Agribusiness, Applied Economics and Agriscience Education
North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
EDUCATION: 1987, BS Agriculture, KNUST, Ghana 1993, MS Production Economics, NCATSU 1998, PhD University of Nebraska-Lincoln AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Environmental economics and nonmarket valuation; international trade economics and international agribusiness marketing; international agricultural trade; agricultural marketing and cooperatives; applied econometrics; and general equilibrium modeling and policy.
Trade policy: Welfare impacts of mandatory country of origin labeling (MCOOL). Impacts of free trade agreements- NAFTA, Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP). International trade of GMO crops Trade and environment Peanut value chain in Ghana Economic valuation of naturally occurring wetlands Productivity and technical efficiency Small scale agricultural production risk analysis