Abera Gelan

Associate Professor Emeritus
 Mitchell Hall 210


PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Research Interests

African Economics, Foreign Direct Investment, Growth/Development

Teaching Interests

The political economy of inequality and discrimination; economic development; international economics; monetary theories and policies

Selected Publications

Gelan, A. , & Bahmani-Oskooee, M. (2019) Asymmetric Effects of Exchange-rate Changes on the Demand for Money in Africa.Applied Economics, 51(31), 3365-3375.
Gelan, A. , & Bahmani-Oskooee, M. (2019) On the Link between Real Exchange-rate and Domestic Investment: Asymmetric Evidence from Africa.Journal of Economic Development, 44(2).
Gelan, A. , & Bahmani-Oskooee, M. (2018) Exchnage-rate Volatility and International Trade Performance: Evidence from 12 African Countries.Economic Analysis and Policy, 58, 14-21.
Gelan, A. , Bahmani-Oskooee, M. , Chang, T. , Elmi, Z. M., & Ranjbar, O. (2018) Non-linear quantile unit root test and ppp: more evidence from Africa.Applied Economics Letters, 25(7), 465-471.
Gelan, A. , & Bahmani-Oskooee, M. (2013) Are Devaluations Contractionary in Africa?.Global Economic Review, 42(1), 1-14.
Gelan, A. , & Bahmani-Oskoee, M. (2012) Is there J-Curve Effect in Africa?.International Review of Applied Economics.
Gelan, A. (2012) On the Relation between Income Distribution and Economic Growth.Bahmani-Oskooee, M. (Ed). Global Business and Economic Review.
Gelan, A. , & Bahmani-Oskooee, M. (2009) How stable is the Demand for Money in African Countries?.Journal of Economic Studies, 36(3), 216–235.
Gelan, A. (2009) The Monopoly Power of Multinational Enterprises in the Service Sector of a Developing Country.The Journal of Developing Areas, 42(2), 1-29.
Gelan, A. , & Bahmani-Oskooee, M. (2007) On the Relation between Nominal and Real Devaluation: Evidence from African Countries.Journal of African Economies, 16(2), 177-197.
Gelan, A. , Husbands Fealing, K. G., & Peoples, J. (2007) Inward Foreign Direct Investment and Racial Employment Patterns in U.S. Manufacturing.American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 97(2), 378-382.
Gelan, A. , & Bahmani-Oskooee, M. (2006) Black Market Exchange Rate and the Productivity Bias Hypothesis.Economics Letters, 91(2), 243-249.
Gelan, A. , & Bahmani-Oskooee, M. (2006) Testing the PPP in the non-linear STAR Framework: Evidence from Africa.Economics Bulletin, 6(17), 1-7.