Kayode Ajewole



Kayode Ajewole is a Research Agricultural Economist in the International Trade and Development (ITD) Branch of the ERS Market and Trade Economics Division (MTED). His research aims to support policy needs related to U.S. agricultural trade with Asia. One of his current projects assesses the influence of economic aid and foreign direct investment (FDI) on the growth of U.S. agricultural exports to developing countries.


Kayode joined ERS in 2019 upon completion of his Ph.D. at Kansas State University.


Ph.D. in Economics, Kansas State University, 2019;

M.A. in Economics, Kansas State University, 2015;

M.S. in Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, 2013;

Agric. in Animal Science, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, 2008.

Professional Affiliations

Kayode is a member of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) and the American Economic Association (AEA).

Selected Publications

Ajewole, K.M, T. C. Schroeder, and J. Parcell. 2016. Price Reporting in a Thin Market. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 48(04):345-365.