DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, WINNEBA-GHANA
Isaac Doku holds a PhD (economics) from Nelson Mandela University, South Africa, but currently a lecturer with the Economics Education Department of University of Education, Winneba-Ghana.He lectures various courses in economics including research methods and computer application, advanced microeconomics, public sector economics among others. Dr. Doku also serves as a counsellor and a research supervisor of students both at the MPhil and undergraduate levels. He is a member of both the Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL).
Before joining the University of Education, he was a postdoctoral fellow with the Department of Economic Sciences of Nelson Mandela University, South Africa. His key research interests include poverty, climate change and climate finance economics, FDI, sustainability, financial economics, gender, public sector economics, labour economics, development economics, applied econometrics and environmental economics. He has published widely in international and impactful journals including European Journal of Development Research, International Journal of Finance and Economics, International Journal of Green Economies and Cogent Economics and Finance, among others. Isaac’s good research has won him an Emerald Literati Award in 2018 based on the paper; effect of Chinese foreign direct investment on economic growth in Africa. Published in Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies. He has currently won a proposal grant with the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), to conduct a randomised control trial (RCT) in Ghana. The focus of the study is on the economic outcome of short-term apprenticeship and soft skills training among urban-slum dwellers in Ghana.
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