Frank Tenkorang

Professor, Chair

Office: WSTC 313C   |    Phone: (308) 865-8573   |    Email: tenkorangf1@unk.edu

Frank Tenkorang

Education

Education

PhD, Purdue University, 2006.
Major: Agricultural Economics
Dissertation Title: Projecting World Fertilizer Demand in 2015 and 2030

MS, University of Wyoming, 2002.
Major: Agricultural Economics

BSc (Hons), University of Ghana, 1996.
Major: Agriculture


Research

Published Intellectual Contributions


Conference Proceedings
  • Agrawal, V. K., Taylor, A. R., Tenkorang, F. A. (2012). Development of an Instrument to Measure the Demand for US Professional in the Manufacturing and Service Sectors (Winner - Best Refereed Paper Award). National Mountain Plains Management Annual Conference.
  • Bridges, D., Tenkorang, F. (2009). Agricultural Commodities Acreage Value Elasticity Over Time - Implications for the 2008 Farm Bill (1st ed., vol. 16). American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.
  • Agrawal, V. K., Tenkorang, F., Taylor, A. R. (2009). Contemporary Perspectives on Demand for IT Professionals. MidWest Decision Sciences Institute Conference. http://www.fsb.muohio.edu/mwdsi2009/proceedings.php
  • Houlden, C., Schanbacher, B., Kotcherlakota, V., Tenkorang, F., Elder, B. (2008). Regional Comparative Analysis of Agricultural Products Transported By Truck: 1997 And 2002 (2nd ed., vol. 38, pp. 76-87). National Social Science Association Conference. http://www.nssa.us/perspectives/perspectives_38_2_LV.htm
Book Chapters

Agrawal, V.K., Taylor, A.R., Tenkorang, F.A. (2011).  Trends in IT Human Resources and its Determinants.  In Jerry Luftman (Ed), Managing IT Human Resources: Considerations for Organizations and Personnel (pp. 20-36). PA: Hershey: Business Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global).

Refereed Journal Articles
  • Dority, B. L.,  Larreau, D., Tenkorang, F (2016).  Hedonic Price Analysis of Non-Barren Broodmares.  Review of Economic Business Studies 9, 2, 61-75.
  • Tenkorang, B., Tenkorang, F., Ujah, N., and Ziwoya, F. (2016).  Default in Lending Potential of Small and Medium Enterprises: The Case of Ghana.  African Journal of Accounting, Economics, Finance and Banking Research. 10, 18.28.
  • Tenkorang, F.A. Dority, B.L., Bridges, D.E., Lam, E (2015).  Relationship between Ethanol and Gasoline: AIDS Approach.  Energy Economics, 50, 63-69.
  • Bridges, D.E., Tenkorang, F.A. (2015).  Implications of Increased Ethanol Production on Nebraska Hay Production: An Initial Investigation.  Economics and Business: Inquiries and Perspectives (NEBA), 6(1), 16-29.
  • Tenkorang, F.A. Dority, B.L., Lam, E (2014). NBA Endgame: Does Salary Matter? Review of Economic and Business Studies (REBS), 7(2), 51-62.
  • Tenkorang, F. A., Schanbacher, B., Houlden, C., Elder, B. R., King, S. (2010). Immediate Knowledge Gain from Agricultural Transportation Safety Workshops. National Social Science Journal, 33(2), 86-97. http://www.nssa.us/journals/2010-33-2/2010-33-2-10.htm
  • Bridges, D., Tenkorang, F. (2009). Multi-Crop Acreage Response - The Impact of the 1996 Farm Bill. Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 21(1), 39-50. http://www.asbbs.org/files/2009/Volume_21.1_Fall_2009.pdf
  • Tenkorang, F., Kotcherlakota, V. (2009). The Analysis of Global Agricultural Productivity: A Spatial Econometric Approach. ANU Journal of Social Sciences, 1(1), 1-11.
  • Tenkorang, F. A., Lowenberg-DeBoer, J. (2009). Forecasting Long-term Global Fertilizer Demand. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 83(3), 233-247. http://www.springerlink.com/content/a25q8882r66l86n3/?p=fa746d5fdca94a53bed199dc288da148&pi=3
  • Tenkorang, F. A., Lowenberg-DeBoer, J. (2008). On-Farm Profitability of Remote Sensing in Agriculture. Journal of Terrestrial Observation, 1(1), 50 - 59. http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/jto/
  • Tenkorang, F. A., Bridges, D. (2008). SHORT-TERM PRICE FORECAST FOR SELECTED COMMODITIES IN U.S. AND NEBRASKA. Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 18(1).
  • Tenkorang, F. A., Bridges, D. (2008). Spatial Analysis of U.S. Ethanol Production. Research in Business and Economics Journal, 1, 17-34. http://www.aabri.com/manuscripts/08031.pdf

Presentations

  • Tenkorang, F.A., Bridges, D.E. American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Program of 22nd Annual Conference.  "The Impact of Nebraska Ethanol Production on Corn and Soybean Prices Volatility," Las Vegas, NV (February 23, 2015).
  • Bridges, D. E., Tenkorang, F. A., "Implications of Increased Ethanol Production on the Variability of Corn Prices: Does Size Matter?," American Society of Business Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, NV. (February 2013).
  • Bridges, D., Tenkorang, F. A., "An Analysis of Increased Ethanol Production on Nebraska Hay Production," American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada. (2012).
  • Boken, V., Tenkorang, F. A. European Geosciences Union, "Analysis of maize versus ethanol production in Nebraska and international agricultural droughts: Lessons for global food security," Vienna, Austria. (April 2012).
  • Tenkorang, F. A., Bridges, D., "Optimal Distribution of Ethanol in the U.S.," American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada. (February 2012).
  • Bridges, D., Tenkorang, F. A., "Implications of Increased Ethanol Production on the Variability of Nebraska Commodity Prices: A Preliminary Analysis," Nebraska Economics and Business Association Annual Conference, Norfolk, Nebraska. (2011).
  • Tenkorang, F., Kotcherlakota, V., Frickel, B., Elder, B., "Estimating the Effect of NAFTA on Trade and Investment," Mountain Plains Management Association Annual Conference, Layton, Utah. (2010).
  • Elder, B., Tenkorang, F., Bridges, D., Dority, B., "The Impact of the Proposed Antitrust Rules on the Market Power in Meat Industry," Nebraska Economics and Business Association Annual Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010).
  • Agrawal, V. K., Tenkorang, F., Taylor, R., "Empirical Study of an Information Technology Human Resource Model," Nebraska Economics and Business Association Annual Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (October 2010).
  • Tenkorang, F. A., Bridges, D., "Implications of Increased Ethanol Production on Nebraska Hay Production: A Preliminary Analysis," Nebraska Economics and Business Association Annual Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (October 2010).
  • Tenkorang, F. A., Schanbacher, B., Houlden, C., Elder, B., King, S., "Immediate Knowledge Gain from Agricultural Transportation Safety Workshop," National Social Science Association Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada. (2009).
  • Rittenhouse, M., Bridges, D., Tenkorang, F., "Economic Literacy: What do our College Students Know?," American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada. (February 2009).
  • Agrawal, V., Tenkorang, F. "A New Look: Requirements of IT Professionals," Mountain Plains Management Association Annual Conference, Pocatello, Idaho. (October 2008).
  • Agrawal, V. K., Tenkorang, F. A. "A New Look: Requirements of IT Professionals," Mountain Plains Management Association Annual Conference, Pocatello, Idaho. (October 2008).
  • Tenkorang, F. A., Bridges, D., "Multi-Crop Acreage Response to the 1996 Farm Act and Beyond," Mountain Plains Management Association Annual Conference, Pocatello, Idaho. (October 2008).
  • Tenkorang, F. A., Bridges, D., "Profit Maximization and Ethanol Distribution among U.S. States," American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada. (February 2008).
  • Tenkorang, F. A., Bridges, D., "Spatial Analysis of U.S. Ethanol Plants," Mountain Plains Management Association Annual Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (October 2007).
  • Tenkorang, F. A., Bridges, D., "Short-Term Price Forecast for Selected Commodities in the U.S. and Nebraska," American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada. (February 2007).

Service

Department Service

  • Faculty Advisor, Academic Advising. (2009).
  • Faculty Advisor, Agribusiness Club. (2009).
  • Committee Member, Economics Department Chair Search Committee. (2009).
  • Committee Member, Economics Department Peer-Review Committee. (2009).
  • Committee Member, Economics Department Assessment Committee. (2008).

College Service

  • Committee Member, CBT-BD Assurance Of Learning Committee. (September 1, 2010 - August 31, 2013).
  • Committee Member, Nebraska Bankers Association Scholarship Review Team. (April 2011 - April 2013).
  • Committee Member, Business Division Assessment Council. (2010).
  • Committee Member, CBT:BD Assurance of Learning Committee. (September 1, 2009 - August 31, 2010).
  • Committee Member, John Becker Endowed Professorship. (2009).
  • Committee Member, CBT:Business Division Assurance of Learning Committee. (September 1, 2008 - August 31, 2009).
  • Committee Member, CBT Deans Advisory Committee. (September 1, 2006 - August 31, 2008).

University Service

  • Committee Member, International Studies Advisory Council. (2009).
  • Committee Member, UNK World Affairs Committee. (2009).
  • Committee Member, UNK Writing Intensive/Cultural Diversity Committee. (2009).

Professional Service

  • Reviewer, Journal Article, UNK Office of Undergraduate Research, Kearney, NE (February 2015).
  • Session Chair, American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Program of the 22nd Annual Conference.  Las Vegas NV (February 23, 2015).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, National Mountain Plains Management Conference. (2010).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics. (2009).
  • Special Projects or Assignments. (2008).
  • Special Projects or Assignments. (2004).

Professional

Professional Memberships

  • Agricultural and Applied Economics Association. (2005 - Present).

Consulting

  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome. (2007).
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome. (2004).