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Dr Adamu Jibir is a Lecturer in the Department of Economics, Gombe State University, Nigeria. He holds B.Sc. Degree (Economics) from Gombe State University, Nigeria, Master’s Degree in Economics from University of Bahkt-Al-Ruda, Sudan and obtained his PhD Degree in Economics from the prestigious University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. He has published in international peer-reviewed journals. He is a member of many local and international bodies like Nigerian Institute of Management, Association of African Young Economists, among many others. He has attended conferences and workshops in many countries including Sri Lanka, Sudan, Japan, China and India. His teaching and research interests include public economics, industrial organization, Islamic finance, research method and small and medium scale enterprises.

Dr. Jibir’s Book(s)

Ana Paula Martins studied Economics in Lisbon at Catholic University of Portugal (BA 1982) and concluded a Ph.D. in New York at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of Columbia University (1987). She has taught at both schools and at New University of Lisbon graduate and undergraduate courses. Currently, she is Assistant Professor at the Catholic University of Portugal, where she has been teaching Labor Economics and Econometrics. She has published theoretical and applied research articles in Labor Economics and Quantitative Methods in refereed academic journals, and also been presenter and participant in numerous international scientific Conferences on various fields. She was a member of the Catholic University Library Council representing the Economics field.

Dr. Martins’ Books(s)

Nominal Tales of (for) Real Economies: Taste for Inflation, Trade Money, Collaterals and Reserve Requirements

Social Disruption: Explorations on the Pattern of Criminal and Violent Occurrences in Response to Macroeconomic Conditions

Wages, Wealth and Growth: with Portugal case

Dr. Aysun Fiçici is a Professor of International Business and Strategy at Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, New Hampshire, United States.  Her research interests are Strategy, Emerging Markets and Transition Economies, Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions, Strategic Alliance, Joint Ventures, Business Education and Political Economy.

Dr. Fiçici’s Book(s)

Processes of Knowledge Transfer in Multinational Enterprises: Intra-firm and Inter-firm Perspectives

Value Implications of Emerging Market Multinationals’ Cross-Border Expansion Patterns: An Analysis of Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances

Professor Bachar Fakhry was born with a disability effecting his speech and hand movement. Nevertheless, he is currentlyan Assistant Professor of Research at the University of Lahore, School of Accountancy & Finance. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Bedfordshire in 2015.His research is mainly in the areas of financial economics and econometrics with a special focussed on bounded rationality; conversely, he has authored and co-authored several papers on bounded rationality in the financial market. He, also, has two master degrees in Distributed Information Systems (1996) and Financial Management (2005), both from the University of East London. Previously, he has worked for IBM as a software engineer and Goldman Sachs as a junior economist.

Dr. Fakhry’s Book(s)

Impact of the Crises on the Efficiency of the Financial Market: Evidence from the SDM

Behavioural Finance: Reviews on EuroZone and Brexit

Studies on the Sovereign Debt Market

Benjamin Yamb is professor of economics and statistics at the Advanced School of Economics and Commerce at the University of Douala in Cameroon. He was Head of International Trade and Management Department for almost 10 years (2003-2013) where he set up the professional master degree in International Trade and Supply Chain Management. He holds a Master degree in Economics (University of Montreal, Quebec Canada), a master degree in Statistics (The American University Washington DC) and a doctorate in economics (University of Paris 1 pantheon Sorbonne). He is the author of several publications in local and international journals. He has served as a consultant in many international organizations, such as the European Union where he set up a system for collecting, processing and analyzing commercial data in Chad. His areas of interest are financial macroeconomics including exchange rates, governance models in this case in developing countries and discrete choice statistical models.

Dr. Yamb’s Book(s)

Studies of African Economies: From Past to Future Vol.1

Health and Hospital Economics

Socio-Economic Issues in Cameroon Vol.1

Socio-Economic Issues in Cameroon Vol.2

Studies of African Economies: From Past to Future Vol.3

Socio-Economic Issues in Cameroon, Vol.3

Studies of African Economies: From Past to Future, Vol.5

Dr. Bo Fan is a Visiting Professor in Business Administration and Economics Department at Worcester State University, Massachusetts, United States. He graduated from Southern New Hampshire University, Ph.D. program in International Business with a concentration in International Finance. His main research interests are Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions, Multinational Corporate Finance, Government Ownership and Risk management.

Dr. Fan’s Book(s)

Processes of Knowledge Transfer in Multinational Enterprises: Intra-firm and Inter-firm Perspectives

Dr Chandana Aluthge is a Senior Lecturer in Economics in the Department of Economics, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. He holds PhD Degree in Economics from VU Amsterdam and MPhil from Maastrich University. He also obtained his M.A and B.A Degrees in Economics from the prestigious University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. He has published in international peer-reviewed journals. He is presently the coordinator – MPhil/PhD Programme in Economics at the University of Colombo. He has more than 20 years teaching and research experience and has participated in many academic events in Sri Lanka and foreign countries. He is a member of Sri Lankan Economics Association. His teaching and research interests encompasses monetary and fiscal policy operations, financial econometrics, research method and regulation of financial institutions.

Dr. Alutge’s Book(s)

Dr. Charis Vlados holds a Ph.D. degreewith a “Very Honorable Distinction” for his thesis on the types/forms of evolutionary integration of the enterprises operating in Greece into globalization that took place within the framework of the Research and Studies Center on Multinational Enterprises (C.E.R.E.M) of the “Paris X-Nanterre” University. The author’s primary focus is on the fields of corporate strategy, competitiveness, entrepreneurship, economic policy, and globalization, while he has established and developed the “Stra.Tech.Man approach” in the field of business dynamics. Charis Vlados has been workingwith various research institutes and as a business consultant, both in Greece and abroad, for approximately twenty years. He is now a lecturer (academic tenure) with the Department of Economics of the Democritus University of Thrace, while has also taught in the past at the Universities of the Aegean and Peloponnese, and at various Public and Private Centres of Studies. Charis Vlados has authored until now seven scientific textbooks and monographs (in Greek) and more than 50 scientific publications.

Dr. Vlados’s Book(s)

Christian R. Richter is Professor of Economics and Head of Dept at the German University in Cairo. In his previous position, Christian was Principal Lecturer in Economics and Management at University of Bedfordshire and University of East London (Economics and Finance). Before that he was a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Kingston University Christian was also a Lecturer in Economics at Loughborough University and Cardiff University. In 2015, Christian won the Ernst Wagemann price for best paper in economics in 2013-2014 in Applied Economics Quarterly. In 2009, Christian won a merit award at Kingston University. Christian has studied economics at the Universities of Mainz, Glasgow and Strathclyde. He received his PhD in economics from University of Strathclyde. Christian is also Honorary Chair of the International Network for Economic Research (INFER) where he is active for many years. Christian has organised several Annual Conferences for INFER (and several workshops), which resulted in several special issues of journals and printed volumes. Christian’s main areas of research are Behavioural Economics and Finance, Convergence of Business Cycles, Eurozone Crisis, Financial Economics, Time Frequency Analysis and Climate Change. Christian won research grants from the Leverhulme Trust as well as from the Austrian Central Bank. Christian is an editorial board member of International Economics and Economic Policy, International Journal of Public Policy, Romanian Journal of Fiscal Policy and Economic Affairs.

Prof. Richter’s Book(s)

Dr. Dawood’s research interests center on issues of national competitiveness. His research, published in the Journal of Peace Research and Economics of Governance, finds that bilateral and multilateral trade mitigates conflict between India and Pakistan, and would like to extend his analysis to look at how spending on education or levels of education behave with respect to conflict. He believes that one reason poverty has not been significantly reduced in some developing countries is due to prevalent conflict. He also is director of the Center for Graduate Research. Among the courses he teaches is Harvard Business School’s microeconomics of competitiveness. He also supervises Ph.D and MS research and manages MS programs in the School of Business and Economics. Dawood holds a Ph.D in Economics of Sustainable Development and an MA in Development Economics, both from Erasmus University, the Netherlands. He also holds an MPhil and an MS in Economics, both from Quaid-e-Azam University in Pakistan.

Dr. Mamoon’s Book(s)

Ndamsa Dickson Thomas is a Cameroon, from the Northwest region of the country. Ndamsa received his University education in the University of Yaoundé II, where he earned a BSc in Economics, a Maîtrise in Economics with emphasis on Quantitative Methods, a DEA in Mathematical Economics and Econometrics and a PhD in Economics, funded by CODESRIA, with emphasis on Quantitative Methods applied to Economics. Ndamsa is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Bamenda and currently heads the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences.  Ndamsa has taken part and presented papers in Development Economics in a number of international events (2010 AERC Research Workshop in Mombassa, Kenya; 2011 AERC Research Workshop in Nairobi, Kenya; PEGNet 2012 in Dakar, Senegal; PEGNet 2013 in Copenhagen, Denmark etc). He has benefited from the AERC training on Service Delivery Indicators. He has published scientific research articles and book articles in peer review journals such as Revue d’EconomieAppliquée, EuroEconomica, African Integration and Development Review, Journal of Entrepreneurship: Research & Practice, Asian Journal of Economic Modelling, Journal of Energy and Development, International Academic Journal of Economics and Finance etc. He is a consultant at the Centre of Studies and Research in Economics and Management “CEREG” Yaoundé in the domain of data collection, management and analysis. He is a Consultant/Expert at CPAC on issues of Regional Sustainable Development Programmes. He has a passion for development and continuously strives to know more about it and understand new ways of promoting needed development.

Dr. Ndamsa’s Book(s)

Dimos Chatzinikolaou is a Ph.D. Candidate with the Department of Economics of the Democritus University of Thrace in the field of “competitiveness, business ecosystems, and industrial policy.” He is the co-author in more than thirty scientific articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and conference proceedings, while his main areas of research include, among others, the fields of globalization, competitiveness, economic policy, and entrepreneurship.

Chatzinikolaou Book(s)

Global Crisis and Restructuring: Theory, analysis, and the case of Greece

Don Augusthinus Lamaech Flassy was born in the village of Seribau District of Teminaboean, West Papua, on August 28, 1947, the son of the couple Simon Tesia and Salomina Flassy. Called Don, Agus is also Thinus, bearing the fam or clan name Flassy since mama Salomina was divorced by father Simon and subsequently under the care of uncle Anton Hendrik Flassy as guardian. He is known as a planner, researcher, author, editor, political activist, artist, cultural activist, teacher, lecturer and also bureaucrat. In his last position, he was the Secretary of the BAPPEDA of Irian Jaya Province 1997-2001. He had won Structural Position of the Main Trustee and Functional Position of the Expert Researcher of Other Social Sciences, Stage IV/e. Now, even though he has retired as a civil servant, he still has a cool position as Secretary of the Papua Institute for Science and Technology (LIPTEK). Since November 2017, the husband of Yuliana Christivora Welikin, SE., MM, Father of two sons (Don Rodrigo Athur Douglas Flassy, S. Sos. And Don Steven Patrick Flassy) and one daughter (Vanda Oliva Angela Flassy) has officially become Doctor in social Sciences. He defended his dissertation entitled: Peta Jalan Balik Bangsa Papua di Negeri Papua Bagian Barat: “Sebuah Keputusan Damai Pemulihan Jati Diri (The Roadmap to the Revival of the Papuan Nation in West Papua: “A Peaceful Decision on the Restoration of the Self”)” in the Cenderawasih University Postgraduate of Doctor Social Sciences, Jayapura. Education was starting from Elementary School in SR Seribau (Class I to III) 1955, Dutch Language Connection School at JVVS (Class IV to VI)1957 in Teminaboean, continuing Junior High School 1963 in ODO Fak-Fak, Senior High School 1967 in SPG Merauke and Semi-Academic 1970 in PGSLP Sukarnapura. Before becoming a doctor, Don Flassy studied at the Indonesian Language and Literature Department, FKSS-IKIP, Yogyakarta (graduated baccalaureate in 1973 and undergraduate in 1979) continue to Advance education at Department of Southeast Asia and Oceania, Faculteit der Letteren Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden, Netherlands (obtained an M.A. degree in 1992). As a writer, he has produced many books and will continue to write.

Dr. Flassy’s Book(s)

ITU DIA – This is it, PAPUA: Recovering the Identity

Critical Impressions on Papua: Socio-Economic Perspective Vol.1

Critical Impressions on Papua: Socio-Economic Perspective Vol.2

Overview of Papua’s International Relations

Dr. Novatorov received Master degree in “International leisure studies” from Christelijke Hogeschool Noord-Nederland, World Leisure Center of Excellence Program (1995). In 1999 he graduated with Ph.D. degree in Recreation, parks and tourism studies from Texas A&M University. Trained at Harvard Business School (2007) and the University of California (Berkeley) in 2008. Taught at Graduate school of management Saint-Petersburg state university GSOM, and Saint-Petersburg university of the humanities and social sciences, Russia. Author of 3 monographies and 86 articles on recreation and nonprofit marketing topics. Invited speaker at marketing and management conferences in USA, Canada, The Netherlands, and Poland. Member of editorial board of the journal “Маркетингуслуг” (Services marketing) Russia. Now- professor of marketing with department of management of National Research University “The Higher School of Economics” NRU HSE, Russia.

Dr. Novatorov’s Book(s)

A Critical Appraisal of the Conceptualization of Public Park and Recreation Marketing

Dr. Falih M. Alsaaty is Professor of Management in the Department of Management, Marketing, and Public Administration at the College of Business, Bowie State University. He, in cooperation with other faculty members, played the key role in the creation of the College’s MBA Program. Dr. Alsaaty received his MBA and PhD degrees from the Graduate School of Business Administration (Stern School of Business), New York University, New York. Prior to joining the University, Dr. Alsaaty was Professor of Management and Director of the International Business Center at the University of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC. He has extensive teaching and research experience in the fields of Management, Business Strategy, and Entrepreneurship. He taught in a number of universities in the United States and abroad, including the American University, Washington, DC; Baghdad University, Baghdad, Iraq; and Jordan University, Amman, Jordan. He also served in a few other organizations, including the World Bank, Washington, DC. Dr. Alsaaty has numerous publications in professional journals and several books.

Dr. Alsaaty Book(s)

The Entrepreneurial Reach

Ph.D in Economics, Agricultural Academy, Association of Agricultural Economists, and International Association of Agricultural Economics. Hokkaido University. gfasf g

Dr. Ito’s Book(s)

Agricultural Impact of the Great East Japan Earthquake – Six Years Later

Hany H. Makhlouf is a Professor Emeritus at the School of Business and Public Administration of the University of the District of Columbia in Washington, D. C. He has served as a Professor of Management and International Business , Department Chair, and Director of the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Public Administration Programs in the same institution, published over 60 journal and newspaper articles, and co-authored three books. He has also taught at George Washington University, and served as a Research Associate at the American University in Washington, D. C. He earned his Master’s degree from the University of Rhode Island, and his Ph. D. degree from the American University.

Dr. Makhlouf’s Book(s)

The Entrepreneurial Reach

Hassan Tawakol A. Fadol: He holds a PhD in econometrics, another PhD in Applied Statistics. It specializes in statistical analysis and econometrics analysis. He has many Refereed scientific papers on the Sudanese economy, the Saudi economy, and statistical theories and methods. Reviewer to many scientific journals and local and international publishing centers. In the beginnings of his career as the work of the Ministry of Finance and Economy function Assistant Inspector of Financial Budget Unit – Baldmazzin. He worked at the Center for Development Studies and Research institute Studie at the University of Khartoum as a trainer and consultant for statistical and standard analysis programs. He worked as a consultant for research and statistics at the Primary Health Care Center in Dammam, the Eastern Province in KSA. Is currently of Associate Professor in Jouf University – College of Business of Econometrics and Applied Statistic in KSA. It should be noted that he is a certified DSRI trainer at the International Labour Office (ILOs) in Khartoum university. He has also led several training sessions in SPSS, E-views and STATA. Interested in econometrics models, theories, statistical methods, packages of statistical, econometric analysis, and Forecasting methods.

Dr. Fadol’s Book(s)

Studies of African Economies: From Past to Future, Vol.6

Heba is an economic lecturer at the German University in Cairo (GUC). She has obtained her bachelor degree in Economics from Cairo University, Master of Arts degree from American university in Cairo and PHD degree from German University in Cairo. Her research effort have been mainly focusing on welfare programs, international trade, foreign direct investment and Islamic economics, mainly interested in MENA region. She has also recently contributed in a research project with ILO in an attempt to provide a descriptive report about collective bargaining agreements in Egypt.

Dr. Ghoneim’s Book(s)

Economic Reform in Egypt: Selected Topics

Born in Japan, educated in the US (high school, university – undergraduate and graduate), BA in mathematics and economics, Ph.D. in economics (University of Michigan). Crossed the Pacific Ocean as an American Field Service student from Japan to the United States, and graduated from Herbert Hoover High School in San Diego, California. The AFS students from around the world had a chance to meet President John F. Kennedy. This marked the beginning of my life and career in the United States. In college, I was interested in philosophy as well as in mathematics and economics, and this interest continues to this day. After getting my Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, I was mainly affiliated with the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, where I served as assistant, associate, and full professor. Served also as an interim head of the economics department, as director of graduate studies, as a member of the Executive Council of the College of Business Administration, and as a member of the University Senate. I then moved to Japan and taught at a number of universities, private and national. With this background, I have come to UBD (Universiti Brunei Darussalam), one of the fastest rising universities in Asia, and I am having a great time interacting with the bright minds of Brunei Darussalam. I find the country beautiful and peaceful.

Dr. Hayakawa’s Book(s)

Rational Expectations and Rational Expressive Behavior

Ph.D in Economics, Agricultural Academy, Sofia. M.Sc in Agricultural and Industrial Economics, University of Economics, Sofia. Researcher and teaching at University of Missouri, Columbia, USA; University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan; Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan; Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, National Agriculture Research Center, Tsukuba, Japan; Birkbeck College of London University, London, United Kingdom; Catholic University of Louvain, Leuvain-la-Neuve, Belgium; INRA, Montpellier, France; Central European University, Budapest, Hungary. More than 300 academic papers, contributions to books and books in 40 countries of Europe, North America and Asia. Incorporating the new developing interdisciplinary New Institutional and Transaction Cost Economics (combining Economics, Organization, Law, Sociology, Political and Behavioral Sciences) into agrarian and food sector to analyze diverse modes of governance (market, private, public, hybrid, formal, informal, local, regional, transnational), and factors and prospects of institutional and organizational modernization in agri-food sector. Recent research focusing on governance and assessment of agrarian and rural sustainability; analysis of agrarian and rural institutions, organizations and contracts; environmental and risk governance, food security and food chain management; assessment of impacts of EU and national policies and programs; management and agrarian research and innovation, etc. Extensive consultancy and contribution to a great number of policy assistance projects carried out by the Government, UN FAO, EU, OECD, NATO, WB, IIED etc. Co-founder, and the first Executive Secretary and Vice-President of the Bulgarian Association of Agricultural Economists, MC member of COST IS1001 Bio-objects, and a member of the European Association of Agricultural Economists, and International Association of Agricultural Economics.

Dr. Bachev’s Book(s)

Great East Japan Earthquake – Implications for Agriculture, Food Industries and Consumption

Agricultural Impact of the Great East Japan Earthquake – Six Years Later

Agrarian and Rural Revitalisation Issues in China and Bulgarian

Dr. Imtiaz Ahmed Pirzada.

Dr. Pirzada’s Book(s)

Economic Impacts of the 2010 Floods in North Sindh: A Hicksian Compensating Variation Approach

Born in 1946 in Gothenburg, Jan-Erik Lane was raised in Stockholm and Malmö. He finished his school education in the classics in 1965. At university og Lund and Umeå he took grades in History, Political Science, Economics and Philosophy. He has held tenured positions at Umeå University, Oslo University and Geneva University. Invited as full professor, he has taught at several universities like e.g. Singapore, Hongkong, Cape Town, Rotterdam, and Jerusalem as well as Freiburg in Breisgau.

Prof. Lane’s Book(s)

Global Warming – Carbon emission, global warming and the political economy of energy

Prof. John Kigongo E. Mubazi holds a Bachelors degree in Economics, single honours, from Makerere University in Uganda, a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Kent at Canterbury in England, and an M. Phil. in Advanced Economics and Quantitative Techniques from the United Nations University through the World Institute of Development Economic Research centre at the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies in Dhaka, Bangladesh.  His Doctorate in Social and Economic Studies was obtained from the University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria. Some of the areas he has handled at Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral levels are Quantitative economics, International economics, Research methods/methodology, Monetary economics, and Development economics.  He has published with the Cambridge University Press, UK; Makerere University Research Journal and Mawazo, Makerere University; Scientific and Academic Publishing and American Journal of Economics, USA; Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, German; Oxford University Press, Southern Africa; and Consilience: The Journal of Sustainable Development, based at Colombia University in the City of New York, USA. He has worked with Makerere (Mak), Islamic (IUIU) and Kyambogo (KYU) universities in Uganda as an instructor.  Short academic visits to a number of universities he has made include in Great Britain University of Oxford, Institute of Economics and Statistics; University of London, Overseas Development Institute, London; and University of Wales, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff.  The longer ones in England were to Lancaster University; University of East Anglia; and University of Sussex, Institute of Development Studies.  Short academic visits elsewhere include University of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania; University of Nairobi, Kenya; Université de Paris III and Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France; and Wiener Universitäten, Wien and Karl – Franzens – Universität, Graz, Austria. Consultation in has included Uganda Incafex Consultants Limited; Export Policy Analysis and Development Unit (EPADU); and Uganda Investment Authority (UIA).  He was a lead author with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Working Group III (1993-1995) and got The Pearl of Africa Lifetime Achievement Award (PALITA), 2013.

Dr. Mubazi’s Book(s)

Economics: Demand, Supply, The Market, and Business

Dr. Lingling Wang is an Assistant Professor in Business Administration and Economics Department at Worcester State University, Massachusetts, United States. She received her doctorate in international business with a concentration in Strategy from Southern New Hampshire University.Her research interests include Knowledge Management, Strategy in International Strategic Alliances and Merger and Acquisitions, Emerging markets, Economic Integration, System Dynamics modeling, and International Trade and Competitiveness.

Dr. Wang’s Book(s)

Processes of Knowledge Transfer in Multinational Enterprises: Intra-firm and Inter-firm Perspectives

Born on December 15, 1984, in Togo, I have a doctorate in International Economics in 2015. I am also a graduate in Trade Policy Analysis at the Trade Policy Training Center in Africa (TRAPCA) with partnership of LUND UNIVERSITY (Sweden). I am currently a research professor at the University of Kara, Togo and Trade policy professor at TRAPCA (Arusha, Tanzania). I teach courses in International Trade, Trade Policy Practice, Trade Negotiations and Applied Econometrics. My research covers the liberalization of trade in services, the effects of regional trade agreements, non-tariff barriers, and macroeconomics policies and so on. I did also research on impact evaluation of trade policies implemented in developing countries. In addition to my job as a researcher, I am also a consultant and I have a good experience. In the context of AfCFTA, I drafted the national strategy of AfCFTA implementation in Togo from June to December 2019, as consultant of UNECA. I am currently formulating the AfCFTA implementation Strategy of ECOWAS, as Support Consultant hired by UNECA and ECOWAS. From 2011 to 2015, I was Program Officer at the Ministry of Social Action where I coordinated programs and projects aimed at empowering vulnerable people in Togo.

Dr. Wonyra’s Book(s)

Studies of African Economies: From Past to Future, Vol.7

Ms Dintuku Maggie Kgomo obtained her Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Economics and Business Management at the Nelson Mandela University. For postgraduate studies she went to the University of Limpopo where she obtained her Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Economics (Cum Laude) and her Master of Commerce in Economics.  She is passionate about the study of economics and financial markets. A continued field of interest for her is how the economy has a major impact on the society at large and how it influences daily life decisions.

Kgomo’s Book(s)

The Effects of Government Stock on Investment Activity in BRICS Countries

Mangalani Peter Makananisa was born and grew up in Magau village in Limpopo, South Africa on May 01, 1980. His home language is Tshivenda with English as the second language, a commonly used language in South Africa for communication. He is currently based in Pretoria. He holds anMSc degree inStatistics from the University of South Africa (UNISA) with an intention to further his studies along the same path and return to academia to share knowledge accumulated. Mangalani is more interested in statistics, data analytics, modelling, forecasting, computing and the use of artificial intelligent to solve real life problems. From July 2005, he has been employed by the South African Revenue Service (SARS) and has moved from various divisions within the organisation. Recently, he has been working for the Operational Research Unit (ORU) as a Specialist: Statistical Support.

Dr. Makananisa’s Book(s)

Studies of African Economies: From Past to Future, Vol.5

Mario Coccia is a social scientist at the National Research Council of Italy (CNR) and visiting scholar at YALE University. He has been research fellow at the Max Planck Institute of Economics and visiting professor at the Polytechnics of Torino and University of Piemonte Orientale (Italy). He has conducted research work at the Arizona State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, United Nations University-Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT), RAND Corporation (Washington D.C.), University of Maryland (College Park), Bureau d’Économie Théorique et Appliquée (Strasbourg), Munk School of Global Affairs (University of Toronto), and Institute for Science and Technology Studies (University of Bielefeld). He leads CocciaLAB to investigate, with interdisciplinary scientific researches the determinants of socioeconomic phenomena, such as new technology, evolution of scientific fields, economic growth, human progress, etc. He has written more than two hundred papers in several disciplines.

Dr. Coccia’s Book(s)

The Economics of Science and Innovation: New Directions

Technological parasitism

The author, Marlina Flassy, was born born in Seribau Village, Teminabuan District, West Papua, March 15, 1968. Her daily work is a lecturer in Anthropology, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences at Cenderawasih University. Marlina started her lecturer career since 1996, structural positions held during her work were as Chair of the Department of Anthropology, Assistant Dean I of the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Cooperation Coordinator between Cenderawasih University Jayapura Papua and Georg August Goettingen University in Germany, and also held a number of other structural positions in Cenderawasih University. Marlina’s career is supported by comprehensive education, namely: elementary, junior high, high school graduated in Jayapura city as a barometer of education in Papua, then completed her undergraduate degree in Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Cenderawasih University, Jayapura 1995, S2 (Master) with an M. Hum from the Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Cultural Sciences, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta 2002, and S3 (Ph.D.) from the Department of Ethnology at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Georg August Goettingen University, Germany 2015. As a researcher, Marlina was awarded as a Young Community Care Researcher from the Ministry of Research and Technology of the Republic of Indonesia in 2004. Her seriousness in raising gender issues that raised the issue of children and women in Papua made her crowned by the Jayapura City Government through the Jayapura City Women’s and Children’s Empowerment Service, Papua with an award as the Achievement Image of Papuan Women’s Charisma in 2004. Her love for gender issues has led to her being the coordinator of the Cenderawasih University’s Center for Gender and Child Studies (PSGA) (2019-2023). Before becoming a lecturer Marlina, by the Arts Council of Irian Jaya (DKIJ); had been assigned an ethno-cinematography internship at the Department of Ethno-cinematography, the Faculty of Social Sciences, State University of Leiden the Netherlands in 1992. Marlina once wrote The ethnographic book of the Mooi tribe in Sorong Regency (Etnografi suku Mooi di Kabupaten Sorong), the Ansus Ethnography in Yapen Waropen District (Etnografi Suku Ansus di Kabupaten Yapen Waropen), and the Ethnographic of the Napan-Wainame Tribe in Nabire Regency (Etnografi Suku Napan- Wainame di Kabupaten Nabire), which was published in Series I and II of Papua Ethnography in collaboration with the Cenderawasih University and the Regional Planning Agency (Bappeda) of Irian Jaya Province. (Papua) in 1995/1996.  Marlina also translated the book Etnos cycle of popot party at the Meybrat (Etnos siklus pesta popot Meybrat) by John-Erik Elmberg (Englih translation into Indonesian), another book written was Fully Roads Honoring Children and Women in Papua Province (Jalan Terjal Memuliakan Anak dan Perempuan di Provinsi Papua) 2019. Currently Marlina is presenting a numbers books amongothers Traditional Treatment System in the People’s Community in West Papua Province (Sistem Pengobatan Tradisional Pada Masyarakat Tehit di Provinsi Papua Barat,), the Marriage System in the Maybrat Community in West Papua (Sistem Perkawinan Pada Masyarakat Maybrat di Papua Barat), the Gender Equality Deficit in the Province of Papua and the Health of Women and Children in the Province of West Papua (Defisit Kesetaraan Gender di Provinsi Papua dan Kesehatan Perempuan dan Anak di Provinsi Papua Barat), etc.

Dr. Flassy’s Book(s)

Local Knowledge, Disease and Healing in a Papua Community

Deficit of Women’s Human Right in Papua Province

Dr. Naveed has been teaching economics and other management sciences courses at university level since last 15 years. Further, he has a research record of 13 publications in various journals of international repute on international trade, consumption function, employee efficiency and welfare effects of free trade. Besides a long academic record of M.Phil (Pak), MSc (Economics) and B.Sc (Hons) Economics from International Islamic University Islamabad, he has earned his PhD in Economics with specialization in International Development Studies from Ruhr University Bochum Germany in 2011. His book on Trade liberalization, Welfare and Poverty in Pakistan has been published in Germany in 2015 and is available online.

Dr. Shaikh’ Book(s)

Dr. Nikos Deniozos is a Hellenic Coast Guard Commodore (ret.), a former Commandant of the Hellenic Coast Guard Special Operations Unit, former Commandant of Hellenic Coast Guard Anti-Drug Unit, former Head of Hellenic Delegation at EUROPOL in The Hague, and former Central Harbor Master at Central Coast Guard Agency in Chalkis, Hellas. His last position before the voluntary retirement was the Director of the Hellenic Coast Guard’s Civil Defense and Civil Planning Emergency Directorate. He has participated in numerous projects of FRONTEX concerning the illegal immigration combating, and at NATO’s PBOS committee regarding the strategic maritime transport as a national expert. He has taught Maritime Economics at Hellenic Coast Guard Cadet Officers School—Hellenic Naval Academy, as well as the lessons Ports Security and Navigation Safety at H.C.G. Cadets Guards school. He holds the following degrees: Hellenic Naval Academy, Coast Guard Officers Cadets School; Athens University of Economics and Business, Department of Economics; Masters (M.Sc.) in Regional Development; Masters (M.Sc.) in Quantitative Methods applicable in Decision-Making; Ph.D. in Regional Development; Postgraduate Diploma in Defensive and Strategic Studies; Graduate from George Marshall European Centre for Security Studies.

Dr. Deniozos’ Book(s)

Global Crisis and Restructuring: Theory, analysis, and the case of Greece

Noman Arshed is currently Lecturer in Department of Economics, School of Business and Economics, University of Management and Technology Lahore Pakistan. He has completed his MS Economics from the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh United Kingdom. He has experience in Economics, Mathematics and Statistics which lead opt the specialization of Econometrics. The Author has taught statistics and Econometrics in baccalaureate and masters level as well as taught several statistical software packages like Eviews, SPSS, STATA and Microfit. The author maintains an online blog of, which is regularly used to share discussions regarding Econometrics. The author has provided the following online link which can be accessed to get the data sets for the examples illustrated in the book. Readers and resource persons are welcome to visit the webpage and provide your comments and suggestion regarding this effort to simplify Econometrics.

Dr. Arshed’ Book(s)

Applied Cross-Sectional Econometrics

Oded Kafri Dr. Kafri was a senior scientist and a group leader at the Nuclear Research Center-Negev in Israel. He has published about 150 scientific papers, among them two pioneering papers on “Visual Cryptography” and on “Moire deflectometry” and holds numerous patents. Dr. Kafri has received several international awards, among them the CeBit Highlights award in 1994. Dr. Kafri founded three high tech companies and wrote three books: The Physics of Moiré Metrology, Entropy – God’s Dice Game, and Money: Physics and Distributive Justice” which is a description of the economy as physical phenomenon.

Dr. Kafri’s Book(s)


Doctor accredited to supervise research studies in economic sciences, Oscar Victor Bayemi is the Vice Dean of Reseach and Cooperation at the Faculty of Economics and Applied Management of the University of Douala, Cameroon. Married and father of many childreen , his is the consultant in the economic problems of devevoping countries such as corruption. He has also published many articles in scientific journals.

Bayemi’s Book(s)

Studies of African Economies: From Past to Future Vol.2

Health and Hospital Economics

Ron William Nielsen (aka Jan Nurzynski) was born in Poland. He studied physics and mathematics at the Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland. He is a nuclear scientist. He has carried out his research work in the Department of Nuclear Physics in the Institute of Advanced Studies at theAustralian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia but initially he worked briefly in the Institute of Nuclear Physics, Krakow, Poland. He also carried out his research work as a visiting professor in nuclear research centres in Switzerland and Germany. The objective of his research work was investigation of the mechanism of nuclear reactions, application of nuclear reactions to nuclear spectroscopy and a study of nuclear polarization phenomena. He supported his work by using particle accelerators (cyclotrons and electrostatic accelerators), a wide range of particle detection techniques anda wide range of mainframe computers for the theoretical interpretations of his experimental results. His work in nuclear physics is summarised in Nuclear Reactions: Mechanism and Spectroscopy. After his retirement, he became interested in environmental issues and published a comprehensive Green Handbook, where he discusses all critical events shaping our future. This book was endorsed by academics, including Nobel Laureate Prof. Dr. Paul Crutzen from Germany, and by other readers. More recently, he focused his attention on the issues associated with the growth of population and economic growth. The primary aim was to understand the Anthropocene, the recent strong anthropogenic activities and impacts, which have been proposed as a transition to a new geological epoch. In connection with this study, he formulated two simple analytical methods: the general law of growth, which can be used to study mechanism of any type of growth, and the relatedmethod based on the application of simple differential equations in the analysis of data and in predicting growth.

Dr. Nielsen’s Book(s)

Evidence-based Unified Growth Theory (Vol.1)

Evidence-based Unified Growth Theory (Vol.2)

Evidence-based Unified Growth Theory (Vol.3)

Dr. Ivanov is Professor of Management at the School of Business and Public Administration, University of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC, USA. His professional practice and scholarly interests are in the field of scientific organizational research in government, multinationals, and military organizations. He received Ph.D. from The George Washington University’s School of Business, working under the leadership of Dr. Elliott Jaques on dynamic theories in organizational science. Professor Ivanov has taught management and organizational courses at the University of the District of Columbia, as well as The George Washington University, for over a decade, and provided consultancy services to a wide variety of organizations, including the U.S. Department of Defense, Fortune 1000 Corporations, and others clients.

Dr. Ivanov’s Book(s)

Investigating the Optimum Manager-Subordinate Relationship of a Discontinuity Theory of Managerial Organizations: An Exploratory Study of a General Theory of Managerial Hierarchy

Dr. Siméon Maxime Bikoué holds a Doctorate in Economics and an Accreditation to Supervise Research (ASR). Lecturer at the Advanced School of Economics and Commerce – ASEC (University of Douala), he is also member of the Laboratory of Research in Mathematical Economics – LARME (University of Yaoundé II) and visiting researcher at the laboratory of theories and Applications in Microeconomics and Macroeconomics – TEAM (University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne). He is the author of articles published in international scientific journals and of two books to be published by Cheikh Anta Diop: “Political Economics of Development” and “The public regulation of the market economy”.

Dr. Bikoue’s Book(s)

Studies of African Economies: From Past to Future, Vol.6

Studies of African Economies: From Past to Future, Vol.7

Economic growth, industrialization and macroeconomic analysis on Africa

Dr. Sirma Sonmezer graduated with a B.A. degree in Sociology from Bogazici University; a Master’s degree in Information Technology from Istanbul Technical University. She obtained her Ph.D. in Business Administration and Management from Istanbul Bilgi University. She worked at local and international companies throughout her career. She is currently a freelance market researcher and business consultant. She lives in Istanbul and London. She is an animal lover.

Dr. Sonmezer’s Book(s)

An Analysis of Work Values, Organizational Commitment, and WorkCentrality of Turkish Employees from an Age Diversity Perspective

Dr. Sonmezer graduated with a B.A. degree in Sociology from Bogazici University; a MBA degree from Istanbul Bilgi University. he obtained his Ph.D. in Accounting and finance from Marmara University. He has worked at local and international companies throughout his career. He was employed in Dogus University from 2008-2010. he works as an assistant professor at Beykent University since 2011. Risk management, Financial Management, Quantitative methods, Managerial Accounting are some of the courses he instructs. He is a member of AIMR and Eurasian Economist Association and he has one daughter and one son.

Dr. Sonmezer’s Book(s)

Foreign Influence in Turkish Stock Market

Steve H. Hanke is a Professor of Applied Economics and Founder &Co-Director of the Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health, and the Study of Business Enterprise at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. He is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Troubled Currencies Project at the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C., a Senior Advisor at the Renmin University of China’s International Monetary Research Institute in Beijing, a Special Counselor to the Center for Financial Stability in New York, a contributing editor at Central Banking in London,anda contributor at National Review. Prof. Hanke is also a member of the Charter Council of the Society of Economic Measurement and of Euromoney Country Risk’s Experts Panel. In addition, Prof. Hanke serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the United States National Board for Education Sciences.

In the past, Prof. Hanke taught economics at the Colorado School of Mines and at the University of California, Berkeley. He served as a Member of the Governor’s Council of Economic Advisers in Maryland in 1976-77, as a Senior Economist on President Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers in 1981-82, and as a Senior Advisor to the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress in 1984-88. Prof. Hanke served as a State Counselor to both the Republic of Lithuania in 1994-96 and the Republic of Montenegro in 1999-2003. He was also an Advisor to the Presidents of Bulgaria in 1997-2002, Venezuela in 1995-96, and Indonesia in 1998. He played an important role in establishing new currency regimes in Argentina, Estonia, Bulgaria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Ecuador, Lithuania, and Montenegro. Prof. Hanke has also held senior appointments in the governments of many other countries, including Albania, Kazakhstan, the United Arab Emirates, and Yugoslavia.

Prof. Hanke has been awarded honorary doctorate degrees by the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (2003),the Free University of Tbilisi (2010),Istanbul Kültür University (2012), the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (2013), Varna Free University (2015), the Universität Liechtenstein (2017), and the D.A. Tsenov Academy of Economics (2018) in recognition of his scholarship on exchange-rate regimes. He is a Distinguished Associate of the International Atlantic Economic Society, a Distinguished Professor at the Universitas Pelita Harapan in Jakarta, Indonesia, a Professor Asociado (the highest honor awarded to international experts of acknowledged competence) at the Universidad del Azuay in Cuenca, Ecuador, a Profesor Visitante at the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (the UPC’s highest academic honor), and the Gottfried von Haberler Professor at the European Center of Austrian Economics Foundation (ECAEF) in Liechtenstein. In 1998, he was named one of the twenty-five most influential people in the world by World Trade Magazine.In 2020, Prof. Hanke was named a “Knight of the Order of the Flag” by Albanian President Ilir Meta.

Prof. Hanke is a well-known currency and commodity trader. Currently, he serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. in Amsterdam and Chairman Emeritus of the Friedberg Mercantile Group, Inc. in Toronto. During the 1990s, he served as President of Toronto Trust Argentina in Buenos Aires, the world’s best-performing emerging market mutual fund in 1995.

Prof. Hanke’s most recent books are Zimbabwe: Hyperinflation to Growth (2008) and A Blueprint for a Safe, Sound Georgian Lari(2010), Juntas Monetarias para PaisesenDesarollo (2015),Currency Boards for Developing Countries: A Handbook (2015),Gelişmekte Olan Ülkelerİçin Para Kurullari El Kitabi(2019), and دليلمجالسالنقدفيالبلدانالنامية

Prof. Hanke and his wife, Liliane, reside in Baltimore and Paris.

Dr. Steve H. Hanke’s Book(s)

Currency Boards – Vol.1 Theory and Policy

Currency Boards – Vol.2 Studies on Selected European Countries

Dr Şule Akkoyunlu is a Lecturer in Economics and Finance and also the Course Leader of the BA in Economics, Banking and Finance. She obtained a B.A. in Economics and Econometrics from the University of Istanbul, a MSc in Economics from the University of London, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Oxford University. She has held teaching and research positions at the Universities of Oxford, Kent, Bonn, Tel Aviv, California at San Diego, Zurich, Neuchatel, Bern, EUI, Vesalius College – Vrij University of Brussels, Tilburg, METU; the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, OTA, and DIW. Her research interests include macroeconomics, international economics, economic history, development economics, econometrics, public economics, political economy, labour economics, demography, and international migration. I am interested in supervising theses in the fields of economic development, migration, and finance.

Dr. Akkoyunlu’s Book(s)

Agricultural Innovations in Turkey

Tai-Yuen Hon was an Academic Assistant/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and Finance (formerly known as the Department of Economics) of Hong Kong Shue Yan University from 1993 to 2016 and is a Research Affiliate at the Business, Economic and Public Policy Research Centre of this University. He obtained his PhD in Business Administration from the Bulacan State University, and Master of Arts in Money, Banking and Finance from the University of Sheffield. He has published papers in Asian Profile, International Journal of Financial Management, International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Journal of Emerging Issues in Economics, Finance and Banking, International Journal of Banking, Risk and Insurance, Journal of Risk and Financial Management, Journal of Economics Bibliography, Journal of Economics Library, Journal of Economics and Political Economy, Journal of Social and Administrative Sciences, Journal of Economic and Social Thought, Turkish Economic Review, Journal of Family and Economic Issues, International Journal of Revenue Management, etc. His current research projects are in Digital Finance and Behavioral Finance.

Dr. Hon’s Book(s)

Monetarism and Behavioral Finance

Professor Tamal Datta Chaudhuri did his graduation in Economics from Presidency College, Calcutta and his MSc in Economics from Calcutta University. He obtained his PhD in Economics from The Johns Hopkins University, USA. He taught in Calcutta University for 15 years and then joined a Development Financial Institution, Industrial Investment Bank of India, where he became Chief General Manager in Charge. He has 42 years of teaching experience and 23 years of industry experience. He has taught in several institutes like Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, ICFAI Business School, Calcutta and Hyderabad, IISWBM, IIFT, IMT Ghaziabad and Towson State University, Maryland, USA. He was Visiting Fellow at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, USA. The subjects that he has taught are Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Critical Analysis of Organizations, Stock Market Simulation Game, Concepts in Management, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Corporate Finance, Financial Derivatives Management, Risk Management in Banks and Treasury and Foreign Exchange Management. He has published several research papers in domestic and foreign journals and has a few books to his credit. Dr. DattaChaudhuri has executed research projects on behalf of the Planning Commission and the Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. He has been an invitee to the Salzburg Seminar, Austria. He is currently Professor and Dean of Calcutta Business School, Calcutta, India.

Prof. Chaudhuri’s Book(s)

Overview of the Indian Economy – Empirical analysis of financial markets, exchange rate movements and industrial development

Understanding a Company for Value Investing – Business Efficiency, Business Effectiveness, Innovativeness, Sustainability

Professor Tamara Todorova is a full-time associate professor at the American University in Bulgaria. She holds a PhD in economics from Varna University and an MBA from Columbus State University. Her main teaching areas are Microeconomics, Mathematical Economics, Economics of Reform and Transition, and New Institutional Economics. In 2006 professor Todorova was a Fulbright fellow at the University of California at Berkley where her faculty sponsor was Oliver Williamson. Her research interests are in the field of new institutional economics, the theory of the firm, transaction costs and transitional economics.

Prof. Todorova’s Book(s)

Multinational Corporations and Transaction Costs

Thobeka Ncanywa is an Associate Professor and HOD in the Department of Economics at the University of Limpopo.  She has expertise in the field of Applied Economics, Development Economics, Econometrics, Micro Economics, Education Economics and Macro Economics. She has been involved into teaching and learning, community engagement activities, published in local and international journals and also presented research articles in Conferences.

Dr. Ncanywa’s Book(s)

The Effects of Government Stock on Investment Activity in BRICS Countries

Studies of African Economies: From Past to Future Vol.3

Dr Youssef Oukhallou is an experienced economist specialized in public finance and development economics. He has a PhD in financial macroeconomics from the Mohammed V University of Rabat (Morocco) and an MSc in economic development and policy analysis from the University of Nottingham (United Kingdom). With a combined experience of over a decade in government procurement, economic journalism and political campaign management, Dr Oukhallou offers in his publications a unique perspective that combines the analysis of legal and institutional underpinnings of economic phenomena with statistic-based inference.

Dr. Oukhallou’s Book(s)

Economic Growth and Public Investment Optimality

Studies of African Economies: From Past to Future Vol.1

Studies of African Economies: From Past to Future Vol.4