University of Minnesota
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
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Department of Applied Economics

Tade Okediji

Tade Okediji Associate Professor
Program Coordinator for the Undergraduate Applied Economics Major

Phone: 612-624-8957

217G Ruttan Hall
1994 Buford Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108

Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 1996.

His research focuses on comparative institutional economic development with specific emphasis on Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.

Current research projects examine effects of multiple dimensions of social fragmentation on economic performance in developing countries, with an emphasis on Sub-Saharan Africa. Other research areas are: economic development theory, political economy of ethnicity, and economics of governance.

His publications have appeared in The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Journal of Economic Issues, Journal of Socio-Economics and The American Economist. He has also contributed several book chapters in edited volumes.

Tade teaches Principles of Microeconomics (ApEc 1101).

Tade has a joint appointment in the Department of African American and African Studies.



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