Research Exploit Earns Covenant No.1 in the Field of Nigeria; Africa; Medium Enterprises

Research Exploit Earns Covenant No.1 in the Field of Nigeria; Africa; Medium Enterprises

 

Covenant University has continued to live up to its rising profile as a research university by emerging No. 1 in the list of the top 5 institutions worldwide, by scholarly output, in the field of Nigeria; Africa; Medium Enterprises.

According to the latest computations by Elsevier SciVal, the quick and easy access to the research performance of 8500 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide, Covenant had 3 scholarly outputs and 74 views count on this topic, which featured an overall global research performance of 44 scholarly outputs, 714 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 45.

The University of Tsukuba ranked 2nd with 3 scholarly outputs, 15 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 0.57, while Bangor University, Lincoln University of Missouri, and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg completed the list in that order, based on the computations spanning the period between 2014 and 2017.

Dr. Folasade Adegboye of the Department of Banking and Finance, the leading author on this topic at Covenant University, emerged 3rd in the list of the top 5 authors worldwide. Dr. Adegboye, whose research interests include International finance and Foreign Direct Investment, had 2 scholarly outputs and 15 views count.

Other Covenant authors in the expanded list of global authors were Dr. Abiola Babajide (7th) and Dr. Kehinde Adetiloye (9th), both also of the Banking and Finance Department. Dr. Babajide was credited with 1 scholarly output and 5 views count, while Dr. Adetiloye had 1 scholarly output and 10 views count.

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