Academic title
EfD Center

Ukwueze, Ezebuilo

Ezebuilo Romanus Ukwueze is a Senior Research Fellow at the Resource and Environmental Policy Research Centre (REPRC), EfD, Nigeria. Before joining REPRC in 2019, Ezebuilo was a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria. He has a Master’s degree (2002) and PhD (2014) from the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He has taught many undergraduate courses, teaches Master’s degree and PhD courses. 

Research Interests

Ezebuilo’s current research interests are in Environmental and Development Economics. He has also researched on energy economics, trade, gender issues and their linkages with poverty.


Dr. Ukwueze has supervised and mentored more than 20 M.Sc students and is currently mentoring and supervising PhD students.

Grant and Consultancy

Ukwueze, E. R., Anaduaka, U. S. and Aguegboh, E. S (2017). A Choice Experiment Model for Solid Waste Management in Nsukka Urban, South East Nigeria, African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Nairobi, Kenya, Research Grant No. RT17512 (On going)

He is part of the team with EfD grant on the topic: Coping with water scarcity, preferences and willingness to pay for water in Enugu, Nigeria.


Ukwueze, Ezebuilo Romanus (2021). 2021 Science Communication Award for being the University of Nigeria author whose article garnered the most reads between 1 November 2020 and 31 October 2021 by The Conversation Africa


People | 1 May 2020