Bartholomew K. Armah

Bartholomew K. Armah
Adjunct Associate Professor

Contact Information:
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
P.O Box 3001, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Research Interests:
Dr. Armah is Senior Regional Advisor on national development strategies for growth and poverty reduction at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. Dr. Armah’s fields of expertise include strategic planning for inclusive growth with a focus on policy design and performance monitoring. He has assisted several developing countries, including post-conflict countries, in designing, implementing and monitoring their national development plans. He is also conduct training sessions on monitoring and evaluation and Medium Term Expenditure Frameworks. The goal is to develop the capacity of countries to link their development plans to expenditure frameworks and robust monitoring and evaluation systems.

Teaching Interests:
Statistics, economic development, applied micro and macroeconomics, international trade, employment and economic growth in the U.S. and less developed countries.

Courses Offered:
Africol 228: Black Political Economy
Africol 329: U.S./Africa Economic Relations

Selected Publications:
"Monitoring Poverty Reduction Strategies" in PRS's in Action: Perspectives and Lessons from Ghana. Amoaku Joe and Armah Bartholomew eds. Lexington/Rowman & Littlefield publishers, December 2008.

"Does Latin America Have More to Gain from Exchange Liberalization than Sub-Saharan Africa?" International Economic Journal, Volume 14, Number 2, Summer 2000.

"Trade Liberalization and Growth in Developing Countries: 1950-88." In Satya D. Gupta ed., Globalization, Growth and Sustainability (Kluwer Academic Press, Boston/Dordrecht/London, 1997).

"Foreign Corporate Acquisition Activity and Domestic Union Status in the U.S." with James Peoples, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. International Economic Journal, Volume 11 No. 3, (Autumn, 1997).

"Trade-Affected Workers: Manufacturing and Services Compared," Social Science Journal, Vol. 33 No. 1, (January, 1996).