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Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University

Christian Nsiah

Christian Nsiah headshotProfessor

Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University

Dr. Christian Nsiah is professor of finance at Baldwin Wallace University. Prior to joining the faculty at BW, Nsiah was an associate professor of economics and finance at Black Hills State University, where he was also the coordinator of the economics and finance program for 7 years. Nsiah’s areas of specialty include international economics and finance and economic growth and development. Nsiah also engages in consulting work in economic impact analysis and international investments. Nsiah is an avid researcher and he has published several articles and presented at many conferences including an invited presentation at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Currently, Nsiah is working on a chapter for a handbook of African economics for the World Bank. Nsiah holds a doctorate in international economics from Middle Tennessee State University.  Nsiah is also a three time Olympian.

Courses Taught

International financial management (BUS 444i/650)

Corporate finance (BUS 342)

International macroeconomics (BUS 622)

Macroeconomics for managers (BUS 650)


“An Investigation of U.S. States High-Tech, Low-Tech, and total Manufacturing Export Performance in the Asian Market.”  (with Chen Wu, and Walt Mayer). The journal of Economics (MVEA), Vol XXXVII, Number 2 (2013): 23 -48.

“The Impact of Governance on Economic Growth in Africa.” (with Bichaka Fayissa). The Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 47, No 1, Spring 2013: 91-108

“Tourism and Economic Growth in Latin American Countries (LAC): Further Empirical Evidence.” (with Bichaka Fayissa and Bedassa Tadesse). Tourism Economics, Vol. 17, Number 6, December 2011: 1365-1373(9)

“An Analysis of US State’s Export Performance in the Asian Market.” (with Chen Wu, and Walt Mayer) Published Online in The Annals of Regional Science (2011).

“Remittances and Economic Growth in Africa, Asia, and Latin American-Caribbean Countries: A Panel Unit Root and Panel Cointegration Analysis.” (with Bichaka Fayissa). Published Online in The Journal of Economics and Finance (2011).

“The International Exports of U.S. States: An Investigation for Local Spatial Patterns.” (with Chen Wu and Walt Mayer). Review of Regional Studies, vol. 40(3) (2010): 287-301.

“The Role of Remittances in the Economic Growth of Africa.” (with Bichaka Fayissa). American Economist Journal, vol 55, No. 2 (2010): 92-103.

“Perceived Financial Risk and Divergence in the Economic Growth of Sub-Saharan African Countries.” (with Bichaka Fayissa and Prathibha Joshi). Economia Internazionale/International Economics, Vol LXIII, No. 2 (2010): 179-192.

“Impact of Tourism on Economic Growth and Development in Africa.”  (with Bichaka Fayissa and Bedassa Tadesse). Tourism Economics, vol 14, No. 4 (2008): 807-818.

“The economic consequences of community support for tourism: A case study of a heritage fish hatchery.” (with Dan Spencer).Tourism Management, Vol 34, February 2013, Pages 221–230

“Motherhood and Earnings: Wage Variability by Major Occupational Category and Earning Levels.” (with Ronald DeBeaumont and Annette Ryerson). Journal of Family and Economic Issues, June 2013, Volume 34, Issue 2, 224-234

 “Unemployment and Compensating Wages:  An Analysis of Shift Work.” (with Ronald DeBeaumont). Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol 34 (2010), 142-149.