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Elizabeth Asiedu

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Economics
Professor
Primary office:
785-864-2843
Snow Hall
Room 437
University of Kansas
1460 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045


Professor Asiedu’s research focuses on Foreign Direct Investment, Foreign Aid and HIV/AIDS.  She teaches graduate and undergraduate classes in Development and International Economics. She has received several teaching/mentoring awards at the University of Kansas, including The Outstanding Woman Educator AwardKemper Teaching AwardByron Shutz Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the Woman of Distinction Award.

Teaching Interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • Development
  • International Economics
  • African Development

Research Interests

  • Development Economics
  • International Economics
  • Macroeconomics

Mid-America Alliance for African Studies (MAAAS) Fall 2017 Conference


The Kansas African Studies Center has received $140,000 in funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities to launch public discussions, community programming, and the creation of educational resources in local communities to discuss the challenges and opportunities surrounding recent demographic changes in the region. Visit www.migrationstories.ku.edu to learn more. 

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