El-Hachemi Aliouche

Director, Rosenberg International Franchise Center, Rosenberg Chair in Franchising
Phone: (603) 862-1884
Office: Hospitality Management, Paul College Rm 270F, Durham, NH 03824
Hachemi Aliouche

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, CFO, etc.) with global companies (AT&T, Lucent Technologies, etc.), and he co-founded a health care business.


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

Research Interests

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • International Management
  • International/Global Development
  • Social Entrepreneurship

Courses Taught

  • HMGT 618: Uniform Sys for Hospitality In
  • HMGT 655: Hospitality Finance&Developmnt
  • HMGT 703: Strat Mgt Hospitality Industry
  • HMGT 756: International Franchising

Selected Publications

Aliouche, E. -H., Bonet Fernandez, D., Guechtouli, M., & Guechtouli, W. (2019). Letting Go of the Oil Addiction: Oil, Entrepreneurship, and Franchising in Algeria. Journal of Management Policy and Practice, 19(4). Retrieved from https://paulcollege.unh.edu/person/el-hachemi-aliouche

Kalargyrou, V., Aliouche, E. H., & Schlentrich, U. (2018). Antecedents and consequences of Franchisee satisfaction in the U.S. restaurant industry. Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality & Tourism, 17(1), 60-79. doi:10.1080/15332845.2017.1328261

Aliouche, E. (2017). International Franchising: Optimal Market Selection. In A. Terry, F. Hoy, & R. Perrigot (Eds.), The Edward Elgar Handbook on Franchising.

Aliouche, E., & Bonet Fernandez, D. (2017). Social Entrepreneurship and Franchising: A Panacea for Emerging Countries?. In G. Gendrikse, G. Cliquet, T. Ehrmann, & J. Windsperger (Eds.), Management and Governance of Networks: Contributions to Management Science (pp. 75-90). Springer, Cham.

Aliouche, E. H. (2015). The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Country Attractiveness. Thunderbird International Business Review, 57(1), 63-83. doi:10.1002/tie.21671

Hachemi Aliouche, E., Kaen, F., & Schlentrich, U. (2012). The market performance of franchise stock portfolios. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 24(5), 791-809. doi:10.1108/09596111211237309

Aliouche, E. H., & Schlentrich, U. A. (2011). Towards a Strategic Model of Global Franchise Expansion. Journal of Retailing, 87(3), 345-365. doi:10.1016/j.jretai.2011.01.004

Aliouche, E. H., & Schlentrich, U. (2011). A Model of Optimal International Market Expansion: The Case of US Hotel Chains Expansion into China. In Contributions to Management Science (pp. 135-154). Physica-Verlag HD. doi:10.1007/978-3-7908-2615-9_9

Aliouche, E. H., & Schlentrich, U. (2009). Does Franchising Create Value? An Analysis of the Financial Performance of US Public Restaurant Firms. International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 10(2), 93-108. doi:10.1080/15256480902850943

Aliouche, E. H., Bonet Fernandez, D., Chanut, O., & Gharbi, N. (n.d.). Institutional Environments And The Internationalization Of Franchise Chains: The Contrasting Cases Of Three North African Countries. Journal of Applied Business Research (JABR), 31(2), 417. doi:10.19030/jabr.v31i2.9126

Most Cited Publications