Dr. Jonathan Dagadu Quartey


Senior Lecturer


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

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Research Areas/Interests


Publications

    • Quartey, J. D. and Quartey, J. A. (2019) “Towards Survival of State Owned Enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa: Do Fiscal Benefits Matter?” International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management 7 (5): 207-234.

     

    • Quartey, J.D. (2018) “Agricultural Productivity and Sustained Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Ghana” International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management 6 (12): 216-243.

     

    • Quartey, J.D. and Osei-Fosu, A.K. (2018) “Evaluating the Efficiency of Forestry Policy for Inclusive Growth in Ghana” Ghana Journal of Development Studies 15 (2): 108-127.

     

    • Quartey, J. D. and Ametorwotia, W. D. (2017) “Assessing the Total Economic Value of Electricity in Ghana: A Step Toward Energising Economic Growth”. Report Number E-33402-GHA-1. International Growth Centre, London School of Economics: London.

     

    • Quartey, J. D. (2016) “Economic welfare implication of Ghana’s cocoa production in a changing global climate”. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development. 7, No. 14 :142-155.

     

    • Quartey, J. A. and Quartey, J. D. (2014) “Towards debt sustainability in highly indebted developing countries: An appraisal of some attempts”. Journal of Developing Country Studies, Vol.4, No. 20: 143-150.

     

    • Quartey, J. D. (2014) “Energy Poverty and climate change mitigation in Ghana: An economic assessment”. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development. Vol. 5, No.8: 72 – 85.

     

    • Quartey, J. D. (2014) “Towards a sustainable allocation of potable water in Ghana: Evidence from Kumasi” International Journal of Development and Economic Sustainability. 2, No. 1:1-10.

     

    • Quartey, J. D. and Yarney, N. G. (2013) “Ghana’s Elmina beach and economic welfare improvement” Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development. Vol. 4, No. 13: 89-96.

     

    • Quartey, J. D. (2013) “Engineering education as a tool for human welfare improvement in Africa: A multidimensional model analysis.” International Journal of Development and Economic Sustainability.1, No.4: 23-30.

     

    • Quartey, J. D. (2014) “Energy poverty, REDD+ and FLEGT in Ghana” In Broekhoven, G. and Wit, M. (eds.) Linking FLEGT and REDD+ to Improve Forest Governance. Tropenbos International, Wageningen, the Netherlands. Pp 194-201. (ISBN: 978-90-5113-116-1).

     

    • Quartey, J.D. (2013) An economic assessment of the deforestation of Ghana’s Garden City of West Africa. In Simpson, R. and M. Zimmermann (Eds.). The Economy of Green Cities: World Compendium on the Green Urban Economy. Springer Netherlands: Local Sustainability 3, 2013, pp 351-362. (ISBN: 978-94-007-1968-2).

     

    • Quartey, J. D. (2014) “Natural resource conservation in Ghana: An economic assessment of Lake Bosomtwi”. In Oku E. E., Asubonteng, K. O. and Nutakor, P. (eds.) Harnessing land and water resources for improved food security and ecosystem services in Africa. Accra: United Nations University Institute of Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA). Pp 11-23. (ISBN: 978-9988-633-97-4).

     

    • Quartey, J. D. (2010) “Chainsaw milling in Ghana: assessing its economic impact” In Wit, M. and Dam, J. V. (eds.) “Chainsaw milling: supplier to local markets. Tropenbos International, Wageningen, the Netherlands. Pp 159-165. (ISBN: 978-90-5113-094-2).

     

    • Quartey, J.D. (2012) Sustainable energy technology in a changing climate: An alternative for Developing Countries. Outreach. Stakeholder forum. Accessible at stakeholderforum.org.sf/outreach.

     

    • Quartey, J.D. (2006) Brighter energy future for Ghana (Interview). African Review of Business and Technology (December 2006/January 2007) p34.

     

     

     

    Conference papers

    • Quartey, J. D. (2018) “Harnessing Local Community Preferences for Biodiversity Conservation in Developing Countries”. Paper presented at 20th International Biodiversity and Economics for Conservation (BIOECON) Conference. 12-14 September, 2018. Kings College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

     

    • Quartey, J. D. (2018) “Climate Change and Clean Energy Demand in Africa: The Way Forward for Policy Development”. Paper presented at 6th International Climate Change and Population Conference on Africa, 23-25 July, 2018. Regional Institute for Population Studies/Climate Change Resource Centre, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, Ghana.

     

    • Quartey, J.D. (2016) “Assessing the efficiency of forestry policy for inclusive growth in Ghana”. Paper presented at the Fourth Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Annual Conference: Transforming Development through Inclusive Growth. 6-7 September 2016. Jeju Island, Republic of Korea.

     

    • Quartey, J.D. (2016) “Forestry policy as a tool for biodiversity conservation in the Ashanti Region of Ghana: Does equity matter?” Paper presented at the 18th International Biodiversity and Economics for Conservation (BIOECON) Conference. 14-16 September, 2016. Kings College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

     

    • Quartey, J.D. (2015) “Energy delivery for sustainable development: The way forward for Ghana”. Second International Economics Conference of the Department of Economics, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, at the Great Hall Conference Room, 19-20th February, 2015.

     

    • Quartey, J.D. (2014) “Climate change and clean energy demand linkages: the way forward in the framework of climate change policy development for the ECOWAS region”. Paper presented at Workshop on Analysis of legal and economic obstacles to the use of renewable energies and energy efficiency in the framework of a regional climate change policy in West Africa. Organized by ECOWAS Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and The West Africa Institute (WAI): 14-16 July, 2014, Praia, Cape Verde.

     

    • Quartey, J. D. (2014) “Energy poverty and climate change mitigation in Ghana: An economic assessment” Paper presented at the Development and Mitigation forum, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, 27-29 January 2014.

     

    • Quartey, J. D. (2013) “Engineering education as a tool for human welfare improvement in Africa: A multidimensional model analysis” Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Engineering Education for Sustainable Development (EESD 13), Robinson College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, 22-25 September, 2013.

     

     

    • Quartey, J.D. (2013) “Energy poverty and REDD+ in Ghana: Implications for economic welfare”. Paper presented at the Improving energy access through climate finance: picking the winners conference. University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, 26-28 March 2013.

     

    • Quartey, J.D. (2010) “The Demand for Climate Change Mitigation in Ghana’s Forested Regions”. Paper presented at the 18th Commonwealth Forestry Conference. Edinburgh International Conference Center, Edinburgh, Scotland, 28th June-2 July, 2010. Accessible at cfc2010.org/proceedings/html.

     

    • Quartey, J.D. (2011) “The Demand for Energy and Economic Welfare in Ghana”. Paper presented at the Energy and People: Futures, Complexity and Challenges Conference, Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford, Oxford, 20-21 September, 2011. Accessible at eci.ox.ac.uk/news/podcast/energy2011/2i-quartey.pdf

     

    • Quartey, J.D. (2011) “Towards a sustainable allocation of potable water in Ghana: Evidence from Kumasi”. Paper presented at the 3rd Ghana water Forum of the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing. College of Physicians and Surgeons, Accra, 5-7 September, 2011.

     

    • Quartey, J.D. (2011) “Natural Resource Conservation in Ghana: An Economic Assessment of lake Bosomtwe”. Paper presented in poster format at the International Conference on Sustainable Development of Natural Resources in Africa, 2011, of the United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA) at the Faculty of Law, University of Ghana, Accra, 5-7th December, 2011.

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