Lecturers-Accounting and Finance

JOHN KWAKU AMOH

Position: Lecturer

Department: Accounting

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Academic Areas: 

Taxation, Fiscal Policy and Planning

Computerised Accounting Information Systems

Financial Accounting

Biography

John Amoh is a Chartered Accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana (ICAG). Prior to joining UPSA, he worked with Multimedia Group Limited as a Finance Officer and then as Management Accountant from 2002 to December 2010. He teaches Taxation, Fiscal policy and Planning, Computerised Accounting Information Systems and Financial Accounting at the undergraduate and professional levels. He is also a consultant, and an adjunct lecturer at Wisconsin University College.

John’s research interests are Taxation, Planning and Fiscal policy, Economic Development, Corruption and Critical Accounting. He is married with four wonderful children.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD (Finance) candidate, GIMPA Business School
  • MPhil (Accounting), University of Ghana, Legon, 2008
  • Administration (Accounting Option), University of Ghana, Legon, 1999

Professional Qualifications

Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) May 2007

 

Selected Publications

 

  • Amoh, J. K, and Adom, P.K. (2017) ‘‘The determinants of tax revenue growth of an emerging economy – the case of Ghana’’, International Journal of Economics and Accounting, Vol. 8, Nos. 3/4, pp. 337–353.
  • Ali-Nakyea, A. and Amoh, J.K. (2018), ‘‘Have the generous tax incentives in the natural resource sector been commensurate with FDI Flows? A critical analysis from an emerging economy’’, International Journal of Critical Accounting, Vol. 10, No. 3/4, pp.257–273.
  • Adafula, B., Atuilik, W.A. and Amoh, J.K. (2018) ‘Protecting the questionably knowledgeable user of accounting information: a defence of paternalism in the accounting profession’, International Journal of Critical Accounting, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp.152–168.
  • Amoh, J. K and Ali-Nakyea, A. (forthcoming), ‘‘Does corruption cause tax evasion?’’, International Journal of Money Laundering Control (Emerald). doi/1108/JMLC- 01-2018-0001)
  • Amoh, J. K. (forthcoming), Taxation and Fiscal Policy Manual for Graduate Students. UPSA Distance Learning School. (Under review)
  • Ali-Nakyea, A., Amoh, J. K., & Mohammed, N. A. (2019). Are sub-Saharan African Countries Losing it on Oil and Gas Revenue Management too? Evidence from Ghana. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy9(2), 89-97.
  • Amoh, J. K. (2019). An Estimation of the Taxable Capacity, Tax Effort and Tax Burden of an Emerging Economy: Evidence from Ghana. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues9(3), 12-21.

 

Courses Taught

BACT 305 Taxation I

PBAC 305 Taxation

BACT 403 Taxation and Fiscal Policy

PBAC 403 Taxation II

BACT 306 Computerised Accounting Information Systems

BACT 202 Financial Accounting I

Professional Membership &Affiliations

Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (ICAG)

Member, UPSA-UTAG

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Postal Address: P.O.Box LG 149, Accra – Ghana
Tel numbers:  +233 302 500 171, +233 302 500 722, +233 302 500 723
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