Who am I?

My name is Festus Ebo Turkson, a lecturer/economist at the Department of Economics, University of Ghana at Legon, Accra, Ghana.

My research and teaching interest are in the areas of International Trade and Economic Development, International trade Policy, International Macroeconomics, Industrial and Financial Economics, Public Sector Economics and Applied Micro-econometrics. My PhD was on "Trade Costs in Developing Countries". It was awarded by the University of Nottingham (UK). Prior to my Phd research at the Nottingham School of Economics, University of Nottingham I attended Harvard University (USA) to carry out my PhD course work during the 2005/06 academic year as a Special Student.

I have consulted for the World Bank, UNECA, UN-WIDER, ILO, AFDB, ACEG, IICD, AERC among other Institutions or Organisations. I also have a number of publications in international peer reviewed journals including Modern Economy, Journal of Business Research, Journal of West African Integration and books and book chapters. I have been affiliated with:

  • The Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP), School of Economics, University of Nottingham, since September 2008
  • The Centre for Research in Economic Development and International Trade (CREDIT), School of Economics, University of Nottingham, since September 2008
  • African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) since 2000
  • Certificate Level Trainee, Association of Certified Chartered Accountant -ACCA (UK), since December 2007

For my CV, click here

Why are we here?

This website is a personal webpage that links to my course management system. It allows me to present course material and messages easily and effectively.

You can contact me as follows:
      email: feturkson@yahoo.com
      phone: +233 (0) 302 501 458
      fax: +233 (0) 302 501 486