Dr Kwadwo Danso-Mensah

Dr Kwadwo Danso-Mensah is a Research Officer at the Institute of Statistical Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, Legon. He holds a PhD in Development Economics from the University of Ghana. Kwadwo has been a visiting PhD fellow at United Nations University, UNU-WIDER, and has worked as a research intern at ACEIR’s Ghana node between 2019 and 2020. His broad research interests are in demographic and environmental economics with particular focus on valuation of non-market goods and services, urban resilience, climate change and action, as well as poverty and inequality dynamics in developing countries. Together with the team at ACEIR Ghana, Kwadwo is involved in undertaking a series of tax and expenditure benefit incidence exercises for that country by using the Commitment to Equity (CEQ) methodology developed by the CEQ Institute. As a recipient of an ARUA-Carnegie Early Career Research Fellowships. he is contributing to the research of ACEIR’s Transforming Social Inequalities Through Inclusive Climate Action project, which is hosted jointly with the ARUA Centre of Excellence in Climate and Development.