Dr Nkechi S. Owoo

Dr Nkechi S. Owoo


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Work and Research

Ongoing projects are related to- 1. Multidimensional poverty and climate change adaptation 2. “Work and Family”: Experiments to Minimize Role Conflicts and Enhance Business Performance among Women Entrepreneurs in Ghana 3. Inclusive Low-Carbon Transitions for SustainableDevelopment in the Global South: Development of an Actionable Research Agenda 4. Leveraging National Identification and Digital Payment Systems to Nudge Informal Pension Contributions in Ghana 5. Climate Change Vulnerability in Ghana: A Spatial and Disaggregation Analysis

Fields Of Expertise

Poverty and Inequality; Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability
Health and Demographic Economics
Spatial Econometrics

Research Profiles

About me

Dr. Nkechi S. Owoo is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Economics at the University of Ghana. She is also a Research Associate with the African Centre of Research on Inequality Research (ACEIR) and a Senior Research Fellow at the Environment for Development (EfD) institute. Dr Owoo’s research focuses on spatial econometrics in addition to microeconomic issues in developing countries, including household behaviour, environmental sustainability, poverty and inequality, and population and demographic economics. She is currently a Research Fellow at Future Africa, University of Pretoria, and Dr Owoo also represents the Africa region on the Council of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) for the period 2022 – 2025. Dr. Owoo received her Masters and PhD in Economics from Clark University, Massachusetts, in 2009 and 2012, respectively.