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Tamoya Christie

Title: Assistant Professor

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Classes Taught

  • Contemporary Economic Problems
  • Principles of Economics – Macro
  • Intermediate Macroecomics


  • PhD   2011    Economics, Fulbright Scholar
                          Georgia State University
  • MS     2003    Latin American Studies
                          University of Oxford
  • MS     2002    Economics for Development
                          University of Oxford
  • BS     2000    Economics and International Relations
                          University of the West Indies, First Class Honors

Awards and Distinctions:

  • 2006-2008 Fulbright Scholarship
  • April 2007 Admitted to Phi Beta Delta Honors Society for International Scholars, GSU
  • 2001-2003 Reed Foundation Scholarship, University of Oxford
  • Feb. 2001 Admitted to Honors Society, Dept. of Economics, University of the West Indies
  • 1997-2000 UWI Open Scholarship, University of the West Indies

       Peer-reviewed Journal Articles:

  • The Effect of Government Spending on Economic Growth: Testing the Nonlinear Hypothesis, Bulletin of Economic Research, forthcoming.
  • New Business Survival in Georgia: Exploring the determinants of survival using regional level data (with Dave Sjoquist), Growth and Change Vol. 43 (1) (March 2012), pp. 110-142.

Technical reports

  • Jamaica Tax Reform 2012: Implications for Tax Incidence, Social Equity and Social Protection (with Claremont Kirton), Planning Institute of Jamaica, forthcoming.
  • Government Expenditures, Financing and Economic Growth in Cape Verde (with Felix Rioja). Chapter in Cape Verde Country Economic Memorandum: Addressing the challenges of a middle-income small-state, World Bank, forthcoming.
  • Monetary Targeting in Jamaica: An Assessment of Base Money Management (with Robert Stennett), Bank of Jamaica Working Paper June 2006.

Contact Information:  
office phone: (585) 395-5531  
office location: 50 Hartwell Hall 


Last Updated 2/7/14