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.


Mulugeta S. Kahsai, Chali Nondo, Peter V. Schaeffer, and Tesfa Gebremedhin. (2012). “Does Level of Income Matter in the Energy Consumption-GDP Nexus? Evidence from Sub-Saharan African Countries.” Journal of Energy Economics, Volume 34(3): 739-746.

Chali Nondo, Mulugeta S. Kahsai, and Peter V. Schaeffer. (2012). “Energy Consumption and Economic Growth: Evidence from COMESA Countries.” Southwestern Economic Review, volume 39: 89-106

Irene M Xiarchos, Chali Nondo, Mulugeta S Kahsai. (2014). “Renewable Energy and Economic Growth in US States: A Panel Dynamic Approach.” Journal of Energy and Development 39(1-2)


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
Fall 2019



Ph.D., West Virginia University, 2009

B.S., California University of Pennsylvania, 2005


Courses Taught

ECON 216: Econ & Business Statistics

ECON 142: Microeconomics

ECON 141: Macroeconomics