Biography

Samuel Kwabena Obeng is a PhD student in Economics and an Associate Tutor, School of Economics and School of International Development. His doctoral dissertation is being supervised by Dr. Christa Brunnschweiler and Dr. Edward Anderson. Samuel's doctoral dissertation provides Macro and Micro insights into explaining government fiscal policy outcomes in developing countries. Specifically, he examines the determinants of government expenditure and the causal relationship between globalization and government expenditure in developing countries using disaggregated measures of both globalization and government expenditure. He also investigates the effects of local government political structure, voter preferences and party affiliation on fiscal policy outcomes in developing countries. Samuel’s research interests are in Applied Econometrics; specifically in Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policy, Public Finance, Political Economics, Public Choice, Democracy, Foreign Aid and Globalization. His personal homepage can be found at https://sites.google.com/site/samuelkwabenaobengprofilehome/home

 

All Publications

Obeng, S. K., Akoto, L., Acquah, F.

(2018)

Democracy, Globalization and Private Investment in Ghana,

in Global Business Review

19

(1)

pp. 1-20

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Obeng, S. K., Sakyi, D.

(2017)

Explaining the Growth of Government Spending in Ghana,

in The Journal of Developing Areas

51

(1)

pp. 103-128

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Obeng, S. K., Sakyi, D.

(2017)

Macroeconomic determinants of interest rate spreads in Ghana,

in African Journal of Economic and Management Studies

8

(1)

pp. 76-88

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Sakyi, D., Osei Mensah, I., Obeng, S. K.

(2017)

Inflation Targeting Framework and Interest Rates Transmission in Ghana: An Empirical Investigation,

in Journal of African Business

18

(4)

pp. 417-434

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