Lecturers-Accounting and Finance

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Name:                 Raymond Dziwornu PhD

Faculty:              Accounting and Finance

Department:       Banking and Finance

Position:             Senior Lecturer / Dean, Faculty of Accounting and Finance

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Academic Area of Interest: 

  • Economics
  • International Trade and Policy
  • Market Risk
  • Efficiency and Productivity Analysis
  • Agribusiness Finance and Insurance
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Livelihood Issues
  • Econometric Modelling.

 

Biography

Raymond Dziwornu is  the Dean of the Faculty of Accounnting and Finance and a Senior Lecturer in Econoics at UPSA.  He is a development oriented Agricultural Economist by training.

Prior to becoming a Lecturer, Raymond worked as a Research Intern with the Energy Foundation in Accra and later as Chief Administrative Assistant at the Institute of Professional Studies, Legon (IPS). Through both academic and career pursuits, Dr. Dziwornu has gained training in Commodity Exchange Operation, Banking Operation & Ethics, and Marketing in Banking. With over ten years’ experience in teaching and research, Raymond has a number of refereed papers in peer-reviewed journals to his credit.  Raymond has participated in a number of research and consultancy works and presented papers at both local and international conferences and seminars.

When it comes to teaching, Dr. Dziwornu's philosophy is to provide mentorship and training to students to become confident, self-motivated and critically minded.

 

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in Agricultural Economics - University of Ghana - 2012
  • Certificate in Higher Education Administration - Zhejiang Normal University, China - 2012
  • MPhil  in Agricultural Economics - University of Ghana - 2004
  • BA (Honors) in Economics and Geography & Resource Development - University of Ghana - 2001

 

Published Journal Articles

  1. Dziwornu, R. K and Anagba, K. K. (2014). Understanding the factors that influence Saving Decision of Small Business Owners in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana. European Journal of Business and Management, Vol.6, No.32.
  2. Dziwornu, R. K. & Sarpong, D. B. (2014). Application of the stochastic profit frontier model to estimate economic efficiency in small-scale broiler production in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Review of Agriculture and Applied Economics, 2, 9-16 
  3. Dziwornu, R. K. (2014). Econometric Analysis of Factors Affecting Competitive Advantage of Broiler Agribusinesses in Ghana. International Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics 6(2), 87-93.
  4. Dziwornu, R. K., Seini, W., Sarpong, D. B., Kwadzo, G. T-M. & Kuwornu, J. K.M. (2103). Does Scale Matter in Profitability of Small-Scale Broiler Agribusiness Production in Ghana? A Translog Profit Function Model. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, 4(20):128-138.
  5. Dziwornu, R. K. & Awunyo-Vitor (2013). Stock Exchange Performance and Economic Growth in Ghana: Is there a causal Link? Asian Journal of Empirical Research, 3(9):1152-1165.
  6. Dziwornu, R.K (2013). Factors Affecting Mobile Phone Purchase in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana: A Binary Logit Model Approach. International Journal of Marketing Studies, Vol.5, No.6, pp. 151-163.
  7. Dziwornu, R. K. Sarpong, D. B., Kwadzo, G.T-M. (2007). Effect of trade Liberalization on the Performance of Small and medium scale Food Processing Enterprises in the Greater Accra Region. Journal of Business Research, Vol.1, Nos. 1 & 2, pp. 49-59.

 

Courses Taught

  • International Trade and Policy
  • Managerial Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Insurance Economics
  • Applied Economics
  • Research Methods
  • Principles of Economics
  • Production Economics
  • Quantitative Methods for Decision Making

 

Professional Membership &Affiliations

  • Member, Association of African Agricultural Economists, Kenya.
  • Chartered Member, Institute of Certified Economists of Ghana

 

 

 

 

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