Our Vision

The vision of Economic Associates is to provide clients with the economic information required to spot new opportunities and risks in the Nigerian environment, given the realities of the international economic situation, and the economic policy directions of the government.

What We Do

We provide model, data, and forecasts, with analysis, interpretation and contextualization of new developments, to enable our clients pro-actively plan responses to opportunities and risks imminent at sectoral, national or global levels.

Target Clients

Our products and services are targeted at decision-makers interested in creating or preserving economic value in Nigeria: typically CEOs, EDs, strategists, and analysts in manufacturing, trading, banking, investment, and stock broking firms, donor agencies, multilateral agencies, and diplomatic missions.

What We Offer

Data & Forecasts on Financial and Economic variables in annual, quarterly and monthly frequencies, updated monthly.

Economic Models of global, national and industry shocks:

  • In-house capability to estimate and forecast over 200 variables.

  • Flexibility to add new variables or new equations for scenario analysis.

  • Access to our full database with password to regularly download updates.

  • Quarterly updates on changes in the assumptions underlying the forecasts.

  • Regular Access to our staff through e-mail and telephone.

Executive Briefing on the drivers of the economic outlook:

  • Cyclical swings: Linkages between global commodity prices and real output.

  • Spending swings: Shifts in consumer spending, investment, and exports.

  • Financial prices: Volatilities in inflation, liquidity, and exchange rate.

  • Credit shocks: Links between bank, inter-bank, and treasury bill rates.

  • Financial depth: New issuance of loans, bonds and equities.

Management Briefing provides more detailed treatment of selected topics: commodity prices, real sectors, spending, government budgets, interest rates, inflation, liquidity, bonds, exchange rates, and capital flows.

Consulting Services regular access to EA staff to discuss new ideas as they emerge, through e-mail, telephone, short meetings.