Program Coordinator for the Undergraduate Applied Economics Major
217G Ruttan Hall
1994 Buford Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 1996.
His research focuses on comparative institutional economic development with specific emphasis on Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.
Current research projects examine effects of multiple dimensions of social fragmentation on economic performance in developing countries, with an emphasis on Sub-Saharan Africa. Other research areas are: economic development theory, political economy of ethnicity, and economics of governance.
His publications have appeared in The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Journal of Economic Issues, Journal of Socio-Economics and The American Economist. He has also contributed several book chapters in edited volumes.
Tade teaches Principles of Microeconomics (ApEc 1101).
Tade has a joint appointment in the Department of African American and African Studies.