Dr. Mina Baliamoune-Lutz is Associate Professor of Economics in the Coggin College of Business, University of North Florida (UNF). She holds an MBA and a Ph.D. in Economics from Northeastern University. In spring 2007, she was a Visiting Scholar at the Institute of Economic Development, Boston University. Her recent research is mainly on the effects of policy and institutional reforms in Africa.
She has published over 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes. Her recent peer-reviewed journal publications are in Applied Economics, Contemporary Economic Policy, Business Economics; Empirica, Journal of Policy Modeling, Review of Development Economics, Information Technology for Development, International Advances in Economic Research, African Development Review, Journal of African Development, and Journal of African Economies. In addition, she has co-edited (with Sylvain Boko and Sitawa Kimuna) a book titled ‘Women in African Development: The Challenge of Globalization and Liberalization in the 21st Century’, published by Africa World Press/The Red Sea Press, New Jersey (2005).
Dr. Baliamoune-Lutz taught courses, delivered keynote papers, presented papers, participated in workshops, and/or served as Research Fellow in over 20 foreign countries. Dr, Baliamoune-Lutz currently serves as associate editor for the Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences; Information Technology for Development; and the Journal of African Development. She is also on the Editorial Board of Feminist Economics and the Board of Directors of the Eastern Economic Association. She has served as Vice-President of the African Finance and Economics Association for 3 years (2005- 2007).