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Dr. Chali Nondo

Professor, Business Administration


Research/Creative Interests

My current research focuses on sustainable development, particularly on issues pertaining to energy economics, environmental regulations, productivity measurement, and the interplay between institutional quality and economic performance in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Recent Publications

Nondo, C., & Jaramillo, J.R. (2018). Analyzing Africa’s Total Factor Productivity Trends: Evidence from the DEA Malmquist Approach. Forthcoming, International Journal of Sustainable Economies Management, Volume 7, Issue 4, Article 5.

Nondo, C. (2018). Is there a Relationship between ICT Infrastructure, Electricity Consumption and Total Factor Productivity?: Evidence from a Panel of African Countries. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 8(4): 207-218

Nondo, C., Kahsai, M.S., & Hailu, Y. (2016). Does Institutional Quality Matter in Foreign Direct Investment?: Evidence from Sub-Saharan African Countries. African Journal of Economic and Sustainable Development, 5(1):12-30

Awarded Grants Funding Agency:

USDA/Office of Advocacy and Outreach (AOA) Project Title: Building Sustainable Networks for Agribusiness Enterprises for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers

(SNAF) Award No:Role: Principal Investigator Total budget & indirect costs: $200,000. Duration: August 2015 to August 2016 

Contact Information

Office: Murdock 102A



Office Hours
Spring 2020
10:00-11:00 AM



Ph.D., West Virginia University, 2009
MBA, California University of Pennsylvania, 2006
B.S., California University of Pennsylvania, 2005


Courses Taught

ECON 216: Econ & Business Statistics

ECON 142: Microeconomics

ECON 141: Macroeconomics