Dr. Jacob Novignon

Senior Lecturer

Dept: Economics
PMB, Department of Economics, KNUST

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Research Areas/Interests

Health financing, Economic evaluation, Efficiency analysis, Programme impact evaluation, Public finance, Inequality analysis...~more

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Jacob Novignon holds a Ph.D. in Economics with specialty in Public economics and Health economics and is currently a lecturer at the Department of Economics. He teaches public economics and advanced microeconomics. His broad research area is applied microeconomics. Specifically, his research interests include inequalities in health care utilization and outcomes, health financing, the efficiency of health systems, economic evaluation of health interventions, poverty, and vulnerability analysis, and impact evaluation of interventions/programmes, among others. He has also served as a consultant for various local and international organizations (Including UNICEF, Results for Development, National Health Insurance Authority - Ghana, African Health Economics and Policy Association, UNDP, UNFPA, etc.) on different development issues. His current research activities are on (1) the economic evaluation of interventions to improve treatment outcomes of people experiencing skin diseases, (2) the Impact evaluation of publicly funded health insurance scheme in Ghana (3) efficiency in the use of resources for ASRH services in selected districts in Ghana. 

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