Ph.D., Claremont University, (DPE)
MS, University of Strathclyde, (FIN)
MS, Open UniverseUniversity, (ECON)
Certified Public Accountant, (CPA)

Francis Assenga

Hello All!

Here is Francis Assenga, an Interfield PhD Student in Economics and International Politics & Political Science in the School of Social Science, Policy & Evaluation (SSPE). His research interest is on macroeconomics, specifically working on the empirical linkage between economic growth and political instability in developing countries.

Francis holds two Master of Science degrees in Finance from UK and in Economics from Tanzania. He is also a Certified Public Accountant & Auditor (CPA) and a Certified Director too. He is a member of various professional bodies and social organization, including the Western Economic Association International (WEAI), American Economic Association (AEA) and Tanzania Board of Accountants & Auditors (NBAA).

In the past two years, Francis has been working as a Research Assistant at the Claremont Institute for Economic Policy Studies (CIEPS), serving as a Treasurer for the GSC and also worked as a CGU Student Ambassador in 2020-2021 year.