Edgar Ghossoub, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Economics

Edgar Ghossoub


Personal Faculty Website

Dr. Ghossoub joined the UTSA faculty in 2007. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Kentucky. He teaches Principles of Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic Theory,  and Money and Banking. He is a member of the Southern Economic Association and the American Economic Association.

Research Interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary Theory
  • Industrial Organization
  • Economic Development
  • Open Economy Macroeconomics


  • Ph.D. University of Kentucky
  • M.S. University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • B.A. Notre Dame University, Lebanon


  • “Financial Development and the Distributional Effects of Monetary Policy,” (with R. Reed), Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 126, 2017, pp. 167-189.
  • “The Size Distribution of the Banking Sector and the Effects of Monetary Policy,” (with R. Reed), European Economic Review, Vol. 75, 2015, pp. 156-176.
  • “The Cost of Capital, Asset Prices, and the Effects of Monetary Policy,” with R. Reed, Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 42, 2014, pp. 211-228.
  • “The Stock Market, Monetary Policy and Economic Development,” with R. Reed, Southern Economic Journal, January 2013.
  • “Financial Market Participation, Financial Intermediation, and Monetary Policy,” Economics Letters, Vol. 117, October 2012, pp. 127-130.
  • “The Effects of Monetary Policy at Different Stages of Economic Development,” with R. Reed, Economics Letters, Vol. 117, October 2012, pp. 138-141.
  • “The Role of Financial Sector Competition for Monetary Policy,” with T. Laosuthi and R. Reed, Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 45, February 2012, pp. 270-287.
  • “Liquidity Risk and Financial Competition: Implications for Asset Prices and Monetary Policy,” European Economic Review, Vol. 56, February 2012, pp. 155-173 (lead article).