Faculty:Faculty of Science & Technology
Efundem is a PhD Researcher at the GSI focusing on the impact of natural resource scarcity on global economic growth with special emphasis on the UK financial sector.
Efundem joined the GSI in November 2013. She moved to the UK in 2012 for an MSc. in Finance and Accounting from the University of Wolverhampton, UK. Her past research interests have focused on economic growth and development in Sub-Saharan Africa, which was reflected in both her MSc., Economics and her MSc, Finance and Accounting. Her economics research focused on the impact of export on economic growth in the CEMAC zone while her Finance and Accounting degree focused on the impact of FDI on growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. Efundem previously volunteered as a Project support officer at charity organisation for autistic children in Wolverhampton for 4 months.
Efundem's interests centre around environmental economics, financial development, climate change and economic growth. Her main topic of research is: Consequences of natural resource constraint on global growth: Evidence from the UK finance sector.