Obed Quaicoe

Associate Professor

Obed Quaicoe
College of Ag & Environ Sciences

Agribusiness Econ Agriscience

Carver Hall 154 B
Ph.D.EES EE Science & Economics / North Carolina A&T State University
M.S.Agricultural Economics / North Carolina A&T State University
B.S.Agricultural Economics / University of Ghana


Dr. Obed Quaicoe is an assistant professor in the Department of Agribusiness, Applied Economics, and Agriscience Education at North Carolina A&T State University. He teaches agribusiness courses in econometrics, production economics, advanced macroeconomics, economic development, research methods, and special problems in agribusiness at the graduate level. He also teaches undergraduate food & agribusiness marketing, and agricultural prices and forecasting. His research interests revolve around economics of small-holder farms,conservation agricultural policies, and applied econometrics.

Research Interests

Environmental & Natural Resource Economics, Energy Economics, International Trade, Agricultural Economics, Applied Econometrics, Conservation Policies in Agriculture.

Recent Publications

  • Obed Quaicoe, Fafanyo Asiseh, Omoanghe Isikhuemhen (2023). (Qualitative Analysis of Industrial Hemp Production, Markets, and Sustainability in North Carolina, United States). (4) 13, Agriculture.
  • Obed Quaicoe, Fafanyo Asiseh, Anthony Baffoe-Bonnie, John Ng'ombe (2023). (Small farms in North Carolina, United States: Analyzing farm and operator characteristics in the pursuit of economic resilience and sustainability). (1) 46, pp. 13-31. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy.
  • Obed Quaicoe, Roger Vorsah, Kenrett Jefferson Moore, Jarvetta Bynum, John Owens (2022). (What They Know and Why They Do It: Preliminary Findings of Farmer Focus Group Discussion on Value-Added Agriculture in North Carolina.). (1) 53, pp. 19-22. Journal of Food Distribution Research.
  • Gina Greenway, Fafanyo Asiseh, Obed Quaicoe (2021). (A Cost Benefit Analysis of IPM Decision Support Tools for Potato Psyllids in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12230-021-09823-6, American. Journal Potato Research.
  • Straughter Mecca, Kenrett Jefferson Moore, Obed Quaicoe, Jarvetta Bynum, John Owens (2021). (Consumer Preferences for Direct-to-Consumer Value-Added Agriculture in North Carolina: Preliminary Findings of Consumer Focus Groups). (Issue 1) Volume 52, pp. 4–5. Journal of Food Distribution Research.
  • Obed Quaicoe, Fafanyo Asiseh, Omoanghe Isikhuemhen (2020). (The Business of Hemp in North Carolina: Where the Rubber Meets the Road). In Murray State's Digital Commons, (2) 1, Journal of Agricultural Hemp Research.
  • Fafanyo Asiseh, Cephas Naanwaab, Obed Quaicoe (2018). (The Association between Food Insecurity and Child Health Outcomes in Low and Middle-Income Countries). 20, pp. 79 - 90. Journal of African Development.
  • Godfrey Ejimakor, Obed Quaicoe, Fafanyo Asiseh (2017). (Agricultural Factor Use and Substitution in the Southeastern United States). Studies in Agricultural Economics.
  • Deric Hardy, Godfrey Ejimakor, Obed Quaicoe (2017). (Exploring the Food Expenditure Patterns of College Students). (10) 13, pp. 68-76. European Scientific Journal.
  • Fafanyo Asiseh, Owusu Andrew, Quaicoe Obed (The Effect of Family Dynamics on High School Adolescent in Ghana). In VINCENT B. VAN HASSELT, PHD, pp. 12. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse.