Writings



THE EXTERNAL SECTOR OF AFRICA’S ECONOMY

My co-authored chapter (with Kweku Ortsin) titled “The ECOWAS–EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPAs): Towards Inclusive Development?” in the book edited by Professor Diery Seck of CREPOL (Center for Research on Political Economy) is out.  The…


UNDERSTANDING THE GHANAIAN CEDI’S RECENT FALL

While a lot has been written and said about the Cedi’s recent depreciation against Ghana’s major international trading currencies (somewhat reminiscent of the 2014-15 periods), I’d like to offer some additional insights. To understand the…


Media appearances on Zimbabwe’s political crisis, post-Mugabe elections and economic outlook

November 2017 The military was likely to broker a power-sharing deal between Mugabe and former vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa, country risk analyst at IHS Markit Theophilus Acheampong said. https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/markets/2017-11-20-bonds-weaker-as-market-eyes-zimbabwe-and-credit-ratings-decisions/ Experts speculate that Mugabe will be held as…










Ghana and the IMF Programme: A Little Note

One decisive outcome from today’s presidential encounter with the media is the decision by the government not to extend the IMF deal from the original April 2018 completion date to December 2018. Only some few…