Haruna Issahaku is an Associate Professor of Applied Economics and Finance and the Head of the Department of Economics and Entrepreneurship Development, University for Development Studies, Ghana. He holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Ghana Business School. He is an international Visiting Scholar at Covenant University, Nigeria. Furthermore, he is a development finance and economics expert whose current research focuses on remittances, digital finance, financial inclusion, agricultural finance, and economic development. He has over 18 years of teaching, training, community outreach and research experience. He has consulted for a wide range of international organizations. He possesses excellent writing and presentation skills. He has to his credit 42 published academic papers comprising 30 peer-reviewed journal articles, 9 book chapters, 3 working papers and over 18 seminar/conference presentations. He is a member of several professional associations, including the Econometric Society, Africa Finance and Economics Association, and Society for the Study of Emerging Markets. He is a recipient of the 2020 Emerald Literati Awards, Highly Commended Paper category.
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