Personal profile

PhD Project

Original citation: Ahmadu-Bello, J. (2014) The 2007-09 Global Financial Crisis and Financial Contagion Effects in African Stock Markets. Unpublished Thesis. Coventry: Coventry University

Research Interests

Financial Contagion

Behavioural Finance

Market Efficiency

Sustainable Development 


I am a lecturer in Finance and had previously served as a research and development consultant at industry level. My research interests include finance academia and socio-economic development in Africa. In the former, my interests are: financial contagion, financial market analysis and behavioural finance. In the latter, they include: education, women empowerment and poverty alleviation. Coming from North East Nigeria, I stay in touch with happenings at home. This sahped my research interest on socio-economic developement.

I am also a Trading Floor champion here at Coventry University, assisting in research, delivery of teaching and learning activities on the Bloomberg system.

Education / Academic qualification

Doctorate, Coventry University


MSc, Coventry University


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Research Output 2016 2017

Peer review
Natural resources
Quality control

Financial Contagion from US to African Frontier Markets during the 2007-2009 Global Financial Crisis

Ahmadu-Bello, J. & Rodgers, T. 2016 Handbook of Frontier Markets: The European and African Evidence. Andrikopoulos, P., Gregoriou, G. N. & Kallinterakis , V. (eds.). 1 ed. London: Elsevier, p. 93-114 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

financial crisis

Activities 2016 2016

  • 1 Participation in conference
  • 1 Hosting an academic visitor
  • 1 Invited talk

Mohammed Ahmed

Bello, J. (Host), Andrikopoulos, P. (Host), Ibrahim, M. (Host)
8 Apr 2016

Activity: Hosting an academic visitor

British Council Active Citizen National Study Visit

Bello, J. (Keynote Speaker)
29 Feb 20161 Mar 2016

Activity: Participation in conference


Arewa 100 (Northern Nigeria most outstanding people in 2016)

Jaliyyah Bello (Recipient), 6 Jan 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Press / Media

Focus On The Plight Of IDPs In Nigeria

Jaliyyah Ahmadu-Bello


1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Public Engagement Activities

Focus on Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals in Nigeria

Jaliyyah Ahmadu-Bello


1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Public Engagement Activities