanca, Nicolás, 2020. "On the Mechanisms of Ability Peer Effects," IZA Discussion Papers 13938, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    13. Rangvid, Beatrice Schindler, 2019. "Returning special education students to regular classrooms: Externalities on peers’ reading scores," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 68(C), pages 13-22.
    14. Timothy M. Diette & Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2017. "Do limited English students jeopardize the education of other students? Lessons from the North Carolina public school system," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 25(5), pages 446-461, September.
    15. Jason Fletcher & Jinho Kim & Jenna Nobles & Stephen Ross & Irina Shaorshadze, 2021. "The Effects of Foreign-Born Peers in US High Schools and Middle Schools," Journal of Human Capital, University of Chicago Press, vol. 15(3), pages 432-468.
    16. Christian Gunadi, 2018. "Does stricter immigration policy affect college enrollment and public-private school choice of natives?," IZA Journal of Migration and Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 8(1), pages 1-26, December.
    17. Hu, Feng, 2018. "Migrant peers in the classroom: Is the academic performance of local students negatively affected?," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 46(2), pages 582-597.
    18. Aur'elien Sallin, 2021. "Estimating returns to special education: combining machine learning and text analysis to address confounding," Papers 2110.08807, arXiv.org.

  7. Ruth Oyelere & Willie Belton, 2013. "Black–White gap in self-employment. Does intra-race heterogeneity exist?," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 41(1), pages 25-39, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Karen Leppel, 2016. "The incidence of self-employment by sexual orientation," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 46(3), pages 347-363, March.
    2. Brian Lucey & Colm KEarney & Ciaran MacAnBhaird, 2012. "Culture and capital structure in small and medium sized firms," The Institute for International Integration Studies Discussion Paper Series iiisdp419, IIIS.

  8. Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere & Willie Belton, 2012. "Coming to America: Does Having a Developed Home Country Matter for Self-Employment in the United States?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 102(3), pages 538-542, May.

    Cited by:

    1. Simoes, Nadia & Moreira, Sandrina B. & Crespo, Nuno, 2013. "Individual Determinants of Self-Employment Entry – What Do We Really Know?," MPRA Paper 48403, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Chengguang Li & Rodrigo Isidor & Luis Alfonso Dau & Rudy Kabst, 2018. "The More the Merrier? Immigrant Share and Entrepreneurial Activities," Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, , vol. 42(5), pages 698-733, September.
    3. Michael Haliassos & Thomas Jansson & Yigitcan Karabulut, 2017. "Incompatible European Partners? Cultural Predispositions and Household Financial Behavior," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 63(11), pages 3780-3808, November.
    4. Caio Waisman & João Manoel Pinho de Mello & Eduardo Zilberman, 2013. "The Effects of Exposure to Hyperinflation on Occupational Choice," Textos para discussão 614, Department of Economics PUC-Rio (Brazil).
    5. Marcus H. Böhme & Sarah Kups, 2017. "The economic effects of labour immigration in developing countries: A literature review," OECD Development Centre Working Papers 335, OECD Publishing.

  9. Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2011. "Have Returns to Education Changed in Nigeria? Uncovering the Role of Democratic Reforms," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 20(5), pages 737-780, November.

    Cited by:

    1. Mathias Kuepié & Christophe Nordman, 2015. "Where Does Education Pay Off in Sub-Saharan Africa? Evidence from Two Cities of the Republic of Congo," Working Papers DT/2015/17, DIAL (Développement, Institutions et Mondialisation).
    2. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2015. ""A Flop or a Success?" An Evaluation of the Welfare Impacts of the 6-3-3-4 Education System in Nigeria," IZA Discussion Papers 9131, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

  10. Gonzalez, Naihobe & Oyelere, Ruth Uwaifo, 2011. "Are returns to education on the decline in Venezuela and does Mission Sucre have a role to play?," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 30(6), pages 1348-1369.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  11. Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2010. "Africa's education enigma? The Nigerian story," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 91(1), pages 128-139, January.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  12. Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, 2008. "Disparities in Labor Market Outcomes Across Geopolitical Regions in Nigeria. Fact or Fantasy?," Journal of African Development, African Finance and Economic Association (AFEA), vol. 10(1), pages 11-31.
    See citations under working paper version above.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 29 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-DEV: Development (11) 2007-11-10 2007-11-10 2008-07-14 2008-10-28 2013-04-20 2015-07-04 2015-10-10 2019-04-01 2019-09-09 2020-12-14 2021-08-23. Author is listed
  2. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (10) 2009-06-03 2010-01-16 2010-07-31 2011-05-14 2011-09-05 2012-06-05 2013-04-20 2013-07-15 2014-01-24 2016-02-17. Author is listed
  3. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (10) 2008-07-14 2008-11-18 2012-06-05 2013-07-15 2014-01-24 2014-08-28 2016-02-17 2016-06-09 2018-10-29 2018-11-26. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EDU: Education (9) 2007-11-10 2008-01-12 2008-10-28 2009-07-03 2011-09-05 2012-06-05 2013-04-20 2014-01-24 2016-02-17. Author is listed
  5. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (9) 2007-11-10 2008-01-12 2008-10-28 2008-10-28 2009-07-03 2010-07-31 2011-09-05 2012-06-05 2016-06-09. Author is listed
  6. NEP-AFR: Africa (5) 2007-11-10 2007-11-10 2008-10-28 2015-10-10 2020-02-24. Author is listed
  7. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (3) 2015-10-10 2020-12-14 2021-08-23
  8. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (3) 2008-10-28 2009-06-03 2010-07-31
  9. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (3) 2008-07-14 2008-11-18 2014-08-28
  10. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (2) 2014-01-24 2014-08-28
  11. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (2) 2007-11-10 2007-11-10
  12. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2008-01-12
  13. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (1) 2007-11-10
  14. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2011-05-14
  15. NEP-ISF: Islamic Finance (1) 2021-08-23
  16. NEP-LAM: Central & South America (1) 2013-04-20
  17. NEP-MKT: Marketing (1) 2015-10-10
  18. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2008-07-14

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