Cephas Banlenan Naanwaab

TitleAssistant Professor





OfficeMerrick Hall
Room: 117

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Cephas Banlenan Naanwaab


Ph D: Applied Economics, Auburn University, 2011

MS: Economics, Auburn University, 2009

BS: Agricultural Economics, University for Development Studies, 2003

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications

Naanwaab,  Cephas  ( 2019).  International Integration, Trade, and the Great Recession .  ( 1,  33,  ).   International Economic Journal.

Asiseh,  Fafanyo  Naanwaab,  Cephas  Quaicoe,  Obed  ( 2018).  The Association between Food Insecurity and Child Health Outcomes in Low and Middle-Income Countries.  ( 20,  pp. 79 - 90).   Journal of African Development.

Naanwaab,  Cephas  ( 2018).  Does economic freedom promote human development? New Evidence from a Cross-National Study.  ( 3,  52,  pp. 183 - 198).   Journal of Developing Areas.

Naanwaab,  Cephas  Edwards,  Jeffrey  ( 2017).  Analyzing Trade Growth Effects of Deviations from Long-run Economic Growth.  ( 4,  17,  ).   Global Economy Journal.

Edwards,  Jeffrey  Naanwaab,  Cephas  Romero Aguirre,  Alfredo  ( 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.

Obeng,  Kofi  Sakano,  Ryoichi  Naanwaab,  Cephas  ( 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.

Naanwaab,  Cephas  Diarrassouba,  Malick   ( 2016).  Economic freedom, human capital, and foreign direct investment..  ( 1,  50,  pp. 407-425).   Journal of Developing Areas.

Sugri,  Issah  Yeboah,  Osei-Agyemang  Bidzakin,  John  Naanwaab,  Cephas  Nutsugah,  Stephen  Kombiok,  James  ( 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 .

Naanwaab,  Cephas  Goktepe,  Ipek  Yeboah,  Osei-Agyemang  ( 2014).  Consumers’ Willingness to Pay for Bacteriophage Technology Treated Fresh Produce.  ( 4,  4,  ).   Bacteriophage.

Naanwaab,  Cephas  Yeboah,  Osei-Agyemang  ( 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.

Naanwaab,  Cephas  Yeboah,  Osei-Agyemang  ( 2013).  Migrant Remittances and Human Capital Investments.  ( 2,  6,  pp. 191-202).   Review of Applied Socio-Economic Research.

Naanwaab,  Cephas  Yeboah,  Osei-Agyemang  ( 2013).  Determinants of Productivity in Africa: The Role of Economic Freedom.  ( 32,  6,  ).   Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics.

Yeboah,  Anthony  Naanwaab,  Cephas  Yeboah,  Osei-Agyemang  Owens,  John  ( 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.

Naanwaab,  Cephas  Effect of the AGOA Agreement on SSA-U.S. Trade in Textiles and Apparel: Trade creation or trade diversion?. 

Naanwaab,  Cephas  Asiseh,  Fafanyo  The nexus between income inequality and human development: Evidence from a cross-national study. 

Naanwaab,  Cephas  Edwards,  Jeffrey  Who's Trade Suffers the Most During Periods of Slow Growth.