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Solomon Owusu is currently a Doctoral Fellow in Economics at the United Nations University – MERIT.  He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Management and Education from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana; Master’s degree in Economics, Law and Politics from Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany and Erasmus Mundus Advanced Master’s degree in Economics of Globalization and European Integration from Staffordshire University (UK), University of Cantabria (Spain), University of Brasilia (Brazil).

Prior to joining the World Bank’s African Fellowship Program, Solomon has worked and done research assistance work for the European Union, the Asian Development Bank, Ministry of Education, Ghana and the Ghana Statistical Services. Solomon’s research interest focuses on a wide-range of policy issues in diverse areas of development pertaining to developing countries and Africa in particular, in areas such as structural transformation, industrial policy, tertiarisation, trade, labor market analysis, sectoral linkages and technology transfer, industrial organisation, public policy and education.