Mina  Baliamoune

Professor • 2012 Distinguished Professor

Economics • Coggin College of Business

Areas of Expertise

International Economics, Macroeconomics, Economic Policy, Growth and Development

Education

Ph.D. Economics
Northeastern University

1995

Biography

Mina Baliamoune-Lutz is UNF's 2012 Distinguished Professor. She is Professor and Kip Fellow of Economics (2010-2013) in the Coggin College of Business. She holds an MBA and a Ph.D. in Economics from Northeastern University. She has been at UNF since fall 2000, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in macroeconomics, international trade, the global economy, economic policy, and the Study-Abroad course on the Political Economy of Development in Brazil. Her publications appeared in high-quality journals, including the highest ranking journal on African Economics, and she is ranked among the top economists in Florida (see https://ideas.repec.org/top/top.usa-fl.html). Her empirical work on the effect of policy and institutional reforms in Africa has received significant national and international recognition. Professor Baliamoune-Lutz is a regular contributor to research themes debated at the United Nations World Institute of Development Economics in Helsinki, United Nations Economic Conference on Africa, African Development Bank and the European Report on Development. She has an extensive record of service to the national and international community and to the Economics Profession. She has served as President-elect and President (2012-2014) of the African Finance and Economics Association (AFEA), Associate Editor of the Journal of African Development, the Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, and Information Technology for Development (from 2005 to present). She also served on the Editorial Board of Feminist Economics, the Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, and the Journal of Business and Accounting, and on the Board of Directors of the Eastern Economic Association. 

Awards

- Distinguished Professor, University of North Florida. 2012
- Kip Distinguished Research Fellow, Coggin college of Business, UNF.2010-2013
- Slade Entrepreneurship Faculty Research Award. 2011
- Coggin College of Business Outstanding Research, Teaching, and Service Award, every year (2001-present) 
- UNF Outstanding International leadership Award. 2011
- UNF Outstanding Faculty Service Award. 2010
- UNF Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award. 2009
- UNF Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award. 2009
- UNF Summer scholarship Award. 2010 
- International Faculty Travel Grants, International Center, UNF. 2009
- Transformational Learning Opportunities Grant, UNF. 2008
- Transformational Learning Opportunities Grant, UNF. 2007
- Outstanding Service Award (for service as editor and track chair) from the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS). 2006 
- UNF Summer scholarship Award, 2004 Best Paper Award from the ASBBS Annual Conference. 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, and 2009. 
- Kip Summer Research Fellowships, UNF. 2002 
- Kip Summer Research Fellowships, UNF. 2002 
- Office of Faculty Enhancement Fellowship, UNF. 2001
- Pro-Tem President of the International Society for Improving Training Quality (ISITQ). 2000-01.
- Award for Best Peer Learning Group (as a resource person) at the Workshop on Improving Training Quality. University of Illinois, the Asian Institute of Technology and the World Bank Malaysia. January 2000.
- Fulbright Research Award. 1997
- Morris A. Horowitz Award for Excellence in Economics in the Ph.D. program, Northeastern University. 1994

 

Publications & Presentations


Refereed Journal Articles

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M. and Cobb, S., “Evolutionary Economic Geography for OFCs: Do Political Ties to the Onshore Reduce Capital Inflow Volatility?” Growth & Change (forthcoming).

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Trade and Environmental Quality in African Countries: Do Institutions Matter?” Eastern Economic Journal (forthcoming).

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M. and McGillivray, M., “The Impact of Gender Inequality in Education on Income in Africa and the Middle East,” Economic Modeling, 47(1):1-11, 2015.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Taxes and Entrepreneurship in OECD Countries,” Contemporary Economic Policy, 33(2):369-380, 2015.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M. and Garello, P., “Tax Structure and Entrepreneurship,” Small Business Economics 42(1):165-190, 2014.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M. and Boko, S., “Trade, Institutions, Income and Human Development in African Countries,” Journal of African Economies, 22(2): 323-345, 2013.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Financial Development and Income in African Countries,” Contemporary Economic Policy, 31(1): 163-175, 2013.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M. and Cobb, S., “The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment in Offshore
Financial Centers,” Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics and Business Law, 2(2): 71-92, 2013.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Do Institutions and Social Cohesion Enhance the Effectiveness of Aid? New Evidence from Africa,” Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy, 3(1), 2012.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “International Trade Patterns in Mauritius and Madagascar and Implications for Trade with GCC,” Journal of African Development, 13(1): 103-123, 2011.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Trust-based Social Capital, Institutions, and Development,” Journal of Socio-Economics, 40(4): 335-346, 2011.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Growth by Destination (Where You Export Matters): Trade with China and Growth in African Countries,” African Development Review, 23(2): 202-218, 2011.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Trade Relations between the GCC and South Africa.” Journal of African Development, 12(1): 41-57, 2010.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M. and Lutz, S., “Preemption, Predation, and Minimum Quality Standards.” International Economic Journal, 24(1): 111-123, 2010.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Black and Official Exchange Rates in Morocco: An Analysis of Their Long-Run Behavior and Short-Run Dynamics (1974–1992).” Applied Economics, 42 (27): 3481-3490, 2010.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Institutions, Trade, and Social Cohesion in Fragile States: Implications for Policy Conditionality and Aid Allocation.” Journal of Policy Modeling, 31(6): 877-890, 2009.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M. and Mavrotas, G., “Aid Effectiveness: Looking at the Aid-Social Capital-Growth Nexus.” Review of Development Economics, 13(3): 510-525, 2009.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Openness to Trade and Income Convergence in Africa.” Journal of African Development, 11(1): 109-126, 2009.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M. and McGillivray, M., “Does Gender Inequality Reduce Growth in Sub-Saharan African and Arab Countries?” African Development Review, 21(2): 224-242, 2009.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Human Well-Being Effects of Institutions and Social Capital.” Contemporary Economic Policy, 27(1): 54-66, 2009.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M. and Ju, J.Y., “FDI and Human Capital: Evidence from Chinese Provincial Data.” American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences E- Journal, 5(1): 23-32, 2009.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Financial Development and Income in North Africa.” International Advances in Economic Research, 14: 422-432, 2008.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M. and Lutz, S., “Official and Black Market Exchange Rates in Tunisia.” Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 19 (1): 113-122, 2008.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Globalization and Gender Inequality: Is Africa Different?” Journal of African Economies (University of Oxford), 16 (2): 301-348, 2007.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Trade Openness and Gender Inequality in Morocco.” ASBBS E-Journal, 3 (1): 11-16, 2007.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., Gallo, A., and Mason, P., “Financial Depth and Economic Growth in Latin America and North Africa.” Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 15 (1): 5-12, 2007.

- Addison, T. and Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Economic Reform when Institutional Quality is Weak: The Case of the Maghreb.” Journal of Policy Modeling, 28:1029-1043, 2006.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M. and McGillivray, M., “Fuzzy Well-Being Achievement in Pacific Asia.” Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy 11(2): 168-177, 2006.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M. and Lutz, S., “Rural-Urban Inequality in Africa: A Panel Study of the Effects of Trade Liberalization and Financial Deepening” Journal of African Development, 7(1): 1-19, 2005.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M. and Haughton, J., “Velocity Effects of Increased Variability in Monetary Growth in Egypt: A Test of Friedman’s Velocity Hypothesis.” African Development Review 16(1): 36-52, 2004.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M. “Does FDI Contribute to Economic Growth?” Business Economics 39(2): 49-56, 2004.

- Lutz, S. and Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Mutual Recognition of National Minimum Quality Standards May Support International Convergence.” Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade 3(4): 293-311, 2003.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M. “An Analysis of the Determinants and Effects of ICT Diffusion in Developing Countries.” Information Technology for Development 10(3): 151-169, 2003.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Is There A Long-Run Relationship between Inward FDI and Exports in Morocco?” Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences 10(2): 5-13, 2003.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Financial Liberalization and Economic Growth in Morocco: A Test of the Supply-Leading Hypothesis.” Journal of Business in Developing Nations 7: 31-50, 2003.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., and Chowdhury, A., “The Long-Run Behavior and Short-Run Dynamics of Private Savings in Morocco.” Savings & Development, 27(2): 135-160, 2003.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Long-Run Relationships between FDI and Economic Growth in Egypt and South Africa: Evidence from Cointegration Models.” Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 9(1): 80-89, 2002.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Velocity Effects of Anticipated and Unanticipated Money Growth and Its Variability: Evidence from Morocco.” Journal of African Finance and Economic Development 5(1): 1-15, 2002.

- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Economics of Summitry: An Empirical Assessment of the Economic Effect of the G-7 Summits.” Empirica 27 (3): 295-319, 2000.

 

Refereed Book Chapters

- “Gender Economics in North Africa.” In Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics, Oxford University Press, 2015 (forthcoming).
- “Tunisia’s Development Experience.” In A. Fosu, Achieving Development Success: Strategies and Lessons from the Developing World, Oxford University Press, 2013, pp. 457-480
- “State Fragility: Concept and Measurement.” Chapter 2, In Naudé, W.A., Santos-Paulino, A. and McGillivray, M. eds., Fragile States: Causes, Costs and Consequences. Oxford University Press. 2012, pp. 33-42 (with M. McGillivray).
- “Policy Reform and Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries.” Chapter 9, In Naudé, W.A. ed., Entrepreneurship in Economic Development. Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, pp. 187-202.
- “Financial Reform and Investment in Africa: An Empirical Analysis.” In D. Seck and S. Boko (eds.) Back on Track: Sector-Led Growth in Africa and Implications for Development. Africa World Press, New Jersey, 2010, 331-343.
- “Gender Issues and the Role of NEPAD.” In S. Boko and D. Seck (eds.), NEPAD and the Future of Economic Policy in Africa. Africa World Press, New Jersey, 2008, pp. 171-195.
- “Decentralization, Local Governance and the New Economic Partnership for African Development.” In S. Boko and D. Seck (eds.), NEPAD and the Future of Economic Policy in Africa. Africa World Press, New Jersey, 2008, pp.101-112 (with S. Boko).
- “Financial Reform and the Mobilization of Domestic Savings: The Experience of Morocco.” In G. Mavrotas (ed.), Domestic Resource Mobilization and Financial Development. Palgrave Macmillan, 2007, pp. 146-162.
- “On the measurement of Human Well-Being: Fuzzy Set Theory and Sen’s Capability Approach.” In M. McGillivray and M. Clarke (eds.), Perspectives on Human Well-Being, United Nations University Press, 2006, pp.119-138. .
- “Poverty and Inequalities in the Maghreb.” In CH. Papatheodoru and M. Petmesidou (eds.), Poverty and Social Deprivation in the Mediterranean Area. Zed Books, 2006, pp. 320-349.


Peer-reviewed papers in conference proceedings

- Baliamoune-Lutz. M., “Policy Reform and Aid Effectiveness in Africa.” In Globalization, Institutions and African Development, Proceedings of the African Economic Conference 2008. Published for the African Development Bank and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa by Economica, Paris, France, 2010.
- Baliamoune-Lutz. M. and Ndikumana, L., “Corruption and Growth: Exploring the Investment Channel.” In the African Economic Conference 2007 Proceedings, African Development Bank, 2009.

 

Edited Books and Conference Proceedings

- Boko, S., Baliamoune-Lutz, M., and Kimuna, S. (eds.) Women in African Development: The Challenges of Globalization and Liberalization in the 21st Century. Africa World Press, New Jersey, 2005.
- Global Economy: In Search for Solutions to Stabilize the Global Economy- The Role of Infrastructure, Culture and International Education. Mina Baliamoune-Lutz, Alojzy Nowak and Jeff Steagall (eds.), International Business Research Conference Proceedings Volume V, Centre for Europe, University of Warsaw, 2010.
- Global Economy: In Search of New Ideas and Concepts. Mina Baliamoune-Lutz, Alojzy Nowak and Jeff Steagall (eds.), International Business Research Conference Proceedings Volume IV, Centre for Europe, University of Warsaw, 2009.
- Global Economy: Exploring New Capabilities, Mina Baliamoune-Lutz, Alojzy Nowak and Jeff Steagall (eds.), International Business Research Conference Proceedings Volume III, Centre for Europe, University of Warsaw, 2008.
- Global Economy – Challenges in Developing and Transition Economies, Mina Baliamoune-Lutz, Alojzy Nowak and Jeff Steagall (eds.), International Business Research Conference Proceedings, Volume II, Centre for Europe, University of Warsaw, 2007.
- Global Economy – How it works: different cases, different results, Mina Baliamoune-Lutz, Alojzy Nowak and Jeff Steagall (eds.), International Business Research Conference Proceedings, Volume I, Centre for Europe, University of Warsaw, 2006.
- Globalization, International Business and European Integration, Alek Nowak, Jeff Steagall, and Mina Baliamoune-Lutz (eds.), Center for Europe, University of Warsaw, 2004.
- Globalization, European Integration and …? Alek Nowak, Jeff Steagall, and Mina Baliamoune (eds.), Center for Europe, University of Warsaw, 2002


Editorially-Reviewed Publications

 

Articles and Book Chapters
- Baliamoune-Lutz. M., “Morocco: Positive Reforms.” In E. Aryeetey, S. Devarajan, R. Kanbur and L. Kasekende (eds.) The Oxford Companion to the Economics of Africa. Oxford University Press, 2012.
- Baliamoune-Lutz. M., and Lutz, S., “The Contribution of Income, Social Capital, and Institutions to Human Well-Being in Africa.” In Gupta, K. R., Sevendsen, G. L. H. and P. Maiti, (eds.) Social Capital, Vol. II. New Delhi: Atlantic Publishers & Distributors, 2008.
- Baliamoune-Lutz. M., Foreign Direct Investment and Development.” In Encyclopedia of the Developing World, Tom Leonard, Ed., Routledge, 2005.
- Baliamoune-Lutz. M., “The Process of Development in Morocco.” In Encyclopedia of the Developing World, Tom Leonard, Ed., Routledge, 2005.
- Baliamoune-Lutz. M., “King Hassan II and Development in Morocco.” In Encyclopedia of the Developing World, Tom Leonard, Ed., Routledge, 2005.
- Baliamoune-Lutz. M., “Globalization, Economic Growth and Gender Inequality: What Fate Awaits African Women?” In S. Boko, M. Baliamoune-Lutz, and S. Kimuna (eds.), Women in African Development: The Challenges of Globalization and Liberalization in the 21st Century, Africa World Press, New Jersey, 2005.

Book Reviews
- Baliamoune-Lutz. M., International Political Economy: An Intellectual History, by Benjamin J. Cohen. (Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford, 2008). Eastern Economic Journal, 36(2): 279-281.
- Baliamoune-Lutz. M., Iran Encountering Globalization: Problems and Prospects, edited by Ali Mohammadi. Journal of Iranian Research and Analysis, 19(2): 57-58, 2003.
- Baliamoune-Lutz. M., The Economy of Iran, edited by Parvin Ali Zadeh. Journal of Iranian Research and Analysis, 18(1): 83-87, 2002.


Selected Background/Policy/Working Papers
- Addison, T., and Baliamoune-Lutz, M., “Aid and Dutch Disease: Evidence from Moroccan and Tunisian Time-Series Data.” UNU-WIDER Working Paper No. 2013/132.
- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., (2013), “The Effectiveness of Foreign Aid to Women’s Equality Organizations in the MENA.” UNU-WIDER Working Paper No. 2013/074.
- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., (2013), “ODA and the Quest for Innovative Sources of Financing Development.” Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies-Global Governance Program, European University Institute (Florence, Italy) RSCAS Policy Paper 2013/06.
- Baliamoune-Lutz, M., (2012), “Trade and Environmental Quality in African Countries: Do Institutions Matter?” ICER Working Paper 14-2012.
- Baliamoune-Lutz. M., Brixiová, Z. and and Ndikumana, L. (2012), “Credit Constraints and productive Entrepreneurship in Africa.” Working Paper no. 10245, William Davidson Institute, University of Michigan; and Working Paper no.276, Political Economy Research Institute (PERI), University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
- Baliamoune, Lutz. Mina (2011), “The Making of Gender Equality in Tunisia and Implications for Development.” Background paper for the World Bank World Development Report 2012.
- Baliamoune-Lutz, Mina (2010), “Social Protection and Africa’s Progress Towards Achieving MDGs Social Safety, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2010, European University Institute, Florence, Italy.
- Baliamoune-Lutz. M. (2009), “Tunisia’s Development Experience: A Success Story?” United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) Research Paper no. 32.
- Baliamoune-Lutz. M. (2008), “Institutions, Trade, and Social Cohesion in Fragile States.” Working Paper no. 39, Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester, U.K.
- Baliamoune-Lutz. M. (2007), “Entrepreneurship, Reforms, and Development: Empirical Evidence.” ICER Working Paper no. 38-2007.
- Baliamoune-Lutz. M. (2005), “Institutions, Social Capital, and Economic Development in Africa: An Empirical Study.” ICER Working Paper no. 18-2005.
- Addisson, T., and Baliamoune-Lutz. M. (2003), “Institutional Quality, Reforms and Integration in the Maghreb.” UNU-WIDER Discussion Paper no. 75.
- Baliamoune-Lutz. M. (2002), “The New Economy and Developing Countries: Assessing the Role of ICT Diffusion.” UNU-WIDER Discussion Paper no. 77.
- Baliamoune-Lutz. M. (2002), “Assessing the Impact of One Aspect of Globalization on Economic Growth in Africa.” UNU-WIDER Discussion Paper no. 91.


Selected Conference Presentations and Invited Talks
- American Economic Association/National Economic Association Conference, Boston (January 3-5, 2014). Paper title: “Skills, Gender and Entrepreneurship in Africa” (with Zuzana Brixiova and Mthuli Ncube.)
- International Atlantic Economic Conference, Madrid, Spain, April 3-6, 2014. Paper title: “Infrastructure and the growth effects of trade: New evidence from African economies.”
- International Association for Feminist Economics/ASSA Meetings, Philadelphia (January 3-5, 2014). Paper Title: Does gender matter for firm performance? Recent Evidence from Africa (with Zuzana Brixiova)
- American Economic Association/National Economic Association Meetings, Philadelphia (January 3-5, 2014). Paper title: Women and development: The case of Tunisia
- Invited by United Nations-WIDER to the ReCom Conference on ‘Aid for Gender Equality’ (Copenhagen, Denmark, December 16, 2013) to present a paper on “Aid and women’s political participation in the Middle East and North Africa”
- Invited to United Nations-WIDER Conference on L2C–Learning to Compete: Industrial Development and Policy in Africa, Helsinki, 24-25 June 2013. Paper title: “One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: How Poor Infrastructure and Weak Human Capital Constrain Industrial Development in Africa.”
- Invited to the Economic Research Forum 19th Annual Conference, Kuwait, March 3-5, 2013. Paper title: “Different Arab Springs? The Political Elite and De Facto Political Power.”
- American Economic Association/African Finance and Economics Association Conference, Chicago (January 6-8, 2012). Paper title: “Credit Constraints and Entrepreneurship in Africa: The Impact of Policies (with Z. Brixiova and L. Ndikumana)
- African Economic Research Consortium & UNU-WIDER Research Project on ‘the Macroeconomic Management of Foreign Aid’, Nairobi, Kenya, December 2-3, 2011). Paper title: “Aid and Dutch Disease: Evidence from Moroccan and Tunisian Time-Series Data.”
- African Economic Conference, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (October 25-28, 2011). Paper title: “Credit Constraints and Productive Entrepreneurship in Africa” (with Z. Brixiova and L. Ndikumana).
- European Commission – Directorate-General Development and Relations with African, Caribbean and Pacific States ERD Conference on Moving towards the European Report on Development 2010, Brussels, Belgium, November 4, 2010.
- African Economic Conference, Tunis, Tunisia (October 24-27, 2010), Paper title: “Growth by Destination (Where You Export Matters): Trade with China and Growth in African Countries”
- European University Institute, European Report on Development Conference on Moving Towards the European Report on Development 2010-Draft Presentation, Florence, Italy, September 17, 2010.
- European University Institute and University Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne, ERD Conference on Experiences and Lessons from Social Protection Programs across the Developing World: What role for the EU? June 17-18, 2010.
- New York University-Africa House Conference on ICT and African Development: Challenges and Opportunities, NYU, New York City, April 30, 2010.
- New York University-Africa House Conference on Africa and the Indian Ocean, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, March 2010.
- Expert Group meeting on Meeting on New Directions in Africa's Development in the Context of Global Economic Realities, 2010 (Tunis), 2009 and 2011 (Addis Ababa), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
- UN Economic Commission for Africa and African Development Bank African Economic Conference, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, November 11-13, 2009.
- European University Institute-European Report on Development Conference on Moving Towards the European Report on Development 2009, Florence (Italy), June 21-23, 2009.
- UNU-WIDER Workshop on the Role of Elites in Economic Development, Helsinki, June 12-13, 2009.
- European University Institute-European Report on Development Workshop on Transforming Political Structures: Security, Institutions, and Regional Integration Mechanisms, Florence, April 16-17, 2009.
- New York University-Africa House Conference ‘Africa-Arab Relationships’, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. March 2-3, 2009.
- African Development Bank and UN Economic Commission for Africa, African Economic Conference, Tunis (Tunisia). November 12-14, 2008.
- UNU-WIDER Workshop on Entrepreneurship and Development, Helsinki. August 21-23, 2008.
- UNU-WIDER Conference on Country Role Models for Development Success, Helsinki. June 13-14, 2008.
- UNU-WIDER Conference on Fragile States - Fragile Groups: Tackling Economic and Social Vulnerability, Helsinki. June 15-16, 2007.
- UN Economic Commission for Africa and African Development Bank Conference on Opportunities and Challenges of Development for Africa in the Global Arena, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. November 15-17, 2007.
- The United Nations African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (IDEP) Conference on Sector-led Growth in Africa and Implications for Development, Dakar, Senegal. November 8-9, 2007.
- UNU-WIDER Conference on Aid: Principles, Policies and Performance. June 16-17, 2006.
- The United Nations African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (IDEP) and the African Finance and Economics Association (AFEA) Conference on NEPAD and the Future of Economic Policy in Africa, Dakar (Senegal). November 9-12, 2005.
- Invited by the University of Manchester (UK) IDPM and Economic Studies to give a graduate seminar. Topic: “Openness to Trade and Income Convergence in Africa.” October 10, 2005.
- Invited by Binghamton University to give a Ph.D. Seminar. Topic: “Institutions, Social Capital, and Economic Development in Africa.” September 16, 2005.
- UNU-WIDER Jubilee Conference on the Future of Development Economics, Helsinki. June 2005.
- UNU-WIDER Conference on Making Peace Work, Helsinki. June 4-5, 2004.
- Invited by the United Nations University in Tokyo as a member of the Group of Experts on African Development to the Third Tokyo International Conference on African Development (UNU-TICAD III) follow-up workshop meeting. March 2004.
- Invited to the Second ZEW conference on the Economics of Information and Communication Technologies, Mannheim (Germany). July 2003.
- Invited by the United Nations University in Tokyo as a member of the Group of Experts on African Development to UNU-TICAD III. July 2003.
- UNU-WIDER conference and Project on Inequality, Poverty and Human Well-Being. (Helsinki, Finland). May 2003.
- UNU-WIDER conference on the New Economy in Development (Helsinki, Finland). May 2002.
 

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