Prof Augustin Kwasi Fosu, Professor of Economics, Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, University of Ghana, has won the prestigious Elsevier Atlas Award.
His research paper, published in 2017 in the journal Research in Economics titled ‘Growth, inequality, and poverty reduction in developing countries: Recent global evidence,’ emerged the winner of all published research works across Elsevier’s 1,800 journals.
On Thursday 8th March 2018 at the Swiss Spirit Hotel in Accra, the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, in collaboration with the Centre on Conflict, Development and Peace-building (CCDP), of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland, held a one-day stakeholder workshop on a project aimed at identifying ways of gathering information on illicit financial flows in Ghana and of studying trends world-wide.
Mrs. Theodora Akweley Asiamah successfully defended her PhD dissertation titled Trends and Determinants of Household Use of Financial Services in Ghana on Thursday 1st March 2018, at the School of Graduate Studies, University of Ghana.
At a brief ceremony on Thursday 1st March 2018, at the foreground of the ISSER Conference facility, ISSER donated two of its vehicles in use to the College of Humanities and the School of Graduate Studies. The College of Humanities received the Ford Everest XLT and the School of Graduate Studies got the Ford Ranger 4x4 Pickup.
The PhD Office at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, University of Ghana, has organised a mock PhD Viva for Mrs. Theodora Akweley Asiamah in preparation for her scheduled defence at the Graduate School on Thursday, 1st March, 2018.
We wish her great success in her oral delivery on Thursday!!
The former President of Ghana, Mr John Agyekum Kufuor, and the Director of ISSER, Prof Felix Ankomah Asante, have given thumps-up to the authors of an insightful book on cocoa titled, The Cocoa Coast: The Board-Managed Cocoa Sector in Ghana.
As innovative ways of analysing research findings continue to deepen, one way that has evolved is Systematic Review. It was in this vein that a training programme was organized for people interested in evidenced-based social policy.
Ms. Eccles Andoh has, effective 1st February, 2018, assumed office as the substantive Administrative Secretary/Assistant Registrar of the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, ISSER, University of Ghana.
Ms Andoh who is an Assistant Registrar comes into the seat with many years of experience working for the University of Ghana.
The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, ISSER in collaboration with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has organized a 3-day capacity building workshop for postgraduate students pursuing programmes within the social science disciplines and Agriculture in the country.