Professor Anthony K. Ahiawodzi is currently the
President of the Knutsford University College.He is an experienced Development Economist, Researcher and an Educationist. He was the Lead Consultant for a four-member team that worked very assiduously to obtain initial accreditation for LUCAS College, Dzorwulu, Accra and later became the first President of the College (2016 to 2017). Professor Ahiawodzi was also the Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) from 2013 to 2015. He obtained his PhD at the University of Strathclyde – Glasgow (Scotland) and got his First and Second Degrees in Economics at the University of Cape Coast (Ghana). He has lectured in the Department of Economics, University of Cape Coast (1985 to 2002); Central University College in Accra (2002 to 2005) and UPSA (2005 to 2016). He is the brain behind the UPSA Weekend School and the first Dean of the School.
Prof Ahiawodzi’s research interest focuses on private savings, private investment, economic growth and development, financial markets, SME growth and Microfinance. His contributions to the body of knowledge is evident in the books he has written and journal articles that have been published in international journals.
President/Professor in Economics
Expertise: Development Economics/Financial Economics/Time Series Econometrics
AREAS OF INTEREST
- Financial Economics
- Development Economics
- Managerial Economics