Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere joined Georgia Tech's School of Economics in 2006
as an Assistant Professor. She is also a research fellow at the
Institute for the study of Labor (IZA) Bonn Germany. Dr. Ruth Uwaifo
Oyelere holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. Her
research interests fall into four main areas: development economics,
labor economics, education economics and
population economics. Her published research can be found in leading
economic journals like American Economic Review, Journal of Development
Economics, Small Business Economics and Journal of African Economies.
Dr. Uwaifo Oyelere is the faculty adviser for the IJM Georgia Tech
students chapter and the African Students Association.