Dr. Godfrey Ejimakor

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Office: Carver Hall, Room 167
Phone: (336) 285-4834
Fax: (336) 334-7793
email: ejimakor@ncat.edu

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s: Zoology, Agricultural Economics, North Carolina State University
  • Master’s: Agricultural Economics, North Carolina A&T State University
  • Ph.D: Agricultural and Applied Economics, Texas Tech University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Agribusiness, resource economics, energy economics, market analysis

RESEARCH DESCRIPTION / CURRENT RESEARCH:

Current research efforts involve identifying and addressing the barriers that limit the use of locally-sourced food by restaurants.  Past research efforts involve natural and environmental resources, food preferences, food safety.

COURSES TAUGHT:

ABM 330, ABM 235, ABM 444, ABM 438, ABM 632, ABM 856

PUBLICATIONS: (more publications (.pdf link))

  • Ejimakor, G, K. Adu-Nyako, R. Okafor and I. Egir. 2014. Vendor and Consumer Differences in Perceptions of Food Quality in Ghana.  Journal of Food distribution research, ( 45)1.
  • Ejimakor, G.,  K. Adu-Nyako, R. Okafor, I. Egyir, and K. Bell. 2014.  Consumer Preference for U.S. Food Products in Ghana.  Journal of Food Distribution Research, 45(1)
  • Ejimakor, G. C., E. M. Eesiah and S. E. Ezeanyika. 2012.  “Trend Assessment of Foreign Direct Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa,” Journal of International Studies and Development, Volume 2.
  • Ejimakor, G. C. and O. Quaicoe. 2011. “The Food-Fuel Tradeoff: An Economic Analysis,” Journal of Food Distribution Research, Volume XLII, Number 1.

HONORS / AWARDS:

Award of Excellence in Teaching (2009); Member of Gamma Sigma Delta; American Agricultural Economics Association Travel Award; Selected Reader for Advanced Placement Test Questions in Economics; Honoree, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Kappa Delta.

PROFESSIONAL & SERVICE ACTIVITIES:

Member: American Agricultural Economics Association; Southern Agricultural Economics Association; Food Distribution Research Society; Southern Rural Sociological Association, and African Association of Agricultural Economics.