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Nasir Adam

Nasir Adam
Nasir is a PhD student and a member of Agricultural and Food Economics Research group at the Department of Economics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. He is also affiliated with Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and Busara Centre for Behavioural Economics.


Nasir received his bachelors degree in Economics from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria in 2016 and Masters degree in Energy Economics at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral law and Policy, University of Dundee in 2019. He previously worked as an Assistant lecturer at the Department of Economics, ABU and as a Research Associate at Busara Centre for Behavioural Economics. He is also the co-founder of ABU policy lab.


Nasir previously teach Principle of Economics (Econ101), Introduction to Econometrics (Econ307) and Development Economics (Econ413) at Ahmadu Bello University


Nasir has collaborated in research projects and grants particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. The ongoing collaborations he is participating are:

1. Weather-Index Crop Insurance for Adaptation to Climate Risk in the Sudano- Sahelian Zone of Nigeria: Evidence from A Framed Field Experiment

Partners: International Centre for Evaluation and Development,  University of California Davis and Ahmadu Bello University.

Source: Advancing Local Leadership, Innovation and Networks (ALL-IN) Project, 2022.

2. Consumer Protection for Financial Inclusion in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Bridging Regulator and Academic Perspective.

Partners: Busara Centre for Behavioural Economics, Trinity College, Ireland and Ahamdu Bello University.

Source: Bill and Melinda Gate foundation and Innovation for poverty action (IPA) project, 2021.

Selected publications

1. Shittu Ibrahim., Timothy Oladayo Popoola, Nasir Adam &  Abdumalik Aminu (2021). “Effect of household primary cooking fuel on preterm and low birth weight in Nigeria.” Journal of Economics and Finance. ISSN 2636 5332 Vol. 1 5, Issues 1, September, 2021.

2. Shittu Ibrahim., Timothy Oladayo Popoola, Nasir Adam &  Abdumalik Aminu (2021). “Effect of household primary cooking fuel on infant acute respiratory infection in Nigeria” Gus. Journal of Economics and Development

3. Nasir Adam (2020). “Privatization of Electricity Industry in Nigeria, where did we get  it  Wrong?” Centre for energy, petroleum and mineral law and policy (CEPMLP) annual review.

4. Nasir Adam (2020). “Analysis of Causal Relationship between Electricity Consumption and Economic growth; a literature survey” CEPMLP annual review. information/cepmlp-annual-review-car


Doctoral Student at the Department of Economics; Agricultural and Food Economics
Postal address:
Box 7013
750 07 Uppsala
Visiting address: Ulls hus, Ulls väg 27, 756 51 Ultuna, Uppsala