Olufunmilayo Olayemi Jemiluyi

Dr Olufunmilayo Olayemi Jemiluyi studied at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Nigeria where she obtained both Masters of Science (MSc.) and Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in Economics. Subsequently, she joined Adeleke University, Ede Nigeria.  She is currently a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Economics, Nelson Mandela University Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Her research interest is in Development Economics with emphasis on Health and Gender Economics. For her Ph.D., she wrote on the gender differential impacts of health status and labour market outcomes on economic growth process of the region. The thesis proposal earned the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Ph.D. Thesis Writing Grant. Dr. Jemiluyi has published on development issues including economic growth, health, urbanization and migration. Her current research project focuses on the informal sector in  developing economies and its implications for sustainable development.


Research Gate





  1. Tax revenue mobilization effort in Southern African Development Community (SADC) bloc: Does ICT matter?  https://doi.org/10.1080/23322039.2023.2172810


     2. Foreign direct investment and tax revenue mobilization in South Africa: an ARDL bound testing approach. https://doi.org/10.1080/21665095.2023.2197156


  1. How catalytic is digital technology in the nexus between migrants’ remittances and financial development in Sub-Saharan African countries. https://doi.org/10.3390/economies11030074


  1. A comparative assessment of the urbanization – fertility nexus in most urbanized countries of Sub-Saharan Africa. https://doi.org/10.2478/zireb-2023-0008