Lecturers-Accounting and Finance

Position: Lecturer,

Department: Banking and Finance

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Academic Areas: 

  • Economics

Biography

Dr. Mrs Victoria Nyarkoah Sam-Abaidoo has a PhD in Quantitative Economics from the Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel in Germany. She graduated with a First Class honours in Economics with Mathematics from the University of Ghana at the age of 21. She also served as a Teaching Assistant in the Department of Economics. Victoria pursued a Masters degree in Economics in the same University with specialization in Labour Economics. At the same time, she taught in the University of Ghana’s Institute of Continuous and Distance Education -- Level 200 students Micro and Macro Economics and level 400 Students Labour Economics.

In the year 2009, she provided research assistance in the collection of qualitative data for the project, “In her Name: Measuring the Gender Asset Gap in Ecuador, Ghana and India”. Also in 2011, she provided research assistance to Ernst and Young, Ghana, in the collection of quantitative data for the project “Evaluation of the Ghana School Feeding Program.”

 

She was employed as an Assistant Lecturer at the University of Professional Studies in 2012. She obtained a scholarship from the Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD), i.e. German Academic Exchange Service in 2014 to pursue a PhD degree. She attained a Doctoral Degree at the age of 30. She is currently a full time lecturer at the University of Professional Studies and an Editor at the Macrothink Institute’s Research in Applied Economics. 

Victoria has a passion for quantitative analysis; she is interested in researching in Gender Issues, Labour Economics, Developmental Economics and Monetary Economics. She loves to teach and interact with people. She is married with a son, and speaks English and German.

 

 

 

 

Academic Degrees

 

  • April 2014 - November 2016, PhD in Quantitative Economics, Christian-Albrechts - University of Kiel.
  • August 2009 - June 2011, MPhil Economics, University of Ghana.
  • August 2004 – June 2008, B.A. Hons. Economics, University of Ghana.

Selected Publications

  • Child Labour in Ghana: A Multidimensional Analysis. Lambert Publications, 2016
  • The Poverty Hypothesis and Intergenerational Transmission of Child Labour: Evidence from Ghana. African Journal of Economic Review, Issue 2 Volume IV, July 2016
  • Co-author: Credit risk and universal banking: evidence from the banking industry in Ghana. International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics, Vol. 5, No. 4, 2015
  • Amuakwa-Mensah, F., Sam, V. N.& Kihiu, E. N. (2019). Gender dimension of migration decisions in Ghana: the reinforcing role of anticipated welfare of climatic effect, International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics9(3), 181-201.

Subject Areas

  • Economics
  • Statistics
  • Research Methods
  • Quantitative Methods

 

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