Aaron Johnson

Ph.D., University of Arkansas, USA
CFA, Chartered Financial Analyst Institute
M.A., University of Arkansas, USA
B.S., University of Nebraska, USA

Dr. Johnson joined UNYP in 2013, teaching courses in economics, finance, mathematics, and business, as well as serving as the Graduate Business Programs Manager.  His teaching experience includes both American and Czech universities.

He has served as UNYP's MBA director, and now has a small role beyond professorial work in directing its nascent Entrepreneurship Center. Most professional hours are dedicated toward the classroom and writing. 

His research interests are focused in development economics, specifically microlending and poverty alleviation efforts, with working papers also in ODA and family economics. In the classroom, Dr. Johnson enjoys using a variety of technologies, and is interested in various teaching strategies and alternative education initiatives. Future research plans include field experiments in direct development efforts in Bangladesh and elsewhere.

Dr. Johnson earned a Ph.D. and M.A. in economics at the University of Arkansas, and a B.S. in Finance at the University of Nebraska. He also is a CFA charterholder, and served for five years as a non-profit finance director before returning to academia. Future research plans include field experiments in direct development efforts in Bangladesh and elsewhere. 

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