Tabor School of Business Michael Osei

Assistant Professor


Micheal J Osei is an Assistant Professor of Financial Economics at the Tabor School of Business at Millikin University. Michael earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Oklahoma State University in 2018. His research interests focus on the interactions between the financial sector and macroeconomic conditions and regional economic dynamics in the housing and labor markets. He teaches courses in finance and economics. My teaching responsibilities include Financial Management, Investments, International Finance, and Principles of Macroeconomics and Microeconomics.  

Specialty Area

International and Financial Economics


International capital flows, threshold effects and convergence, regional economic dynamics in the housing and labor markets

Selected Publications 

Osei, M. J. & Kim, J. (2020). Foreign direct investment and economic growth: Is more financial development better? Economic Modelling, 93, 154-161.

Osei, M. J. & Sengupta, S. (2019). Heterogeneity in the local employment multipliers in the United States. Growth and Change, 50(3), 880-893.

Osei, M. J. & Winters, J. V. (2019). Labor Demand Shocks and Housing Prices in the US: Does One Size Fit All? Economic Development Quarterly, 33(3), 212-219.

Osei, M. J., Chakrabarty, D., Winters, J. V., & Zhao, D. (2019). Which immigrant and minority homeownership rates are gaining ground in the US? Journal of Economics and Finance 43 (2), 273-297.

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