Dr. Christian Nsiah elected AFEA Secretary-Treasurer

A native of Ghana, Dr. Christian Nsiah says he is eager to contribute to the economic development of the African continent.

Finance Professor Elected Secretary-Treasurer of AFEA

March 31, 2016

Dr. Christian Nsiah elected AFEA Secretary-TreasurerDr. Christian Nsiah, a Baldwin Wallace associate professor of finance, was recently elected to a three-year term as secretary/treasurer of the African Finance and Economic Association (AFEA). which met to elect officers at the Allied Social Sciences Association Conference.;

As a native of Ghana, Nsiah explained the personal importance of AFEA to him, saying, "To me, this work is very important. One of the main reasons I got into economics and finance was to contribute to the economic development of the African continent."

AFEA gathers a variety of professionals from across the globe to discuss and support the development of Africa through the disciplines of finance and economics.

Nsiah added, "Coming from Africa where the economy lags behind in every metric, I see the work of the AFEA as important. The organization works to create a knowledge base and collaborate on projects that propel Africans economies forward."

Dr. Nsiah has been a faculty member at Baldwin Wallace since 2013, where he primarily focuses on international finance. He's in the process of writing a chapter for the World Bank's handbook of African Economics. The former sprinter also represented Ghana in three summer Olympics, participating in the 1996, 2000, and 2004 games.