Prof. Grace Nkansa Asante


Research Areas/Interests

Monetary Isues, Finance and economic policy issues...~more

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    1. Asante, G. N. & Abban, S. (2022). Prospect of Economic Unions on Intra-regional Trade in Africa. In Monetary and Financial Systems in Africa(pp.369-393). Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2022.
    2. Takyi, P.O.Sorkpor, C.Asante, G. N. (2022). Mobile money for financial inclusion and saving practices: empirical evidence from Ghana. Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences, (ahead-of-print).
    3. Asante, G. N., Amankwah, G., Bruce Nyarkoh, G. & Baidoo, S. T. (2021). Substitutability Between Government And Private Consumption In Sub-Saharan Africa. Global Economy Journal21(03), 1-21.
    4. Sena, P. M., Asante, G. N., & Brafu-Insaidoo, W. G. (2021). Monetary policy and economic growth in Ghana: Does financial development matter?. Cogent Economics & Finance9(1), 1966918.
    5. Ofori?Abebrese, G., Baidoo, S. T., & Olesu, S. T. (2021). Optimal tax rate for growth in Ghana: An empirical investigation. Journal of Public Affairs21(2), e2223.
    6. Baidoo, S. T., Ofori-Abrebrese, G., & Yusif, H. (2020). Understanding the determination of loan demand in Ghana: Do individuals’ socio-demographic and economic characteristics matter?. Journal of Science and Technology (Ghana)38(1, 2 &3), 95-109. 
    7. Ofori-Abebrese, G., Baidoo, S. T., & Essiam, E. (2020). Estimating the effects of financial inclusion on welfare in sub-Saharan Africa. Cogent Business & Management7(1), 1839164.
    8. Andoh, S. K., Scott, B. J. D., & Ofori-Abebrese, G. (2020). Economic Development in Ghana and Malaysia: A Comparative Analysis: Routledge.
    9. Abban, S & Ofori-Abebrese, G. (2019). The Prospect of ECOWAS Currency Union on Intra-Regional Trade. Online at MPRA Paper 102226, posted 10 Aug 2020 08:17 UTC.
    10. Ofori-Abebrese, G., Baidoo, S. T., & Osei, P. Y. (2019). The Effect of Exchange Rate and Interest Rate Volatilities on Stock Prices: Further Empirical Evidence from Ghana. Economics Literature1(2), 117-132.
    11. Ofori-Abebrese, G., & Pickson, R. B. (2018). Ricardian equivalence hypothesis in the Sub-Sahara African countries. Journal of Economic Integration33(3), 466-487.
    12. Amankwah, G., Ofori-Abebrese, G., & Kamasa, K. (2018). An Empirical Analysis of the Sustainability of Public Debt in Ghana. Theoretical Economics Letters8(11), 2038-2054. DOI:4236/tel.2018.811133.
    13. Ofori-Abebrese, G., Becker Pickson, R., & Abubakari, S. (2017). Assessing the impact of macroeconomic variables on pension benefits in Ghana: A case of Social Security and National Insurance Trust. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences20(1), 1-10. sajems.v20i1.1703.
    14. Ofori-Abebrese, J., Pickson, R. B., & Ofori-Abebrese, G. (2017). Commodity prices, exchange rate and economic growth in West Africa: Case study of Cote dIvoire and Ghana. Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics9(9), 269-277.
    15. Ofori-Abebrese, G., Pickson, R. B., & Azumah, G. K. W. (2017). The interaction between public sector wage, inflation and exchange rate volatility in Ghana. Theoretical Economics Letters, 7(1), 365-380.
    16. Ofori-Abebrese, G., Becker Pickson, R., & Diabah, B. T. (2017). Financial development and economic growth: Additional evidence from Ghana. Modern Economy, 8(1), 282-297.
    17. Ofori-Abebrese, G., Azumah, G. K. W., & Pickson, R. B. (2017). Public Sector Wage and Inflation in Ghana. Asian Economic and Financial Review7(6), 561-572. 10.18488/journal. aefr.2017.76.561.572.
    18. Yusif, H., & Ofori-Abebrese, G. (2017). Admission path, family structure and outcomes in Ghana’s public universities: evidence from KNUST students enrolled in the social sciences. Higher Education74(6), 1069-1089.
    19. Ofori-Abebrese, G., Amporfu, E., & Sakyi, D. (2016). Do economic policy decisions affect stock market development in Ghana?. Botswana Journal of Economics14(1), 33-51.
    20. Quashigah, P. O., Ofori-Abebrese, G., & Pickson, B. R. (2016). Empirical analysis of the potency of fiscal policy on economic growth in Ghana. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics154(10), 25-36.
    21. Ofori-Abebrese, G., Pickson, R. B., & Opare, E. (2016). Macroeconomic Factors and the Performance of Loans of Commercial Banks in Ghana: A Case Study of HFC Bank. European Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Sciences, 1(87), 38-46. 
    22. Ofori-Abebrese, G., Pickson, R. B., & Opare, E. (2016). The effect of bank specific factors on loan performance of HFC bank in Ghana. International Journal of Economics and Finance, 8(7), 185-192.
    23. Opoku-Agyemang, B., Ofori-Abebrese, G., & Korankye, B. (2016). Analysis of interest rate and stock price in africa: Case study of ghanaian listed firms. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)5(10), 1582-1587.
    24. Mensah, F., Ofori-Abebrese, G., & Pickson, R. B. (2016). Empirical analysis of the relationship between industrial performance and macroeconomic factors in Ghana. British Journal of Economics, Management & Trade, 13(4), 1-11.
    25.  Adukonu, S. E. F. K., & Ofori-Abebrese, G. (2016). Relative Impact of Various Taxes on Poverty in Ghana. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences7(3), 150-150. doi: 5901/mjss.2016.v7n3p150.
    26.  Ofori-Abebrese, G., Kamasa, K., & Pickson, R. B. (2016). Investigating the Nexus between Stock Exchange and Economic Growth in Ghana. British Journal of Economics, Finance and Management Sciences, 11(1), 122-135.
    27.  Ofori-Abebrese, G., Amporfu, E., & Adu, G. (2016). Does stock market development enhance private investment in Ghana? International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research, 2(1), 68-78.
    28. Pickson, R. B., & Ofori-Abebrese, G. (2016). The nexus between government investment expenditure and private investment in Ghana. European Journal of Social Sciences51(2), 193-205.
    29. Kamasa, K., & Ofori-Abebrese, G. (2015). Wagner or Keynes for Ghana? Government Expenditure and Economic Growth Dynamics. A ‘VAR’ Approach. Journal of Reviews on Global Economics4(1), 177-183.
    30. Ofori-Abebrese, G., & Kamasa, K. (2013). Do financial sector reforms promote private sector investment? The case of Ghana. International Journal of Research in Commerce, Economics and Management3(9), 129-136.
    31.  Ofori-Abebrese, G. (2012). A co-integration analysis of growth in government consumption expenditure in Ghana. Journal of African Development14(1), 47-62.
    32.  Ofori-Abebrese, G. (2006). The Eco and economic development of West Africa. Journal of Science and Technology (Ghana)26(2), 124-136.

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