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



    2. Oteng-Abayie, E. F. & Dramani, J. B. (2018). Time-frequency domain causality of prime building cost and macroeconomic indicators in Ghana: Implications for project selection. Journal of Construction Management and Economics.
    3. Sulemana, M., Dramani, J.B. & Oteng-Abayie, E.F. (2018). Foreign banking entry: Implications for banking stability in Sub-Sahara Africa. African Review of Economics and Finance, 10(1), 54-81.
    4. Oteng-Abayie, E.F., Awuni, P.A., & Eshun, M.E. (2018). Macroeconomic determinants of crude oil demand in Ghana. Global Business Review, 19(4) 873–888. DOI: 10.1177/0972150918772923.
    5. Abokyi, E., Appiah-Konadu, P., Sikayena, I., & Oteng-Abayie, E.F. (2018). The Effect of Electricity Consumption on Industrial Growth in Ghana. Journal of Energy, Hindawi.
    6. Oteng-Abayie, E. F., Affram A., & Mensah, H.K. (2018). The Impact of Corporate Governance on Rural Bank Performance in Ghana. Econometric Research in Finance
    7. 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
    8. Akofa Adzo and Oteng-Abayie, E.F. & Eshun, M.E. (2016). Determinants of Sports betting in Ghana. Journal of Gambling Business and Economics.
    9. Oteng-Abayie, E. F., Owusu-Ansah, B., & 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.
    10. Oteng-Abayie, E.F., & Doe, S.K. (2013). Inflation and inflation uncertainty in Ghana. Journal of Business Management and Economics4(12), 259-266.
    11. Asiamah, N., Mensah, H.K., & Oteng-Abayie, E.F. (2017). General, Target, and Accessible Population: Demystifying the Concepts for Effective Sampling. The Qualitative Report, 22(6): 1607-1622.
    12. 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.
    13. Annan, J. & Oteng-Abayie, E.F. (2012). Assessment of the impact of Rice supply chains on yield in the local rice industry in Ghana, The Business Review, Cambridge, 20(2).
    14. Mensah, H.K., Agyapong, A., & 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.
    15. Asiamah, N., Mensah, H.K., & 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.
    16. Asiamah, N., Mensah, H.K., & 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.
    17. Mensah, H.K., Fosu, F.A., & Oteng-Abayie, E.F. (2018) Occupational Stresssors among University Non-Academic Staff: Results from a Representative Public University in Ghana. Journal of Business Excellence, doi:10.1504/IJBEX.2017.10007043. Inderscience.



    1. Oteng-Abayie, E. F., Ussif, A.A. & Yusif, H.M. (2017). Financial Development and Agricultural Output in Ghana. Revisions in review: Journal of Future Business, Elsevier.
    2. Oteng-Abayie, E. F., Tetteh, A.D., & Adu G. (2018). Impact of Financial Inclusion on Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. In review: Journal of Developing Areas
    3. Adu, G., Dramani, J.B., Oteng-Abayie, E.F., & Frimpong, P.B. (2018). Powering the powerless: The economic impact of rural electrification in Ghana. Energy Economics Journal,
    4. Kamasa, K., Adu, G., & Oteng-Abayie, E.F. Business Environment and Firms’ Decisions to Evade Taxes: Evidence from Ghana. Under review at Journal of African Business
    5. Kamasa, K., Adu, G., & Oteng-Abayie, E.F. Tax Compliance in Sub-Saharan Africa: How important are non-Pecuniary factors? Under review at South African Journal of Economics
    6. Kamasa, K., Adu, G., & Oteng-Abayie, E.F. Firm Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa: How relevant is Quality of Tax Administration? Under review at Journal of International Development
    7. Oteng-Abayie, E.F.,K. Adjei, & P.A. Awuni. The impact of Inward Remittances on Economic Growth in Ghana. Under review: Financial Innovation, Springer Open




    1. Abokyi, E., Konadu-Twumasi, P. Abokyi, F., & Oteng-Abayie, E.F.. The Dynamic Linkages between Financial Development, Industrial Growth, Fossil Fuel Consumption and Carbon Dioxide Emissions: Testing the EKC hypothesis in Ghana.
    2. Sulemana M., Oteng-Abayie, E.F. & Haim Abraham. In Search of Inflation Limits for Financial Sector Development in ECOWAS and SADC regions. A Panel Smooth Transition Analysis.
    3. Oteng-Abayie, E.F., Dramani, J.B. and Adu, G. (2018). The Asymmetric Effects of Oil Price Shocks on Aggregate Demand in Ghana.
    4. Oteng-Abayie, E.F. & P.K. Kuutol. Non-Performing Loans, exchange rate and economic growth in Sub-Sahara Africa countries.
    5. Oteng-Abayie, E.F. Felix Elikem Fiadjoe, & Jonathan D. Quartey. Pathways to Sustainable and Optimal Power Generation Mix for Ghana.
    6. Oteng-Abayie, E.F. & John Bosco Dramani. Does the PPI matter in Inflation targeting Monetary Policy? Evidence from the causality between CPI and PPI Inflation in Ghana..
    7. Effects of Financial Development, Economic Growth And Income Inequality on Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa. With Fancis Santaa and George Adu


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