Abdulrasheed Abdulkarim Isah

Research themes
  • Economic change and vulnerability
  • Markets and services
  • Agriculture, land use, climate change
Research countries
  • Brazil
  • Nigeria
Professional experience

Assistant Lecturer, Department of Economics, Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja

Research Intern, Energy, Environment and Resources, Chatham House, London

Graduate Assistant, Department of Economics, Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja



MSc Development Economics, SOAS University of London, England

BSc Economics, Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria


Development economics

Funding institutions

The German Academic Exchange Service

Thesis title

Weather Variability and Market Failures: Implications for Risk Management and Welfare Outcomes of Agrarian Households in Nigeria

Supervisors of
doctoral work

Prof Dr. Joachim von Braun

Advisor at ZEF

Dr. Alisher Mirzabaev


Abraham-Dukuma, M., M. Dioha, N.M. Emodi, O. Aholu, C. Ogbumgbada and A. Isah.  2021.  A marriage of convenience or necessity? Research and policy implications for electrifying upstream petroleum production systems with renewables.  Energy Research & Social Science, 80   . Further Information
Debnath, R., R. Bardhan, S. Darby, K. Mohaddes, M. Sunikka-Blank, A.C.V. Coelho and A. Isah.  2021.  Words against injustices: A deep narrative analysis of energy cultures in poverty of Abuja, Mumbai and Rio de Janeiro.  Energy Research & Social Science, 72   . (Open Access)   Further Information


Debnath, R., Bardhan, R., Darby, S., Mohaddes, K., Sunikka-Blank, M., Coelho, A C V., Isah, A..  2020.  A deep-narrative analysis of energy cultures in slum rehabilitation housing of Abuja, Mumbai and Rio de Janeiro for just policy design.  Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, 20101   . Further Information
Shuaibu, M., & Isah, A..  2020.  Exchange rate dynamics and trade balance in selected African countries.  Journal of African Trade, 7(1–2)   : 69–83   . Further Information

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Abdulrasheed Abdulkarim Isah

Junior Researcher

Department :
ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change