Abdul Malik Iddrisu

Abdul Malik Iddrisu is currently a PhD candidate in Development Economics at the Department of Economics, University of Ghana. He possess a Master of Philosophy degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics with Mathematics (first class honors), all from the University of Ghana. Prior to joining the PhD programme, Abdul Malik served as a teaching and research assistant at the Department of Economics, University of Ghana, where he assisted in teaching courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He has worked on a number of research projects with funding from some key institutions including the OECD Development Centre, Paris-France, the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Office for Research, Innovation and Development (ORID) at the University of Ghana, the Brookings Institution, Washington DC, and the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC). His research interest is in the area of development economics and policy, especially, in the areas of finance, poverty, education analysis and monitoring and evaluation of projects. He has a number of peer reviewed journal publications to his credit with some of his papers appearing in renowned academic journal outlets including the Journal of Development Studies, the Review of Development Economics, and the Review of Development Finance, among others.

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Fields of specialization

Gender & women’s empowerment, Poverty and inequality , Education and training, Fiscal policy, Youth and children


Title Country Themes
IDENTIFYING KEY POLICY OPTIONS FOR GROWTH AND GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT IN GHANA Ghana Impacts of government programs , Labour markets and employment


Mr. Abdul Malik Iddrisu
PhD Candidate
Department of Economics, University of Ghana
University of Ghana

Contact information:

Box LG57, Legon-Accra
Accra (Greater Accra)
T: 00233244060009

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