Abera Gelan

Associate Professor
 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., Chang, T., Elmi, Z. M., & Ranjbar, O. (2018, June). Non-linear quantile unit root test and ppp: more evidence from Africa. Applied Economics Letters, 25(7), 465-471.
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. (2013, March). 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, June). How stable is the Demand for Money in African Countries? Journal of Economic Studies, 36(3), 216–235.
Gelan, A. (2009, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). 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., Husbands Fealing, K. G., & Peoples, J. (2007, May). 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. (2007). On the Relation between Nominal and Real Devaluation: Evidence from African Countries. Journal of African Economies, 16(2), 177-197.
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.