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 Economics from KNUST, MSc Economic Development and Growth from University of Warwick, UK, MSc Economic Development and Growth from Lund University, Sweden, and a Ph.D in Economics from the University of Milan, 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 that 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.