Dr Raouf S. Hanna

Emeritus 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).

Professor Hanna retired on May 15, 2013, after 35 years of dedicated teaching, research, and service to the Department of Economics, College of Arts and Sciences amd Eastern Michigan University. Raouf Hanna has distinguished himself as a colleague, a scholar, and educator, and administrator of the highest quality. He served as the Department Head for 19 years, a remarkable accomplishment for such a demanding position. Over those 19 years, he maintained the respect and affection of his colleagues, and he will be missed. The Board of Regents have granted Professor Hanna emeritus status for his outstanding dedication and service to EMU on June 18, 2013. Here is Dr. Hanna with Provost Schatzel and Regent Fitzsimmons receiving his emeritus status.