Please describe your research in nontechnical language:
I research into investments, pricing of Assets, price dynamics and its drivers, stock market dynamics and etc.

How would you explain what you do to someone unfamiliar with your work and field? 
In simple language, I will say that I am a lecturer at the university with my research and teaching area in finance and economics.

What draws you to your work? 
My interest and family responsibilities

What's your favorite course to teach and why?
Econometrics for finance and Financial Management. The reason has been that its fit into my background and I don't struggle to teach them.

What do you wish others (colleagues, students) knew about what you do? 
Colleagues to know that with my background in Mathematics and Finance, my research is into hard quants finance and that is the Global trend now.

If you could share one piece of advice with students, what would it be?
Spend four hours a day reading a course. I will prompt them on identifying and prioritizing their main objectives for being at the university, which is to focus on their studies. Other social obligations may come in, however, that should not allow them to lose focus.

So far in your career, what do you consider to be your greatest achievement?
To be part of the top 1000 scientific researchers in Ghana.

Finally, if you weren't doing this, what would you be doing?
A farmer and a business man.

Author Name
Prof. Lord Mensah
Prof. Lord Mensah
Associate Professor
Department of Finance
Business School
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