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Cephas Banlenan Naanwaab

Associate Professor

Cephas Banlenan Naanwaab
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College of Business & Economics

Department
Economics

Education
B.S.Agricultural Economics / University for Development Studies
M.S.Economics / Auburn University
Ph.D.Applied Economics / Auburn University

Bio

Dr. Naanwaab’s research focuses on international trade (specifically trade agreements, tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade), economic impact studies, economic development, economic inequality, and foreign direct investments. He served as Principal Investigator and co-author of the NC Policy Collaboratory research project on the economic impact of COVID-19 in the Piedmont Triad Region. He also co-authored a study of the economic impact of North Carolina A&T State University.

Research Interests

International Trade and development,
Impacts of International Trade Agreements,
Poverty and inequality,
Efficiency and productivity analysis

Recent Publications

  • Cephas Naanwaab, Osei-Agyemang Yeboah (2013). (Determinants of Productivity in Africa: The Role of Economic Freedom). (32) 6, Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics.
  • Anthony Yeboah, Cephas Naanwaab, Osei-Agyemang Yeboah, John Owens (2013). (Economic Feasibility of Sustainable High Oilseed-Based Biofuel Production: The Case for Biodiesel in North Carolina). (1) 16, pp. 41-66. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review.
  • Cephas Naanwaab, Osei-Agyemang Yeboah (2013). (Migrant Remittances and Human Capital Investments). (2) 6, pp. 191-202. Review of Applied Socio-Economic Research.
  • Cephas Naanwaab, Osei-Agyemang Yeboah (2014). (A Partial Equilibrium Analysis of NAFTA's Impact on U.S.). (1) 7, pp. 89-112. International Journal of Economic Sciences and Applied Research.
  • Cephas Naanwaab, Ipek Goktepe, Osei-Agyemang Yeboah (2014). (Consumers’ Willingness to Pay for Bacteriophage Technology Treated Fresh Produce). (4) 4, Bacteriophage.
  • Issah Sugri, Osei-Agyemang Yeboah, John Bidzakin, Cephas Naanwaab, Stephen Nutsugah, James Kombiok (2014). (Participatory On-farm Evaluation of Some Storage Methods and Grain Protectants on Quality Characteristics of Maize (Zea mays L.)). (11) 4, pp. 1268-1279. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture .
  • Cephas Naanwaab, Malick Diarrassouba (2016). (Economic freedom, human capital, and foreign direct investment.). (1) 50, pp. 407-425. Journal of Developing Areas.
  • Kofi Obeng, Ryoichi Sakano, Cephas Naanwaab (2016). (Understanding Overall Output Efficiency in Public Transit Systems: The Roles of Regulations, Perceived Budget and Subsidies). (Msy) 89, pp. 133-150. Transportation Research Part E.
  • Cephas Naanwaab, Jeffrey Edwards (2017). (Analyzing Trade Growth Effects of Deviations from Long-run Economic Growth). (4) 17, Global Economy Journal.
  • Jeffrey Edwards, Cephas Naanwaab, Alfredo Romero Aguirre (2017). (Effect of FDI on real per capita GDP Growth. A Rolling Window Panel Analysis of 60 countries, 1982- 2011). (1) 17, Applied Econometrics and International Development.
  • Cephas Naanwaab (2018). (Does economic freedom promote human development? New Evidence from a Cross-National Study). (3) 52, pp. 183 - 198. Journal of Developing Areas.
  • 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.
  • Cephas Naanwaab (2019). (International Integration, Trade, and the Great Recession ). (1) 33, International Economic Journal.