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Benjamin Musah Abu

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Working papers

  1. Paul Nkegbe & Abdelkrim Araar & Benjamin Abu & Yazidu Ustarz & Hamdiyah Alhassan & Edinam Dope Setsoafia & Shamsia Abdul-Wahab, 2018. "Rural Non-Farm Engagement and Agriculture Commercialization in Ghana: Complements or Competitors?," Working Papers PMMA 2018-07, PEP-PMMA.

Articles

  1. Haruna Issahaku & Benjamin Musah Abu & Paul Kwame Nkegbe, 2018. "Does the Use of Mobile Phones by Smallholder Maize Farmers Affect Productivity in Ghana?," Journal of African Business, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 19(3), pages 302-322, July.
  2. Benjamin Musah Abu & Issahaku Haruna, 2017. "Financial inclusion and agricultural commercialization in Ghana: an empirical investigation," Agricultural Finance Review, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 77(4), pages 524-544, November.
  3. Samuel Sekyi & Benjamin Musah Abu & Paul Kwame Nkegbe, 2017. "Farm credit access, credit constraint and productivity in Ghana: Empirical evidence from Northern Savannah ecological zone," Agricultural Finance Review, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 77(4), pages 446-462, November.
  4. Benjamin Musah Abu & Haruna Issahaku & Paul Kwame Nkegbe, 2016. "Farmgate versus market centre sales: a multi-crop approach," Agricultural and Food Economics, Springer;Italian Society of Agricultural Economics (SIDEA), vol. 4(1), pages 1-16, December.

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Working papers

  1. Paul Nkegbe & Abdelkrim Araar & Benjamin Abu & Yazidu Ustarz & Hamdiyah Alhassan & Edinam Dope Setsoafia & Shamsia Abdul-Wahab, 2018. "Rural Non-Farm Engagement and Agriculture Commercialization in Ghana: Complements or Competitors?," Working Papers PMMA 2018-07, PEP-PMMA.

    Cited by:

    1. Ramona Bunkus & Ilkhom Soliev & Insa Theesfeld, 2020. "Density of resident farmers and rural inhabitants’ relationship to agriculture: operationalizing complex social interactions with a structural equation model," Agriculture and Human Values, Springer;The Agriculture, Food, & Human Values Society (AFHVS), vol. 37(1), pages 47-63, March.
    2. Dagunga, Gilbert & Ayamga, Micheal & Danso-Abbeam, Gideon, 2020. "To what extent should farm households diversify? Implications on multidimensional poverty in Ghana," World Development Perspectives, Elsevier, vol. 20(C).

Articles

  1. Haruna Issahaku & Benjamin Musah Abu & Paul Kwame Nkegbe, 2018. "Does the Use of Mobile Phones by Smallholder Maize Farmers Affect Productivity in Ghana?," Journal of African Business, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 19(3), pages 302-322, July.

    Cited by:

    1. Asongu, Simplice A. & Biekpe, Nicholas & Cassimon, Danny, 2021. "On the diffusion of mobile phone innovations for financial inclusion," Technology in Society, Elsevier, vol. 65(C).
    2. Simplice A. Asongu & Nicholas M. Odhiambo, 2018. "How Enhancing Information and Communication Technology has affected Inequality in Africa for Sustainable Development: An Empirical Investigation," Research Africa Network Working Papers 18/054, Research Africa Network (RAN).
    3. Asongu, Simplice & Meniago, Christelle, 2018. "Technology and persistence in global software piracy," MPRA Paper 91532, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Simplice A. Asongu & Nicholas M. Odhiambo, 2018. "ICT, Financial Access and Gender Inclusion in the Formal Economic Sector: Evidence from Africa," The African Finance Journal, Africagrowth Institute, vol. 20(2), pages 45-65.
    5. Simplice A. Asongu & Nicholas M. Odhiambo, 2019. "Foreign Aid Complementarities and Inclusive Human Development in Africa," Research Africa Network Working Papers 19/021, Research Africa Network (RAN).
    6. Asongu, Simplice A & Odhiambo, Nicholas M, 2018. "Drivers of growth in fast emerging economies: A dynamic instrumental quantile approach to real output and its rates of growth in BRICS and mint countries, 2001-2011," Working Papers 23818, University of South Africa, Department of Economics.
    7. Simplice A. Asongu & Nicholas M. Odhiambo, 2020. "Social Media and Inclusive Human Development in Africa," Working Papers 20/017, European Xtramile Centre of African Studies (EXCAS).
    8. Simplice A. Asongu & Nicholas M. Odhiambo, 2019. "The Mobile Phone, Information Sharing and Financial Sector Development in Africa: A Quantile Regressions Approach," CEREDEC Working Papers 19/016, Centre de Recherche pour le Développement Economique (CEREDEC).
    9. Meniago, Christelle & Asongu, Simplice A., 2018. "Revisiting the finance-inequality nexus in a panel of African countries," Research in International Business and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 46(C), pages 399-419.
    10. Asongu, Simplice A. & Uduji, Joseph I. & Okolo-Obasi, Elda N., 2019. "Homicide and social media: Global empirical evidence," Technology in Society, Elsevier, vol. 59(C).
    11. Simplice A. Asongu & Jacinta C. Nwachukwu & Chris Pyke, 2018. "The Comparative Economics of ICT, Environmental Degradation and Inclusive Human Development in Sub-Saharan Africa," Research Africa Network Working Papers 18/037, Research Africa Network (RAN).
    12. Asongu, Simplice & Orim, Stella-Maris & Nting, Rexon, 2019. "Terrorism and social media: global evidence," MPRA Paper 101094, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    13. Simplice A. Asongu, 2019. "FDI in Selected Developing Countries: Evidence from Bundling and Unbundling Governance," Research Africa Network Working Papers 19/057, Research Africa Network (RAN).
    14. Simplice A. Asongu & Sara le Roux & Jacinta Nwachukwu & Chris Pyke, 2018. "The Mobile Phone as an Argument for Good Governance in Sub-Saharan Africa," Research Africa Network Working Papers 18/029, Research Africa Network (RAN).
    15. Simplice A. Asongu & Paul N. Acha-Anyi, 2020. "Enhancing ICT for Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa: Thresholds for Complementary Policies," Research Africa Network Working Papers 20/008, Research Africa Network (RAN).
    16. Owusu-Agyei, Samuel & Okafor, Godwin & Chijoke-Mgbame, Aruoriwo Marian & Ohalehi, Paschal & Hasan, Fakhrul, 2020. "Internet adoption and financial development in sub-Saharan Africa," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 161(C).
    17. Simplice A. Asongu, 2018. "CO2 emission thresholds for inclusive human development in Sub-Saharan Africa," AFEA Working Papers 18/020, African Finance and Economic Association (AFEA).
    18. Simplice A. Asongu & Nicholas M. Odhiambo, 2020. "Building Knowledge-Based Economies in Africa: A Systematic Review of Policies and Strategies," Journal of the Knowledge Economy, Springer;Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), vol. 11(4), pages 1538-1555, December.
    19. Joseph I. Uduji & Elda N. Okolo-Obasi & Simplice A. Asongu, 2020. "Does Growth Enhancement Support Scheme (GESS) Contribute to Youth Development in Informal Farm Entrepreneurship? Evidence from Rural Communities in Nigeria," Working Papers of the African Governance and Development Institute. 20/060, African Governance and Development Institute..
    20. Simplice A. Asongu & Xuan V. Vo, 2020. "The Effect of Finance on Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa: Avoidable CO2 emissions Thresholds," Working Papers of the African Governance and Development Institute. 20/030, African Governance and Development Institute..
    21. Simplice A. Asongu & Nicholas M. Odhiambo, 2019. "Boosting quality education with inclusive human development: empirical evidence from sub-Saharan Africa," Research Africa Network Working Papers 19/017, Research Africa Network (RAN).
    22. Asongu, Simplice & Biekpe, Nicholas & Cassimon, Danny, 2020. "Understanding the greater diffusion of mobile money innovations in Africa," MPRA Paper 107086, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    23. Ahmad Hassan Ahmad & Christopher Green & Fei Jiang, 2020. "Mobile Money, Financial Inclusion And Development: A Review With Reference To African Experience," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 34(4), pages 753-792, September.
    24. Simplice A. Asongu & Nicholas M. Odhiambo, 2019. "Enhancing ICT for Insurance in Africa," Research Africa Network Working Papers 19/100, Research Africa Network (RAN).
    25. Asongu, Simplice A. & Nnanna, Joseph & Acha-Anyi, Paul N., 2020. "Finance, inequality and inclusive education in Sub-Saharan Africa," Economic Analysis and Policy, Elsevier, vol. 67(C), pages 162-177.
    26. Simplice A. Asongu, 2019. "Technology, Education, Life and Non-life Insurance in Africa," Working Papers 19/048, European Xtramile Centre of African Studies (EXCAS).
    27. Simplice A. Asongu & Stella-Maris I. Orim & Rexon T. Nting, 2019. "Inequality, Information Technology and Inclusive Education in Sub-Saharan Africa," Working Papers 19/035, European Xtramile Centre of African Studies (EXCAS).
    28. Asongu, Simplice, 2020. "The Effects of Mobile Phone Technology, Knowledge Creation and Diffusion on Inclusive Human Development in Sub-Saharan Africa," MPRA Paper 107087, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    29. Asongu, Simplice A. & Agyemang-Mintah, Peter & Nting, Rexon T., 2021. "Law, mobile money drivers and mobile money innovations in developing countries," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 168(C).
    30. Simplice A. Asongu & Nicholas M. Odhiambo, 2018. "Governance and social media in African countries: an empirical investigation," Research Africa Network Working Papers 18/039, Research Africa Network (RAN).
    31. Simplice A. Asongu & Joseph Nnanna & Paul N. Acha-Anyi, 2019. "Inequality and gender economic inclusion: The moderating role of financial access in Sub-Saharan Africa," Working Papers of The Association for Promoting Women in Research and Development in Africa (ASPROWORDA). 19/004, The Association for Promoting Women in Research and Development in Africa (ASPROWORDA).
    32. Simplice A. Asongu & Nicholas M. Odhiambo, 2019. "Basic formal education quality, information technology, and inclusive human development in sub‐Saharan Africa," Sustainable Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 27(3), pages 419-428, May.
    33. Asongu, Simplice & Odhiambo, Nicholas, 2019. "Enhancing ICT for Quality Education in Sub-Saharan Africa," MPRA Paper 93531, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    34. Simplice A. Asongu & Joseph Nnanna & Paul N. Acha-Anyi, 2019. "Information Technology, Governance and Insurance in Sub-Saharan Africa," CEREDEC Working Papers 19/043, Centre de Recherche pour le Développement Economique (CEREDEC).
    35. Simplice A. Asongu & Nicholas M. Odhiambo, 2020. "Remittances, the diffusion of information and industrialisation in Africa," Contemporary Social Science, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(1), pages 98-117, January.
    36. Asongu, Simplice A & Odhiambo, Nicholas M., 2018. "Human development thresholds for inclusive mobile banking in developing countries," Working Papers 24399, University of South Africa, Department of Economics.
    37. Simplice A. Asongu & Nicholas M. Odhiambo, 2019. "Foreign Direct Investment, Information Technology and Economic Growth Dynamics in Sub-Saharan Africa," Working Papers 19/038, European Xtramile Centre of African Studies (EXCAS).
    38. Simplice A. Asongu & Nicholas M. Odhiambo, 2019. "Inequality and Gender Inclusion: Minimum ICT Policy Thresholds for Promoting Female Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa," Research Africa Network Working Papers 19/076, Research Africa Network (RAN).
    39. Uduji, Joseph & Okolo-Obasi, Elda & Asongu, Simplice, 2018. "The impact of e-wallet on informal farm entrepreneurship development in rural Nigeria," MPRA Paper 91999, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    40. Simplice A. Asongu & Jacinta C. Nwachukwu & Stella-Maris I. Orim & Chris Pyke, 2019. "Crime and Social Media," CEREDEC Working Papers 19/003, Centre de Recherche pour le Développement Economique (CEREDEC).
    41. Simplice Asongu & Jacinta Nwachukwu, 2018. "Recent finance advances in information technology for inclusive development: a systematic review," Working Papers of the African Governance and Development Institute. 18/040, African Governance and Development Institute..
    42. Simplice A. Asongu & Mushfiqur Rahman & Joseph Nnanna & Mohamed Haffar, 2020. "Enhancing Information Technology for Value Added Across Economic Sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa," Working Papers 20/064, European Xtramile Centre of African Studies (EXCAS).
    43. Hu, Dengfeng & You, Kefei & Esiyok, Bulent, 2021. "Foreign direct investment among developing markets and its technological impact on host: Evidence from spatial analysis of Chinese investment in Africa," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 166(C).
    44. Abdulai Adams & Rose Omari & Karbo Ransford Teng-Viel, 2020. "Smartphone Usage in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana: What are the Critical Drivers?," International Journal of Asian Social Science, Asian Economic and Social Society, vol. 10(2), pages 129-141, February.
    45. Khuong Vu & Simplice A. Asongu, 2020. "Backwardness Advantage and Economic Growth in the Information Age: A Cross-Country Empirical Study," Working Papers of the African Governance and Development Institute. 20/047, African Governance and Development Institute..
    46. Kodila-Tedika, Oasis, 2018. "Natural Resource Governance: Does Social Media Matter?," MPRA Paper 84809, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    47. Ogunniyi, Adebayo Isaiah & Mavrotas, George & Olagunju, Kehinde Oluseyi & Fadare, Olusegun & Adedoyin, Rufai, 2020. "Governance quality, remittances and their implications for food and nutrition security in Sub-Saharan Africa," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 127(C).
    48. Asongu, Simplice A. & Rahman, Mushfiqur & Nnanna, Joseph & Haffar, Mohamed, 2020. "Enhancing information technology for value added across economic sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa✰," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 161(C).
    49. Cieslik, Katarzyna & Cecchi, Francesco & Assefa Damtew, Elias & Tafesse, Shiferaw & Struik, Paul C. & Lemaga, Berga & Leeuwis, Cees, 2021. "The role of ICT in collective management of public bads: The case of potato late blight in Ethiopia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 140(C).

  2. Benjamin Musah Abu & Issahaku Haruna, 2017. "Financial inclusion and agricultural commercialization in Ghana: an empirical investigation," Agricultural Finance Review, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 77(4), pages 524-544, November.

    Cited by:

    1. Yeboah, Frederick Kwame & Adingo, Samuel & Coffie, Cephas Paa Kwesi & Nyarko, Daniel Ayisi, 2021. "Commercializing Agriculture in Deprived Regions of Ghana: A Case of the Ekumfi District, Central Region," International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics (IJFAEC), Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University, Department of Economics and Finance, vol. 9(1), January.
    2. Hamdiyah Alhassan & Benjamin Musah Abu & Paul Kwame Nkegbe, 2020. "Access to Credit, Farm Productivity and Market Participation in Ghana: A Conditional Mixed Process Approach," Margin: The Journal of Applied Economic Research, National Council of Applied Economic Research, vol. 14(2), pages 226-246, May.
    3. Samuel Sekyi & Benjamin Musah Abu & Paul Kwame Nkegbe, 2020. "Effects of farm credit access on agricultural commercialization in Ghana: Empirical evidence from the northern Savannah ecological zone," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 32(2), pages 150-162, June.

  3. Samuel Sekyi & Benjamin Musah Abu & Paul Kwame Nkegbe, 2017. "Farm credit access, credit constraint and productivity in Ghana: Empirical evidence from Northern Savannah ecological zone," Agricultural Finance Review, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 77(4), pages 446-462, November.

    Cited by:

    1. Masaood Moahid & Keshav Lall Maharjan, 2020. "Factors Affecting Farmers’ Access to Formal and Informal Credit: Evidence from Rural Afghanistan," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 12(3), pages 1-16, February.
    2. Liqiong Lin & Weizhuo Wang & Christopher Gan & David A. Cohen & Quang T.T Nguyen, 2019. "Rural Credit Constraint and Informal Rural Credit Accessibility in China," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 11(7), pages 1-20, April.
    3. Yusuf Tanko & Kang Cheah Yong & Rabiul Islam, 2020. "Economic Efficiency of Farm Size, Fertilizer, and Improve seeds on Rice Production in Kano State, Nigeria," Academic Journal of Economic Studies, Faculty of Finance, Banking and Accountancy Bucharest,"Dimitrie Cantemir" Christian University Bucharest, vol. 6(2), pages 21-32, June.
    4. Kuhle Prudence Mnisi & Abdul Latif Alhassan, 2021. "Financial structure and cooperative efficiency: A pecking‐order evidence from sugarcane farmers in Eswatini," Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 92(2), pages 261-281, June.
    5. Thanh-Tung Nguyen & Trung Thanh Nguyen & Ulrike Grote, 2020. "Credit and Ethnic Consumption Inequality in the Central Highlands of Vietnam," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 148(1), pages 143-172, February.
    6. Louis Atamja & Sungjoon Yoo, 2021. "Credit Constraint and Rural Household Welfare in the Mezam Division of the North-West Region of Cameroon," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 13(11), pages 1-19, May.
    7. Hamdiyah Alhassan & Benjamin Musah Abu & Paul Kwame Nkegbe, 2020. "Access to Credit, Farm Productivity and Market Participation in Ghana: A Conditional Mixed Process Approach," Margin: The Journal of Applied Economic Research, National Council of Applied Economic Research, vol. 14(2), pages 226-246, May.
    8. Samuel Sekyi & Benjamin Musah Abu & Paul Kwame Nkegbe, 2020. "Effects of farm credit access on agricultural commercialization in Ghana: Empirical evidence from the northern Savannah ecological zone," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 32(2), pages 150-162, June.

  4. Benjamin Musah Abu & Haruna Issahaku & Paul Kwame Nkegbe, 2016. "Farmgate versus market centre sales: a multi-crop approach," Agricultural and Food Economics, Springer;Italian Society of Agricultural Economics (SIDEA), vol. 4(1), pages 1-16, December.

    Cited by:

    1. William J. Burke, 2019. "Evidence against Imposing Restrictions on Hurdle Models as a Test for Simultaneous versus Sequential Decision Making," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 101(5), pages 1473-1481, October.
    2. Tawanda Chingozha & Dieter von Fintel, 2019. "Property rights, market access and crop cultivation in Southern Rhodesia: evidence from historical satellite data," Working Papers 03/2019, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    3. Muhammed Abdella Usman & Daniel Callo-Concha, 2021. "Does market access improve dietary diversity and food security? Evidence from Southwestern Ethiopian smallholder coffee producers," Agricultural and Food Economics, Springer;Italian Society of Agricultural Economics (SIDEA), vol. 9(1), pages 1-21, December.
    4. Temitayo A. Adeyemo & Victor O. Okoruwa, 2018. "Value Addition and Productivity Differentials in the Nigerian Cassava System," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 10(12), pages 1-22, December.
    5. Hamdiyah Alhassan & Benjamin Musah Abu & Paul Kwame Nkegbe, 2020. "Access to Credit, Farm Productivity and Market Participation in Ghana: A Conditional Mixed Process Approach," Margin: The Journal of Applied Economic Research, National Council of Applied Economic Research, vol. 14(2), pages 226-246, May.
    6. Samuel Sekyi & Benjamin Musah Abu & Paul Kwame Nkegbe, 2020. "Effects of farm credit access on agricultural commercialization in Ghana: Empirical evidence from the northern Savannah ecological zone," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 32(2), pages 150-162, June.

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