Dr. Frank Adusah-Poku


Research Areas/Interests

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

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    Journal Articles

    1. Ntsiful, E., Dramani, J.B., Adusah-Poku, F., Frimpong, P.B. (2024). Effect of electricity access on the value of women's labour and time in Ghana. World Development Perspectives, 35, 100614, pp.1-12. https://doi.org./10.1016/j.wdp.2024.100614.

    2. Mustapha, Z., Takyi, P.O., Ayibor, R.E., and Adusah-Poku, F. (2024). The Impact of Fiscal Shocks on economic growth and income inequality in Ghana: Is there a trade off? African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print.  https://doi.org/10.1108/AJEMS-04-2023-0133.

    3. Tuamasi, A. M., Adusah-Poku, F., Acheampong, O.A., Opoku, O.E.E. (2024). Residential energy expenditures and the relevance of financial inclusion across location, wealth qunintiles and household structures. Heliyon, 10(5), pp.1-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j/heliyon.2024.e26710.

    4. Adjei-Mantey, K., Adusah-Poku, F., & Adjei-Kwakwa, P. (2023). International Tourism, exchange rate and renewable energy: Do they boost or burden efforts towards a low carbon economy in a selected African countries?. Cogent Economics and Finance, 11:2, 2245258, pp.1-19. DOI:10.1080/23322039.2023.2245258.

    5. E.F. Oteng Abayie., Dramani, J.B., M. Sulemana., Adusah-Poku, F. (2023). The Asymmetric effects of oil price shocks on aggregate demand for goods and services in Ghana. Journal of Energy, pp.1-11. https://doi.org/10.1155/2023/1692552.

    6E.F. Oteng Abayie., Dramani, J.B., Adusah-Poku, F., Amanor, K., Quartey, J.D. (2023). Decomposition and Drivers of energy intensity in Ghana. Energy Startegy Reviews, Vol. 47, pp.1-12. https://dp\oi.org/10.1016/j.esr.2023.101090.

    7. 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

    8. 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.

    9. 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.

    10. 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.

    11. 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.

    12. 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

    13. 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.

    14. 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.

    15. 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.

    16. 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.

    17. 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.

    18. 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.

    19. 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.

    20. 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.

    21. 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.

    22. 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.

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

    24. 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.

    25. 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. 

    26. 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.

    27. 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.

    28. 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

    29.  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

    30. 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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