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Kelfala Kallon: Meet The New Governor of Bank of Sierra Leone

President Bio has appointed Mr.Kelfala M. Kallon as the new Governor of Bank of Sierra Leone.

Below is his CV

Kelfala Kallon
University of Northern Colorado
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
(970) 351-2134
Email: Kelfala.Kallon@unco.edu

Education
PhD, University of Virginia, 1983.
Area of Study: Economics
BA, Methodist College, 1976.
Area of Study: Economics
Professional Academic Experience

Associate Professor, University of Northern Colorado. (1993 – Present).
Assistant Professor, Gettysburg College. (1987 – 1993).

Assistant Professor, University of West Florida. (1983 – 1987).

RESEARCH, SCHOLARSHIP, AND CREATIVE WORKS

Publications
Juried
Journal Article

Kallon, K. (2018). The long-run Relationship Between Foreign Aid and Labor productivity
in Sierra Leone.
The Journal of Developing Areas, 52(2), 95-107.
Kallon, K. (2013). Growth Empirics: Evidence from Sierra Leone. African Development
Review, 25(2), 215-230.
Kallon, K. (2009). The Demand for Money in Sierra Leone Revisited. Journal of African
Development, 11(1), 41–59.
Kallon, K. (2008). Testing the Mundell-Fleming and Monetary Approaches to Exchange
Rate Determination: Evidence from Sierra Leone. International Economics and
Finance Journal, 3(2), 141-159.
Kallon, K. (1994). An econometric analysis of inflation in Sierra Leone. Journal of African
Economies, 3(2), 199–230.
Kallon, K. (1992). An econometric analysis of money demand in Ghana. The Journal of
Developing Areas, 475–488.
Kallon, K. (1992). The Demand for Money in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Sierra
Leone. Journal of African Development, 1(2), 59–76.
Kallon, K. (2004). The political economy of corruption in Sierra Leone (vol. 22). Lewiston,
N.Y: E. Mellen Press.
Kallon, K. (1990). The Economics of Sierra Leonean Entrepreneurship. Lanham, Md:
University Press of America.
Conference (Full Paper) Proceeding
Kallon, K. (1988). The Demand for Money in Five Sub-Saharan African Countries.
Proceedings of the Third Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania EconomicsAssociation
(pp. 46-57).
Non-juried
Working Paper
Kallon, K. (2006). The Export-Led Growth Hypothesis: Evidence from Sierra Leone.
University of Northern Colorado.
Kallon, K. (2004). Unit Root Tests of PPP Under Fixed and Flexible Exchange Rate
Regimes: Evidence from Sierra Leone. University of Northern Colorado.
Kallon, K. (2004). A Cointegration Analysis of the Long-Run Relationship between Real
Money, Real Exports, and Real GNP in Sierra Leone. University of Northern
Colorado.
Other Publications
Kallon, K., Leland B. Yeager and Associates (1981). Experiences with Stopping Inflation.
American Enterprise Institute studies in Economic Policy.

Professional Presentations
Not Invited
Juried
Kallon, K., 2014 Conference on African Development at the Center for the Study of
African Economies, “Foreign Aid and the Dutch Disease: Evidence from Sierra
Leone,” Oxford University, Oxford, UK. (March 23, 2014).
Kallon, K., 2014 Meetings of the Eastern Economic Association, “‘The Long-Run
Equilibrium Relationship between Foreign Aid and the Trade Balance’ Evidence from
Sierra Leone.,” Boston, Massachusetts. (March 6, 2014).
Kallon, K., 2013 Meetings of the Eastern Economic Association, “The Impact of Foreign
Aid Flows on the Real Exchange Rate in Sierra Leone,” New York, New York. (May
9, 2013).
Kallon, K., 2012 Meetings of the Eastern Economic Association, “Raw Material
Endowments, Labor-Force Quality and FDI Flows in Sub-Saharan Africa,” Boston,
Massachusetts. (March 9, 2012).
Kallon, K., 2011 Meetings of the Eastern Economic Association, “The Impact of IMF
Structural Adjustment Lending on Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa,” New
York, New York. (February 26, 2011).
Kallon, K., 2010 Oxford Roundtable, “Why is What is Good for the Ganders not Good for
the Geese? A Critique of IMF Structural Adjustment Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa,”
Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom. (July 2010).
Kallon, K., 2010 Meetings of the Eastern Economic Association, “A Novel Procedure for
Estimating Capital Stock from Gross Domestic Investment: Application to Sierra
Leone Data,” Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (February 26, 2010).
Kallon, K., 2009 Meetings of the Eastern Economic Association, “The Impact of
Exchange Rate Changes on Real Income in Sierra Leone,” New York, New York.
(February 27, 2009).
Kallon, K., 2008 Annual Meetings of the Eastern Economic Association, “The Casual
Relationship between Money, Output, Prices and Interest Rates in Sierra Leone,”
Boston, Massachusetts. (February 28, 2008).
Kallon, K., 2006 Meetings of the Eastern Economic Association, “Empirical Models of
Exchange Rate Determination: Evidence from Sierra Leone,” Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania. (February 23, 2006).
Kallon, K., 2002 meetings of the Eastern Economic Association, “A Cointegration
Analysis of the Long-Run Relationship between Money, Prices and GDP in Sierra
Leone,” Boston, Massachusetts. (March 15, 2002).
Kallon, K., 2001 meetings of the Eastern Economic Association, “The Impact of
Corruption on the Post-Independence Sierra Leonean Economy,” Washington, D.C.
(March 2001).
Kallon, K., 2000 meetings of the Eastern Economic Association, “The Political Economy
of Corruption with Special Application to Sierra Leone: Some Theoretical Insights,”
Washington, D.C. (March 2000).
Kallon, K., 1999 Meetings of the Eastern Economic Association, “Money, Inflation, and
Budget Deficits in Sierra Leone: Tests of Granger Causality,” Boston,
Massachusetts. (March 1999).
Kallon, K., 1998 meetings of the African Studies Association, “How Did We Get Here?
An Economist’s View of the Sierra Leone Crisis,” Chicago, Illinois. (October 1998).
Kallon, K., 1998 meetings of the Eastern Economic Association, “Africa’s Case for
Reparation for the Slave Trade,” New York, New York. (February 27, 1998).
Kallon, K., 1995 Gwendollyn Carter Lecture Symposium, “Land Tenure,
Entrepreneurship, and Agricultural Development: A Study of the Mende Land Tenure
System in Sierra Leone,” Center for African Studies, University of Florida,
Gainesville, Florida. (November 1, 1995).
Kallon, K., 1994 Annual Meetings of the Eastern Economic Association, “An Economic
Model of HIV-Prone Behavior with Implications for African Americans,” Boston,
Massachusetts. (1994).
Kallon, K., Luckey, I., 1993 Annual Meetings of the Eastern Economic Association, “A
Probit Analysis of Health-Care Utilization by African Americans,” Washington, D.C.
(March 1993).
Kallon, K., 1993 Allied Social Sciences Association Annual Meetings, “Does Africa HaveCase for Restitution from the West for the Atlantic Slave Trade?,” Anaheim,
California. (January 1993).
Kallon, K., 1992 Annual Meetings of the Allied Social Sciences Association, “The
Inflationary Process in Sierra Leone,” New Orleans, Louisiana. (January 1992).
Kallon, K., 1991 Annual Meetings of the Southern Economic Association, “An
Econometric Analysis of the Inflationary Process in Sierra Leone,” Nashville,
Tennessee. (November 1991).
Kallon, K., Third Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Economics Association, “The
Demand for Money in Five Sub-Saharan African Countries,” University Park,
Pennsylvania. (1990).
Kallon, K., 1990 annual meetings of the Southern Economic Association, “The
Macroeconomic Effects of IMF-Supported Adjustment Programs in an African
Economy: The Case of Sierra Leone,” New Orleans, Louisiana. (November 1990).
Kallon, K., 1990 annual meetings of the African Studies Association, “Sierra Leone’s
Economic Decline: A Public-Choice View,” Baltimore, Maryland. (October 1990).
Kallon, K., 13th Annual Meetings of the Eastern Economic Association, “An Econometric
Analysis of the Inflationary Process in Sub-Saharan Africa,” Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania. (April 1986).
Kallon, K., 1985 Annual Meetings of the African Studies Association, “The Effects of the
African Extended-Family System on Entrepreneurial Activity: Some Evidence from
Sierra Leone,” New Orleans, Louisiana. (November 1985).
Kallon, K., 1984 Annual Meetings of the Southern Economic Association, “Some
Socioeconomic Characteristics of Indigenous Entrepreneurs in Sierra Leone,”
Atlanta, Georgia. (November 1984).
Non-juried
Kallon, K., Commemoration of Sierra Leone’s 40th Independence Anniversary, “Political
Corruption and the Culture of ‘Blood Diamonds’ in the Sierra Leone Civil War,” Long
Island University. (April 27, 2001).
Kallon, K., 1997 Annual Conference on Peace and Economic Stability in Sierra Leone,
“How Did We Get Here? An Economist’s View of the Sierra Leone Crisis,” Bowie
State University, Bowie, Maryland. (December 12, 1997).
Kallon, K., Second Annual Conference of Africans in America, “The Ineffectiveness of
Standard Monetary-Policy Instruments in Sub-Saharan African Countries,”
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts. (September
1991).

GRANTS
Funded
Kallon, K., “Provost’s Travel Award to present a paper at the Oxford Roundtable, Oxford
University, United Kingdom.” (July 2010).
Kallon, K., “Funding for Research Trip to Sierra Leone to conduct archival research on Sierra
Leone’s dual land-tenure system,” Sponsored by Faculty Research and Publications Board,
$2,500.00. (September 2002 – December 2002).
Kallon, K., “Funding for Research Trip to Sierra Leone to gather Macroeconomic Data,”
Sponsored by Faculty Publications and Research Board, $2,500.00. (July 1996 – August
1996).
Kallon, K., “Summer Postdoctoral HIV/AIDS Training Fellowship Program for Research on Black
Americans,” Sponsored by Institute for Social Social Research, University of Michigan,
$8,075.00. (July 1993 – August 1993).
Kallon, K., “Grant to take ICPSR Summer Course on Vector Autoregression,” Sponsored by
Gettysburg College Professional Development, $500.00. (July 1991 – August 1991).
Kallon, K., “Summer Grant to Study the Macroeconomic Effects of IMF-Supported Structural
Adjustment Programs on Sierra Leone,” Sponsored by Gettysburg College Professional
Development, $2,500.00. (July 1990 – August 1990).
Kallon, K., “Grant to take ICPSR Summer Course on Time Series Analysis and Forecasting,”
Sponsored by Gettysburg College Professional Development, $1,100.00. (July 1988 – August
1988).

TEACHING
Teaching Experience
University of Northern Colorado
Courses Taught:
ECON 203, Principles of Macroeconomics, 29 courses. 3.00 credit hours.
ECON 205, Principles of Microeconomics, 1 course. 3.00 credit hours.
ECON 301, Money and Banking, 3 courses. 3.00 credit hours.
ECON 303, Intermediate Macroeconomics, 14 courses. 3.00 credit hours.
ECON 320, Comparative Economic Systems, 8 courses. 3.00 credit hours.
ECON 344, International Economics, 8 courses. 3.00 credit hours.
ECON 360, Economics of Growth and Development, 8 courses. 3.00 credit hours.
ECON 395, Special Topics in Economics, 1 course. 3.00 credit hours.
ECON 452, Econometrics, 2 courses. 3.00 credit hours.
HON 451, Senior Honors Research Thesis, 1 course. 3.00 credit hours.

SERVICE
University Service

Committee Member, Graduate Council. (2005 – 2007).
Committee Member, International Studies Board of Directors. (1995 – 2006).
Director, International Studies Program. (1995 – 2006).
Committee Member, Undergraduate Council. (2004 – 2005).

College Service
Committee Member, College Leadership Council. (2011 – Present).
Committee Member, Policies and Procedures Committee. (2008 – Present).
Committee Member, Less Commonly Taught Taskforce. (2004).
Committee Chair, Schultz Search Committee. (2000).
Department Service
Committee Chair, Economic Department. (September 2011 – Present).
Committee Chair, Economics Faculty Evaluation Committee. (2000 – 2011).
Professional Service
Chaired a session and discussed two papers, Eastern Economic Association. (2009).
Public/Community Service
Coach, Girls Soccer teams. (2000 – 2006).
Panelist, World Religions, Political Science Association. (2004).
Panelist, Impact of Iraq War on the U.S., UNC Political Science Association. (2003).
Parent Volunteer, Meeker Elementary School. (1997 – 2002).
Panelist, Globalization. (May 2002).
Worked with Choir Director to translate a Krio Christmas Carol for their Christmas Around theWorld Choir Program, Greeley’s Unitarian Church. (December 2001).
Presented “Sierra Leone and Other African Issues”, African Studies Class of the First UnitedMethodist Church, Greeley, Colorado. (March 1995).
Guest Speaker, Symposium on South Africa at the International Students Center, International
Week. (1994).

DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES ATTENDED
Tutorial, “UNC Online Academy to learn how to set up an online course.” (July 2012).
Continuing Education Program, “Sabbatic Leave to complete my book, The Political Economy ofCorruption in Sierra Leone.” (September 2002 – December 2002).
Workshop, “NSF Workshop for Integrating Race and Gender Issues in the Principles of
Economics Courses,” Dennison University, Granville, Ohio. (June 1994).
Continuing Education Program, “Course on Maximum Likelihood Estimation,” Inter-University
Consortium for Social and Political Research Summer Program, University of Michigan. (July
1993 – August 1993).
Continuing Education Program, “Post-Doctoral Work on HIV/AIDS,” Program for Research on
Black Americans, University of Michigan. (July 1993 – August 1993).
Continuing Education Program, “Course on Logit and Log-Linear Models,” Inter-University
Consortium for Social and Political Research Summer Program, University of Michigan.
(June 1993).
Continuing Education Program, “Course on Vector Autoregression,” Inter-University Consortiumfor Social and Political Research Summer Program, University of Michigan. (July 1991 –
August 1991).
Continuing Education Program, “Course on Time Series Analysis and Forecasting,” Inter-
University Consortium for Social and Political Research Summer Program, University of
Michigan. (July 1988 – August 1988).

AWARDS AND HONORS
Other

HIV/AIDS Summer Postdoctoral Training Fellowship, Institute for Social Research — Program forResearch on Black Americans, University of Michigan. (June 1993).
Dupont Fellow, University of Virginia. (1980).
Dupont Fellow, University of Virginia. (1979).
Methodist College Scholars. (1976).
Pi Gamma Nu, National Social Science Honorary Society. (1976).

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Western Economic Association International. (2014 – Present).
Eastern Economic Association. (1987 – Present).
African Finance and Economic Association. (1987 – 2001).
American Economic Association. (1987 – 2000).
Pennsylvania Economic Association (Served on Board of Directors, 1990-1993). (1987 – 1993).
Southern Economic Association. (1983 – 1987).

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