Dr. Uchechukwu Jarrett earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2016. His dissertation is titled “Essays on Growth and Development: An International Economics Perspective”. His research interests cover the study of factors that influence growth and development with a focus on three aspects: international economics, energy economics (with a concentration on resource curse) and environmental economics. He is a faculty fellow of the Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance at UNL and a faculty fellow of the International Business program. He teaches in the area of International economics, development, and statistics and is a certified Gallup Strengths Coach.
International Finance (Econ 822) - This course provides in depth analyses of topics in International Finance and open macroeconomics. Through the study of various financial market interactions, this course will provide a more macroeconomic view of the way world economies work.
Statistics (Econ 215) - This course provides elements of statistical processes, which are designed to provide the foundation of statistics which will be needed in subsequent courses. These elements include an introduction to the collection, analysis, and interpretation of statistical data used in economics and business, probability analysis, sampling, hypothesis testings, analysis of trends and seasonality, correlation, and simple regressions.
Introduction to International Economics (Econ 321) - This course provides introductory topics of international economics encompassing both aspects of trade and finance.
International Trade (Econ 421) - Through the various trade models and certain financial market interactions discussed, this course will provide a more macroeconomic view of the way world economies work
International Finance (Econ 422) - This course provides in depth analyses of topics in International Finance and open macroeconomics.
Economics of Less developed Countries (Econ 423) - This course provides an advanced survey of development problems and goals; roles of land, labor, capital, entrepreneurship, and technical progress in economic growth of the less developed countries.
College of Business Administration Excellence in Teaching Award – UNL, 2020
Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Students – UNL Teaching Council and Parents Association, 2018
Seacrest Teaching Fellow – UNL College of Business, 2018, 2019, 2020
Yeutter Institute Fellow 2019, 2020