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Name: John Kagochi
Position/Title: Assistant Professor
Work Address: University of Houston-Victoria
3007 North Ben Wilson
Victoria, Texas 77901
Work Telephone: 361-570-4848 Work Email: kagochij@uhv.edu

Educational Background/Training

  • Ph.D. Auburn University,  Applied Economics,  2007 
  • M.S. Auburn University,  Economics,  2004 
  • M.Sc. Tuskegee University,  Agricultural and Resource Economics,  2000 
  • B.Sc. Egerton University,  Agricultural Economics,  1993 

Relevant Teaching Experience

Academic Scholarship/Research/Creative Endeavors


  • Kagochi, J. M. , Al Nasser, O. M. & Kebede, E. (2011). Does Financial Development hold the Key to Economic Growth? The case of Sub-Saharan Africa. Journal Of Developing Areas.
  • Kebede, E. , Kagochi, J. M. & Jolly, C. M. (2010, March). Energy Consumption and Economic Development in Sub-Sahara Africa. Energy Economics, 32(3), 532-537.
  • Kagochi, J. M. , Kebede, E. & Summers, D. (2010, September). Are Remittances a Source of Development Capital? The case of Sub Saharan Africa. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, 47, 117-126.
  • Kagochi, J. & Jolly, C. M. (2010). Using the Elasticities from the AIDS Model to Evaluate International Market Competitiveness: the case of thee Egyptian Wheat Market. International Journal of Trade and Global Markets, 3(2), 154-169.
  • Kagochi, J. M. & Jolly, C. M. (2010, March). R&D Investments, Human Capital, and the Competitiveness of Selected U.S. Agricultural Exports Commodities. International Journal of Applied Economics, 7(1), 58-77.
  • Kagochi, J. M. & Mace, L. M. (2009). The Determinants of Demand for Single Family Housing in Alabama Urbanized Areas. International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, 2(2), 132-144.
  • Awuah, R. T. , Fialor, S. C. , Binns, A. D. , Kagochi, J.  M. , & Jolly, C.  M (2009). Factors Influencing Market Participants Decision to Sort Groundnuts along the Marketing Chain in Ghana. Peanut Science, 36(1), 63-76.
  • Kagochi, J. & Mace, L. M. (2009). Migration and Demand for New Housing in Alabama MSAs. International Journal of Accounting Information Science & Leadership, 2(2), 32-43.
  • Jolly, C. M. , Awuah, R. T. , Fialor, S. C. , Agyemang, K.  O. , & Kagochi, J.  M (2008, November). Groundnut consumption frequency in Ghana. International Journal of Consumer Studies, 32(6), 675-686.
  • Kagochi, J. M. (2008). Leadership Style Influence on Economic Growth in Nigeria.. Journal of Economics Theory, 2(3), 101-105.
  • Kagochi, J. , Tackie, N. O. & Thompson, H. (2007, Spring/Summer). An Analysis of the Impacts of Freedoms on Economic Growth. Journal of African Finance and Economic Development, 1, 13-29.
  • Proceedings

  • Kagochi, J. & Mace, L. M. (2009). Migration and Demand for new Housing in Alabama MSAs. Intellectbase International Consortium, 5, 208-216.
  • Kagochi, J. & Kebede, E. (1999, December). Price Risk and Income of Vegetable Producing Limited Resource Farmers in South Central Alabama. Professional Agricultural Workers Conference, 87-100.


  • Kagochi, J. (2008). Evaluating the Competitiveness of US Agricultural Market Commodities: The role of technology adoption and Commodity Differentiation (pp.168). 66123 Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Publishing House.
  • Kagochi, J. & Kebede, E. (2000). Price Risk and Income of Vegetable Producing Limited Resource Farmers in South Central Alabama. In Robert Zabawa, Ntam Baharani, and Walter Hill. (Ed.),Global Food Security: Exploring the Nexus Between Domestic and International Strategies. (pp.87-100). Tuskegee, Alabama: Tuskegee University.