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Mustapha Ibn Boamah

Associate Professor


Business, Faculty of

Hazen Hall 240

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, 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, the Progressive Economics Forum, and a past director of Atlantic Canada Economic Association.

Recent publications

(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, March 2021.

(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.

(co-author Alam, J.), “Canadian Micro-credit Programs: An Investigation of Model Differences.” Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 28(4), 2016, 307-324.

(co-authors McEachern, W., Altman, M., Moir, R., O’Shaughnessy, B.), ECON Macro (First Canadian Edition). Nelson Education Ltd. (December 2015).

(co-authors McEachern, W., Altman, M., Moir, R., O’Shaughnessy, B.), ECON Micro (First Canadian Edition). Nelson Education Ltd. (August 2015).

“Iceland’s Currency Options.” Journal of Applied Finance & Banking, 4 (4), 2014, 73-83.

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

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