Dr. Edward Nketiah-Amponsah

Country of current residence

Ghana

Current position

Senior Lecturer

Current institute employer

University of Ghana, Department of Economics

Since

2009

Till

-

Website current institute

www.edu.gh

Awards

Carlo Schmid (DAAD) Scholarship for Internship with the United Nation's World Food Programme.

Professional memberships

International Health Economics Association ECOMOD Network

Profession

Economist

Specialisation

Health economics Public Finance Development Economics

Degrees / expertise

PhD, University of Bonn

 

Master of Philosophy Degree (M.Phil) in Economics (2002), University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, Ghana

 

Bachelor of Arts Degree (BA), Honours in Economics (Major) with Political Science (Minor), (1999), University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, Ghana

Professional experience

Lecturer, 2003-Present, Department of Economics, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, Ghana

 

Research/Teaching Assistant (2002-2003), Department of Economics, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, Ghana

 

Graduate Assistant (2001-2002), Department of Economics, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, Ghana

2013

Afful-Mensah, G., Nketiah-Amponsah, E. and Boakye-Yiadom, L.  2013.  Rural-Urban Differences in the Utilization of Maternal Health Care Services..  African Social Science Review, 6(1)   : 42-63   .
Nketiah-Amponsah, E., B. Senadza and E. Arthur.  2013.  Determinants of Utilization of Antenatal care Services in Developing Countries: Recent Evidence from Ghana.  African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, 4(1):58-73   .

2012

Nketiah-Amponsah, E., Aaron A. and Arthur E..  2012.  Maternal Socio-economic Status and Childhood Birth weight: A Health Survey in Ghana.  In: Deborah Raines and Zoe Iliodromiti (eds.): Neonatal Care. Intech.   1-18. 
Nketiah-Amponsah, E., E. Arthur and A. Abuosi.  2012.  Correlates of Contraceptive use among Ghanaian women of Reproductive Age (15-49 Years).  African Journal of Reproductive Health, 16(3)   : 155-170   .

2011

Nyarko, P. A., Nketiah-Amponsah, E. and Barnor, C.  2011.  Effects of Exchange Rate Regimes on FDI Inflows in Ghana.  International Journal of Economics and Finance, 3(3)   : 277-286   .

2010

Nketiah-Amponsah, E.  2010.  Mothers' Demand for Preventive Healthcare for Children aged Under-Five: The case of Utilization of Insecticide Treated Bednets in Ghana.  Journal of Sustainable Development, 3(2)   : 98-106   .
Nketiah-Amponsah, E.  2010.  Covariates of Under-Five Mortality: Application of Survival Analysis to a Cross Section of Ghanaian Children.  Indian Journal of Maternal and Child Health, 12(3)   .
Nketiah-Amponsah, E.  2010.  Economic Analysis of Under-Five Morbidity, Mortality and Health-seeking Behaviour - Evidence from Ghana.  Cuvillier Verlag - ISBN: 978-3-86955-241-5.
Nketiah-Amponsah, E.  2010.  Economic Analysis of Under-Five Morbidity, Mortality and Health Seeking Behaviour - Evidence from Ghana.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information

2009

Nketiah-Amponsah, E.  2009.  Demand for Health Insurance among Women in Ghana: Cross-Sectional Evidence.  International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, 33   : 179-191   .
Nketiah-Amponsah, E.  2009.  Public Spending and Economic Growth: Evidence from Ghana (1970-2004).  Development Southern Africa, 26(3):477-497, .
Nketiah-Amponsah, E and J. Kihara Maguta.  2009.  Public Institutions and Natural Resource Conservation: Examples from Kenya and Ghana.  Legon Journal of International Affairs(LEJIA), 6(2)   : 1-23   .
Nketiah-Amponsah, E. and I. Sagoe-Moses,.  2009.  Expectant Mothers and the Demand for Institutional Delivery: Do household Income and Access to Health Information Matter?-some Insight from Ghana.  European Journal of Social Sciences, 8(3):469-482, .
Nketiah-Amponsah, E. and U. Hiemenz.  2009.  Determinants of Consumer Satisfaction of Health Care in Ghana:Does Choice of Health Care Provider Matter?.  Global Journal of Health Science, 1(2)   : 50-61   .

2008

Nketiah-Amponsah, E.  2008.  Characterizing Access to Modern Health Care among Under-Five Children: Empirical Evidence from Ghana.  A paper presented at the 2nd International Development Conference, November 27-29, Days Hotel and Conference Center, Toronto, Canada

2005

Gockel, A., K. Sena, E.A. Codjoe and Nketiah-Amponsah, E.  2005.  Child Labour Productivity and wages: Case Study of Coastal Fishing and Local Restaurants in Ghana.  Legon Journal of International Affairs (LEJIA), 2(2)   : 89-115   .

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research countries
  • Ghana
Working groups

Trade & Macroeconomics and Poverty Reduction

Professional experience
Lecturer, 2003-Present, Department of Economics, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, Ghana Research/Teaching Assistant (2002-2003), Department of Economics, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, Ghana Graduate Assistant (2001-2002), Department of Economics, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, Ghana
Degrees

PhD, University of Bonn

 

Master of Philosophy Degree (M.Phil) in Economics (2002), University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, Ghana

 

Bachelor of Arts Degree (BA), Honours in Economics (Major) with Political Science (Minor), (1999), University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, Ghana

Edward Nketiah-Amponsah

Former Department :
ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change

Office E-Mail:
enamponsah(at)ug.edu.gh