Nkechi S. Owoo

Dr (Mrs) Nkechi S. Owoo is a senior lecturer at the Department of Economics at the University of Ghana. In her current position, she teaches courses in Micro- and Macro-economics at the undergraduate level. She also lectures in Health Economics and Applied Econometrics at the graduate level. Dr Owoo has a specialization in spatial econometrics and her research focuses on microeconomic issues in developing countries, including household behaviour, health, agriculture, and gender issues. As a Mentoree on its Young Scholar

Fields of specialization

Gender & women’s empowerment, Health and nutrition, Labour markets and employment


Title Country Themes
Food Insecurity in Nigeria – Spatial Mapping, Socioeconomic Determinants and Child Nutrition Outcomes Nigeria Health and nutrition , Youth and children , Agriculture and food security
Non-Wage Benefits, Union ‘Facilitation Effect’ and Labour Market Outcomes in Ghana Ghana Labour markets and employment


Dr. Nkechi S. Owoo
Senior Lecturer
Academic, University
University of Ghana, Legon Accra

Contact information:

University of Ghana, Department of Economics
Legon, Accra (Accra)
LG 57
T: +(233) 240 356847

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