Helpman was incorporated in Nigeria as “The Helpman Development Institute LTD/GTE” in March 2020 with the mission to strengthen the otherwise tenuous nexus between academia, industry, policy and development support toward improving public policy effectiveness and advancing socio economic development in the country.

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Plot No. 44 Flat,
2 Ubiaja Crescent,
Garki 2, Abuja FCT, 900001
+234 802 096 0617

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Information Labour Economics



The Information and Labor Economic center is a leading-edge research institute developing information, economic behavior research and engagement program. Through Innovative research, our center provides significant insights and contributes to evidence-based decision-making in these critical areas.

At ILE center, we recognize the role of information and labor economics in affecting economic systems, labor markets, and societal consequences. We hope to address complex economic challenges, reveal underlying causes, and provide policy solutions that enhance growth, efficiency, and social welfare through our expertise.

Research Focus/Key Areas of Focus

  • Be the national focal point and platform host for labour market analysis and stakeholder engagement
  • Become a resource center on digital transformation, workplace and skills
  • Be a strategic partner for life-cycle human resource economics (covering skill acquisition, unemployment, employment and earnings, labour savings and retirement benefits)

Projects and Publications

  • Developing a labour market information system (LMIS) with demand and supply sides information.
  • Develop and institutionalize a national longitudinal survey of youths (NLSY) for Nigeria and use it to build evidence and support for labour market measures
  • Update the ELMA framework regularly to foster stakeholder engagement on employment policy and implementation.
  • Develop and implement digital training courses and establish strategic partnership for surveys, research and analysis on digital transformation, workplace and skills

  • The Enterprise Sector and the Nexus Between Economic Growth and Employment in Nigeria: Lessons from the Last Decade and Need for Policy Re-orientation
  • Employment mobility in multi-sector labour markets: Model and evidence from Nigeria
  • The Enterprise Sector and Employment in Nigeria: Insight from the 2010s and Need for Policy Re-orientation
  • The Nigerian Labour Market: A Gender Perspective