Tokunbo Afikuyomi, Jr.

Tokunbo Afikuyomi, Jr.

Student

Bio

Tokunbo holds a BSc​ degree in Economics and is currently an MSc Economics candidate at the LSE. With previous internships at Barclays and First Bank, Tokunbo is interested in monetary economics and central banking.

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Is Agriculture For Feeding Or Earning Dollars?

ECONOMY - 18 SEP 2017

Is Agriculture For Feeding Or Earning Dollars?

Is agriculture an avenue for higher forex earnings against the backdrop of high food prices at home?

Is a Fixed Exchange Rate Best for Nigeria?

ECONOMY - 18 JUL 2017

Is a Fixed Exchange Rate Best for Nigeria?

With the CBN determined to keep the naira fixed, we look at the pros and cons of this exchange rate regime.

What Market Women Teach Us About Prices

ECONOMY - 14 JUN 2017

What Market Women Teach Us About Prices

We don't all pay the same price for the items we buy and economics says that's ok.

Government Spending: More Harm Than Good?

ECONOMY - 24 APR 2017

Government Spending: More Harm Than Good?

How cost-effective is government intervention?

Animal Spirits: Restoring Confidence in Nigeria

ECONOMY - 27 MAR 2017

Animal Spirits: Restoring Confidence in Nigeria

Rebuilding confidence in Nigeria's economy is an underappreciated element of the desired recovery.

Farming for Monetary Policy

ECONOMY - 27 FEB 2017

Farming for Monetary Policy

Why has the CBN resorted to farming as a key element of monetary policy?

The ₦1=$1 Fallacy

ECONOMY - 06 FEB 2017

The ₦1=$1 Fallacy

Making the naira equal to the dollar sounds like a dream but could really be a nightmare for many.

Naira out, Eco in: II

ECONOMY - 31 JAN 2017

Naira out, Eco in: II

The Naira has been a pain recently, is it time to jump ship for the Eco?

Naira out, Eco in: I

ECONOMY - 30 JAN 2017

Naira out, Eco in: I

An in depth economic analysis of the proposed ECOWAS currency union.

Between Inflation and a Hard Place

ECONOMY - 06 JAN 2017

Between Inflation and a Hard Place

Analysing the CBN decision to tighten monetary policy to combat high inflation.