Melissa Ross: Presidential Economic Plans

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As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton outlined their priorities, University of North Florida's Dr. Jan Duggar and Dr. Parvez Ahmed joined Melissa Ross on First Coast Connect with their take on both nominee's economic proposals. Video after the jump!

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Dr. Jan Duggar is a monetary economist by training, and he started his teaching career at Louisiana State University.  He was an Associate Professor when he left LSU to become the Research Director for Gulf South Research Institute in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He later established his own consulting firm, and worked as a financial and management consultant for 17 years.
In 1989, he returned to teaching at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette, where he was appointed as a Professor of Finance.  In 1990 he was asked to serve as the Dean of the College of Business.  After gaining AACSB accreditation he moved to Seattle University. Since then he has served as Dean at Arkansas State University, Jacksonville University, and Holy Family University. Source:

Dr. Parvez Ahmed is Director of Center for Sustainable Business Practices and Professor of Finance at the Coggin College of Business, University of North Florida (UNF). In 2009 he was named a U.S. Fulbright Scholar. Prior to joining UNF he taught at Penn State University in Harrisburg and University of North Carolina at Charlotte where he also served as the founding Faculty Advisor for the Student Managed Investment Fund. At PSU he was also the Associate Director of the Giant Food Center for Economic Development.

Currently he is a member of Jacksonville’s Human Rights Commission. He also serves on the boards of Museum of Science and History, and the World Affairs Council of Jacksonville. Source:

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