Paul Nkegbe

Paul Kwame Nkegbe is an associate professor of Applied and Agricultural Economics at the Department of Economics and Entrepreneurship Development, University for Development Studies, Ghana. He teaches courses in economics and applied statistics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and currently involved in a study to explain biological energy expenditure in free living humans. He is also Dean of the Faculty of Integrated Development Studies.

He holds PhD in Agricultural and Food Economics from the University of Reading, United Kingdom. His research interests are in applied microeconomic analysis with focus on technology adoption, efficiency and productivity analysis, household modelling as well as evaluation of policy impacts on smallholder producers and recently in labour productivity, market participation and macroeconomic analysis.

He has published papers in a number of international journals including European Review of Agricultural Economics, African Development Review, African Journal of Business, International Journal of Economics and Business Research, Agricultural Finance Review and Development Engineering. He is a member of the Royal Economic Society.

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Fields of specialization

Poverty and inequality , Labour markets and employment


Title Country Themes
Rural nonfarm engagement and agriculture commercialization in Ghana: complements or competitors? Ghana Labour markets and employment , Agriculture and food security


Dr Paul Nkegbe
Associate Professor
University for Development Studies

Contact information:

P. O. Box 520, Wa
Wa (Upper West Region)
T: +233 200 612 888

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