Paul K. Asabere
Paul K. Asabere
Office: Alter Hall 421
Dr. Paul K. Asabere earned a BS. (First Class Honors) in Urban Planning from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana in 1974. He received his M.U.P degree in 1977 and Ph.D in Finance in 1980 (Real Estate) from the University of Illinois, Champaign.
Dr. Asabere has been at Temple University since 1989.Prior to coming to Temple University, Dr. Asabere taught at Bentley College, Massachusetts; St. Mary’s University,Nova Scotia; and University of Connecticut,Connecticut. He has published over forty scholarly articles in top-tier academic journals such as: Journal of Regional Science; Land Economics; Urban Economics; Urban Studies; Real Estate Economics; Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics; Journal of Real Estate Research, and The Appraisal Journal. He is on the editorial boards of two major real estate journals: Journal of Real Estate Research, and the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics. He is currently working on housing and land policy studies for African countries.
Dr. Asabere has received several research grants (or awards) including grants from the foundation of the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors (1990) and U.S.A.I.D Research Grant for study in Ghana (1979/80). Dr.Asabere has participated in scores of academic conferences and seminars. Dr. Asabere was awarded Fulbright Senior Research Scholar in 1999. Recent consulting include: Comptroller of Public Accounts (State of Texas) and The Pine Lands Commission (State of New Jersey). Dr. Asabere was past president of the African Finance and Economics Association (AFEA), a subsidiary of ASSA. In 2007, Dr. Asabere was a discussant in the Workshop on Urbanization and Growth sponsored by the Commission on Growth and Development (organized by the World Bank). The Workshop was chaired by Nobel Price economist Michael Spense. He is currently a member of the Lower Gwynedd Planning Commission. He is the faculty coordinator for the FSBM CIBER’s African Initiative Program.
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