Dr. Emmanuel Joel Aikins Abakah

Tel: +233-541557863
Email: ejaabakah@ug.edu.gh
Current Position
  • Principal Consultant - AREFC

Dr. Emmanuel Joel Aikins Abakah is a Lecturer in Finance at the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS), Ghana. He earned his Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Adelaide, Australia in September 2019. He also holds an MPhil in Finance from University of Ghana, Ghana and a B.Sc. in Statistics with Computing from University of Cape Coast, Ghana. Prior to joining University of Ghana, he held positions at University of Cape Coast School of Economics, Ghana and University of Adelaide Business School, Australia. He also worked within the financial industry in Ghana as a financial analyst with focus on investment and equity research prior to pursuing an academic career.

His research interest is in the broad areas of Corporate Finance, Investment, Financial Markets, Applied Finance, Digital Finance (digital currencies and fintech) ,and Energy Finance. He has published his research in high-impact international journals such as, Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, Energy Economics, International Review of Financial Analysis, International Review of Economics and Finance, Finance Research Letters, Global Finance Journal, Journal of Commodity Markets, International Review of Finance, Applied Economics, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Journal of Cleaner Production etc. His research has been presented at various finance conferences including the Paris Financial Management Conference, Cryptocurrency Research Conference and several universities

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