Name: Samuel Pimpong
Faculty: Accounting and Finance
Academic Areas of Interest:
- Public Financial Management (PFM)
- Public Policy Analysis
- Comparative Politics
Samuel Pimpong is a lecturer in Accounting and his main areas of expertise include Public Financial Management, Public Policy Analysis, and Comparative Politics. Prior to joining academia, he has worked as an Administrative Officer at the All Africa Students’ Union (AASU). He had the opportunity of representing the youth of Ghana at the World Youth Forum in Braga, Portugal. In October, 1998, he also represented AASU at the World Conference on Higher Education in Paris, France.
Samuel worked as a Teaching/Research Assistant at the University of Ghana, Legon, where he organised tutorials in Research Methods, Public Administration and Comparative Politics. Samuel has worked as a research assistant with the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), where he was part of the research team that conducted surveys on Poverty Alleviation and Corruption on behalf of the World Bank in 2000.
In 2001, he left for the UK to further his studies and worked with the University of Essex, Colchester, UK (Part-Time) as a Research Assistant, conducting research over a period of three (3) years on a research study titled ‘Living in Newham Survey.’
He was attached to the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) as a Research Intern, working on major projects including the Petroleum and Accountability Index Report (P-TRAC).
- Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science (University of Ghana, Legon - Ongoing
- Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Political Science: University of Ghana - 2001
- Master of Business Administration (MBA): Heriot-Watt University, Scotland - 2007
- Bachelor of Arts (BA) of Political Science: University of Ghana - 1997
Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (Partly Qualified)
Published Journal Articles
- Pimpong, S. & Laryea, H. (2016). Budgeting and its Impact on Financial Performance: The Case of Non-Bank Financial Institutions in Ghana. International Journal of Academic Research and Reflection (IJARR), 4 (4).
- Pimpong, S. & Kwasi Bi, V. (2016). Public-Private Partnership and Environmental Sanitation in Ghana: A Case Study of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) and Zoomlion Company Ltd (ZL). International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management (IJECM), 4 (6)
- Principles of Accounting (PDBA 116)
- Principles of Accounting (PBBA 203)
- Governance, Risk and Ethics (P1, ACCA)
- Accountant in Business (F1, ACCA)
- Public Sector Accounting, ICAG, PART III
Professional Membership & Affiliations
- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
- International Consortium on Governmental Financial Management (ICGFM)