Prof. Agyapomaa Gyeke-Dako

Agyapomaa Gyeke-Dako has a PhD in Economics from the University of Nottingham (U.K), MSc. in Economics and Financial Economics from the University of Nottingham (UK) and a B.A. in Economics with Geography from the University of Ghana. She is currently an Associate Professor in Economics at the University of Ghana Business School, teaching various courses in Economics.

Prior to her appointment at the University of Ghana Business School, she worked with Durham Business School (UK) as a Teaching Fellow for three years, lecturing in various courses. She also worked as the Country Programme Manager of the Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa, Financial Journalism Training Programme on a part-time basis while pursuing her career.

Her main interests span Fiscal Policy, Monetary Policy and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) development. Other areas of interest include Financial Inclusion, Economic Growth and Development, International Capital Flows (FDI, Portfolio Flows and Debt Flows), Corporate Governance and Gender Diversity.

Within MSME development, she has been involved in training heads of MSMEs to build their capacity, and bridging the gap between financial institutions and MSMEs, by engaging both MSMEs and financial institutions to develop financial products geared at meeting the specific needs of MSMEs, particularly, women led MSMEs and the youth. She has also been involved in collecting comprehensive data on MSMEs nationwide.

She has worked on projects funded by the IFC, Mastercard Foundation through the GEA, International Growth Centre, World Trade Institute with funding from Swizz Science Foundation and Swizz Agency for Development and Co-operation), International Labour Organisation, UNICEF, GOGIG, OXFAM, WFP and TechnoServe ENGINE. She is affiliated with the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP) and the Chinese Economic Association (CEA). She is also an ad hoc reviewer for several journals. She has published in reputable journals such as the Journal of Institutional Economics, Small Business Economics, Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Journal of Managerial Finance, African Finance Journal, Journal of African Business, Journal of Emerging Markets and many others.