Theme: Trade, Poverty and Vulnerability

  • Speaker : Prof. Charles ADJASI
  • Home Univsersity : Stellenbosch Business School, South Africa
  • Period : 8 – 12 August 2023 / 9H – 15H



  1. Review of trade theory and welfare implications
  2. Concepts of poverty and vulnerability and STATA application
  3. Empirical papers:
    • Welfare Implications of the African Continental Free Trade Area: A simulation analysis
    • Trade liberalization and poverty in Ghana (Ocran and Adjasi 2009)
  4. Discussions
    • Short in-class discussions and presentations
    • Trade policy and household vulnerability: Evidence from Ghana


Presentation of Papers

  • Remittances and vulnerability of smallholder farmers in Ghana
  • Finance and household enterprise performance in Ghana

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