Prince Boakye Frimpong is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Economics, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, and a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) Postdoctoral Fellow.
He holds a BA in Economics and Geography and MA in Economics from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, an MSc in Economic Development and Growth from the University of Warwick, UK, an MSc in Economic Development and Growth from Lund University, Sweden, and a Ph.D in Economics from Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy. His areas of specialization are Applied Econometrics and Applied Microeconomics in the areas of Health Economics, Resource Economics, Energy Economics, Labour Economics, and Gender Economics. He has previously worked as a co-investigator in projects including Counting Women's Work in Ghana and estimating the demographic dividend for Ghana. He was recently a consultant for the Youth Sector Engagement Group which developed an index for the sustainability of youth businesses in Ghana, particularly in the informal sector. He has benefited from research grants from a number of international organizations including the Swiss National Science Foundation, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and International Development Research Centre, Foundation for Economic Education, and the International Growth Centre.