John Ssozi

Clinical Associate Professor - Economics

Contact Information

Fax:  (254) 710-6142
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98003
Waco, TX  76706
Office Location:  Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation 320.17

Office Hours

FALL 2022
M,W, F 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM for ECO 2307 classes)
T, R 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM (for ECO/INB 4334 class)
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 influence of international trade on labour productivity in services: The case of Brazil in the 1990s," Review of Development Economics, Vol. 27, No. 1, (February 2023), pp. 268-290 (coauthors: Steve Gardner, Lourenço Paz).

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"The Effects of Chinese Imports on Female Workers in the Brazilian Manufacturing Sector," Journal of Development Studies, The, Vol. 57, No. 5, (May 2021), pp. 807-823 (coauthors: Lourenco Paz).

"The Effects of the Catch-Up Mechanism on the Structural Transformation of Sub-Saharan Africa," Economies, Vol. 7, No. 4, (November 2019) (coauthors: Edward Bbaale).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"The Effectiveness of Development Aid for Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa," Journal of Economic Studies, Vol. 46, No. 2, (March 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).

"The Effectiveness of Health Expenditure on the Proximate and Ultimate Goals of Health in Sub-Saharan Africa," World Development, Vol. 76, (December 2015), pp. 165-179 (coauthors: Shirin Amlani).

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

"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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