Samuel Kobina Annim
Academic Qualification: 1999 – Bachelor of Arts (Economics Major), University of Cape Coast, Ghana; 2002 – Master of Philosophy (Economics), University of Ghana, Ghana; 2005 – Microfinance Certificate, Boulder Training, Turin, Italy
Professional Engagement: Since 2002 – Lecturer, University of Cape Coast (On-study Leave).
Current Dispensation: January 2008 - PhD Student, Economics.
Research and Teaching
The build-up of my research career in the past half-decade has pivoted round microfinance, health and poverty. The working title of my PhD thesis is; ‘The Interlinks between Microfinance, Poverty and Access to Financial Services’. The aim is to address institutional and empirical issues surrounding the responsiveness of poor household’s to the much touted policy direction of access to and use of finance. Dr. Katsushi Imai and Dr. Arun Thankom are supervising my PhD thesis.
In 2008/09 academic year, I accepted responsibility to tutor in the following courses;
- The UK Economy – Microeconomics
- Introductory Computer Application
- The UK Economy – Macroeconomics
- Applied Economics
- Awusabo-Asare, K. and Annim S.K., (2008). Wealth Status and Risky Sexual Behaviour Among 15-49 year olds in Ghana and Kenya, Journal of Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, Vol. 6(1), pp. 27-39.
- Annim S.K., Awusabo-Asare, K. and Asare-Mintah, D., (2008), Spatial and Socio-economic Dimensions of Clients of Microfinance Institutions in Ghana, Journal of Geography and Regional Planning. Vol. 1(5), pp. 085-096.
- Annim S.K., (2008), Effect of Nominal Interest Rate on Outreach of Microfinance Institutions, Ghana Policy Journal, Institute of Economics Affairs, Ghana. Accepted.
- Annim, S. K., (2008). Financial Sustainability Interrelations with Depth of Poverty and Inequality of Clients of Microfinance Institutions. Draft.
- Annim S.K., (2008). Financial Sustainability versus Targeting the Poor: Evidence of Microfinance Institutions from Ghana. BWPI Working Paper Series, Submitted for review
- Annim S. K., (2009). Does Access to and Use of Financial Service Smoothen Household Food Consumption? Draft.
Economics Discipline Area
School of Social Sciences
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University of Manchester
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