Associate Professor Frank Agbola is a Development Economist. A/Prof. Frank Agbola joined the University of Newcastle, Australia in 2002. Prior to this, A/Prof. Frank Agbola held lecturing positions at Monash University, Australia, Curtin University, Australia, and University of Queensland, Australia.
Frank Agbola's research expertise is in the areas of Economic Growth and Development, International Trade and Finance, Environmental Economics and Sustainability, Small Business Economics and Tourism Economics. Frank Agbola has published over 120 research outputs, including 54 articles in top-tier journals, 2 books, 4 book chapters, 4 industry reports and several conference papers.
Frank Agbola has supervised and currently supervising several PhD and Masters students in the areas of International Trade and Finance, Poverty and Inequality, Efficiency Analysis in Agriculture, SME Firm Performance, Supply Chain Management, Economic Growth and Corporate Social Responsibility.
Frank Agbola has taught in the areas of econometrics, business statistics, microeconomics, macroeconomics, development economics, agricultural economics, trade and marketing at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Currently, Frank Agbola is Associate Editor of Journal of Small Business Management, Guest Editor for Tourism Economics, Guest Editor for Economies, Editor-In-Chief of African Journal of Technical Education and Management, and Editorial Board Member of Tourism Economics, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research, African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Contemporary Management Research, and Economies. A/Prof. Frank Agbola is serving as a reviewer for leading international journals.
1. Assistant Dean Research Training, Faculty of Business and Law, University of Newcastle, Australia (2019:10-12).
2. Deputy Head (Research), Newcastle Business School, Faculty of Business and Law, University of Newcastle, Australia (2014:01-2019:09).
3. Deputy Head (Teaching and Learning), Newcastle Business School, Faculty of Business and Law, University of Newcastle, Australia (2014:01-2015:03).
4. Head of Economics Discipline, Newcastle Business School, Faculty of Business and Law, University of Newcastle, Australia (2009:01-2012:12).