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Prof. Peter Quartey

Status: Associate Professor
Qualification: PhD Development Economics, (Manchester, UK); Msc Quantitative Development Economics (Warwick,UK); MPhil Economics (Ghana), BA Economics (Ghana).

Department or Unit: Economics
Email: pquartey@ug.edu.gh
Area of Research Interest:
Migration and Remittances; Migration and the global financial crisis and poverty reduction in Africa; child migration in Ghana.

List of recent publications

Books

  • Awumbila M., Manuh T., Quartey P., Addoquaye-Tagoe C., and Bosiako T, (2011), Migration and Mobility in Ghana: Trends, Issues and Emerging Research Gaps, Woeli Publishing Services, Accra, ISBN: 978-9988-1-8510-1-9

Chapters in Books

  • Quartey P., (2012), Migration, the Global Financial Crisis and Poverty Reduction in Africa, in Aryeetey E., KanburR and Deveran, S, The Oxford Companion, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
  • Quartey P., (2009), International Migration in Ghana: National Profile for Strategic Policy Development, International Organization for Migration (IOM), Geneva, Switzerland

Articles in Journals

  • Codjoe, S.A, Quartey P, Tagoe A. C, and Reed H (2012), Perceptions of the Impact of Refugees on host Communities: the Case of Liberian Refugees in Ghana, Journal of International Migration and Integration, pages 1-18
  • Quartey P., and Kwakye E., (2009), The net Benefit of Migration: the case of migrant nurses from Ghana to the UK, Ghana Social Science Journal, Vol. 5&6, Issues 1&2, pp. 62-83
  • Arthur, P., and Quartey, P.,(2008), The Use of Aid to Manage Migration: the case of Ghana, Ghana Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 20-38
  • Quartey P. (2007); Brain Drain and Inequality Across Nations: Comments, Revue d'économie du développement, Vol. 21 - 2007/2-3, pp. 2-7

Peer Reviewed Technical Reports

  • Akabza T., Asiedu A., Budu A., Quartey, P., and Akuoni S (2011), Migration and Economic Development in Ghana, Centre for Migration Studies technical Paper Series, No.1, Woeli Publishers, Accra, Ghana ISBN: 978-9988-1-1658-3
  • Quartey P., (2009), Migration in Ghana: National Profile for Strategic Policy Development, International Organization for Migration (IOM), Geneva, Switzerland
  • Quartey, P.,(2007), Migrant Remittances and Household Welfare in times of Macro volatility: the case of Ghana, ISSER Technical Publication Number 69, ISSER, University of Ghana.ISBN: 9964-75-057-9
  • Quartey, P.,(2006), The Impact of Migrant Remittances on Household Welfare in Ghana: African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Research Paper No. 158, Nairobi, Kenya, 31 pages.ISBN: 9966-944-94-xPERSONAL DATA 

 

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