Hassouna Moussa


Office Location:
BAC 347
(902) 585-1511
License (Economics):
University of Tunis, 1969
Master’s (Mathematics):
University of Minnesota, 1974
PhD (Economics):
University of Minnesota, 1978

Research Interests:

  • Financial Structure and Economic Development

Current CV



  • Economic Development
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • International Finance
  • Advanced and Graduate Macroeconomics
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Manpower and Employment
  • Econometrics

Working Papers:

  • Financial fetters of the monetary policy of Tunisia To be presented in the VIème colloque international, Prospectives Stratégies E Développent Durable, Hammamet Tunisia, June 21-23 2010
  • Is the monetary policy of inflation control responsible for economic instability? To be presented at the Athenaeum policy forum at the Bundsbank Frankfurt, Germany, July 29_July 31 2010
  • Inflation control and banking system in Tunisia, May 2006
  • Cost of capital, transparency and economic Development in Japan, with J. Obata , University of Tsukuba, Japan, November 2006,

Presented at

  • The Athenaeum Policy Forum in Boston January 2006 The Atlantic Canada Economic Association meeting in Halifax, October 2005

Recent Publications:

  • “Inflation targeting and financial fragility in Tunisia”, with Adel Boughrara, Mongi Boughzala, in “Monetary Policy and Central Banking in the Middle East and North Africa”, Edited by David Cobham, Ghassan Dibeh, Routledge, 2009
  • “Inflation conrol and banking system: The case of Tunisia” Journal of Economic Asymmetries, Volume 5, No 2, 2008
  • “Trade Imbalance and Capital Flows”, with Tadashi Inoue, in Global Business & Economics Anthology, Volume I, December 2007, pp 67 -89.

Thesis Supervised:

  • Aysigul Dincel, “ Turkey and the European union”, 2006
  • Olawaiye, Oladoyin. “Water resources and economic development”. 2006
  • Liu Yi, “ Economic Reform and economic Development in China”, 2005