Dr. Emmanuel Kofi Gavu

Lecturer


Dept: Land Economy
Department of Land Economy
KNUST
Kumasi
Ghana

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Research Areas/Interests

Real estate and housing markets analysis - hedonic modelling, housing market dynamics Application of GIS in urban management Property Valuation  ...~more

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Publications

    Refereed Journals

    Gavu, E.K. (2020) Conceptualizing Rental Housing Market Structure in Ghana, Housing Policy Debate, https://doi.org/10.1080/10511482.2020.1832131

    Akinsomi, O., Gavu, E.K. & Odunsi, T. (2020). Organisers’ Announcement: Future Leaders of the African Real Estate Society. Journal of African Real Estate Research, 5(2).

    Gavu, E.K. and Owusu-Ansah, A. (2019) Empirical analysis of residential submarket conceptualisation in Ghana, International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJHMA-10-2018-0080

    Gavu, E. K., Gruehn, D., Schulte, K.-W., & Asante, L. A. (2019). Stakeholders’ perception of residential rental value determinants in Ghana. Journal of African Real Estate Research, 4(1), 45–73. https://doi.org/10.15641/jarer.v4i1.704

    Asante, L. A., Gavu, E. K., Quansah, D. P. O. and Osei Tutu, D. (2018) The difficult combination of renting and building a house in urban Ghana: analysing the perception of low and middle income earners in Accra, GeoJournal, 83, pp. 1223–1237. doi: 10.1007/s10708-017-9827-2.

    Gavu, E.K. (2018) Assessing a Ghanaian University’s Real Estate teaching and learning. Journal of African Real Estate Research, 1(1), pp. 21-38. DOI: 10.15641/jarer.v1i1.492.

    Sasu, A., Asante, L.A, and Gavu, E.K. (2016) Physical Access for Persons with Disability in Rented Houses in Kumasi, Ghana: Evidence from Compound Houses in selected Neighbourhoods in the Metropolis, Developing Country Studies, Vol. 6 Num. 3 pp 60 – 75, ISSN 2224-607X (Paper) ISSN 2225-0565 (Online). www.iiste.org 

    Forson, E.K. and Gavu, E.K. (2016) Using Multi Criteria Evaluation in Forest resource conservation in Ghana: spatially identifying vulnerable areas, Rwanda Journal, Series D, Volume 1, 2016, Life and Natural Sciences: Special issue II, https://www.ajol.info/index.php/rj/issue/view/15590 

    Nyarko, F.J., Ayitey, J.Z., Gavu, E.K. (2015) Evaluation of Home-Equity Financing Option in a Developing Economy, Illustrated with an Example of Ghana. ?wiat Nieruchomo?ci, 4(94), 23-28 DOI: 10.14659/worej.2015.94.04

    Gavu, E.K., Adamu, K. (2015) The Growth and Challenges of Mortgage Origination in Ghana, ?wiat Nieruchomo?ci, 4(94), 29-36 DOI: 10.14659/worej.2015.94.05

    Kidido, J.K, Ayitey, J.Z., Kuusaana, E.D. and Gavu, E.K. (2015) Who is the rightful recipient of mining compensation for land use deprivation in Ghana? The case of Newmont Gold Ghana Limited, Resources Policy, Vol 43 pp 19 – 27

     

    Refereed Conference Publications

    Tudzi, E.P., Bugri, J.T., Kuusaana, E.D., Gavu, E.K. and Danso, A.K. (2019) Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities: A study of the University for Development Studies, Paper presented at the 4th Annual Conference on Disability and Development (DC19). 15 March 2019. Accra, Lancaster University Ghana: Disability Conference 

    Gavu, E. K. (2019) Rental value determinants and conceptualisation in Ghana: Stakeholder perception versus empirical evidence, Paper presented at the American Real Estate Society (ARES) 2019 Conference. 9 – 13 April 2019. JW Marriott Camelback Inn in Paradise Valley, Arizona, USA: American Real Estate Society 

    Gavu, E.K. and Gruehn, D. (2019) Empirical Conceptualisation of Residential Rental Values in Ghana – understanding price premiums of location and neighbourhood effects, Paper presented at the African Real Estate Society (AfRES) 2019 Conference. 10 – 13 September 2019. Arusha, Tanzania: African Real Estate Society 

    Gavu, E.K. (2018) Residential Rental Market in Ghana: Empirical examination of submarket existence, Paper presented at the African Real Estate Society (AfRES) 2018 Conference. 11 – 15 September 2018. Abeokuta, Nigeria: African Real Estate Society 

    Gavu, E.K. (2018) Residential rental housing market in Ghana – understanding key market variables for hedonic modelling, Paper presented at the European Real Estate Society (ERES) 2018 Conference. 26 – 30 June 2018. Reading, United Kingdom: European Real Estate Society 

    Gavu, E.K. and Asante, L.A (2017) Determinants of residential rental values in Ghana: Evidence from experts and stakeholder perspectives, Paper presented at the African Real Estate Society (AfRES) 2017 Conference. 13 – 15 September 2017. Johannesburg, South Africa: African Real Estate Society 

    Asante, L.A., Gavu, E.K., Quansah, D.P.O. and Osei Tutu, D. (2017) Renting and Building a House in Urban Ghana: Analysing the Perception of Low and Middle Income Earners in Accra, Paper presented at the African Real Estate Society (AfRES) 2017 Conference. 13 – 15 September 2017. Johannesburg, South Africa: African Real Estate Society

    Gavu, E. K. (2016) Understanding neighbourhood effects: an analysis of the housing sub-markets in Accra-Ghana (Overview), Paper presented at the Expo Real 2016 Conference (Africa Session). 4 – 6 October 2016. München, Germany

    Gavu, E. K. (2016) Understanding neighbourhood effects: an analysis of the housing sub-markets in Accra-Ghana, Paper presented at the American Real Estate Society (ARES) 2016 Conference. 29 March – 3 April 2016. Denver, Colorado, USA: American Real Estate Society

    Gavu, E. K. and Forson, E.K. (2015) Using Multi Criteria Evaluation in Forest resource conservation in Ghana: spatially identifying vulnerable areas, Paper presented at the International Conference on Geospatial Technologies for Sustainable Urban and Rural Development. 18 – 20 November 2015, Kigali, Rwanda: GeoTechRwanda

    Gavu, E. K., Frimpong-Asante, J. and Sonne, J. F. (2015) Cost effective walling materials for piecemeal construction in developing economies, Paper presented at the African Real Estate Society (AfRES) 2015 Conference. 31 August – 3 September 2015. Kumasi, Ghana: African Real Estate Society

    Adamu, K. and Gavu, E. K. (2015) The Growth and Challenges of Mortgage origination in Ghana, Paper presented at the African Real Estate Society (AfRES) 2015 Conference. 31 August – 3 September 2015. Kumasi, Ghana: African Real Estate Society

    Bugri, J. T., Gavu, E. K. and Dachaga, W. (2015) Comparative Analysis of Property Maintenance in Public and Private Institutions: Lessons from a developing country, Paper presented at the African Real Estate Society (AfRES) 2015 Conference. 31 August – 3 September 2015. Kumasi, Ghana: African Real Estate Society

    Nyarko, F. J., Ayitey, J. Z. and Gavu, E. K. (2015) Can Equity Financing be solution to home financing problems in Ghana? Paper presented at the African Real Estate Society (AfRES) 2015 Conference. 31 August – 3 September 2015. Kumasi, Ghana: African Real Estate Society

    Asante, L. A., Sasu, A. and Gavu, E. K. (2015) Physical Access for Persons with Disability in Rented Compound Houses in Kumasi: Evidence from Selected Neighbourhoods in the Metropolis, Paper presented at the African Real Estate Society (AfRES) 2015 Conference. 31 August – 3 September 2015. Kumasi, Ghana: African Real Estate Society

    Gavu, E.K., Tudzi, E.P. and Shani, A.S. (2015) The level of accessibility of Tertiary Educational Facilities in Ghana after the passage of the Persons with Disability Act 2006, Act 715. Paper presented at the American Real Estate Society (ARES) 2015 Conference. 14 – 18 April 2015. Fort Myers, Florida: American Real Estate Society

    Asante, A.L., Sasu, A., Ayitey, J.Z. and Gavu, E.K. (2015) The changing face of compound houses in Ghana and its effect on Rental Value: A case study of selected neighbourhoods in Kumasi, Ghana. Paper presented at the American Real Estate Society (ARES) 2015 Conference. 14 – 18 April 2015. Fort Myers, Florida: American Real Estate Society

    Tudzi, E.P., Gavu, E.K. and Ayitey, J.Z. (2015) Corporate Real Estate Management: A survey of literature. Paper accepted for the presentation at the 4th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA) 2015 Conference, March 2015, Kumasi, Ghana

    Gavu, E.K. (2014) An assessment of teaching and learning in a real estate teaching department: Case study – Department of Land Economy, KNUST, Kumsi, Ghana in Proceedings of the African Real Estate Society Conference, September 2 – 5, 2014, Cape Town. South Africa: African Real Estate Society

    Gavu, E.K. and Sarfo-Kantanka, N.A. (2014) Records Management practice in Land Sector Agencies, evidence from the Land Registration Division of the Lands Commission in Accra, Ghana in Proceedings of the African Real Estate Society Conference, September 2 – 5, 2014, Cape Town. South Africa: African Real Estate Society

    Ayitey, J.Z., Gavu, E.K., Asamoah, H.Y. (2013) Pension funds a panacea to housing finance in developing economies? Case study SSNIT, Ghana, in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA) 2013 Conference, March 14 – 16 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa

    Gavu, E.K., Tudzi, E.P., and Ayitey, J.Z. (2012) The management of learning spaces: Emerging issues at KNUST, Kumasi, in Proceedings of the African Real Estate Society Conference, October 24 – 27, 2012, Accra. South Africa: African Real Estate Society

    Kidido, J.K., Ayitey, J.Z. and Gavu, E.K. (2012) Who is the rightful recipient? Compensation for land use deprivation, The case of Newmont Gold Ghana Limited, in Proceedings of the African Real Estate Society Conference, October 24 – 27, 2012, Accra. South Africa: African Real Estate Society

     


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