School of Social Sciences

Department of Economics

  1. Abousi, A. A., Domfeh, K., Abor, J. Y. and Nketiah-Amponsah, E. (2016), Health Insurance and Quality of Care: Comparing Perceptions of Quality Between Insured and Uninsured Patients in Ghana’s Hospitals, International Journal of Equity in Health, 15(1).[view]
  2. Danquah, M. and OuattaraB. (2014), Productivity Growth, Human Capital and Distance to Frontier in Sub-Saharan Africa,” Journal of Economic Development, 2014, 39(4):27-48. [View]
  3. Danquah, M. and OuattaraB. (2015), What drives national efficiency in sub–Saharan Africa,”, Economic Modelling, 2015, 44(1): 171-179. Elsevier. [View]
  4. Danquah, M., Moral-Benito, E. and Ouattara, B. (2014), "TFP growth and its determinants: a model averaging approach," (with), Empirical Economics, 2014, 47(1): 227-251. Springer. [View
  5. Gadah M., Munro A and Quartey P (2015), The Rich or the Poor: Who Gains from Public Education Spending in Ghana? International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 42(2). [View]
  6. Oduro, A.D. & Boakye-Yiadom, L. (2014). Gender, migrant remittances and asset acquisition in Ghana. Ghana Social Science Journal, 11(1), 1-25.
  7. Oduro, A.D. (2015).Ownership of the place of residence in Ghana: A gender analysis. Journal of African Development, 17 (1).
  8. Oduro, A.D., Deere, C.D. & Catanzarite, Z.  (2015). Women’s wealth and intimate partner violence: Insights from Ecuador and Ghana. Feminist Economics, 21(2) 1-29.
  9. Owoo, N. S., Agyei-Mensah, S., Onuoha, E. (2014) The effect of neighbourhood mortality shocks on fertility preferences: a spatial econometric approach. The  European Journal of Health Economics.
  10. Quartey P and Afful-Mensah G (2014), Financial and Monetary Policies in Ghana: A Review of Recent Trends, Review of Development Finance, 08/2014. [View]
  11. Senadza, B. (2014). Determinants Income Diversification Strategies among Rural Households in Developing Countries: Evidence from Ghana, African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, Vol. 5 No. 1, pp. 75-92. Available at:

Department of Geography and Resource Development

  1. Ablo, A. D. and Overå, R. (2015). Networks, trust and capital mobilization: challenges of embedded local entrepreneurial activities in Ghana's oil and gas industry. The Journal of Modern African Studies, 53(3): 391 – 413
  2. Ablo, A. D. (2015). Local content and participation in Ghana’s oil and gas industry: Can enterprise development make a difference? Extractive Industries and Society, 2: 320–327

  3. Adu Owusu Sarkodie, Samuel Agyei-Mensah, John K Anarfi, Thomas Antwi Bosiakoh (2014) Education and Employment Outcomes in Ghana through the Lens of the Capability Approach. African Population Studies, 28 (2): 797-814.
  4. Agyei-Mensah, S. and Owoo, N. (2015). Explaining Regional Fertility Variations in Ghana. Journal of Population Research. doi: 10.1007/s12546-015-9147-7
  5. Agyei-Mensah, S. , Owusu, G., and Wrigley-Asante, C. (2015). Urban Health in Africa: Looking Beyond the MDGs. International Development Planning Review, 37 (1): 53-60. [View]
  6. Agyei-Mensah, Samuel, Ayee, Joseph Atsu, Oduro, Abena D. (Eds.) (2014)Changing Perspectives on the Social Sciences in Ghana. Publisher: Springer Netherlands. 347 pages. [View]
  7. Agyei-Mensah, S and Wrigley-Asante, C (2014). Gender, Politics and Development in Accra, Ghana. In Brun, C., Blaikie, P and Jones, M. (eds.): Alternative Development: Unravelling Marginalisation and Voicing Change. Ashgate, pp 117-133. 
  8. Arku, R. E., Dionisio,  K. L.,  Hughes, A. F.,  Vallarino, J.,  D Spengler, J., Castro, M. C., Agyei-Mensah, S. and Ezzati, M.  (2014). Personal particulate matter exposures and locations of students in four neighborhoods in Accra, Ghana. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, doi: 10.1038/jes.2014.56 [View]
  9. Akim Mturi and S. Agyei-Mensah (eds.). (2014). Explaining Fertility Differences in Sub-Saharan Africa. Projecting the Demographic Future. Edwin Mellen Press, USA, 458 pages.
  10. Bawakyillenuo, S., Yaro, J. A., & Teye, J. (2014), Exploring the autonomous adaptation strategies to climate change and climate variability in selected villages in the rural northern savannah zone of Ghana, Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, DOI: 10.1080/13549839.2014.965671
  11. Casterline, J.B. & Agyei-Mensah, S. (2014). Fertility Desires and Fertility Decline in Sub-Saharan Africa. In Akim Mturi and S. Agyei-Mensah (eds.). Explaining Fertility Differences in Sub-Saharan Africa. Edwin Mellen Press, USA, pp 169-200.
  12. Hill, A.G., Agyei-Mensah, S., Anarfi, J.K (2014).Towards Replacement Level Fertility in Urban Africa: An Accra case Study. In Akim Mturi and S. Agyei-Mensah (eds.). Explaining Fertility Differences in Sub-Saharan Africa. Edwin Mellen Press, USA, pp 399-440
  13. Oteng-Ababio, M., & Arguello, J. E. (2014). Paradigm of mediocrity: poverty and risk accumulation in urban Africa – the case of Korle Gonno, Accra. Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability, 7 (1), 45-61. [View]
  14. Oteng-Ababio, M., Owusu, G., & Chama, M. (2015). Intelligent enterprise: wasting, valuing and re-valuing waste electrical and electronic equipment. The Geographical Journal. DOI: 10.1111/geoj.12140  [View]
  15. Owoo, N. S., Agyei-Mensah, S., Onuoha, E. (2014) The effect of neighbourhood mortality shocks on fertility preferences: a spatial econometric approach. The  European Journal of Health Economics
  16. Owusu, G. and Oteng-Ababio, M. (2015). Moving unruly Contemporary Urbanism toward Sustainable Urban Development in Ghana by 2030. American Behavioral Scientists (ABS) 59(3), pp. 311–327. [View]
  17. Owusu, G., Amponsah, E., Codjoe, S. N. and Afutu-Kotey, R. L.: How do Ghana’s landfills affect residential property values? A case study of two sites in Accra, Urban Geography. 35(8), pp. 1140-115. [View]
  18. Owusu, G. (2014). Obeng-Odoom, Franklin. 2013. Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development: Lessons from Ghana. Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift-Norwegian Journal of Geography 68(4), pp. 260-261. [View]
  19. Steel, W. F., Ujoranyi, T. D. and Owusu, G. (2014). Why Evictions Don’t Deter Street Traders: Case Study in Accra. Ghana. Ghana Social Science Journal 11(2), pp. 50-73
  20. Tsikata, D. and Yaro, J. A. (2014), When a Good Business Model is Not Enough: Land Transactions and Gendered Livelihood Prospects in Rural Ghana, Feminist Economics, Vol. 20, No. 1, 202–226.
  21. Yaro, J. A., Teye, J. & Bawakyillenuo, S. (2014), Local institutions and adaptive capacity to climate change/variability in the northern savannah of Ghana. Climate and Development, DOI:10.1080/17565529.2014.951018
  22. Zhou, Z., Dionisio, K. L., Arku, R. E., Spengler, J. D., Hughes, A. F., Agyei-Mensah, S., et al. (2014). Chemical Characterization and Source Apportionment of Household Fine Particulate Matter in Rural, Peri-urban, and Urban West Africa. Environmental Science and Technology, 48 (2), 1343–1351. [View]

Department of Political Science

  1. Debrah, E. (2014). Civil Society Organizations and Political Party Electoral Engagements: Lessons from the 2008 and 2012 General Elections in Ghana. The Journal of Pan African Studies, 7 (3) , 195 - 209.
  2. Debrah, E. (2014). Reforming Ghana’s Public Administration: the role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Dynamics of Public Administration Journal 31 (2), 164 - 186.
  3. Debrah, E. (2014). The Politics of Decentralization in Ghana’s Fourth Republic. African Studies Review, 57 (1) , 49 - 69.
  4. Debrah, E., & Graham, E. (2014). Preventing the oil curse situation in Ghana: the role of civil society organizations. Insight on Africa 7 (1), 21- 41.
  5. Debrah, E., Ayee, J., & Abdulai, M. K. (2014). Financing Governance Institutions in Ghana: The Case of the National Commission on Civic Education. . Journal of Governance and Democracy 10 (1) , 163 - 181.

Department of Psychology

  1. Atefoe, E. A., Akotia, C. S., & Kugbey, N. (2014).The moderating role of stress on the relationship between religiosity and mental health among women in Ghana. The International Journal of Humanities & Social Studies, 2(6), 223 – 227. [View]
  2. Akotia, C. S, Knizek B. L., Kinyanda E., & Hjelmeland, H. (2014). “I have sinned”: Understanding the role of religion in the experiences of suicide attempters in Ghana. Mental Health, Religion and Culture, 17(5), 437 – 448. [View]
  3. Hjelmeland, H., Osafo, J., Akotia, C. S., & Knizek, B. L. (2014).The law criminalizing Attempted suicide in Ghana: The views of clinical psychologists, emergency ward nurses, and police officers. Crisis, 35(2), 132 - 136. [View]
  4. Osafo, J., Akotia, C.S., Andoh-Arthur, J., & Quarshie, E. (2015). Attempted suicide in Ghana: Motivation, stigma and coping, Death Studies, [View]

Department of Sociology

  1. Boafo, I. M., Dagbanu, E., & Oppong Asante, K. (2014). Dating Violence and Self-Efficacy for Delayed Sex among Adolescents in Cape Town, South Africa. African Journal of Reproductive Health, 18(2), 46-57. [View]