Prof. Anthony Kofi Osei-Fosu

Associate Professor


Dept: Economics
Department of Economics, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana

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Research Areas/Interests

Microfinance, Poverty Reduction and Development....~more

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Publications

    1. Osei-Fosu, A. K. (2008). “Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative Fund Micro-Credit for Poverty Reduction in Ghana: Panacea or a Mirage?” Journal of Science and Technology (JUST), Vol. 28 No. 3: 94-102

    Osei-Fosu, A. K. (2011). “Evaluating the Impact of the Capitation Grant and the School Feeding Programme on Enrolment, Attendance and Retention in Schools: the case of Weweso Circuit”, Journal of Science and Technology (JUST), Vol. 31 No. 3: 55-64.

    Osei-Fosu, A. K. and Boachie, M. K. (2013). “Determinants of People’s Participation in Microfinance Services in Ghana: Evidence from Kwabre East District”, International Journal of Innovative Research and Studies, Vol (2)8: 364-380.

    Osei-Fosu, A. K., Osei-Fosu, A. K. and Boachie, M. K. (2013). “Comparative Analysis of Efficiency in Saving Mobilization, Credit Disbursement and Credit Retrieval of Rural Banks and Credit Unions in Ashanti Region: A Case Study of Sekyere Rural Bank Limited and St Peter’s Credit Union”, ADRRI Journal, Vol (2)2: 1-19.

    Osei-Fosu, A. K. and Osei-Fosu, A. K. (2013). “Empirical Investigation of the Nexus between Stock Price and Exchange Rates in Ghana”, Ghanaian Journal of Economics, Vol (1): 82-91.

    Osei-Fosu, A. K. and Osei-Fosu, A. K. (2013). “Empirical Investigation of the Nexus between Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa”, ADRRI Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. (3)3: 1-20.

    Osei-Fosu, A. K., Butu, M. M. and Osei-Fosu, A. K. (2014). “Does Ghanaian’s Consumption Function Follow the Permanent Income Hypothesis? The Cagan’s Adaptive Expectation Approach”, ADRRI Journal of Social Sciences, Vol (4)4: 133-148.

    Osei-Fosu, A. K., Osei, B. and Osei Mensah, I. (2014). “The Effect of Interest Rate on Deposit on Household Consumption in Ghana: ARDL Cointegration Analysis”, Researchjournali’s Journal of Economics (2) 8: 1-18

    Osei-Fosu, A. K., Baba, I. and Ofori-Boateng, K. (2015). “Real Exchange Rate Volatility and Foreign Direct Investment Inflows: The Ghanaian Experience”, International Journal of Empirical Finance, Vol. 4, No. 6: 336-344.

    Mohammed, J. and Osei-Fosu, A. K. (2016). “Fuel Wood Commercialization and Households Welfare in the Northern Region of Ghana: An Implications for Rural Livelihood Improvement”, International Journal of Energy and Environmental Research, Vol.4, No.3: 1-26.

    Mohammed, J., Osei-Fosu, A. K. and Hadrat, Y. (2016). “Households’ Fuel Wood Dependence, REDD+ and Gender Coping Strategies: An Empirical Review and Policy Implication in the Northern Region of Ghana”, International Journal of Environment, Vol.5, Issue.4: 12-31.

    Mohammed, J., Osei-Fosu, A. K. and Hadrat, Y. (2017). “Factors Influencing Households’ Participation in Forest Management in the Northern Region of Ghana”, Independent Journal of Management & Production (IJM&P), 5, No.4: 1324-1341.

    Mohammed, J., Osei-Fosu, A. K. and Hadrat, Y. (2017). “Households’ Dependence on Fuel Wood as a Preferred Source of Energy in the Tamale Metropolitan Area of Ghana: An Application of the Theory of Planned Behaviour”, Environment. & Conservation, Vol.23 (4): 1917-1928.

    Osei-Fosu, A. K. and Adoma, K. (2017). “Challenges of Export Diversification in Ghana: Firm Level Analysis”, Researchjournali’s Journal of Economics, 5, No. 6: 1-12.

    Osei-Fosu, A. K. and Agblobi, A. D. (2017). “A Review of Public Pension Schemes: Perspective of Social Protection Floor Framework”, International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 7, No. 6: 1-12.

    Osei-Fosu, A. K., Atiim, B. A. and Osei-Fosu, A. K. (2017). “Financial Deepening, Domestic Saving Mobilization, and Economic Growth in Ghana; an Empirical Investigation”, ADRRI Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, Vol. 15, No. 2 (3): 39-63.

    Mohammed, J., Osei-Fosu, A. K. and Hadrat, Y. (2017). “Assessing the Welfare Value of Fuel Wood Commercialization among Rural Households in the Northern Region of Ghana: Application of Poisson Model”, Journal of Emerging Trends in Economics and Management Sciences (JETEMS)8 (4): 198-203.

    Osei-Fosu, A. K. and Osei-Fosu, A. K. (2017). “The Sustainability of Microfinance Institutions in Ghana: Causes of Proliferation and Frequent Collapse of Savings and Loan Companies”, Africa Development and Resources Research Institute (ADRRI) Journal, VOL. 26, No. 9(4): 39-58

    Agblobi, A. D. and Osei-Fosu, A. K. (2018). “Poverty Incidence among Elderly with and without Pensions in selected localities in Ghana”, Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, Vol.9, No.12: 77-81.

    Adjei Kwakwa, P., Adu, G. and Osei-Fosu, A. K. (2018).A Time Series Analysis of Fossil Fuel Consumption in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Ghana, Kenya and South Africa, International Journal of Sustainable Energy Planning and Management, Vol. 17: 31–44.

    Quartey, J. D. and Osei-Fosu, A. K. (2018). “Evaluating the Efficiency of Forestry Policy for Inclusive Growth in Ghana”, Ghana Journal of Development Studies, 15 (2108-127.

    Marfo Boaheng, J., Amporfu, E., Ansong, D. and Osei-Fosu, A. K. (2019). “Determinants of Paying National Health Insurance Premium with Mobile Phone in Ghana: A Cross-Sectional Prospective Study”, International Journal for Equity in Health, Vol.18 (50): 1-9.

    Osei-Fosu, A. K, Dampah, M. E. and Buabeng, E. (2019) Village Saving and Loan Associations (VSLA) as a means of Microfinance for Livelihood Development of Rural Women and Poverty Reduction. ADRRI Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, Ghana: Vol. 16, No.11 (4):1-27.

    Yussif, M. M., Osei-Fosu, A. K. and Buabeng, E. (2019). Digitisation, Financial Development and Economic Growth in Emerging Economies. Africa Development and Resources Research Institute Journal, Vol. 28, No. 8(5): 59-93.

    Agblobi, A. D., Osei-Fosu, A. K. and Hadrat, Y. (2020). Fiscal Space and Government Pension Benefits Spending, Journal of Economic and Social Research, Vol. 19(2) 2020, pp.121-131

    Agblobi, A. D., Osei-Fosu, A. K. and Hadrat, Y. (2020). Poverty Response to the Household Type of Elderly and Old-Age Pension, Business and Management Research, Vol. 9, No. 4; 2020, pp. 20-27


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