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.