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Emmanuel I.S. Ajuzie
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Dr. Emmanuel Ajuzie is an Associate Professor of Economics/Agricultural Economics at Lincoln University. He teaches Economics and Agricultural Economics courses, works in Cooperative Extension and Research, has diverse areas of interest, researches and publishes journal articles on issues of inflation and interest rate, investigates the effect of oil speculation on the economy, especially inflation, prices, and interest rate, published the effect of import of goods and services on the same economic variables; concluding why inflation will not pose any threat for U.S. economy, published a book and book chapters, reviewed books and articles of other authors for publication, developed marketing cooperatives with new organizational structure for perpetual existence, targeting small producers, examined environmental and natural resource issues, and firm size efficiency in the healthcare industry. Special awards he has received include, the Montclair Who’s Who in Colligate Faculty, North America, Distinguished Leadership award by the American Biographical Association, the Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities, and the Scholastic Baccalaureate honors in Economics.

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Which Is It, Crude Oil Price, Features Oil Price, or Spot Price of Oil?

(0) Comments | Posted February 19, 2014 | 3:54 PM

I work at a place that is set up to represent and improve the livelihood of the underrepresented, marginalized, and middle class of our society. To see public and private actions and policies that are deepening their unenviable plight and not comment on them will amount to a serious betrayal...

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Gasoline Price and Minimum Wage Increases in the Scheme of Job Creation and Economic Growth

(1) Comments | Posted December 15, 2013 | 3:49 PM

It has been approximately five years since we got out of the Great Recession. What have we observed in the economy since? We have seen a very slow pace of economic recovery as job creation has been lackluster and unemployment rate has been slow to fall. What is puzzling is...

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A Rejoinder to President Obama's Views on Oil Speculation

(0) Comments | Posted October 22, 2013 | 11:49 AM

In the Wall Street Journal of Thursday, May 3, 2012, a statement by President Obama was published, speaking about the influence of speculators in rising gas prices. He stated, "Raising gas prices means a rough ride for a lot of families. We can't afford a situation where speculators...

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Gas Prices: Should They Continue to Rise?

(7) Comments | Posted October 9, 2013 | 2:56 PM

Sometime ago, someone asked in a local newspaper whether prices of gas should be going up or down at this time of the year. His assumption is that prices should not be going up because there is no shortage of oil and vacation period is relatively over for the time...

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Quantitative Easing: Is it the Solution to all Our Economic Problems?

(20) Comments | Posted October 4, 2013 | 6:31 PM

The Fed has been trusted with the responsibility of keeping inflation and unemployment low. Because of the inverse relationship between the two, policy makers have not always found it easy to carry out both assignments. For example as unemployment goes down, inflation is triggered and vice versa.

The Fed is...

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