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Abdullahi Iliyasu

Assistant Professor

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Abdullahi Iliyasu attended the University of Maiduguri where he obtained his BSc in Agriculture (Second Class Upper Division) and MSc in Agricultural Economics in 1999 and 2005, respectively. He also obtained Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics at Universiti Putra Malaysia in 2014 and worked for two years as a postdoctoral researcher (2015-2017) in the same University.  

Iliyasu has thirteen (13) years of working experience in both teaching and research at the tertiary institution level. He taught some courses both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Currently, he has twenty-two (22) publications in peer-reviewed journals and eight papers in conference proceedings. His Google Scholar citations were two hundred and seventy-two (272) to date.

Iliyasu is computer literate and has a vast knowledge of Microsoft packages (word, excel, and PowerPoint) and other academic professional software such as Data Envelopment Analysis Program (DEAP), Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS), and STATA.


Doctoral dissertation Title:

Technical Efficiency and Productivity Growth Analysis of Aquaculture in Peninsular Malaysia. PhD thesis, Universiti Putra Malaysia.

Agricultural Production Economics

Introduction to Economics

Principles of Microeconomics

Labor Economicsation
i. Iliyasu, A. and Zainalabidin Mohamed (2017). Best Management Practices for reducing Transfer of Fish Disease from Farmed to Wild Population. International Conference on Advances in Fish Health. Universiti Putra Malaysia, 4-6 April, 2017.

ii. Iliyasu, A. and Zainalabidin Mohamed (2016). Challenges of ASEAN Countries from Exporting Food and Food Products to EU Markets. ISSAAS International Congress 2016 held on 5-7 November 2016. Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA) Hanoi, Vietnam.

iii. Iliyasu, A. and Zainalabidin Mohamed (2015). Analysis of Asymmetric Price Transmission of Selected Vegetables in Peninsular Malaysia. Conference on Agricultural Statistics 2015 (CAS 2015). 6-8 October 2015. UPM Bintulu Sarawak Campus, Malaysia

iv. Iliyasu, A. Zainalabidin Mohamed., Mansor M.I., Amin M. A. (2014) Slack-Based Measure of Efficiency in Malaysian Freshwater Aquaculture: Data Envelopment Analysis Approach. Proceeding of the 12th International Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA 2014), Universiti of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, April 14-17

v. Iliyasu, A. and Zainalabidin Mohamed (2014) Estimating Total Factor Productivity Growth of Aquaculture In Malaysia: An Application of Malmquist Productivity Index Approach. International Agriculture Congress 2014 Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside, Putrajaya, Malaysia 25-27 November 2014
International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA)

International Association of Agricultural Economics (IAAE)

African Growth and Development Policy Modeling Consortium (AGRODEP)


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