Prof. Jones Odei Mensah
P.O.Box 71 Wits, 2050
Johannesburg, South Africa
Tel: +277 817 81310
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Jones Odei-Mensah is an Associate Professor of Economics and Finance at the Wits Business School, University of the Witwatersrand. His research interests lie at the intersection of finance and macroeconomics, with particular focus on financial interconnectedness, international trade, and macroeconomic policy. He has recently studied the optimal financing of fiscal deficits, systemic interconnectedness among banking institutions, market comovement, and the impact of commodity shocks on business cycles.

He is the Editor of the Ghanaian Journal of Economics, the International Editor of the Colombo Business Journal, and serves on several editorial boards.

He is a Director of Training at AREF Consult, a research and policy network, and he has consulted widely for leading international organisations. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the African Review of Economics and Finance.

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