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Eugene Kouassi
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Email :   ekouassi@bidpa.bw

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Professor Eugene Kouassi is Senior Research Fellow at the Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA), since September 2016. Prof. Kouassi holds a Ph.D degree in Mathematical Economics and Econometrics from the University of Montpellier 1 (France), with specializations in Econometrics. He also holds Ms. in Mathematical Economics and Econometrics from the University of Aix-Marseille 3 (France). Previously, Prof. Kouassi worked for the University FHB. He was also a Senior Fulbright Scholar with both the University of Chicago (USA) and West Virginia University (USA) in 1995 and 1996. Thereafter, he was a Senior Research Fellow with the University of Montreal (Canada) from 1996-98; prior to join the US Department of Agriculture from 1998 to 1999. Prof. Kouassi has taught in many universities in the US, Canada, Europe and Africa. His research interests are on Theoretical Econometrics; Applied Econometrics; Poverty; Inequality.


Education:

  • Ph.D, University of Montpellier 1, France, 1990
  • Ms. University of Marseille 3, France, 1986.

Selected Journal Articles:

Eugene Kouassi, Lexi Sethlare and Amenssin Kidou Jean Calliste (2016) ‘Asymptotic Properties of Pesaran’s CD Revisited’, Economics Bulletin, 36(4), 247-255.

Eugene Kouassi, Patrice Soh Takam, JM Bosson Brou and Emile H Ndoumbe (2016) ‘Pseudo Maximum Likelihood Estimation of the GARCH(2,2) and Asymptotic Normality under Dependent Innovations’, Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods, DOI 10.1080/03610926.2016.1275694

Eugene Kouassi, Patrice Soh Takam, JM Bosson Brou and Emile H Ndoumbe (2016) ‘Pseudo Maximum Likelihood Estimation of the GARCH(1,1) and Asymptotic Properties under Dependent Innovations’, Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods, DOI 10.1080/03610926.2016.1231824

Eugene Kouassi, Mbodja Mougoue , Joel Sango, JM Bosson Brou, Marius, Oyon Amba and Afeez Salisu (2014) ‘Testing for Heteroscedasticity and Spatial Correlation in the Two Way Random Effects Model’, Journal of Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 70, pp. 153-171.

Eugene Kouassi, Alain Constant Kamdem, Jean Marcellin B. Brou and Mbodja Mougoue, (2014) ‘Estimating and Predicting the General Random Effects Model’, Journal of Forecasting, 33, pp. 270-283.

Eugene Kouassi, Joel Sango, Jean Marcellin B. Brou and Mbodja Mougoue (2014) ‘Conditional Score Tests for Heteroscedasticity in the Two Way Error Components Model’, Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods, 43(18), pp. 3812-3835.

Eugene Kouassi, Joel Sango, Jean Marcellin B. Brou and Mbodja Mougoue (2014) ‘A Joint Score Test for Heteroscedasticity in the Two Way Error Components Model’, Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods, 43(13), pp. 2734-2751.

Eugene Kouassi, Joel Sango, Jean Marcellin B. Brou, Francis N Teubissi, and Kern. O Kymn (2012). ‘Prediction from the One Way Error Components Model with AR(1) Disturbances’, Journal of Forecasting, 31(7), pp. 617-638.

Eugene Kouassi, Joel Sango, Francis N Teubissi, Jean Marcellin B. Brou and Kern. O Kymn (2011). ‘Prediction from the Regression Model with Two Way Error Components’, Journal of Forecasting, 30(6), pp. 541-564.

Eugene Kouassi and Kern O. Kymn (2008). ‘Prediction in the Two Way Random Effect Model with Heteroscedasticity’, Journal of Forecasting, 27(5), pp. 451-463.

Eugene Kouassi, Mbodja Mougoue and Kern O. Kymn (2004) ‘Causality Tests of the Relationship Between The Twin Deficits’. Empirical Economics, 29(3), pp. 503-525.

Francois B. Aka, Eugene Kouassi and Kern O. Kymn (2003) ‘Business cycle in Ivory Coast: Phase Switch Analysis of Ivorian Real GDP Growth Rate by Gibbs Sampling’, Journal of Emerging Markets, 8(3), pp. 25-40.

Estache Antonio and Eugene Kouassi (2002). ‘Sector Organization and the Inefficiency of African Utilities’, Policy Research Working Paper 2890, The World Bank, Washington, D.C., USA.

John B. Cromwell, Walter, C. Labys and Eugene Kouassi (2000). ‘What Color are Commodity Prices? A Fractal Analysis’, Empirical Economics, 25(4), pp. 563-580.

Contributions to Books:

Kouassi, E., Sango, J., JM Bosson Brou and Kern O Kymn (2014). Joint LM Test for Homoscedasticity in a Two-way Error Components Model. In  Econometric Methods and Their Applications in Finance, Macro and Related Fields. Eds. K. Hadri and W. Mikhail. World Scientific Publishing. ISBN: 978-981-4513-46-3   

Kouassi, E (2008). Testing for Asymmetry in Metal Commodity Prices. In Commodity Modeling and Pricing: Methods for Analyzing Resource Market Behavior. Peter V. Schaeffer (eds.), pp. 118-135, New-York: John Wiley and Sons, USA. ISBN: 9780470317235

Cromwell, J., Labys, W.C. and E. Kouassi. (2006). What Color are Commodity Prices? A Fractal Analysis. In Modeling and Forecasting Primary Commodity Prices. Walter C. Labys and Clive W.J. Granger (eds.), pp.107-122, New York: Ashgate Publishing, USA. ISBN: 9780754646297

Kouassi, E. (2006). Cyclicality, Non-Stationarity and the Forecasting of Commodity Prices. In Modeling and Forecasting Primary Commodity Prices.Walter C. Labys and Clive W.J. Granger (eds.), pp. 163-182, New York: Ashgate Publishing, USA. ISBN: 9780754646297

Kouassi, E. and W.C. Labys (2005). Seasonality, Non-Stationarity and the Structural Forecasting of the Index of Industrial Production. New Trends in Macroeconomics. C. Diebolt and C. Kyrtsou (eds.) pp. 195-221. Springer Verlag, USA. ISBN: 9783540214489

Book:

Econometric Methods for Analyzing Economic Development (With Peter Schaeffer), IGI Global of Hershey: International Publisher, USA, July, 2013. (website: www.igi-global.com) DOI:10.40181978-1-4666-4329-1; ISBN: 978-1-46666-4329-1

Selected Projects

Team Member of the BIDPA team: Tobacco project.

Team Member of the BIDPA team: Addiction project.  


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