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Chioma Nwafor


  • 70 Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow Caledonian University

    G4 0BA Glasgow

    United Kingdom

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Research interests

Chioma has many years of industry experience in Investment banking, Capital Market and consultancy before undertaking a PhD in Economics at the University of Glasgow. With many experiences training central bankers and academics on Financial Stability, Risk Management, Econometrics and Financial Modelling, her core areas of competence include Monetary Economics and Econometrics, Financial Economics, Financial Data Analysis, Quantitative Risk Modelling, Equity Analysis, Corporate Finance, Banking and Financial Services.

She has very strong skills in Quantitative Techniques using Eviews, Gretl, JMulti, Mathlab STATA and SPSS. Chioma has led a number of projects, including Research for and Training for Central Bankers in collaboration with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, University of North Carolina, and Centre for Africa Policy Research and Development Scotland. She is  a Licensed Broker/Dealer, Licensed Financial Analyst, Licensed Quantitative Analyst and a Certified Capital Market Registrar. She is a Member of Royal Economics Society London.

Her principal research interests lie in the fields of financial economics, quantitative finance, income inequality and poverty, banking and financial services and corporate finance. I am also interested in macroeconomic policies, asset prices, financial derivatives, financial and risk modelling. 


  • Corporate Finance
  • Finance and Financial Management
  • Portfolio and Security Analysis
  • Econometrics
  • Health Economics
  • Growth and Development
  • Finance

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Oil prices Business & Economics
Nigeria Business & Economics
Modeling Business & Economics
Simulation Business & Economics
Central bank Business & Economics
Stochastic model Business & Economics
Announcement Business & Economics
Hedging Business & Economics

Research Output 2014 2019

The use of business intelligence and predictive analytics in detecting and managing occupational fraud in Nigerian banks

Nwafor, C. N., Nwafor, O. Z. & Onalo, C., Sep 2019, In : Journal of Operational Risk. 14, 3, p. 95-120 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Business intelligence
Banking sector
Operational risk

Forecasting OPEC oil price: a comparison of parametric stochastic models

Nwafor, C. N. & Oyedele, A. A., 30 Apr 2018, In : European Journal of Business and Management. 10, 10, p. 49-60 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Oil prices
Stochastic model
Stochastic processes
Random walk model
Forecasting accuracy

Simulation and hedging oil price with geometric Brownian Motion and single-step binomial price model

Nwafor, C. N. & Oyedele, A. A., Apr 2017, In : European Journal of Business and Management. 9, 9, p. 68-81 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Geometric Brownian motion
Oil prices

Stock market consequences of the suspension of the CBN Governor

Mohammed, I. & Nwafor, C., 2014, In : Managing Global Transitions, International Research Journal. 12, 4, p. 371-394 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Central bank
Stock market
Cumulative abnormal return