University of Cape Coast

Camara K. Obeng obtained his PhD in Economics from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, in 2010 where he has taught since 2001. He was a Global Academic Partnership (GAP) scholar at the University of South Florida, USA in 2010 and AERC/IMF visiting Scholar at the IMF, Washington DC, USA in 2007. His research interests are international trade and finance, fiscal policy reforms and poverty studies with particular focus on the use of Computable General Equilibrium (CGE), Product Space Analysis and Randomised Control Trials methodologies. He has published a number of papers in referred journals and in books. Dr. Obeng has consulted for the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Ghana, the African Economic Research Consortium, Nairobi, Kenya, the WTO Chair, University of Mauritius and the ILO, Geneva. He is an active member of the African Economic Research (AERC), Kenya, the African Econometrics Society, South Africa, the Poverty and Economic Policy (PEP) Network, Canada, the Global Economic Modeling (ECOMOD) Network, USA and the International Input-Output Association, Austria.