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Nyema Guannu - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Nyema Guannu

Senior Instructor of Economics | Loyola Marymount University


Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts


Nyema Guannu is a doctoral student in economics (graduation in spring 2020) at the Claremont Graduate University. He earned a Master’s degree in international studies from the University of Denver - Korbel School of International Studies and holds concurrent Bachelor’s degrees in economics, philosophy, and political science from Arizona State University.

His research interests include economic development, international trade, and international finance. This research includes analysis of the interaction of regional integration, economic development and economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa, the relationship between health and economic development, and studies of exchange rates, capital account/external liberalization, and international financial institutions.

Nyema Guannu was born in Monrovia, Liberia.

Education (5)

Claremont Graduate University: PhD, Economics-Political Science

Expected 2020

American University: M.A., Philosophy and Social Policy 2004

University of Denver: M.A., International Studies 2002

Concentrations: Economic Development, Political Economy

University of Denver: Certificate, Economic Development 2002

Arizona State University: B.A., Philosophy, Political Science, Economics 2000


Areas of Expertise (4)

Economic Development and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

International Trade

African Regional Integration and Development

International Finance and Monetary Relations

Accomplishments (1)

Loyola Marymount University Economics Teacher Of The Year


Affiliations (5)

  • American Economic Society
  • Western Economic Association International
  • African Studies Association
  • International Studies Association
  • American Political Science Association

Event Appearances (1)

Breaking Down the Barriers: Universal Design in Higher Education

Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching, Pomona, CA  March 2009

Courses (4)

Introductory Economics

ECON 1050

Introductory Statistics

ECON 2300

International Trade

ECON 3700

International Finance

ECON 3720