Dr. Frank Adusah-Poku


Research Areas/Interests

Applied microeconometrics, energy economics, environmental economics, development economics....~more

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    Journal Articles

    1. Adjei-Mantey, K., Adjei Kwakwa, P., & Adusah-Poku, F. (2022). Unraveling the effect of gender dimensions and wood fuel usage on household food security: evidence from Ghana. Heliyon, Vol. 8, Issue 11, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2022.e11268

    2. Adusah-Poku, F., Dramani, J.B., & Adjei-Mantey, K. (2022). Does the choice of cooking fuel empower Ghaiana women? An empirical analysis. Development Southern Africa. https://doi.org/10.1080/0376835X.2022.2135489.

    3. Adjei Kwakwa, P., Adjei-Mantey, K., and Adusah-Poku, F.(2022). The effect of transport services and ICTs on carbon dioxide emissions in South Africa. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-022-22863-7.

    4. Nkansah, K., Takyi, P.O., Sakyi, D., & Adusah-Poku, F. (2022). Economic integration agreements and export survival in Ghana. Journal of African Trade, https://doi.org/10.1007/s44232-022-00001-z.

    5. Tabiri, G.K., Adusah-Poku, F., and Novignon, J. (2022). Economic inequalities and rural-urban disparities in clean cooking fuel use in Ghana. Energy for Sustainable Development, 68, 480-489.

    6. Adusah-Poku, F., Adams, S., & Adjei-Mantey, K. (2022). Does the gender of the household head affect household energy choice in Ghana? An empircal analysis. Environment, Development and Sustainability. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-022-02293-8

    7. Martey, E., Etwire, P.M., Adusah-Poku, F., and Akoto, I. (2022). Off-farm work, cooking energy choice and time poverty in Ghana: An empirical analysis. Energy Policy, Vol. 163, pp. 1-11.

    8. Nayaga, P., Adusah-Poku, F., Dramani, J.B., and Takyi, P.O. (2021). The Threshold effect of electricity consumption and urbanization on carbon dioxide emissions in Ghana. Management of Environmental Quality , Vol.33, No.3, pp.586-604.

    9. Adjei-Mantey, Kwame and Adusah-Poku, F. (2021). Energy efficiency and electricity expenditure: An analysis of risk and time preferences on oight bulb use in Ghana. Resources, Conservation & Recycling Advances, Vol. 12, pp. 1-7.

    10. Adusah-Poku, F., Bosco Dramani, J., and Adjei-Mantey, Kwame (2021). Determinants of electricty demand in Ghana: the role of power crises. International Journal of Sustainable Energy, DOI: 10.1080/14786451.2021.1974440.

    11. Kwakwa, P.A., Adusah-Poku, F., and Adjei-Mantey, Kwame (2021). Towards the attainment of sustainable development goal 7: what determines clean energy sustainability in sub-Saharan Africa? Green Finance, Vol.3, No.3, pp.268-286.

    12. Adusah-Poku, F., Adjei-Mantey, Kwame and Kwakwa, P.A. (2021). Are energy poor households also poor? Evidence from Ghana. Poverty and Public Policy, pp.1-27.

    13. Kwakwa, P.A., and Adusah-Poku, F. (2020). The Carbon dioxide emissions effects of domestic credit and manufacturing indicators in South Africa. Management of Environmental Quality, Vol. 31, No.6, pp. 1531-1548.

    14. Kwakwa, P.A., and Adusah-Poku, F. (2019). Determinants of Electricity Consumption and Energy Intensity in South Africa. Green Finance, Vol.1, No.4, pp. 387-404.

    15. Adusah-Poku, F., and Takeuchi, K. (2019). Determinants and Welfare Impacts of Rural Electrification in Ghana. Energy for Sustainable Development, Vol. 52, pp. 853-864.

    16. Adusah-Poku, F., and Takeuchi, K. (2019). Energy Poverty in Ghana: Any Progress So Far? Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol.112, pp.853-864.

    17. Adusah-Poku, F., and Takeuchi, K. (2019). Household Energy Expenditure in Ghana: A Double hurdle Model Approach. World Development, Vol. 117. pp. 266-277.

    18. Adusah-Poku, F., and Bekoe, W. (2018). Does the Form Matter? Foreign Capital Inflows and Economic growth in Ghana. Journal of Economics and Econometrics, Vol. 61, No.3, pp. 39-74.

    19. Abakah, E.J.A., and Adusah-Poku, F. (2016). Budget Deficits and Stock Market Returns: Evidence from Ghana. Journal of Finance and Economics, Vol.4, No.4, pp.113-117. 

    20. Adusah-Poku, F. (2016). Carbon Dioxide emissions, Urbanization and Population: Empirical Evidence in Sub-Saharan Africa. Energy Economics Letters, Vol.3, No.1, pp.1-16.

    21. Adusah-Poku, F. (2016). Which Form of Foreign Capital Inflows enhance economic growth? Empirical evidence in Sub-Saharan Africa. Asian Economic and Financial Review, Vol.6, No. 10,pp.557-570.

    22. Twerefou, D.K., Adusah-Poku, F., and Bekoe, W. (2016). An Empirical Examination of the Environmental Kuznets Curve Hypothesis for Carbon Dioxide emissions in Ghana: An ARDL Approach. Environmental and Socio-economic Studies, Vol.4, No.4, pp.1-12.


    Book Chapter

    23.  Kwakwa P.A., Adusah-Poku F., Adjei-Mantey K. (2021) Towards Sustainable Environment: Does Electricity Crisis Matter for the Effect of Industrialisation and Urbanisation on Carbon Dioxide Emissions?. In: Adae E.K., Kosiba J.P.B., Hinson R.E., Twum K.K., Newman N., Nutsugah F.F. (eds) Responsible Management in Emerging Markets. Sustainable Development Goals Series. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-76563-7_12


    Working Paper

    23. Adjei-Mantey, K., and Adusah-Poku, F. (2019). Natural Disasters and Economic growth in Africa.


    Non-Academic Publication

    "Power demand in Ghana has dipped after every crisis: the drivers and consequences".  Published by the Conversation on May 31st, 2022. https://theconversation.com/power-demand-in-ghana-has-dipped-after-every-crisis-the-drivers-and-consequences-182464#comment_2812366


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