Dr Raouf S. Hanna
Professor of Economics
Dr. Hanna joined the department in 1977. He holds a Ph.D. from Indiana University and Post Doctorate Studies from the University of Chicago. He earned his bachelor degree in economics from Cairo University, a diploma in National Planning from the Institute of National Planning, Cairo, Egypt, and an MA in economics from Ohio State University. His major areas of academic interest are Econometrics, Monetary Economics, and Macroeconomics. He teaches both the undergraduate and graduate econometric courses.
Dr. Hanna's research interests are in Financial Markets, International Finance, Applied Macroeconomics, and Computer Aided Instruction. Some selected publications of Dr. Hanna are: "The Monetary Model of the Balance of Payments: Application to Taiwan," Journal of Economics , Spring 1995, with M. Vogt; "Money, Inflation and Unemployment Linkages: Some Monetarists Propositions Reexamined," Journal of Economics , 1994, with D. Abdullah; "Time Series Analysis of the Dollar/Won Exchange Rate," Seoul Journal of Economics , December 1991, with M. Vogt; "Variations of the Federal Funds Rate and Bank Reserve Management," Journal of Bank Research , Autumn 1984, with M. Vogt; Introduction To Macroeconomics (Burgess Publishing Company, 1980); Composite Lag Distribution of the Financial Sector: Multivariate frequency and Time Domain Analyses (DC Heath, Lexington Books, 1975).