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First Name: Augustin
Middle Name: Kwasi
Last Name: Fosu
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Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER)
University of Ghana
Location: Legon, Ghana
Homepage: http://www.isser.org/
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Phone: (233-21) 501182
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Postal: P. O. Box LG 74, Legon
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  1. Economic Growth and Change of African Countries

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Working papers

  1. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2014. "Growth, Inequality, and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recent Progress in a Global Context," CSAE Working Paper Series 2014-17, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  2. Fosu, Augustin Kwasi, 2013. "Achieving development success: Strategies and lessons from the developing world," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  3. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2012. "Growth of African Economies: Productivity, Policy Syndromes and the Importance of Institutions," CSAE Working Paper Series 2012-11, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  4. Fosu, Augustin Kwasi, 2012. "Development Success: Historical Accounts from More Advanced Countries," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  5. Quattri, Maria & Fosu, Augustin Kwasi, 2012. "On the Impact of External Debt and Aid on Public Expenditure Allocation in Sub-Saharan Africa after the Launch of the HIPC Initiative," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  6. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2011. "Growth, Inequality, and Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries: Recent Global Evidence," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Working Paper W, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  7. Augustin Kwasi Fosu & Yoseph Yilma Getachew & Thomas Ziesemer, 2011. "Optimal public investment, growth, and consumption: Evidence from African countries," CSAE Working Paper Series 2011-22, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  8. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2011. "Terms of Trade and Growth of Resource Economies: A Tale of Two Countries," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Working Paper W, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  9. Fosu, Augustin, 2010. "The external debt-servicing constraint and public-expenditure composition in sub-Saharan Africa," MPRA Paper 39238, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  10. Fosu, Augustin K., 2010. "Income Distribution and Growth’s Ability to Reduce Poverty: Evidence from Rural and Urban African Economies," Working Paper Series wp2010-92, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  11. Augustin Kwasi Fosu and Germano Mwabu, 2010. "Human Development in Africa," Human Development Research Papers (2009 to present) HDRP-2010-08, Human Development Report Office (HDRO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
  12. Fosu, Augustin K., 2010. "Inequality, Income and Poverty: Comparative Global Evidence," Working Paper Series wp2010-93, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  13. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2010. "The Global Financial Crisis and Development: Whither Africa?," Working Paper Series wp2010-124, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  14. Fosu, Augustin Kwasi & Naude, Wim, 2009. "The Global Economic Crisis: Towards Syndrome-Free Recovery for Africa," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  15. Naude, Wim & Fosu, Augutin, 2009. "Africa.s Recovery from the Global Economic Crisis," Working Paper Series WIDER Angle newsletter Ju, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  16. Augustin Kwasi Fosu & Naude, Wim, 2009. "Policy Responses to the Economic Crisis in Africa," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER UNU Policy Brie, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  17. Fosu, Augustin Kwasi, 2008. "Inequality and the Impact of Growth on Poverty: Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  18. Fosu, Augustin Kwasi, 2007. "The External Debt-Servicing Constraint and Public Expenditure Composition: Evidence from African Economies," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  19. Fosu, Augustin Kwasi & Mold, Andrew, 2007. "Gains from Trade: Implications for Labour Market Adjustment and Poverty Reduction in Africa," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  20. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2000. "The International Dimension of African Economic Growth," CID Working Papers 34, Center for International Development at Harvard University.

Articles

  1. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2013. "Growth of African Economies: Productivity, Policy Syndromes and the Importance of Institutions," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 22(4), pages 523-551, August.
  2. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2013. "Institutions and African Economies: An Overview," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 22(4), pages 491-498, August.
  3. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2013. "Impact Of The Global Financial And Economic Crisis On Development: Whither Africa?," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 25(8), pages 1085-1104, November.
  4. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2010. "Inequality, Income, and Poverty: Comparative Global Evidence," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 91(s1), pages 1432-1446.
  5. Augustin Fosu, 2010. "The External Debt-Servicing Constraint and Public-Expenditure Composition in Sub-Saharan Africa," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 22(3), pages 378-393.
  6. Fosu, Augustin Kwasi, 2010. "Does inequality constrain poverty reduction programs? Evidence from Africa," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 32(6), pages 818-827, November.
  7. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2010. "Africa's Economic Future: Learning from the Past," CESifo Forum, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 11(1), pages 62-71, 04.
  8. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2010. "Income Distribution, Growth, and Poverty Reduction," American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 69(3), pages 1034-1053, 07.
  9. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2009. "Inequality and the Impact of Growth on Poverty: Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 45(5), pages 726-745.
  10. FOSU, Augustin Kwasi, 2008. "Democracy and growth in Africa: Implications of increasing electoral competitiveness," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 100(3), pages 442-444, September.
  11. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2008. "Inequality and the growth-poverty nexus: specification empirics using African data," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(7), pages 563-566.
  12. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2008. "Implications of the External Debt-servicing Constraint for Public Health Expenditure in Sub-Saharan Africa," Oxford Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 36(4), pages 363-377.
  13. Augustin Fosu & Andrew Mold, 2008. "Gains from Trade: Implications for Labour Market Adjustment and Poverty Reduction in Africa," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 20(1), pages 20-47.
  14. Fosu, Augustin Kwasi, 2007. "Fiscal Allocation for Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: Implications of the External Debt Service Constraint," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 35(4), pages 702-713, April.
  15. Augustin Fosu, 2006. "The research productivity of black economists: Ranking by individuals and doctoral alma mater—Comment," The Review of Black Political Economy, Springer, vol. 33(3), pages 45-49, March.
  16. Augustin Fosu & Robert Bates & Anke Hoeffler, 2006. "Institutions, Governance and Economic Development in Africa: An Overview," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 15(1), pages 1-9, April.
  17. Augustin Fosu, 2004. "Preface," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 13(02), pages i-ii, December.
  18. Augustin Kwasi Fosu & Terence C.I. Ryan, 2004. "Part 2: Public Sector Delivery -- Public Sector Delivery: A Synthesis," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 13(1), pages i137-i141, July.
  19. Augustin Kwasi Fosu & Pramila Krishnan & Leonce Ndikumana, 2004. "Africa and the World Economy: A Focus on Capital -- An Overview," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 13(02), pages ii1-ii14, December.
  20. Arne Bigsten & Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2004. "Part 1: Growth and Poverty in Africa -- Growth and Poverty in Africa: An Overview," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 13(1), pages i1-i15, July.
  21. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2004. "Mapping Growth into Economic Development," American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 63(5), pages 1173-1192, November.
  22. Augustin Kwasi Fosu & Mwangi S. Kimenyi & Njuguna S. Ndung'u, 2003. "Economic Reforms and Restructuring in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Overview," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 12(Supplemen), pages 1-11, September.
  23. Augstin Kwasi Fosu, 2003. "Political Instability and Export Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 39(4), pages 68-83.
  24. David L. Bevan & Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2003. "Globalisation: An Overview," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 12(Supplemen), pages 1-13, February.
  25. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2002. "Political Instability and Economic Growth: Implications of Coup Events in Sub-Saharan Africa," American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 61(1), pages 329-348, 01.
  26. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2002. "Transforming Economic Growth to Human Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Role of Elite Political Instability," Oxford Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 30(1), pages 9-19.
  27. Jean–paul Azam & Augustin Fosu & Njuguna Ndung’u, 2002. "Explaining Slow Growth in Africa," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 14(2), pages 177-220.
  28. Fosu, Augustin Kwasi, 2002. "Economic Volatilities and Growth in Latin America: Comparative Evidence with Sub-Saharan Africa on Export Versus Capital Instability," Economia Internazionale / International Economics, Camera di Commercio di Genova, vol. 55(1), pages 1-16.
  29. Melvin Ayogu & Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2002. "Privatisation and Corporate Governance: An Overview," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 11(suppl_1), pages 1-9, February.
  30. A. K. Fosu, 2001. "Economic Fluctuations and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Importance of Import Instability," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 37(3), pages 71-85.
  31. Fosu, A. K., 2001. "Political instability and economic growth in developing economies: some specification empirics," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 70(2), pages 289-294, February.
  32. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2000. "Antidiscrimination Measures of the 1960s and Occupational Mobility: Evidence for Black American Men," Journal of Labor Research, Transaction Publishers, vol. 21(1), pages 169-180, January.
  33. Augustin Fosu, 2000. "Racial and gender differences in unemployment patterns in an urban labor market: The case of detroit," The Review of Black Political Economy, Springer, vol. 27(3), pages 35-47, March.
  34. Augustin Fosu, 1999. "An economic theory of Pan-Africanism," The Review of Black Political Economy, Springer, vol. 27(2), pages 7-12, December.
  35. Fosu, Augustin Kwasi, 1997. "Occupational Gains of Black Women since the 1964 Civil Rights Act: Long-Term or Episodic?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 87(2), pages 311-14, May.
  36. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 1996. "Primary Exports and Economic Growth in Developing Countries," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 19(4), pages 465-475, 07.
  37. Fosu, Augustin Kwasi, 1996. "Development Level, Trade and Economic Growth: Comparative Evidence from the More De¬veloped Countries," Economia Internazionale / International Economics, Camera di Commercio di Genova, vol. 49(2), pages 221-234.
  38. Fosu, Augustin Kwasi, 1995. "Occupational Mobility and Post-1964 Earnings Gains by Black Women," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 85(2), pages 143-47, May.
  39. Augustin Fosu, 1995. "Labor force participation of black and white married women: Evidence from urban labor markets," The Review of Black Political Economy, Springer, vol. 24(1), pages 45-64, June.
  40. Augustin Fosu, 1993. "Do black and white women hold different jobs in the same occupation? A critical analysis of the clerical and service sectors," The Review of Black Political Economy, Springer, vol. 21(4), pages 68-82, March.
  41. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 1992. "Occupational mobility of black women, 1958û1981: The impact of postû1964 antidiscrimination measures," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 45(2), pages 281-294, January.
  42. Fosu, Augustin Kwasi, 1992. "Political Instability and Economic Growth: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 40(4), pages 829-41, July.
  43. Fosu, Augustin Kwasi, 1990. "Export composition and the impact of exports on economic growth of developing economies," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 34(1), pages 67-71, September.
  44. Fosu, Augustin Kwasi, 1990. "Exports and economic growth: The African case," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 18(6), pages 831-835, June.
  45. Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 1990. "Labor Force Participation by Married Women: Recent Intercity Evidence," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 16(3), pages 229-238, Jul-Sep.
  46. Augustin Fosu, 1988. "Trends in relative earnings gains by black women: Implications for the future," The Review of Black Political Economy, Springer, vol. 17(1), pages 31-45, June.
  47. Fosu, Augustin Kwasi & Huq, Shamsul, 1988. "Price inflation and wage inflation : A cause-effect relationship?," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 27(1), pages 35-40.
  48. Augustin Fosu, 1987. "Explaining post-1964 earnings gains by black women: Race or sex?," The Review of Black Political Economy, Springer, vol. 15(3), pages 41-55, December.
  49. Augustin Kwasi Fosu & Frederick R. Strobel, 1983. "International Impact on the U.S. Inflation in the 1970s," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 9(4), pages 323-331, Oct-Dec.

Books

  1. Fosu, Augustin K. (ed.), 2013. "Achieving Development Success: Strategies and Lessons from the Developing World," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199671557, September.
  2. Fosu, Augustin K. (ed.), 2012. "Development Success: Historical Accounts from More Advanced Countries," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199660704, September.

NEP Fields

23 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-DEV: Development (15) 2001-02-27 2009-02-22 2009-08-02 2009-10-24 2010-06-26 2010-10-23 2010-10-23 2011-05-14 2011-09-16 2012-02-27 2012-03-08 2012-07-01 2013-05-11 2013-05-11 2014-05-24. Author is listed
  2. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (2) 2012-09-03 2013-05-11
  3. NEP-FDG: Financial Development & Growth (6) 2009-10-24 2012-02-27 2012-02-27 2012-03-08 2012-09-03 2013-05-11. Author is listed
  4. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (1) 2010-06-26
  5. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (2) 2012-12-06 2013-05-11
  6. NEP-IFN: International Finance (1) 2001-02-27
  7. NEP-INT: International Trade (1) 2011-09-16
  8. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2010-12-23
  9. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2009-08-02
  10. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (6) 2010-12-23 2012-02-27 2012-02-27 2012-03-08 2012-07-01 2012-07-23. Author is listed
  11. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2010-12-23
  12. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2013-05-11

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