Posts tagged as: Ghana Team

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    James Dzansi

    James Dzansi is a Country Economist at IGC Ghana. He works with researchers and policymakers to promote evidence-based policy. Before joining the IGC, James worked for the UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change where he led several analyses to inform UK energy policy. Previously, he served as a Lecturer at the Jonkoping international Business School. His research...

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    David Lagakos

    David Lagakos is a Lead Academic for IGC Ghana. David Lagakos is an Associate Professor of Economics at Boston University. He received his Ph.D in economics from UCLA. He has previously held positions at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis as well as UC San Diego and Arizona State University, and is currently a research associate with the Economic Fluctuations and...

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    Henry Telli

    Before joining the IGC, Henry was a Lecturer at the Nottingham Trent International College after completing his PhD in Economics at the University of Nottingham. He also worked for Intelligence East Midlands – the research observatory that promotes research-led sustainable development in the East Midlands region, UK. His main research interests are in Labour Economics,...

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    Kodwo Akyea

    Mr Kodwo Akyea is the Office Manager for the IGC Ghana office. Before joining the IGC he was the Principal Administrative Assistant at the Registrar’s Office, University of Ghana. Mr Akyea is a trained secretary and has previously served at the District Court (Ghana), the University of Cape Coast (Ghana), and the University of Ile-Ife (Nigeria).  

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    Nii Sowa

    Nii Sowa was, until recently, the Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Ghana. Trained as an economist, he has had several years of experience as lecturer, researcher, and policy analyst. He has served as an economic consultant to several international organizations including the World Bank, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, the...

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    Chris Udry

    Chris Udry is a Lead Academic for IGC Ghana. Chris is Robert E. and Emily King Professor of Economics at Northwestern University. He was previously Professor of Economics at Yale University. He is a development economist whose research focuses on rural economic activity in sub-Saharan Africa. He has conducted extensive field research in West Africa on technological change...

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    Sam Mensah

    Sam Mensah is a Financial Economist and Investment Banking Consultant, and is founder and Executive Chairman of SEM Group Limited, a management consulting and investment advisory firm. His career experience includes corporate finance positions at Aetna Canada and Senior Economist at the Department of Finance of the Government of Canada. During 2006-2009 Dr. Mensah served as...