The Economics and Development Studies department encourages and and supports substantive and quality research. Thus, there are research clusters in the department addressing societal issues. Some of the clusters include Macroeconomic policy, Human Capital, International Trade and Development, Climate change and Informal Sector. Besides these, the Department is in collaboration with meaningful organizations and institutes, whose mission aligns with ours. Some of these include UNCTAD, Lagos State Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Birmingham City University to mention a few. In addition, the Economics and Development Studies department is committed to ensuring that her graduates are well qualified to thrive in the world of work. This commitment is expressed in our linkages with the industry. We partner with supportive companies and organizations that contribute to our curriculum development, take our students on internship and recruit them after graduation.