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  • E. Hachemi Aliouche, PhD:
    Dr Aliouche is the Director of the Rosenberg International Franchise Center at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics where he holds the Rosenberg Chair in Franchising and he is an Associate Professor. His current research focuses on franchise finance, international franchising (particularly in emerging countries), and social franchising. Dr Aliouche’s research has been published in leading academic journals such as the Journal of Retailing, Cornell Quarterly, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, etc. In addition, Dr Aliouche is actively engaged with industry. He writes regularly on franchising in his blog in Forbes.com, and leading industry publications such as Entrepreneur Magazine, Franchising World, etc. have published interviews and/or articles by him.
    Prior to joining UNH as a full-time faculty member, Dr Aliouche held senior level management positions (controller, chief financial officer, etc.) with global companies (AT&T, Lucent Technologies, etc.), and he co-founded a health care business.
  • Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2019 How Social Franchising Can Address Global Social IssuesInternational Journal of Franchising Law.  17. 2019
    2019 Letting Go of the Oil Addiction: Oil, Entrepreneurship, and Franchising in AlgeriaJournal of Management Policy and Practice.  19. 2019
    2018 Antecedents and consequences of Franchisee satisfaction in the U.S. restaurant industryJournal of Human Resources in Hospitality and Tourism.  17:60-79. 2018
    2015 Institutional Environments And The Internationalization Of Franchise Chains: The Contrasting Cases Of Three North African CountriesJournal of Applied Business Research.  31:417-417. 2015
    2015 The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Country AttractivenessThunderbird International Business Review.  57:63-83. 2015
    2014 The behaviour of franchisor stocksInvestment Management and Financial Innovations.  11:8-18. 2014
    2013 Lodging Executives' Sentiment As a Leading Economic IndicatorCornell Hospitality Quarterly.  54:406-415. 2013
    2012 Internationalization Modeling: A Comparative Analysis of American and Australian Franchise FirmsJournal of Marketing Channels.  19:77-97. 2012
    2012 The market performance of franchise stock portfoliosInternational Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management.  24:791-809. 2012
    2011 Towards a Strategic Model of Global Franchise ExpansionJournal of Retailing.  87:345-365. 2011
    2009 Does Franchising Create Value? An Analysis of the Financial Performance of US Public Restaurant FirmsInternational Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Administration.  10:93-108. 2009
    2009 International Franchise Assessment Model: Entry and Expansion in the European UnionEntrepreneurial Business Law Journal.  3:517-537. 2009
    2006 Let's make wine: launching a pilot storeCase Research Journal.  25:1-11. 2006


    Year Title
    2016 Social Franchising in Emerging Markets 2016
    2015 Annual Report 2015
    2015 Social Franchising 2015
    2014 Annual Report of RIFC Activities 2014
    2014 Social Franchising 2014
    2014 The Global Financial Crisis and Country Attractiveness for US Franchise Firms. 2014
    2014 The Promise of Social Franchising 2014
    2013 Hospitality Management Update 2013
    2013 Social Franchising: The Mechanism for Giving Freedom To Power Social Entrepreneurial Ideas? 2013
    2013 RIFC Activities 2012-2013 2013
    2012 Franchise Research - Update 2012
    2012 Franchise Research 2012
    2011 Research Update 2011
    2011 International Expansion 2011
    2009 Franchise Research 2009
    2008 International Franchise Expansion Strategies: Opportunities and Risks 2008
    2008 Research Activities at the Rosenberg Center 2008
    2008 International Franchising: A Model for Growth 2008
    2008 International Franchise Risk Assessment Model 2008
    2008 International Franchise Risk Assessment Model 2008
    2008 International Franchise Development Risk and Opportunity Assessment 2008
    2007 LMW - Where Do We Go From Here" 2007
    2007 Advances in Time Series Analysis:Stationarity, Unit Roots, and Cointegration 2007
    2007 Expansion Strategies of Hospitality Firms 2007
    2007 Current Trends in the Global Hospitality Industry 2007
    2007 The Risk-Return Performance of franchise Portfolios 2007
    2006 Mitigating Risks In Internationalization Decisions 2006
    2006 International Hotel Franchise Expansion Strategies 2006
    2006 A Decision Analysis Framework for Internationalization 2006
    2006 Franchising: Global Expansion Strategies 2006
    2006 Hospitality Franchising Symposium 2006
    2006 International Franchising: Entry and Expansion Strategies in the European Union 2006
    2006 International Franchising: The European Union 2006
    2005 Exploring a Franchise Opportunity 2005


    Year Title
    2017 International Franchising: Optimal Market Selection 2017
    2017 Social Entrepreneurship and Franchising: A Panacea for Emerging Countries?.  75-90. 2017
    2015 Social Franchising 2015
    2013 Franchising 2013
    2011 A Model of Optimal International Market Expansion: The Case of US Hotel Chains Expansion into China.  135-154. 2011

    Conference Proceeding

    Year Title
    2017 Selecting Optimal Expansion Markets in International Franchising 2017
    2015 Social Franchising: A Panacea for Emerging Countries? The Case of Algeria 2015
    2010 International Expansion Modeling: Application to US and Australian Franchise Firms 2010
    2010 A re-examination of the factors affecting systematic risk in the airline industry 2010
    2009 A Financial Model of the Optimal Franchise Decision 2009
    2009 An Integrated Approach to International Franchise Expansion Modeling 2009
    2009 A Model of Optimal International Market Expansion: The Case of US Hotel Chains Entry into China 2009
    2008 International Expansion Model: Linking Theory and Practice 2008
    2007 The Market Performance of Franchise Common Stocks: a cost of Equity Perspective 2007
    2006 To Franchise or not to Franchise: An Independent Luxury Hotel Battle for Survival 2006
    2005 Does Franchising Create Value? 2005
    Franchising in Emerging Countries: The Case of Algeriahttps://emnet.univie.ac.at/emnet2018/.
    The Franchise Model: How to Accelerate Circular Economy - Implementation in the Recycling Sectorhttp://franchisesociety.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2018-ISoF-Conference-Table-of-Contents.pdf.

    Principal Investigator On

  • Franchising  awarded by Rosenberg Family Foundation 2019
  • Franchising  awarded by RIFC Advisory Board members 2019
  • Franchising  awarded by Dunkin Brands 2018 - 2019
  • Franchising  awarded by Dunkin Brands 2016 - 2017
  • Co-principal Investigator On

    Teaching Activities

  • Strat Mgt Hospitality Industry Taught course 2019
  • Uniform Sys for Hospitality In Taught course 2019
  • Hospitality Finance&Developmnt Taught course 2018
  • International Franchising Taught course 2018
  • Uniform Sys for Hospitality In Taught course 2018
  • Hospitality Finance&Developmnt Taught course 2017
  • International Franchising Taught course 2017
  • Uniform Sys for Hospitality In Taught course 2017
  • Hospitality Finance&Developmnt Taught course 2016
  • International Franchising Taught course 2016
  • Uniform Sys for Hospitality In Taught course 2016
  • Hospitality Finance&Developmnt Taught course 2015
  • International Franchising Taught course 2015
  • Uniform Sys for Hospitality In Taught course 2015
  • Hospitality Finance&Developmnt Taught course 2014
  • Uniform Sys for Hospitality In Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of New Hampshire
  • M.A. Economics, University of New Hampshire
  • M.B.A., University of New Hampshire
  • Ph.D. Economics, University of New Hampshire
  • Full Name

  • El-Hachemi Aliouche
  • Mailing Address

  • University of New Hampshire

    Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics

    10 Garrison Avenue

    Durham, NH  03824

    United States