Mustapha Ibn Boamah



Business, Faculty of

Oland Hall 240

Saint John
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Mustapha Ibn Boamah is a Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Business at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John.

He received a BSc (Hons) from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, an MSc from the University of Nottingham, and a PhD from Nottingham Trent University. His research interests include open-economy macroeconomics, monetary economics, international finance, and the economics of financial institutions.

Having previously taught at Nottingham Trent University and Kaplan International College in England, Mustapha Ibn Boamah teaches macroeconomics, financial institutions and markets, and international finance at UNB. He has received teaching excellence awards in recognition of his strong teaching record and dedication to students, including the Department Award for Teaching Excellence, the Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching, and has often been nominated for the Allan P. Stuart Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Dr. Ibn Boamah has authored and co-authored many peer-reviewed publications on inflation and exchange rate dynamics, monetary unions, interest rate parity, economics of financial institutions, and social economy & microfinance. He has also co-authored two introductory economics textbooks for Canadian universities and colleges.

He has served on various university committees and as the Economics Area Group coordinator. Dr. Ibn Boamah is also a member of the Canadian Economic Association, a member the Progressive Economics Forum, a past director of Atlantic Canada Economic Association, and a member of the Governing Council of the Institute of Certified Chartered Economists.

Selected recent publications

(co-author Amin, G.R.), “Modeling business partnerships: a data envelopment analysis approach.European Journal of Operational Research, 2022.

(co-authors Mendelson, M., Alam, J., Gauthier, M.) “Exploring the Antecedents of Employee Engagement.International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 2022.

(co-authors Liu Y., & Alam, J.) “Micro-loans and financial performance: a case of a Chinese commercial bank.Social Responsibility Journal, 2021.

(co-author Amin, G.R.), “A two-stage inverse DEA approach for estimating potential merger gains in the US banking sector.” Managerial and Decision Economics, 42 (6), 2021, 1454-1465.

(co-author Amin, G.R.), “A new inverse DEA cost efficiency model for estimating potential merger gains: A case of Canadian banks.” Annals of Operations Research, 295, 2020, 29-36.

Inflation, Public Concern with”, in: Maggino F. (eds) Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research. Springer, Cham. 2020.

(co-authors Alam, J., & Moir, R.), “Gender and micro-credit: who repays? Evidence from a Canadian Individual Lending Approach.” Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, vol. 33(3), 2019, 249-267.

(co-authors Alam, J., & Johnson, K.), “Exploring the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: Some Local Canadian Perspectives.” Strategic Change, 28(4), 2019, 249-254.

“Inflation dynamics in a small developing economy: an empirical analysis for Ghana.” Journal of Developing Areas, 53(3), Summer 2019.

(co-authors Alam, J., & Moir, R.), “An examination of the Social Economy: some new theoretical insights.” International Journal of Social Economics, 45(6), 2018, 940-956.

“Real interest parity: Evidence from trade partnerships.” Review of Financial Economics, 36(3), 2018, 199-205.

“Common stock returns and inflation: an empirical analysis of G7 and BRICS.” Atlantic Economic Journal, vol. 45(2), 2017, 213-224.