Miss Olayinka Babalola

Key information

BSc (Ibadan), MSc (SOAS)
Thesis title
Structural Transformation in the Technology Service Sector in Nigeria
Internal Supervisors
Professor Ben Fine


Yinka is an MPhil/PhD candidate in the Department of Economics. Her first degree was in Electrical/Electronics Engineering at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. In the first phase of her career, she worked as a management consultant and business analyst with firms such as KPMG and MTN South Africa. On completion of her MSc in Development Economics at SOAS, she consulted for DFID as a Technical Assistant at the Budget Office, Federal Ministry of Finance in Nigeria and at the World Bank Country Office in Abuja, Nigeria.

Research interests

  • Structural Transformation
  • Industrial Policy
  • Technological Innovation

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