University of Cape Coast

Prof. Emmanuel Ekow Asmah is an Associate Professor in Economics and is currently affiliated to the Department of Data Science and Economic Policy and serves as the Dean of the newly established School of Economics. He has broad interests are in the Drivers of Development in Africa, with specializations in Health, Macroeconomics and Economic Policy Modeling using SAM-Based Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Modeling Technique. Beyond his over twenty year’s faculty experience with the University of Cape Coast, Prof. Asmah has acquired the appropriate mix of knowledge, experience and international exposure with his work as a Research Fellow with the Africa Growth Initiative at Brookings Institute in the United States, Intern Macroeconomist with the World Bank Tanzania Office, and a Visiting Scholar with the IMF (Washington DC), International Labour Organization (ILO), African Economic Research Consortium (AERC, Nairobi) and Northeastern University (Boston). Prior to his appointment at the University of Cape Coast, Prof. Asmah worked as a training, business and investment consultant with the Central Region Development Commission (CEDECOM) and Empretec Ghana Foundation. Prof. Emmanuel Ekow Asmah has over twenty-four (24) publications to his credit.