Book Chapters:

1. “Political Settlements and Structural Change: Why Growth Has Not Been Transformational in Ghana” (with R. D. Osei, C. Ackah and G. Domfe), 2017, in Pritchett, L., Sen, K., and Werker, E. (Eds), Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics of Growth Episodes, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.


Articles in international peer reviewed journals (Selected from 2014):

  1. The Extent and Determinants of Tax Gap in the Informal Sector: Evidence from Ghana” (with E. Osei- Assibey), Journal of International Development (Wiley), 2018, 30(6): 992-1005
  2. Gender bias in households’ educational expenditures: Does the stage of schooling matter?” (with A. M. Iddrisu, P. Quartey, and W. Ohemeng), World Development Perspectives (Elsevier), 2018, 12(1): 15-23
  3. Technology Transfer and National Efficiency: does absorptive capacity matter?” (with B. Ouattara, and P. Quartey), African Development Review, (Wiley), 2018, 30(2): 162-174
  4. Unmasking the contributing factors of entrepreneurial activities among men and women in Ghana” (P. Quartey, G. Owusu and A. M. Iddrisu), Journal of Economic Studies (Emerald), 2018, 45(1): 114-125.
  5. Access to mobile phones and wellbeing of non-farm enterprise households: evidence from Ghana” (with A. M. Iddrisu), Technology in Society (Elsevier), 2018, 54(1), 1-9
  6. Technology Transfer, adoption of technology and the efficiency of nations: Empirical evidence from sub Saharan AfricaTechnological Forecasting and Social Change (Elsevier), 2018, 131(1):175-182
  7. Comparison of Stochastic Frontier Approaches for Estimating National Efficiency: An Application to Sub-Saharan African countries” (with B. Ouattara), Journal of Economic Development, 2018, 43(3): 119-142
  8. Cost Efficiency of Insurance Firms in Ghana(with D. M. Otoo and A. Baah-Nuakoh), Managerial and Decision Economics (Wiley), 2018, 39(2): 213-225.
  9. Corruption, Institutions and Capital Flight: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa” (with E. Osei- Assibey and K. Domfeh), Journal of Economic Studies, (Emerald), 2018, 45(1):59-76.
  10. Analysis of School Enrollment in Ghana: A Sequential Approach” (with A. M. Iddrisu and P. Quartey), Review of Development Economics (Wiley), 2017, 21 (4): 1158- 1177.
  11. Assessing the relationships between human capital, innovation and technology adoption: Evidence from sub -Saharan Africa” (with J. Amankwah-Amoah), Technological Forecasting and Social Change (Elsevier), 2018, 122 (1): 24- 33.
  12. Paying for education among households in Ghana: Is there any role for household resources and contextual effects?” (with A. M. Iddrisu and P. Quartey), International Journal of Development Issues (Emerald), 2017, 16(2): 214-226.
  13. Unmasking the factors behind income inequalities in Ghana” (with W. Ohemeng), International Journal of Social Economics (Emerald), 2017, 44(7): 884-899.
  14. Access to financial services via Rural and Community Banks and poverty reduction in rural households in Ghana” (with P. Quartey and A. M. Iddrisu), Journal of African Development (AFEA),2017, 19(1):67-76
  15. “Sources of retirement income among formal sector workers in Ghana” (with P. Quartey and M. E. Kunawotor), African Journal of Economic and Management Studies (Emerald), 2016, 7(4):366-378.
  16. Market Efficiency and Price Discovery in Cocoa Markets” (with W. Ohemeng and B. Sjo), Journal of African Business (Taylor and Francis), 2016, 17(2): 209-224.
  17. Tax reforms and revenue mobilization in Ghana” (with W. Bekoe and S. Senahey), Journal of Economic Studies (Emerald), 2016, 43(4): 522-534.
  18. What drives national efficiency in sub–Saharan Africa?” (with B. Ouattara), Economic Modelling (Elsevier), 2015, 44(1): 171-179.
  19. Examining the determinants of efficiency using a latent class stochastic frontier model” (with P. Quartey), Cogent Economics and Finance (Taylor and Francis), 2015, 3:1124741.
  20. Hedging Under Uncertainty: Price Risk Management for Cocoa Exporting Countries” (with W. Ohemeng and B. Sjo), African Review of Economics and Finance (UNISA), 2015, 7(2): 84-104.
  21. TFP growth and its determinants: a model averaging approach” (with E. Moral-Benito and B. Ouattara), Empirical Economics (Springer), 2014, 47(1): 227-251.
  22. Productivity Growth, Human Capital and Distance to Frontier in Sub-Saharan Africa” (with B. Ouattara), Journal of Economic Development, 2014, 39(4):27-48.

Peer Reviewed Working Papers:

  1. Rural Financial Intermediation and Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Ghana” (P. Quartey and A.M. Iddrisu) 2017. Final Report for UGRF (8th Call) Grant, ORID, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra.
  2. Unmasking the factors behind Socio- economic inequalities in Ghana” (with W. Ohemeng), 2017. UNDP Discussion Paper, Accra.
  3. Qualitative Study on Innovation in Manufacturing Small and Medium –Sized enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana” (with J. Voeten, W. Baah- Boateng). 2017. Enabling Innovation and Productivity Growth in Low Income Countries (EIP-LIC/PO 5639).
  4. Informality and the Tax Gap: A case of Non-Farm Enterprises in Ghana (with E. Osei-Assibey), 2016. International Growth Centre (IGC) Working Paper, S-33206-GHA-1. London, UK.
  5. Political settlements, the deals environment and economic growth: The case of Ghana” (with R. D. Osei, C. Ackah and G. Domfe), 2015. ESID Working Paper, No. 53. Manchester, UK: University of Manchester.