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Dr. John Kwabena Kwakye

Dr. John Kwabena Kwakye

Dr. John Kwabena Kwakye is the Director of Research at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Ghana.

2015

Articles Authored
14 July 2015

Articles Authored


“Economic Policy Priorities for the New Government”

Reforming the Bank of Ghana to Become an Effective Agent of Fiscal Restraint”.

Similarly, “Why Ghana Should Search for Non-Aid Development Resources”

Also, “An Evaluation of the Second Review by the IMF Board of Ghana’s Extended Credit Facility- Supported Program, 2015–17” 

Moreover, he published “Reforms to Reduce Ghana’s Budget Deficit, Borrowing and Debt.”


“Rethinking Central Banking: Bank of Ghana as an Agent of Fiscal Restraint”

“The Budget Gap Should be Narrowed to Reduce Borrowing and Debt”

Also, he published “The Ghana Heritage Fund: To Save or To Spend?”

“Evolution of Ghana’s Real Economy and the Prospects for Sustained Growth and Employment Generation”

“Budget Discipline Should Be Entrenched in Ghana As A Policy Priority”

“Righting the Ills of Budget Preparation, Implementation and Oversight in Ghana”

“The Price of Leadership Failings In Ghana: Part I”, Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) (Ghana)” 

2020

Education
01 July 2020

Education

Dr. Kwakye has a Ph.D. in Economics with a focus on Open Economy Macroeconomics and Development Economics from the University of Reading. Dr. Kwakye has written or co-written numerous books and articles on economic theory and public policy.

2023

Career
28 June 2023

Career

Dr. Kwakye participates on the Bank of Ghana's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). Dr. Kwakye has held a number of previous positions, including director of research at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) in Ghana, advisor to the executive director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, D.C., assistant director at the Bank of Ghana, and deputy director at the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) in Ghana

2023

John Kwakye haircut
05 July 2023

John Kwakye haircut


Ghanaians fell in love with his haircut style and was Spotted Wearing Pencil Eyebrows in a new Photo

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