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Dr. Tolina Fufa

Dr. Tolina Fufa



2140 Colden Hall



Joined Northwest in 2016

Associate Professor


  • Ph.D. Economics, Oklahoma State University
  • M.A. Global Human Studies, Osaka University, Japan
  • M.Sc. Economics, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
  • B.A. Economics, Mekelle University, Ethiopia

Courses Taught

  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics (Macroeconomic Theory)
  • International Economics
  • Macroeconomics for Business Managers (MBA)
  • Data Analytics and Decision Modeling (MBA)

Academic Interests

  • International Macroeconomics
  • Financial development and economic growth
  • Macro aspects of development economics
  • Empirical macro econometrics

Scholarly Activity

  • Referred Journal Articles

    • Fufa, T. (2021). Aid, institutions, and economic growth: Evidence from convergence clubs. International Journal of Applied Economics, 18(2), 22-43.
    • Fufa, T., Abington, C., & Wanorie, T. (2019). Remittance inflows and economic growth: The case of developing countries. Journal of Applied Economics and Business, 7(2), 38-53.
    • Fufa, T., & Kim, J. (2018). Financial development, economic growth, and convergence clubs. Applied Economics, 50(60), 6512-6528.
    • Fufa, T., & Kim, J. (2018). Stock markets, banks, and economic growth: Evidence from more homogeneous panels. Research in International Business and Finance, 44, 504-517.

Student Group Advisement

  • Northwest Chapter Advisor for Omicron Delta Epsilon

Other Professional Experiences

  • Member in American Economic Association (AEA)
  • Midwest Economic Association (MEA)
  • Southern Economic Association (SEA)
  • Ethiopian Economic Association (EEA)