16 Jan 2020
Names : Yvonne Umulisa, PhD (Economics)
Position : Lecturer
Phone : +250 788 821959
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Yvonne Umulisa is a lecturer of economics at the University of Rwanda in the Department of Economics. She holds a Master’s degree in International and Development Economics from Académie Universitaire Louvain, Belgium and a PhD in Economics from Jönköping University, Sweden. Her research focuses on the economics of monetary unification in the East African region. Whereby, inspired by the theory of optimum currency areas, her research has so far focused on the economics of the East African Community Union (EAMU), to generate empirical evidence to inform key decision-makers about the future development of the EAMU. Her research has so far been published in the Journal of Economic integration and African Development Review. Most of her teaching covers Intermediate Microeconomics, Operations Research, Advanced Macroeconomics theory, Monetary Policy and Money and Banking at both undergraduate and master’s programmes.
Perspectives on the East African Community Monetary Union. In Almas Heshmati (Ed.) Economic Integration, Currency Union, and Sustainable and Inclusive Growth in East Africa (pp. 77-96). Springer International Publishing. DOI :