Alfredo Alejandro Romero

Associate Professor

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
College of Business & Economics


Merrick Hall 105
B.A.Economics / University of the Americas
MAEconomics / Texas Tech University
MAEconomics / Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Ph.D.Economics / Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University


Dr. Romero received Ph.D. and M.A degrees in Economics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; a M.A. degree in Economics from Texas Tech University; and a B.Sc. degree, also in Economics, from The University of the Americas, in Puebla, Mexico. His current research involves Foreign Direct Investment, the role of culture in Economic Development, and Social Mobility.

Research Interests

Foreign Direct Investment. Culture and Economic Development. Social Mobility. Applied Econometrics.

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Recent Publications

  • Zachary Denton, Johnny Ducking, Stephanie Kelly, Jennifer Morrow, Alfredo Romero Aguirre (2020). (Instructor Misbehaviors and Math Anxiety). 33, pp. 27-40 ). Communication Reports.
  • Stephanie Kelly, Alfredo Romero Aguirre (2019). (The Consequences of Invisible Chronic Health Conditions at Work: Implications for Business Communication Education and Training). 2, pp. 13-21 ). Business Communication Research and Practice.
  • Jeffrey Edwards, Cephas Naanwaab, Alfredo Romero Aguirre (2017). (Effect of FDI on real per capita GDP Growth. A Rolling Window Panel Analysis of 60 countries, 1982- 2011). (1) 17, ). Applied Econometrics and International Development.
  • Jeffrey Edwards, Alfredo Romero Aguirre (2014). (Supporting the Development of Municipal Water Policy: A study of the United States with Implications for Other Nations). In Maria Carmen-Guisan, (2) 14, pp. 31 ). Applied Econometrics and International Development.
  • Mark Burkey, Alfredo Romero Aguirre (2011). (Debt Overhang and the Eurozone: A Spatial Panel Analysis). (1) 41, pp. 231-251 ). The Review of Regional Studies.