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Amaghionyeodiwe, Lloyd

Amaghionyeodiwe, Lloyd

Associate Professor

Business and Economics

Phone: 718-262-2517
Office Location: AC-2B06J

Dr. Lloyd Amaghionyeodiwe is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and a Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA) who has several years of experience as a lecturer/professor, researcher, analyst, economist, and consultant. He also has a Certification in Personal Finance (CPF). He has served as a reviewer for many journals and has a good research record with many publications to his credit. His current research interests include Business, Finance, Small Business Management, Information Systems Assurance, and Economics with more focus on Public Sector & Health Economics.

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PhD University of Ibadan, Nigeria Economics: Public Sector and Health Economics 2005 
MS University of Maryland University College Information Systems Assurance 2016 
MS University of Ibadan, Nigeria Economics 2000 
BS University of Ibadan, Nigeria Economics 1992 

Areas of Expertise

  • Economics and Finance
  • Public Sector Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Small Business Management
  • Information Systems Assurance
  • Microeconomics/Macroeconomics

Publications in Field Of Expertise



Refereed Proceedings

  • Amaghionyeodiwe, Lloyd. "Poverty, User Charges and Health Care Demand in Nigeria." The Business and Management Review, Volume 9, Number 3. April. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Business and Economic Development (ICBED). Co-hosted by the Academy of Business and Retail Management (ABRM), UK; Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York, New York, USA and Journal of Business and Retail Management Research. Held at the Crowne Plaza JFK Airport, 138-10 135th Avenue Jamaica, New York -USA, from April 09 -10th, 2018.. 2018: .
  • Amaghionyeodiwe, Lloyd and Fenio Annansingh-Jamieson. "Internet Use and Economic Growth in the Caribbean." Proceedings of the 44th Annual conference of the Northeast Business & Economics Association (NBEA) held in at the Danfords Hotel & Marina in Port Jefferson, New York from October 26-28, 2017. 2017: .
  • Amaghionyeodiwe, Lloyd. "Migration, Remittances and Poverty: The Case of Mexico." Abstract proceedings of the International Conference on “Business, Economics, Social Sciences & Humanities” -BESSH 2016 held at the Flora Grand Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates from November 04-05. 2016: .
  • Amaghionyeodiwe, A. Lloyd and Tokunbo S. Osinubi. "The Development Impact of Higher Education in Nigeria." A Technical Report on the Development Impact of Higher Education in selected African Countries, undertaken by the United Nations African Institute for Economic Development and Planning. 2006: .

Non Refereed Proceedings


Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

  • Dean’s Award for Student Research Engagement, York College, CUNY, New York: Spring 2019.
  • Dean’s Award for Student Research Engagement, York College, CUNY, New York: Spring 2018.
  • Visiting Fellow, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington, D.C.: Feb. 28 – April 8, 2005.


  • The City University of New York, PSC-CUNY Research Award # 62167-00 50. Research Title: Public Expenditure, Oil Revenue and Economic Growth Nexus in Trinidad & Tobago.. 07/2019 to 06/2020: .
  • The City University of New York, PSC-CUNY Research Award #68252-00 46. Research Title: Migration, Remittances and Poverty: The Case of Mexico.. 07/2015 to 06/2016: .
  • University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, New Initiative Grant Funding. 07/2007 to 06/2008: .
  • The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), PH.D Thesis Writing Grant. 12/2001 to 03/2005: .

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

  • Member, Institute for Internal Controls (IIC): 2018 to date.
  • Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE): 2012 to date.
  • Member, American Economic Association (AEA): 2004 to date.
  • Member, African Finance and Economics Association (AFEA): 2009 to date.
  • Life member, Nigeria Economic Society (NES).: 2004 to date.