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Victor Owusu

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Terminal Degree:2007 Department of Economics; Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) (from RePEc Genealogy)

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Department of Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness and Extension
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)

Kumasi, Ghana
https://agric.knust.edu.gh/departments/agriecons
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Working papers

  1. Osei-Mensah, Isaac & Asante, Bright Owusu & Owusu, Victor & Donkor, Emmanuel & Boansi, David, 2021. "Productivity Differences in Small Scale Palm Oil Processors Using Different Processing Technologies in Ghana," 2021 Conference, August 17-31, 2021, Virtual 315850, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  2. Baidoo, Jacqueline & Ohene-Yankyera, Kwasi & Owusu, Victor, 2018. "Consumers’ Familiarity and Use of Natural Health Products," 2018 Conference (2nd), August 8-11, Kumasi, Ghana 277795, Ghana Association of Agricultural Economists.
  3. Baffour-Kyei, Vasco & Mensah, Amos & Owusu, Victor, 2018. "Impact of Small-Scale Mining Activities on the Livelihoods Assets of Rural Households in the Bekwai Municipality, Ghana," 2018 Conference (2nd), August 8-11, Kumasi, Ghana 277792, Ghana Association of Agricultural Economists.
  4. Owusu-Sekyere, E. & Owusu, V. & Donkor, E. & Jordaan, H., 2018. "Welfare estimates of food safety and quality policy changes in Southern Ghana," 2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia 276939, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  5. Yiridomoh, Gordon Yenglier & Owusu, Victor & Appiah, Divine Odame & Bonye, Samuel Ziem, 2018. "Smallholder Women Off-Farm Adaptation Strategies To Climate Variability In Rural Savannah, Ghana," 2018 Conference (2nd), August 8-11, Kumasi, Ghana 277796, Ghana Association of Agricultural Economists.
  6. Owusu, V., 2018. "Credit-Constraints and Preferences for Crop Insurance in Ghana: Implications of Attribute Non-Attendance in Discrete Choice Experiments," 2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia 276967, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  7. Abdulai, Awudu & Goetz, Renan & Ali, Williams & Owusu, Victor, 2018. "Liquidity constraints, risk preferences and farmers’ willingness to participate in crop insurance programs in Ghana," 2019 Allied Social Sciences Association (ASSA) Annual Meeting, January 4-6, 2019, Atlanta, Georgia 281162, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  8. Owusu, Victor & Kakraba, Isaac, 2015. "Examining Self-Selection and the Impacts of Integrated Pest Management Adoption on Yield and Gross Margin: Evidence from Ghana," 2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy 212606, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  9. Acheampong, Patricia & Owusu, Victor, 2015. "Impact of Improved cassava varieties' adoption on farmers' incomes in Rural Ghana," 2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy 210875, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  10. Owusu, Victor & Frimpong, Frederick Kwabena, 2014. "Impact of cocoa agroforests on yield and household income: Evidence from Ghana," 88th Annual Conference, April 9-11, 2014, AgroParisTech, Paris, France 170787, Agricultural Economics Society.
  11. Acheampong, Patricia Pinamang & Owusu, Victor & Nurah, Gyiele K., 2013. "Farmers Preferences for Cassava Variety Traits: Empirical Evidence from Ghana," 2013 Fourth International Conference, September 22-25, 2013, Hammamet, Tunisia 161633, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE).
  12. Houssou, Nazaire & Kolavalli, Shashidhara & Bobobee, Emmanuel & Owusu, Victor, 2013. "Animal traction in Ghana:," GSSP working papers 34, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  13. Benin, Samuel & Johnson, Michael E. & Abokyi, Emmanuel & Ahorbo, Gerald & Jimah, Kipo & Nasser, Gamel & Owusu, Victor & Taabazuing, Joe & Tenga, Albert, 2013. "Revisiting agricultural input and farm support subsidies in Africa: The case of Ghana’s mechanization, fertilizer, block farms, and marketing programs:," IFPRI discussion papers 1300, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  14. Owusu, Victor, 2012. "Assessing Consumer Willingness to Pay a Premium for Organic Food Product: Evidence from Ghana," 2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil 123394, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  15. Owusu, Victor & Owusu, Michael Anifori, 2010. "Measuring Market Potential for Fresh Organic Fruit and Vegetable in Ghana," 2010 AAAE Third Conference/AEASA 48th Conference, September 19-23, 2010, Cape Town, South Africa 95955, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE).
  16. Owusu, Victor & Abdulai, Awudu, 2009. "Joint Adoption of Safer Irrigation Technologies under Uncertainty: Evidence from Ghana," MPRA Paper 43822, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  17. Owusu, Victor & Abdulai, Awudu, 2009. "Nonfarm Employment and Poverty Reduction in Rural Ghana: A Propensity-Score Matching Analysis," 2009 Conference, August 16-22, 2009, Beijing, China 51363, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  18. Abdulai, Awudu & Owusu, Victor & Goetz, Renan, 2008. "Property rights and investment in agriculture: Evidence for Ghana," MPRA Paper 37046, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  19. Owusu, Victor & Gunning, Jan Willem & Burger, Kees, 2007. "Do Tenure Differences Influence the Improvement of Quality of Rented Land? Empirical Evidence from Rural Ghana," 106th Seminar, October 25-27, 2007, Montpellier, France 7933, European Association of Agricultural Economists.

Articles

  1. Ma, Wanglin & Zhou, Xiaoshi & Boansi, David & Horlu, Godwin Seyram Agbemavor & Owusu, Victor, 2024. "Adoption and intensity of agricultural mechanization and their impact on non-farm employment of rural women," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 173(C).
  2. Hongyun Zheng & Wanglin Ma & David Boansi & Victor Owusu, 2024. "Farmers’ perceptions, adoption and impacts of integrated water management technology under changing climate," International Journal of Water Resources Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 40(3), pages 425-447, May.
  3. Thiam, Habibatou I. & Owusu, Victor & Villamor, Grace B. & Schuler, Johannes & Hathie, Ibrahima, 2024. "Farmers’ intention to adapt to soil salinity expansion in Fimela, Sine-Saloum area in Senegal: A structural equation modelling approach," Land Use Policy, Elsevier, vol. 137(C).
  4. Nunoo, Isaac & Boansi, David & Owusu, Victor, 2023. "Does the use of cocoa farmlands for artisanal small-scale gold mining really increase household food insecurity? Evidence from Ghana," Resources Policy, Elsevier, vol. 87(PA).
  5. Donkor, Emmanuel & Frimpong, Frederick Kwabena & Owusu, Victor, 2023. "Land tenure and investment in productive inputs in Ghanaian cocoa farming: A generalised structural equation modelling approach," Land Use Policy, Elsevier, vol. 132(C).
  6. Wanglin Ma & Puneet Vatsa & Hongyun Zheng & Emmanuel Donkor & Victor Owusu, 2023. "Does Adoption of Information and Communication Technology Reduce Objective and Subjective Well-Being Inequality? Evidence from China," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 169(1), pages 55-77, September.
  7. Wanglin Ma & Puneet Vatsa & Enoch Owusu-Sekyere & Xiaoshi Zhou & Victor Owusu, 2023. "Does income diversity really stimulate household consumption expenditure diversity? Evidence from mean-based and unconditional quantile regressions," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 55(55), pages 6567-6581, November.
  8. Gordon Yenglier Yiridomoh & Samuel Ziem Bonye & Emmanuel Kanchebe Derbile & Victor Owusu, 2022. "Women farmers’ perceived indices of occurrence and severity of observed climate extremes in rural Savannah, Ghana," Environment, Development and Sustainability: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development, Springer, vol. 24(1), pages 810-831, January.
  9. Tsiboe, Francis & Asravor, Jacob & Owusu, Victor & Mensah-Bonsu, Akwasi, 2022. "Production technology, efficiency, and productivity of cereal farms: Prospects for enhancing farm performance in Ghana," Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 51(3), pages 579-609, December.
  10. Aboubacar Diallo & Emmanuel Donkor & Victor Owusu, 2021. "Correction to: Climate change adaptation strategies, productivity and sustainable food security in southern Mali," Climatic Change, Springer, vol. 167(1), pages 1-2, July.
  11. Ali, Williams & Abdulai, Awudu & Goetz, Renan & Owusu, Victor, 2021. "Risk, ambiguity and willingness to participate in crop insurance programs: Evidence from a field experiment," Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 63(03), January.
  12. Boansi, David & Owusu, Victor & Tambo, Justice Akpene & Donkor, Emmanuel & Asante, Bright Owusu, 2021. "Rainfall shocks and household welfare: Evidence from northern Ghana," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 194(C).
  13. Owusu-Sekyere, Enoch & Bibariwiah, Cindy & Owusu, Victor & Donkor, Emmanuel, 2021. "Farming under irrigation management transfer scheme and its impact on yield and net returns in Ghana," Land Use Policy, Elsevier, vol. 102(C).
  14. Baffour-Kyei, Vasco & Mensah, Amos & Owusu, Victor & Horlu, Godwin S.A.K., 2021. "Artisanal small-scale mining and livelihood assets in rural southern Ghana," Resources Policy, Elsevier, vol. 71(C).
  15. Williams Ali & Awudu Abdulai & Renan Goetz & Victor Owusu, 2021. "Risk, ambiguity and willingness to participate in crop insurance programs: Evidence from a field experiment," Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 65(3), pages 679-703, July.
  16. Dokyi Emmanuel & Anang Benjamin Tetteh & Owusu Victor, 2021. "Impacts of Improved Seed Maize Technology Adoption on Productivity and Technical Efficiency in Northern Ghana," Open Economics, De Gruyter, vol. 4(1), pages 118-132, January.
  17. Victor Owusu & Awudu Abdulai & Williams Ali, 2021. "Preferences for crop insurance attributes among cocoa farmers in Ghana," Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, vol. 12(5), pages 849-867, July.
  18. Eunice Adu Donkor & Emmanuel Donkor & Enoch Owusu-Sekyere & Victor Owusu, 2020. "The Development and Promotion of Sweet Potato Yoghurt in Ghana: Implications for Sustainable Production and Consumption Policies," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 12(8), pages 1-16, April.
  19. Aboubacar Diallo & Emmanuel Donkor & Victor Owusu, 2020. "Climate change adaptation strategies, productivity and sustainable food security in southern Mali," Climatic Change, Springer, vol. 159(3), pages 309-327, April.
  20. DJOKOTO, Justice Gameli & OWUSU, Victor & AWUNYO-VITOR, Dadson, 2020. "Is Organic Agriculture More Scale Efficient Than Conventional Agriculture? The Case Of Cocoa Cultivation In Ghana," Review of Agricultural and Applied Economics (RAAE), Faculty of Economics and Management, Slovak Agricultural University in Nitra, vol. 23(2), October.
  21. Victor Owusu & Awudu Abdulai, 2019. "Examining the economic impacts of integrated pest management among vegetable farmers in Southern Ghana," Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 62(11), pages 1886-1907, September.
  22. Emmanuel Donkor & Victor Owusu, 2019. "Mineral Fertiliser Adoption and Land Productivity: Implications for Securing Stable Rice Production in Northern Ghana," Land, MDPI, vol. 8(4), pages 1-13, April.
  23. Owusu-Sekyere, Enoch & Owusu, Victor & Akwetey, Worlah Yawo & Jordaan, Henry & Ogundeji, Abiodun A., 2018. "Economic welfare implications of policy changes regarding food safety and quality in Ghana," African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, African Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 13(4), December.
  24. Victor Owusu & Emmanuel Donkor & Enoch Owusu†Sekyere, 2018. "Accounting for the Gender Technology Gap Amongst Smallholder Rice Farmers in Northern Ghana," Journal of Agricultural Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 69(2), pages 439-457, June.
  25. Emmanuel Donkor & Victor Owusu & Enoch Owusu-Sekyere & Abiodun A. Ogundeji, 2018. "The Adoption of Farm Innovations among Rice Producers in Northern Ghana: Implications for Sustainable Rice Supply," Agriculture, MDPI, vol. 8(8), pages 1-13, August.
  26. Isaac Nunoo & Victor Owusu, 2017. "Comparative analysis on financial viability of cocoa agroforestry systems in Ghana," Environment, Development and Sustainability: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development, Springer, vol. 19(1), pages 83-98, February.
  27. DJOKOTO, Justice G. & OWUSU, Victor & AWUNYO-VITOR, Dadson, 2017. "Technical Efficiency In Organic And Conventional Agriculture - A Gender Comparison," Review of Agricultural and Applied Economics (RAAE), Faculty of Economics and Management, Slovak Agricultural University in Nitra, vol. 20(2), November.
  28. Farida, Badu-Gyan & Victor, Owusu, 2017. "Consumer Willingness To Pay A Premium For A Functional Food In Ghana," APSTRACT: Applied Studies in Agribusiness and Commerce, AGRIMBA, vol. 11(1-2), September.
  29. Victor Owusu & Enoch Owusu-Sekyere & Emmanuel Donkor & Nana Ama Darkwaah & Derrick Adomako-Boateng Jr, 2017. "Consumer perceptions and willingness to pay for cassava-wheat composite bread in Ghana," Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, vol. 7(2), pages 115-134, August.
  30. Emmanuel, Donkor & Enoch, Owusu-Sekyere & Victor, Owusu & Samira, Saadu & Jacqueline, Baidoo & Hennor, Avame Yaw & Djamson, Eric Kwesi & Felix, Owusu Serbeh, 2017. "Assessing The Financial Viability Of The Floricultural Industry In Ghana," APSTRACT: Applied Studies in Agribusiness and Commerce, AGRIMBA, vol. 11(1-2), September.
  31. OWUSU, Victor, 2016. "Technical Efficiency Of Technology Adoption By Maize Farmers In Three Agro-Ecological Zones Of Ghana," Review of Agricultural and Applied Economics (RAAE), Faculty of Economics and Management, Slovak Agricultural University in Nitra, vol. 19(2), pages 1-12, October.
  32. Victor Owusu, 2016. "The economics of small-scale private pump irrigation and agricultural productivity in Ghana," Journal of Developing Areas, Tennessee State University, College of Business, vol. 50(1), pages 289-304, January-M.
  33. DONKOR, Emmanuel & OWUSU-SEKYERE, Enoch & OWUSU, Victor & JORDAAN, Henry, 2016. "Impact Of Row-Planting Adoption On Productivity Of Rice Farming In Northern Ghana," Review of Agricultural and Applied Economics (RAAE), Faculty of Economics and Management, Slovak Agricultural University in Nitra, vol. 19(2), pages 1-10, October.
  34. Donkor, Emmanuel & Owusu, Victor, 2014. "Effects of land tenure systems on resource-use productivity and efficiency in Ghana’s rice industry," African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, African Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 9(4), pages 1-14, December.
  35. Owusu, Victor & Adjei-Addo, Emmanuel & Sundberg, Cecilia, 2013. "Do economic incentives affect attitudes to solid waste source separation? Evidence from Ghana," Resources, Conservation & Recycling, Elsevier, vol. 78(C), pages 115-123.
  36. Owusu, Victor & Owusu Anifori, Michael, 2013. "Consumer Willingness to Pay a Premium for Organic Fruit and Vegetable in Ghana," International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, vol. 16(1), pages 1-20, February.
  37. Victor Owusu & John-Eudes Bakang & Robert Abaidoo & Modeste Kinane, 2012. "Perception on untreated wastewater irrigation for vegetable production in Ghana," Environment, Development and Sustainability: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development, Springer, vol. 14(1), pages 135-150, February.
  38. Owusu, Victor & Fosu, K. Yerfi & Burger, Kees, 2012. "Intersectoral labor mobility and deforestation in Ghana," Environment and Development Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 17(6), pages 741-762, December.
  39. Owusu, Victor & Abdulai, Awudu & Abdul-Rahman, Seini, 2011. "Non-farm work and food security among farm households in Northern Ghana," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 36(2), pages 108-118, April.
  40. Abdulai, Awudu & Owusu, Victor & Goetz, Renan, 2011. "Land tenure differences and investment in land improvement measures: Theoretical and empirical analyses," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 96(1), pages 66-78, September.
  41. Abdulai, Awudu & Owusu, Victor & Bakang, John-Eudes A., 2011. "Adoption of safer irrigation technologies and cropping patterns: Evidence from Southern Ghana," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 70(7), pages 1415-1423, May.
  42. Victor Owusu & Joseph Boaheng & Cecilia Sundberg, 2011. "Are households willing to pay for full-cost solid waste collection? Evidence from Kumasi Metropolis of Ghana," Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, Springer;Association of Environmental Studies and Sciences, vol. 1(2), pages 144-153, June.
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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 11 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (10) 2011-08-15 2012-05-22 2014-06-28 2018-10-29 2018-10-29 2018-10-29 2018-11-26 2018-12-03 2019-01-07 2021-11-22. Author is listed
  2. NEP-AFR: Africa (3) 2011-08-15 2012-05-22 2014-06-28
  3. NEP-DCM: Discrete Choice Models (3) 2011-08-15 2018-12-03 2019-01-07
  4. NEP-DEV: Development (3) 2016-06-14 2018-10-29 2019-01-07
  5. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (2) 2016-06-14 2018-10-29
  6. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (2) 2018-12-03 2019-01-07
  7. NEP-MKT: Marketing (2) 2011-08-15 2012-05-22
  8. NEP-EFF: Efficiency and Productivity (1) 2021-11-22

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