Bedassa Tadesse, Ph.D.

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Professional Title
Professor of Economics


  • M.A. and Ph.D Applied Economics - Western Michigan University
  • B.Sc. Degree in Economics
  • M.Sc. Degree in Development Economics

Research Interests

  • International Trade
  • Foreign Direct Investment, Economic Development problems of developing countries

This faculty member is interested in working with students on research.


  • Fayissa, B., Nsiah, C., Tadesse, B. (2011). Tourism and Economic Growth in Latin American Countries (LAC): Further Empirical Evidence. Journal, 17(6), 1365-1373.
  • Tadesse, B., Shukralla, E. (2011). The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on Horizontal Export Diversification: Empirical Evidence. Applied Economics, 45(2), 141-159.
  • Tadesse, B., White, R. (2011). Emigrant Effects on Bilateral Trade: Reexamining the Immigrant-Trade Link from the Home Country Perspective. Journal, 37(2), 281-302.
  • Roger, W., Tadesse, B. (2010). The Effects of Refugee and Non-refugee Immigrants on US Trade with their Home Countries. Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, 19(3), 289-317.
  • Tadesse, B. (2009). Volatility in Exchange Rate Components and the Volume of International Trade. International Trade Journal, 23(2), 110-141.

Courses Taught

  • International Economics
  • Econometrics