Collins Emeka Okafor

Assistant Professor

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Merrick Hall 205
MPAAccounting / Texas A&M International University
Ph.D.International Business Administration (Major Conc: Finance) / Texas A&M International University
M.S.Information Systems / Texas A&M International University
MBAInternational Banking and Finance / Texas A&M International University
OtherCertified Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA) / Corporate Finance Institute
BBAAccounting Information System / Stetson University


Dr. Okafor, Asst Professor of Finance, obtained his PhD (Finance Concentration) from Texas A&M Intl University. He also holds an MBA-International Banking & Finance, Master of Accounting (MPacc), M.Sc -Information Systems, and he is a Certified Financial Modelling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA). Dr. Okafor's areas of teaching interests include Corporate Finance, Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation, Intermediate Financial Management, Managerial Finance, International Finance, and Investment. He is a member of the World Finance Association, Financial Management Association, Southwestern Finance Association, & Midwest Finance Association

Research Interests

Dr. Okafor's research interest encompasses the following areas of Corporate Finance: Dividend Policy, Capital Structure & Cost of Capital, Executive Compensation, Earnings Management, Corporate Governance, and CSR. His research interest also includes financial statement analysis & security valuation

Recent Publications

  • Nacasius Ujah, Collins Okafor (2019). (Managed earnings, prior cost of capital, and firm location). (ahead-of-print) ahead-of-print, ). International Journal of Managerial Finance.
  • Nacasius Ujah, Collins Okafor, Nacasius Ujah, Collins Okafor (2019). (The effect of a golden parachute on managed earnings). ). Managerial Finance.
  • Nacasius Ujah, jorge brusa, Collins Okafor, Nacasius Ujah, Collins Okafor (2017). (The Influence of Earnings Management and Bank Structure on Bank Performance: International Evidence). (7) 43, ). Managerial Finance.
  • Collins Okafor, L. Smith, Nacasius Ujah, Collins Okafor, L. Smith (2014). (Kleptocracy, nepotism, kakistocracy: impact of corruption in Sub-Saharan African countries). (2) 5, pp. 97 ). International Journal of Economics and Accounting.
  • Collins Okafor, N Ujah, A Elkassabgi, W Ajalie, N Ujah, Collins Okafor (2011). (Democracy and FDI inflow: Evidence of discordance in sub-Saharan Africa). 63, pp. 140–149 ). International Research Journal of Finance and Economics.
  • Collins Okafor, Aziz Bakay, Nacasius Ujah, Collins Okafor, Aziz Bakay (2011). (Factors Explaining ICT Diffusion: Case Study of Selected Latin American Countries). (2) 3, ). International Journal on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer).
  • Nacasius Ujah, Collins Okafor, Nacasius Ujah, Collins Okafor (2011). (UNLEASHING THE CRACKEN: DOES INTERNET FINANCIAL REPORTING MATTER IN AFRICA). (1) 5, pp. 87–97 ). International Journal Of The Academic Business World.
  • L Murphy Smith, Aditya Limaye, Yundong William Huang, Collins Okafor, L Murphy Smith, Collins Okafor (2011). (Accounting, IFRS, and Capital Markets in India, Singapore, and South Africa). (4) 26, pp. 32 ). Internal Auditing-Boston.