Prof. Eugenia Amporfu


Research Areas/Interests

Economic development, Health Economics, Strategic Purchasing in Healthcare, Equity, Healthcare utilization, gender, demographic dividend...~more


Sr. Eugenia Amporfu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, KNUST. She holds a PhD in Economics from Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada She teaches Health Economics, Econometrics, and Advanced Microeconomics both at the graduate and undergradute levels. She has also taught a graduate course in Macroeconomics. Her areas of research broadly covers Health Economics and has peer reviewed theoretical and empirical research articles. Her research interests in Health Economics includes  Strategic Purchasing focusing on healthcare financing and physician reimbursement, Equity, and Policy Evaluation. She has also done some research in maternal health, health system strengthening, and  healthcare utilzation. She has also done some research on Gender Issues, demographic dividend using the National Transfer Accounts approach. Her research has now extended into Economic Growth and Finance.  She is currently working on 1) marternal care utilization in Ghana and india, 2) Mobile phone and enrolment in the National Health Insurance 3) Effect of Monetary Policy on Ouput and Prices in Ghana; among others.

She has served as a consultant for organizations such as UNFPA, Results for Development, Contracta UK Ltd, African Health Economics Association, among others.

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