Dr Ejike Udeogu is a Senior Lecturer in Economics and the BSc (Hons) Economics programme director at the School of Business and Law at the University of East London. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Economics, a Master’s degree in Financial Management and PhD in Economics. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and previously worked as a statistical analyst in the public sector before turning to academia. His research interests are in the areas of economic development, capital accumulation, and globalisation. His article “Financialisation and Economic Growth in Nigeria” was published by the Review of African Political Economy (ROAPE) Journal.