Felix Ankomah Asante

Felix Asante is the Director of Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research at University of Ghana. He has a PhD from University of Bonn, Germany and an Mphil and BSc at University of Ghana, all in Agricultural Economics. Asante contributed to over sixty co-authored books, chapters, journal articles, discussion papers, including "Placing Health at the Centre of Development" (2014), "Economic Analysis of Decentralisation in Rural Ghana" (2013), "Gender and Governance in Rural Services. Insights from India, Ghana and Ethiopia" (2010), "Common mental disorders, economic growth and development: Economic consequences and measurement issues" The Journal of Developing Areas (50(5), pp. 13-26. His research interest includes: 1.) Development economics relating to poverty and household food security issues; 2.) Decentralisation, provision of public goods and services (specifically, education, health and water); 3.) Health issues (specifically burden of disease, spending assessments, health accounts, health insurance, costing and budgeting); 4.) Energy issues; and 5.) Climate Change issues.


Title Country Themes
CBMS-Ghana Impact of Prices: Effects of Rising Food and Oil Prices on Rural Households in Ghana: A Case Study of Selected Communities in the Dangme West District Using the CBMS Approach Ghana Poverty and Inequality , Globalization and trade , Agriculture and food security
CBMS-Ghana Pilot: Implementing a Community-Based Poverty Monitoring System in Ghana Ghana CBMS , Poverty and Inequality


Mr. Felix Ankomah Asante
Institute of Statistical Social & Economic Research
University of Ghana

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