Mustapha Ibn Boamah

Associate Professor


Business, Faculty of

Hazen Hall 208

Saint John
1 506 648 5760

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

He completed his BSc at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana, then his MSc at University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK, and his PhD from Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK. His research interests include open-economy macroeconomics, monetary economics and international finance.

Having previously taught at Nottingham Trent University and Kaplan International College in England, Mustapha teaches macroeconomics, financial institutions and markets, and international finance at UNB.

Dr. Ibn Boamah has authored and co-authored several peer reviewed publications on inflation and exchange rate dynamics, monetary unions, interest rate parity, 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 Coordinator. Dr. Ibn Boamah is also a member of the Canadian Economic Association, the Progressive Economics Forum, and a Director of Atlantic Canada Economic Association.

Recent publications

Ibn Boamah, M., “Real interest parity: Evidence from trade partnerships,” in the Review of Financial Economics (2017),

Ibn-Boamah, M. (2017). Common Stocks and Inflation: An Empirical Analysis of G7 and BRICS. Atlantic Economic Journal, 45 (2), 213-224.

Alam, J. & Ibn-Boamah, M. (2016). Canadian Micro-Credit Programs: An Investigation of Model Differences. Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 28 (4).

W.A. McEachern, M. Altman, M. Ibn-Boamah, R. Moir, and B. O’Shaughnessy. (2016) ECON Micro: Principles of Microeconomics, Toronto: Nelson Education. (First Canadian Edition).

W.A. McEachern, M. Altman, M. Ibn-Boamah, R. Moir, and B. O’Shaughnessy. (2016) ECON Macro: Principles of Macroeconomics, Toronto: Nelson Education. (First Canadian Edition).

Ibn-Boamah, M. (2014). “Iceland’s Currency Options.” Journal of Applied Finance and Banking, 4 (4), 74 – 84.

Ibn-Boamah, M. (2013). “Exchange Rate Pass – Through in Countries of the Proposed West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ).” Review of Economics of Finance, 3 (1) 74 – 82.

Ibn-Boamah, M. (2012). “Taylor Rule and Monetary Policy in Ghana.” International Journal of Economics and Finance, 4 (7), 15 – 21.

Ibn-Boamah, M. (2013). “Testing the Fisher Effect with Common Stocks,” paper presented at the Atlantic Canada Economic Association Meeting; Dalhousie Agricultural Campus Truro, October, 2013, Truro, Canada-Nova Scotia.