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Priscilla Twumasi-Baffour

Fellow of the International Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Ghana

Dr. Priscilla Twumasi Baffour is an Economist who specialises in labour markets, gender, inequality and development. She is a lecturer at the Economics Department, University of Ghana where she currently teaches labour economics, microeconomics and macroeconomics. Dr. Twumasi Baffour holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Nottingham and is affiliated to The Centre for Research in Economic Development and International Trade (CREDIT), School of Economics, University of Nottingham. She is a Fellow of the International Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS), an Academic and Research Think Tank based in the University of Ghana, Accra and regularly assist the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD), a research Think Tank based in Accra in various technical capacities. Her research focus is on education and labour markets, gender and inequality, international trade and development economics. She is currently a Co-investigator on a collaborative project with the World Trade Institute, University of Geneva, Switzerland, WITS University, South Africa with Funding from Swizz Science Foundation and Swizz Agency for Development - investigating The Employment Effect of Different Policy instruments in Ghana. Dr. Twumasi Baffour has authored a number of publications in the area of employment choice determination, education and earnings inequality, innovation and firm level employment in addition to FDI and technological upgrading in Ghanaian manufacturing firms.


  • –present
    Fellow of the International Institute for Advanced Studies , University of Ghana