University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
M.A. Economics (Macroeconomics)
M.A. Regional Science (Spatial Economics)
Ph.D. Regional Science (Spatial Economics)
Dissertation: The Impact of Labor Market Structure on the Location of the Firm: Theory and Empirical Evidence,
Committee: Masahisa Fujita, Lawrence Klein (Nobel Laureate), Janice Madden, and Thomas Reiner
Master’s Thesis: The Volatility of Long-Term Interest Rates Revisited - 1984
Advisor: Robert Shiller (Nobel Laureate)
University of Kansas
M.A. Economics (Theory)
FIELDS OF INTEREST
Unemployment and Unemployment Compensation, Development Economics and Planning, Time Series Econometrics, Labor Economics, Income and Wage Inequality, Higher Education Economics, Political Economy, History of Economic Thought, Economics of Religion, and Industrial Organization and Industry Studies.
Modeling the Lewis Growth Rule for Developing Economies (2020) O. Ijose and A. Andrews (under Review)
Volatility and Persistence in the Automobile Industry: Persistence as a Signal as a Signal of Brand Loyalty. (2020) A. Andrews (under review).
The Attractiveness of Regions as Sites for Global Value Chain Activities: The Impact of Formal Institutions, Journal of Scholastic Inquiry: Business,
Fall 2015, O. Ijose and A. Andrews.
Exports, Imports, and Economic Growth in Liberia: A Vector Autoregression Analysis, Journal of Management and Public Practice, Volume 16(3), 2015.
The Toyota Crisis: An Economic, Operational and Strategic Analysis of the Massive Recall, Management Research Review 2011, with John Simon, Feng Tian, and Jun Zhao.
Assessing Liberia’s Economic Performance and its Impact on Mano River Union Members: 1960 – 1992, Liberian Studies Journal, Fall 2002.
BOOK/ PAPER REVIEWS
Browning, E. K. and Zupan, M.A. 2020. Microeconomics. New York: Wiley Press (Completed April, 2090),
Frumkin, N. Guide to Economic Indicators, 4th ed. U.K.: Taylor and Francis (Completed in January 2020)
Komlos, J. The True Unemployment Rate (Completed in 2019)
Ord, K., Fildes, R., and Kourentzes, N. (2017) Principles of Business Forecasting. New York: Wessex Press. (Completed in 2019).
Blair, R. and Rush, M. (2018) The Economics of Managerial Decisions. (New York: Pearson).
Al-Najjar, N. (2015) Modern Managerial Economics and Strategy. (Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Raditloaneng, N. and M. Chawawa. (2013) Lifelong learning, poverty reduction, community development and engagement. (Springer: Dordrecht, The Netherlands)
Baye, M, (2017, 2014) Managerial Economics and Strategy, 6th Edition (NJ: Prentice Hall)
Paul Krugman (2013, 2008) International Economics, 8th Edition (NY: Addison-Wesley)
WORKS IN PROGRESS
2020 The Spatial Distribution of Selected African American Churches and their Economic Development Impact on Inequality (Sabbatical, Spring 2020)
2020 Unemployment and Unemployment Compensation in the US and UK: A VAR Approach
2020 Concentration in the Chicago MSA Housing Market, MBAA International, March 2020