The Centre for Economic Policy Analysis and Research (CEPAR) is a research centre of the University of Lagos, in economic and business policy engagement with both the public and private sectors of the economy. Its goal is to engage in high quality, policy-relevant economic and business research on both national and global issues and disseminating its findings widely to decision-makers and other end-users across the economy.

It is structured to be a reference point in economic policy analysis in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa, with effort made to collaborate extensively, on policy issues with national and international institutions It offers meaningful economic policy engagement with the governments of the federation, at the federal, state and local levels.

The Centre is also structured to engage the business community in capacity building and corporate issues resolution and advice.

It is governed by a Board of Directors, comprised of highly qualified and experienced scholars in business and economic policy issues.