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A Game Theory Analysis of Infidelity

  • Thought Experiments: Popular Thought Experiments in Philosophy, Physics, Ethics, Computer Science & Mathematics By Fredrick Kennard

The Economics of ‘Foneh’ (Foreign Accent) Syndrome

  • Stephan Heblich, Alfred Lameli, and Gerhard Riener (2014), “The Effect of Perceived Regional Accents on Individual Economic Behavior: A Lab Experiment on Linguistic Performance, Cognitive Ratings and Economic Decisions”

‘Na Wash’: The Economics of Flattery

  • Cartoon from @Asukwoeb
  • Chan, Elaine and Jaideep Sengupta (2010), “Insincere Flattery Actually Works: A Dual Attitudes Perspective,” Journal of Marketing Research (February), 122-133.
  • Park, Sun Hyun, James D. Westphal, and Ithai Stern. 2011. “Set up for a Fall: The Insidious Effects of Flattery and Opinion Conformity toward Corporate Leaders.” Administrative Science Quarterly. 56(2): 257-302.

The Economic Significance of Having a Traditional Name

  • SM Laham, P Koval, AL Alter, 2012. “The name-pronunciation effect: Why people like Mr. Smith more than Mr. Colquhoun” Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.
  • Bertrand, Marianne and Sendhil Mullainathan. “Are Emily And Greg Ore Employable Than Lakisha And Jamal? A Field Experiment On Labor Market Discrimination,” American Economic Review, 2004, v94(4,Sep), 991-1013.
  • Rob Lillis “Relationship Between Bullying and Academic Achievement and Direct and Indirect Impact of Olweus Bullying Prevention Program: A Brief Review of Literature” Evalumetrics Research Report 2011 -2-2

The Binary Perspective: Our Love For Extremes

  • Inspired by tweet from @Nues_Ibunos

African Time:  Game Theory Analysis on Why We Love Being Late


The Cost of Mistrust in Nigeria

  • Guido Tabellini, 2010. “Culture and Institutions: Economic Development in the Regions of Europe,” Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Association, vol. 8(4), pages 677-716, 06.
  • Ismail Serageldin. “Social capital: a multifaceted perspective.” (1999).
  • James S. Coleman.  “Social capital in the creation of human capital.” The American Journal of Sociology. (1988).
  • Stephen Knack and Philip Keefer. “Does Social Capital Have an Economic Payoff? A Cross-Country Investigation.” The Quarterly Journal of Economics. Vol. 112, No. 4 (Nov., 1997), pp. 1251-1288
  • Zak, Paul J. and Knack, Stephen, “Trust and Growth.” Economic Journal, Vol. 111, No. 470, March 2001.

Can Private Institutions Fight Ethnic Bigotry in Nigeria?

  • Alberto Alesina & Reza Baqir & William Easterly, 1999. “Public Goods And Ethnic Divisions,” The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 114(4), pages 1243-1284, November.

In Defense of Nigeria’s Ethnic Diversity

  • Adler, Nancy (2002). International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior. 4th ed. Cincinnati: South-Western College Publishing.
  • Easterly, William & Levine, Ross, 1997. “Africa’s Growth Tragedy: Policies and Ethnic Divisions,” The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 112(4), pages 1203-50, November.
  • Hennessey BA, Amabile TM. 1998. Reality, intrinsic motivation, and creativity. Am. Psychol. 53:674–75
  • Mauro, Paolo, 1995. “Corruption and Growth,” The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 110(3), pages 681-712, August.
  • Simeon Djankov, Jose G. Montalvo, and. Marta Reynal-Querol.  (2004)

‘Loving Thy Neighbour’: Innately African or Environmentally Influenced?

  • David Halpern. Social Capital. Polity; 1 edition (December 10, 2004)


The Nigerian Lawmaker’s Salary: Golden Peanuts for Nothing

Psychoeconomic Effects of ‘Wifeism’: Limiting the Role of Women in Nigeria

  • Spencer, Steven J., Claude M. Steele, and Diane M. Quinn. 1999. Stereotype Threat and Women’s Math Performance. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
  • Nuesity

    Way to go!. Intellectual Property respect is the hallmark of a true intellectual. Thumbs Up!. Very few, really few anywhere in the world go that extra mile to ‘reference’ their blogs!. Blogging in itself is stressful, going that extra mile mehn….na u oh! 😀 (Y)