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Degree Program University
Ph.D. Finance Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
M.S. Applied Mathematics Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
M.A. Mathematics and Statistics University at Albany, SUNY
B.Sc. Mathematics (First Class Honors) University of Science and Technology, Ghana

My Professional Experience

Year Title University
2017 - Now Assistant Professor of Finance Siena College
2016 - 2017 Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance Siena College
2015 - 2015 Interim Assistant Dean - School of Business Siena College
2015 - 2016 Lecturer in Finance Siena College
2014 - 2014 Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance Siena College
2013 - 2013 Lecturer of Mathematics Skidmore College
2013 - 2014 Adjunct Professor of Finance University at Albany, SUNY
2013 - 2014 Lecturer of Economics University at Albany, SUNY

Articles & Book Reviews

  • Investor Protections, Capital Markets, and Economic Growth: The African Experience
    Advances in Financial Economics, vol. 18
    October, 2015
  • Democracy and Stock Market Development: The African Experience
    Research In Finance, vol. 31
    July, 2015
  • Political Regimes and Stock Market Development
    Eurasian Economic Review, vol. 5
    June, 2015

Awards & Distinctions

  • Dear Dr Eric Ofori,


    Congratulations, your chapter “Investor Protections, Capital Markets, and Economic Growth: The African Experience” published in Advances in Financial Economics has been selected by the editorial team as an Outstanding Author Contribution in the 2016 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. Your chapter was chosen as a winner as it is one of the most impressive pieces of work the team has seen throughout 2015.


    To increase dissemination of such high quality work, we have made it freely available for one year, and will shortly make it the Book Series’ sample chapter.


    You can find details of all this year’s winners, including your own success, here:


    And details of the awards and how they are chosen here:


    Please do share these links with colleagues and via your professional and social networks!


    As a winner you will receive a certificate. Where possible, we like to organise for you to be presented with your certificate in person. We will be in touch with you shortly (next few weeks) in the hope that we can organize a presentation, and also provide you with a link to our Press Release and details of our other promotional activities.


    Again, many congratulations on your award. We will be in touch with you regarding our plans to present your award very soon. Please do notrespond to this mail asking about possible presentations. I will be in touch soon with all the details of where we can present!!



    Best regards,


    Jim Bowden

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