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Nkechi S. Owoo

Senior Lecturer
University of Ghana

nkechi.owoo@gmail.com
Country of residence:
Ghana

Nationalité: Ghana
Sexe: F

Membre depuis: 2017
N° de membre : 43043
Membership Type: Cotisation Normale

Domaines de recherche: Economie

Spécialisations: Démographie économique, Familles et ménages, Fécondité, Revenu, pauvreté et aide sociale, Population et développement, Reproductive Health (Family Planning), Spatial Analysis (and Geographic Information)

Régions du monde étudiées: Afrique sub-saharienne

Education: Doctorat (Ph.D, MD) , 2012 , Clark University , Economie

Langues de travail: Anglais

Membres d'autres associations d'études de la population: Population Association of America (PAA), Union for African Population Studies (UAPS)

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Parcours professionnel:

Dr (Mrs) Nkechi S. Owoo is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Economics at the University of Ghana. In her current position, she teaches courses at the undergraduate level and lectures in Health Economics and Applied Econometrics at the graduate level. Dr Owoo has a specialization in spatial econometrics and her research focuses on microeconomic issues in developing countries, including household behaviour, health, agriculture, gender issues and population and demographic economics. Dr Owoo received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Ghana in 2006 and received a Master’s degree in Economics from Clark University in 2009. She completed her PhD in Economics from Clark University, MA, USA in 2012.


Publications:

1.    Owoo, N. S., Agadjanian, V. and Chama-Chiliba, C. (2021). Revisiting the Polygyny-Intimate Partner Violence Connection: The Role of Religion and Rank. Journal of Marriage and Family, http://doi.org/10.1111/jomf.12777

2.   Owoo, N.S., Lambon-Quayefio, M.P. (2021) Does Job Security Affect Fertility and Fertility Intentions in Ghana? Examining the Evidence. Journal of Family and Economic Issueshttps://doi.org/10.1007/s10834-021-09758-4

 

3.   Lambon-Quayefio, M. P. & Owoo, N. (2020). Investigating the Long-Term Effects of Child Labour on Household Poverty and Food Insecurity in Ghana. Journal of Demographic Economics, 1- 27 http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/dem.2020.29

4.   Owoo, N. (2020). Demographic Considerations and Food Security in Nigeria. Journal of Social and Economic Developmenthttps://doi.org/10.1007/s40847-020-00116-y

 

5.   Owoo, N. (2020). Occupational Prestige and Women’s Experience of Intimate Partner Violence in Nigeria, Feminist Economics26 (4), 56- 88 https://doi.org/10.1080/13545701.2020.1820064  



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