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George Adu

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Department of Economics
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)

Kumasi, Ghana
http://economics.knust.edu.gh/

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Working papers

  1. George Adu and Paul Alagidede, 2016. "Climate, Technological Change and Economic Growth," Working Papers 572, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  2. Amin Karimu & George Adu & George Marbuah & Justice Tei Mensah & Franklin Amuakwa-Mensah, 2016. "Natural resource revenues and public investment in resource-rich economies in subSaharan Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series 024, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  3. Justice Tei Mensah & George Adu & Anthony Amoah & Kennedy Kwabena Abrokawa & Joseph Adu, 2016. "What drives structural transformation in sub-Saharan Africa?," University of East Anglia School of Economics Working Paper Series 2016-02, School of Economics, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK..
  4. Karimu, Amin & Mensah, Justice Tei & Adu, George, 2016. "Who adopts LPG as the main cooking fuel and why? Empirical evidence on Ghana based on national survey," CERE Working Papers 2016:9, CERE - the Center for Environmental and Resource Economics.
  5. George Adu & Franklin Amuakwa-Mensah & George Marbuah & Justice Tei Mensah, 2016. "Effect of gold mining on income distribution in Ghana," Working Papers 2016.23, FAERE - French Association of Environmental and Resource Economists.
  6. Paul Alagidede and George Adu, 2014. "Climate change and economic growth in sub-Sahara Africa: A nonparametric evidence," Working Papers 460, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  7. Eshun, Maame Esi & Adu, George & Buabeng, Emmanuel, 2014. "THE financial determinants of private investment in ghana," MPRA Paper 57570, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  8. Alagidede, Paul & Adu, George & Frimpong, Prince Boakye, 2014. "The effect of climate change on economic growth: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series 017, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  9. George Adu & George Marbuah & Justice Tei Mensah & Prince Boakye Frimpong, 2013. "Macroeconomic Development and Stock Market Performance: A Non-Parametric Approach," EERI Research Paper Series EERI RP 2013/01, Economics and Econometrics Research Institute (EERI), Brussels.
  10. Mensah, Justice T. & Adu, George, 2012. "An Empirical Analysis Of Household Energy Choice In Ghana," Working Paper Series 2013:6, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department Economics.
  11. Adu, George, 2012. "Studies on economic growth and inflation," Department of Economics publications 8618, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Economics.
  12. Adu, George, 2011. "Effects on growth of environmental policy in a small open economy," Working Papers 118225, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Economics.

Articles

  1. Amin Karimu & George Adu & George Marbuah & Justice Tei Mensah & Franklin Amuakwa-Mensah, 2017. "Natural Resource Revenues and Public Investment in Resource-rich Economies in Sub-Saharan Africa," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 21(4), pages 107-130, November.
  2. Lawrence Adu Asamoah & George Adu, 2016. "An Empirical Analysis of the Determinants of Interest Rates in Ghana," Journal of African Business, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 17(3), pages 377-396, September.
  3. Justice Tei Mensah & George Adu & Anthony Amoah & Kennedy Kwabena Abrokwa & Joseph Adu, 2016. "What Drives Structural Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa?," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 28(2), pages 157-169, June.
  4. Karimu, Amin & Mensah, Justice Tei & Adu, George, 2016. "Who Adopts LPG as the Main Cooking Fuel and Why? Empirical Evidence on Ghana Based on National Survey," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 85(C), pages 43-57.
  5. Paul Alagidede & George Adu & Prince Boakye Frimpong, 2016. "The effect of climate change on economic growth: evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa," Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Springer;Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies - SEEPS, vol. 18(3), pages 417-436, July.
  6. Mensah, Justice Tei & Adu, George, 2015. "An empirical analysis of household energy choice in Ghana," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 51(C), pages 1402-1411.
  7. George ADU, 2015. "Directed Technical Change, Technology Adoption and the Resource Curse Hypothesis," Prague Economic Papers, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 2015(4), pages 452-472.
  8. Rosemond Mahu Augustt & George Adu & Prince Boakye Frimpong, 2015. "The nexus between output fluctuations and fiscal deficits: empirical evidence on Ghana," International Journal of Sustainable Economy, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 7(2), pages 100-117.
  9. Prince Boakye Frimpong & George Adu, 2014. "Population Health and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Panel Cointegration Analysis," Journal of African Business, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(1), pages 36-48, April.
  10. Maame Esi Eshun & George Adu & Emmanuel Buabeng, 2014. "The Financial Determinants of Private Investment in Ghana," International Journal of Financial Economics, Research Academy of Social Sciences, vol. 3(1), pages 25-40.
  11. George Adu, 2013. "Determinants of economic growth in Ghana: parametric and nonparametric investigations," Journal of Developing Areas, Tennessee State University, College of Business, vol. 47(2), pages 277-301, July-Dece.
  12. George Adu, 2013. "Effects on growth of environmental policy in a small open economy," Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Springer;Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies - SEEPS, vol. 15(4), pages 343-365, October.
  13. George Adu & George Marbuah & Justice Tei Mensah & Prince Boakye Frimpong, 2012. "Macroeconomic Development and Stock Market Performance: A Non-Parametric Approach," Journal of Economics and Econometrics, Economics and Econometrics Society, vol. 55(3), pages 100-129.
  14. George Adu & George Marbuah, 2011. "Determinants Of Inflation In Ghana: An Empirical Investigation," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 79(3), pages 251-269, September.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Justice Tei Mensah & George Adu & Anthony Amoah & Kennedy Kwabena Abrokawa & Joseph Adu, 2016. "What drives structural transformation in sub-Saharan Africa?," University of East Anglia School of Economics Working Paper Series 2016-02, School of Economics, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK..

    Cited by:

    1. Bernur Acikgoz Author-Email: bernur@gmail.com & Anthony Amoah Author-Email: a.amoah@uea.ac.uk & Mine Yılmazer Author-Email: mine.yilmazer@cbu.edu.tr, 2016. "Economic Freedom and Growth: A Panel Cointegration Approach," Panoeconomicus, Savez ekonomista Vojvodine, Novi Sad, Serbia, vol. 63(5), pages 541-562, December.
    2. John C. Anyanwu & Mawuko Kponnou, 2017. "Special Issue on the 2016 African Economic Conference on “Feeding Africa: Towards Agro-Allied Industrialization for Inclusive Growth”," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 29(S2), pages 78-95, June.

  2. Karimu, Amin & Mensah, Justice Tei & Adu, George, 2016. "Who adopts LPG as the main cooking fuel and why? Empirical evidence on Ghana based on national survey," CERE Working Papers 2016:9, CERE - the Center for Environmental and Resource Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2016. "Enablers of strong cookstove sales through a purchase offer approach in rural Senegal: An explorative analysis," Ruhr Economic Papers 650, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.

  3. Paul Alagidede and George Adu, 2014. "Climate change and economic growth in sub-Sahara Africa: A nonparametric evidence," Working Papers 460, Economic Research Southern Africa.

    Cited by:

    1. Joseph Mawejje, 2016. "Food prices, energy and climate shocks in Uganda," Agricultural and Food Economics, Springer;Italian Society of Agricultural Economics (SIDEA), vol. 4(1), pages 1-18, December.

  4. Eshun, Maame Esi & Adu, George & Buabeng, Emmanuel, 2014. "THE financial determinants of private investment in ghana," MPRA Paper 57570, University Library of Munich, Germany.

    Cited by:

    1. Daniel Sakyi & Micheal Kofi Boachie & Mustapha Immurana, 2016. "Does Financial Development Drive Private Investment in Ghana?," Economies, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 4(4), pages 1-12, December.
    2. Elliot Boateng & Mary Amponsah & Collins Annor Baah, 2017. "Complementarity Effect of Financial Development and FDI on Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Panel Data Analysis," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 29(2), pages 305-318, June.
    3. Wiafe, Emmanuel A. & Barnor, Charles & Quaidoo, Christopher, 2014. "Oil price shocks and domestic price investment in Ghana," MPRA Paper 60777, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  5. Alagidede, Paul & Adu, George & Frimpong, Prince Boakye, 2014. "The effect of climate change on economic growth: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series 017, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

    Cited by:

    1. Joseph Mawejje, 2016. "Food prices, energy and climate shocks in Uganda," Agricultural and Food Economics, Springer;Italian Society of Agricultural Economics (SIDEA), vol. 4(1), pages 1-18, December.
    2. Taha Zaghdoudi & Samir Maktouf, 2017. "Threshold effect in the relationship between environmental taxes and CO2 emissions: A PSTR specification," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 37(3), pages 2086-2094.
    3. Nouve, Yawotse & Acharya, Ram N., 2017. "Extreme Weather Events, Farm Income, and Poverty in Niger," 2017 Annual Meeting, February 4-7, 2017, Mobile, Alabama 252800, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
    4. Yalew, Amsalu W. & Hirte, Georg & Lotze-Campen, Hermann & Tscharaktschiew, Stefan, 2017. "Economic effects of climate change in developing countries: Economy-wide and regional analysis for Ethiopia," CEPIE Working Papers 10/17, Technische Universität Dresden, Center of Public and International Economics (CEPIE).

  6. George Adu & George Marbuah & Justice Tei Mensah & Prince Boakye Frimpong, 2013. "Macroeconomic Development and Stock Market Performance: A Non-Parametric Approach," EERI Research Paper Series EERI RP 2013/01, Economics and Econometrics Research Institute (EERI), Brussels.

    Cited by:

    1. Md. Abu HASAN, 2017. "Efficiency and Volatility of the Stock Market in Bangladesh: A Macroeconometric Analysis," Turkish Economic Review, KSP Journals, vol. 4(2), pages 239-249, June.

  7. Mensah, Justice T. & Adu, George, 2012. "An Empirical Analysis Of Household Energy Choice In Ghana," Working Paper Series 2013:6, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Mensah, Justice Tei & Marbuah, George & Amoah, Anthony, 2016. "Energy demand in Ghana: A disaggregated analysis," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 53(C), pages 924-935.
    2. Paul Adjei Kwakwa & Solomon Aboagye, 2014. "Energy consumption in Ghana and the story of economic growth, industrialization, trade openness and urbanization," Asian Bulletin of Energy Economics and Technology, Asian Online Journal Publishing Group, vol. 1(1), pages 1-6.
    3. Paul Kwakwa & Edward Debrah Wiafe, 2014. "I use firewood but I do not grow trees: An analysis of tree planting exercise among rural households in Ghana," Asian Bulletin of Energy Economics and Technology, Asian Online Journal Publishing Group, vol. 1(1), pages 7-12.
    4. Karimu, Amin & Mensah, Justice Tei & Adu, George, 2016. "Who adopts LPG as the main cooking fuel and why? Empirical evidence on Ghana based on national survey," CERE Working Papers 2016:9, CERE - the Center for Environmental and Resource Economics.
    5. Kwakwa, Paul Adjei, 2014. "Energy-growth nexus and energy demand in Ghana: A review of empirical studies," MPRA Paper 54971, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 01 Apr 2014.
    6. Vaccari, Mentore & Vitali, Francesco & Tudor, Terry, 2017. "Multi-criteria assessment of the appropriateness of a cooking technology: A case study of the Logone Valley," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 109(C), pages 66-75.

  8. Adu, George, 2011. "Effects on growth of environmental policy in a small open economy," Working Papers 118225, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Rafael Alvarado & Elisa Toledo, 2017. "Environmental degradation and economic growth: evidence for a developing country," Environment, Development and Sustainability: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development, Springer, vol. 19(4), pages 1205-1218, August.
    2. Wei-Bin Zhang, 2014. "Global Economic Growth and Environmental Change," SPOUDAI Journal of Economics and Business, SPOUDAI Journal of Economics and Business, University of Piraeus, vol. 64(3), pages 3-29, July-Sept.

Articles

  1. Justice Tei Mensah & George Adu & Anthony Amoah & Kennedy Kwabena Abrokwa & Joseph Adu, 2016. "What Drives Structural Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa?," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 28(2), pages 157-169, June.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  2. Karimu, Amin & Mensah, Justice Tei & Adu, George, 2016. "Who Adopts LPG as the Main Cooking Fuel and Why? Empirical Evidence on Ghana Based on National Survey," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 85(C), pages 43-57.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  3. Paul Alagidede & George Adu & Prince Boakye Frimpong, 2016. "The effect of climate change on economic growth: evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa," Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Springer;Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies - SEEPS, vol. 18(3), pages 417-436, July.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  4. Mensah, Justice Tei & Adu, George, 2015. "An empirical analysis of household energy choice in Ghana," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 51(C), pages 1402-1411.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  5. Maame Esi Eshun & George Adu & Emmanuel Buabeng, 2014. "The Financial Determinants of Private Investment in Ghana," International Journal of Financial Economics, Research Academy of Social Sciences, vol. 3(1), pages 25-40.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  6. George Adu, 2013. "Determinants of economic growth in Ghana: parametric and nonparametric investigations," Journal of Developing Areas, Tennessee State University, College of Business, vol. 47(2), pages 277-301, July-Dece.

    Cited by:

    1. Boachie, Micheal Kofi, 2015. "Effect of health on economic growth in Ghana:An application of ARDL bounds test to cointegration," MPRA Paper 67201, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  7. George Adu, 2013. "Effects on growth of environmental policy in a small open economy," Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Springer;Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies - SEEPS, vol. 15(4), pages 343-365, October.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  8. George Adu & George Marbuah & Justice Tei Mensah & Prince Boakye Frimpong, 2012. "Macroeconomic Development and Stock Market Performance: A Non-Parametric Approach," Journal of Economics and Econometrics, Economics and Econometrics Society, vol. 55(3), pages 100-129.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  9. George Adu & George Marbuah, 2011. "Determinants Of Inflation In Ghana: An Empirical Investigation," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 79(3), pages 251-269, September.

    Cited by:

    1. Philip Kofi Adom & William Bekoe & George Quartey & Kwaku Amakye & Charles Barnor, 2016. "Impact of Market-based Policies and External Fiscal Discipline on Ghana's Inflation," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 20(4), pages 794-816, November.
    2. Asamoah, Lawrence Adu, 2016. "Fiscal Policy and Lending Rate Nexus in Ghana," MPRA Paper 80209, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (7) 2013-03-16 2014-08-09 2014-08-09 2014-10-22 2016-04-04 2016-07-02 2016-09-04. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DEV: Development (5) 2014-08-09 2014-10-22 2016-06-04 2016-07-02 2016-09-04. Author is listed
  3. NEP-FDG: Financial Development & Growth (4) 2011-12-19 2014-08-09 2014-10-22 2016-01-29. Author is listed
  4. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (3) 2014-08-09 2014-10-22 2016-01-29. Author is listed
  5. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (3) 2011-12-19 2014-10-22 2016-01-29. Author is listed
  6. NEP-GRO: Economic Growth (3) 2014-08-09 2014-10-22 2016-01-29. Author is listed
  7. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (1) 2011-12-19
  8. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2016-01-29
  9. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2016-06-04
  10. NEP-INO: Innovation (1) 2016-01-29
  11. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2014-08-09
  12. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2016-07-02
  13. NEP-RES: Resource Economics (1) 2011-12-19

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