Richard Agesa


Richard Agesa received his PhD in Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1996. He currently teaches the graduate course Managerial Economics as well as undergraduate courses such as Principles of Microeconomics. His research interests include applied micro econometrics, with specific reference to the developing economies of Africa. In 2019, his work with Jacqueline Agesa, was published in the Journal of Developing Areas. Richard is currently a committee member in the Higher Learnings Policy Commission as well as the Honors Council and the Graduate Appeals Board. He has been a reviewer for the South African Journal of Economics since 2014 and was guest speaker for the League of Women Voters-Huntington Chapter in 2008.

PhD, Economics, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1996
MA, Economics, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, 1986
BA, Economics, University of Poona, 1984
Elizabeth McDowell Lewis Endowed Chair of Economics, Lewis College of Business, August 2015
Agesa, R. U., & Agesa, J. (2019). Time spent on household chores (fetching water) and the alternatives forgone for women in sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Kenya. Journal of Developing Areas, 53(2), 29-42.
ECN 250: Principles of Economics
ECN 466: Economics Workshop
ECN 501: Economic Analysis
ECN 630: Managerial Economics
PNA 715: Health Economics
Guest Speaker, League of Women Voters, Huntington Chapter, March 2008