John Ssozi

Associate Clinical Professor - Economics

Contact Information

Campus Phone:  (254) 710-6793
Fax:  (254) 710-6142
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98003
Waco, TX  76798-8003
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation¬†320.17

Office Hours

FALL 2019
M & W 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
F 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
or by appointment

Work Experience

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Economics, Baylor University (2017 - Present)
  • Lecturer, Department of Economics, Baylor University (2011 - 2017)

Professional Memberships

  • Eastern Economic Association (March 2, 2019 - Present)
  • African Finance and Economic Association
  • American Economic Association


Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"The Effectiveness of Development Aid for Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa," Journal of Economic Studies, Vol. 46, No. 2, (2019), pp. pp. 284-305 (coauthors: Simplice A. Asongu, Voxi Amavilah).

"The non-classical structural economic transformation of Sub-Saharan Africa : urbanization with premature deindustrialization," AfricaGrowth Agenda, Vol. 15, No. 1, (2018), pp. 8-12 (coauthors: Elise Howard).

"When is Foreign Aid Effective in Fighting Terrorism? Threshold Evidence," International Economic Journal, Vol. 31, No. 3, (2017) (coauthors: Simplice A Asongu).

"The Comparative Economics of Catch-up in Output per Worker, Total Factor Productivity and Technological Gain in Sub-Saharan Africa," African Development Review, Vol. 28, No. 2, (2016), pp. 215-228 (coauthors: Simplice A Asongu).

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Sino-African relations: some solutions and strategies to the policy syndromes," Journal of African Business, Vol. 17, No. 1, (2016), pp. 33-51 (coauthors: Simplice A Asongu).

"Political influence on Fiscal and Monetary policy in Sub-Saharan Africa," Journal of African Economies, (August 2015) (coauthors: Rebecca Neumann).

"The Effectiveness of Health Expenditure on the Proximate and Ultimate Goals of Health in Sub-Saharan Africa," World Development, (July 2015) (coauthors: Shirin Amlani).

"The Effects of Remittances on Output per Worker in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Production Function Approach," South African Journal of Economics, (March 2015) (coauthors: Simplice A Asongu).

"Business Cycle Synchronization in the Proposed East African Monetary Union: An Unobserved Component Approach," Review of Development Economics, (2011) (coauthors: Narayan K Kishor).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Inflation Convergence and Currency Unions: The Case of the East African Community," Indian Growth and Development Review, (Spring 2010) (coauthors: Narayan K. Kishor).
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