I am a Labour Market Economist at the OECD, in the Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs. I previously held an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Oxford, where I continue to work with the Centre for the Study of African Economies (Department of Economics). My research interests are in the fields of Applied Micro, Labour and Behavioural Economics, with a focus on developing countries. I hold a PhD in Economics from the University of Oxford.  

In recent years I have collaborated with several international organisations, including the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. My previous work experiences also include the UK Independent Commission on Banking, NERA Economic Consulting and the Institute for Fiscal Studies (London). 

From 2009 to 2013, I held a stipendiary lectureship at St Catherine's College (Oxford), where I taught Development Economics and Macroeconomics. My teaching experience includes designing the Macroeconomics course for undergraduate students at Oxford University, in collaboration with Prof. Sir John Vickers.

In 2011 I was awarded a Junior Fellowship by the Royal Economic Society, and the Luca d'Agliano AwardBetween 2009 and 2010 I was affiliated to the École Normale Supérieure, part of the Paris School of Economics. 

In 2008, I completed the MPhil Economics at Oxford and I hold a BSc Economics degree from the University College London (2006). In 2001 I was awarded a scholarship to attend the United World College of the Adriatic (Italy).

I was among the founding members of think-tank Fonderia Oxford.

  Kumasi, 2008