Dr. Olayemi Olabiyi

Dr. Olayemi Olabiyi, Instructor
Olayemi Olabiyi earned a B.Sc. (Hons) and M.Sc. (Economics) from the University of Ilorin and University of Ibadan,
Nigeria, respectively. He proceeded to the University of North Texas where he completed a MS Economics (Economic
Research) in August 2005. In December 2010, he earned a PhD in Public Policy and Political Economy from the
University of Texas at Dallas. Thereafter, he served as a PHINERT Post-Doctoral Fellow with the Department of
Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary. The position he held until joining SAIT Polytechnic on
August 1, 2012 as a faculty in the Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting).
Dr. Olabiyi teaches Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Operations Management at the School of Business. His
research interests are remittances, food insecurity, and global health. He has presented research papers bothering
on remittances, food insecurity, and global health at various academic meetings such as the Canadian Economics
Association, Canadian Conference on International Health, North American Basic Income Guarantee Congress, and
Missouri Valley Economic Association. He is a peer reviewer for Agricultural Economics and Applied Economic
Perspective and Policy journals.
Remittances & Social Economics (Specifically Food Insecurity and Global Health)
(403) 284-8123
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