Dr. Eric Fosu Oteng-Abayie

Senior Lecturer

Dept: Economics Office:
Department of Economics
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi

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Research Areas/Interests



    1. Kamasa, K., Adu, G. & Oteng-Abayie, E. F. (Accepted, Sept. 2019). Firm Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa: How relevant is Quality of Tax Administration? African Journal of Economic and Management Studies (Emerald).
    2. Abokyi, E., Appiah-Konadu, P., Abokyi, F. & Oteng-Abayie, E. F. (2019). Industrial Growth and Emissions of CO2 in Ghana: the role of Financial Development and Fossil Fuel Consumption. Energy Reports (Elsevier)
    3. Oteng-Abayie, E. F., Ussif, A.A. & Yusif, H.M. (Accepted, April 2019). Financial Development and Agricultural Output in Ghana. Future Business Journal (Springer Open).
    4. Kamasa, K., Adu, G. & Oteng-Abayie, E. F. (2019). Business environment and firms’ decisions to evade taxes: evidence from Ghana. African Journal of Business and Economic Research, 14 (1), 135-1. DOI: https://doi.org/10.31920/1750-4562/2019/v14n1a7.
    5. Kamasa, K., Adu, G. and Oteng-Abayie, E.F. (2019). Tax Compliance in Sub-Saharan Africa: How Important are Non-Pecuniary Factors?. African Journal of Economic Review, 7(1), 154-175.
    6. Oteng-Abayie, E. F., Affram, A., & Mensah, H. K. (2018). Corporate Governance and Efficiency of Rural and Community Banks (RCBs) in Ghana. Econometric Research in Finance, 3(2), 93-118.
    7. Oteng-Abayie, E. F. and Dramani, J. B. (2018). Time-frequency domain causality of prime building cost and macroeconomic indicators in Ghana: Implications for project selection. Revision in review: Journal of Construction Management and Economics, 1-14.
    8. Abokyi, E., Appiah-Konadu, P., Sikayena, I., and Oteng-Abayie, E. F. (2018). “The Effect of Electricity Consumption on Industrial Growth in Ghana”. Journal of Energy, Hindawi.
    9. Sulemana M., Dramani, J. B. and Oteng-Abayie, E. F. (2018). “Foreign banking entry: Implications for banking stability in Sub-Sahara Africa”. African Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 10(1), 54 – 81.
    10. Oteng-Abayie, E. F., Awuni, P. A., and Eshun, M. E.. (2018). “Macroeconomic determinants of crude oil demand in Ghana” Global Business Review, 19(4) 1–16. DOI: 10.1177/0972150918772923.
    11. Oteng-Abayie, E. F. (2017). “Technical Efficiency and Total Factor Productivity of Rural Banks in Ghana”. Cogent Economics & Finance, 5: 1366088. doi:10.1080/23322039.2017.1366088
    12. Akofa Adzo and Oteng-Abayie, E. F. (2016) “Determinants of Sports betting in Ghana”. Journal of Gambling Business and Economics.
    13. Oteng-Abayie, E. F., Owusu-Ansah, B., and Amanor, K. (2016). “Technical Efficiency of Credit Unions in Ghana.” Journal of Finance and Economics, vol. 4(3): 88-96. doi:10.12691/jfe-4-3-3.
    14. Mensah, H. K., Agyapong, A., and Oteng-Abayie, E. F. (2017). “Making corporate social responsibility work: Do rural and community banks (RCBs) in Ghana care at all?” The Qualitative Report, 22(11): 2904-2925 (November 2017).
    15. Asiamah, N., Mensah, H. K., and Oteng-Abayie, E. F. (2017). “General, Target, and Accessible Population: Demystifying the Concepts for Effective Sampling”. The Qualitative Report, 22(6): 1607-1622 (2017).
    16. Asiamah, N., Mensah, H. K., & Oteng-Abayie, E. F. (2017). Do Larger Samples Really Lead to More Precise Estimates? A Simulation Study. American Journal of Educational Research, 5(1), 9-17.
    17. Asiamah, N., Mensah, H. K., and Oteng-Abayie, E. F. (2016). “An Assessment of the Effect of Education, In-Service Training (IST) and Tenure on Healthcare Performance: A Cost-Optimizing Perspective”. Current Research in Psychology.
    18. Asiamah, N., Mensah, H. K., and Oteng-Abayie, E. F. (2016). “Health Workers’ Emotional Intelligence Development: An Examination of the Potential Roles of Tenure, Education and Training”. International Journal of Research in Nursing (2016).
    19. Oteng-Abayie, E. F., Amanor, K., and Frimpong, J.M. (2011). “The Measurement and Determinants of Economic Efficiency of Microfinance Institutions in Ghana: A Stochastic Frontier Approach”. African Review of Economics and Finance (AREF) Vol. 1(1).
    20. E.F. Oteng-Abayie and S.K. Doe, Inflation and Inflation Uncertainty in Ghana. Journal of Business Mgt. and Economics, Vol. 4(12). pp. 259-266, 2013.
    21. E.F. Oteng-Abayie and J. Annan, Assessment of the impact of Rice supply chains on yield on the local rice industry in Ghana, The Business Review, Cambridge, Vol. 20, No. 2. 2012.
    22. J.M. Frimpong and E.F. Oteng-Abayie. “On the Predictability of Inflation Rate in Ghana: A Box-Jenkins Approach”. International Journal of Economic Perspectives, Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2011. (ISSN: 1307-1637).
    23. K. Arhin, J.M. Frimpong and E.F. Oteng-Abayie. “When is Inflation Harmful? Estimating the Threshold Effect for Ghana”. Am. J. Econ. Bus. Admin., 2:232-239. DOI:10.3844/ajebasp.2010.232.239
    24. E.F. Oteng-Abayie and J.M. Frimpong “Size of Government Expenditure and Economic Growth in Three WAMZ Countries” The Business Review, Cambridge, Vol.13 (2), pp.175, December, 2009. (ISSN 1553 – 5827).
    25. E.F. Oteng-Abayie and J. Appiah-Nkrumah. “Estimating an Aggregate Import Demand Function for Ghana”. Journal of Science and Technology. Vol. 29 (2), pp. 54 – 62, August, 2009. (ISSN 0855 – 0395).
    26. J.M. Frimpong and E.F. Oteng-Abayie. “Bivariate Causality Analysis between FDI Inflows and Economic Growth in Ghana, 1970–2002”. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, Issue 2, pp. 95 – 104, May, 2008. (ISSN 1450 – 2887).
    27. E.F. Oteng-Abayie and J.M. Frimpong “Aggregate Imports Demand and Expenditure Components in Ghana: An Econometric Analysis” Journal of Social Sciences 4(1): pp.1 – 6, 2008.
    28. J.M. Frimpong and E.F. Oteng-Abayie. “The Impact of External Debt on Economic Growth in Ghana”. Journal of Science and Technology, Vol.26 No.3, pp. 121-130, December 2006
    29. E.F. Oteng-Abayie and J.M. Frimpong. “Bounds Testing Approach: An Examination of FDI, Trade and Growth Relationships”. American Journal of Applied Sciences, 3 (11): 2079-2085, 2006.
    30. J.M. Frimpong and E.F. Oteng-Abayie. “Modelling and Forecasting Volatility of Returns on the Ghana Stock Exchange using GARCH Models”. American Journal of Applied Sciences, 3 (10): 2042-2048, 2006.


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