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Background Note
COVID-19 and the socioeconomic impact in Africa: The case of Ghana

The first two cases of COVID-19 were reported in Ghana on 12 March 2020 by the health ministry...

COVID-19 economic impact Ghana
Working Paper
Structural transformation and inclusive growth in Ghana

This study examines the structural transformation–inclusive growth nexus for Ghana...

Ghana Inclusive growth Structural transformation
Working Paper
Rural financial intermediation and poverty reduction in Ghana: A micro-level analysis

The financial sector in rural areas, where most of the poor people in sub-Saharan Africa are found, has transformed massively in recent times, notably through the increased penetration of several types of rural financial intermediaries in addition to...

rural financial intermediation Poverty reduction Welfare
Journal Article
South‐South Irregular Migration: The Impacts of China's Informal Gold Rush in Ghana

Part of Journal Special Issue Migration Governance and Policy in the Global South

Ghana China Gold rush
Book Chapter
The agro-processing industry and its potential for structural transformation of the Ghanaian economy

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Agro-processing Economic growth Value chains
Book Chapter
Oil discovery and macroeconomic management: The recent Ghanaian experience

From the book: Extractive Industries

Ghana Macroeconomic policy Oil
Working Paper
Following in their footsteps: An analysis of the impact of successive migration on rural household welfare in Ghana

The decision to migrate is often influenced by the experience of earlier migrants from one’s household. Earlier migrants provide information on likely opportunities and potential risks and can offer support at destination to later migrants...

Migration Ghana Asset index
Working Paper
South-South labour migration and the impact of the informal China-Ghana gold rush 2008–13

This paper examines irregular South-South migration from China to Ghana, and the role it has played in transforming livelihoods and broader developmental landscapes...

Ghana China Gold rush
Journal Article
Gold Mining Pollution and the Cost of Private Healthcare: The Case of Ghana

To attract greater levels of foreign direct investment into their gold-mining sectors, many mineral-rich countries in sub-Saharan Africa have been willing to overlook serious instances of mining company non-compliance with environmental standards...

Mining pollution Healthcare expenditure Hedonic analysis
Working Paper
Oil discovery and macroeconomic management: The recent Ghanaian experience

This paper analyses the evolution of fiscal and monetary variables in Ghana, from the discovery of oil in 2007 through to 2014...

Ghana Macroeconomic policy Oil
Working Paper
Explaining gender differences in preference for self-employment among tertiary graduates in Ghana

We examine gender differences in ambitions and expectations of jobseekers concerning self-employment, an increasingly proposed option for youth in economies with limited wage employment...

Gender Ghana Graduate employability
Research Brief
Oil in Ghana: How inflated expectations of oil revenues led to a deterioration in macroeconomic management Oil Ghana extractives industry
Working Paper
The agro-processing industry and its potential for structural transformation of the Ghanaian economy

The paper explores the potential of Ghana’s agro-processing industry in contributing to the development and structural transformation of the economy...

Agro-processing Economic growth Value chains
Working Paper
Putting Paris into practice: Foreign aid, national ownership, and donor alignment in Mali and Ghana

This paper examines the application of the first two principles of the 2005 Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, namely ownership and alignment, to the cases of Mali and Ghana...

Aid effectiveness Paris decleration ownership
Presentation
A tax-benefit model for Ghana
5 September 2016
University of Essex, Essex, United Kingdom
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