Benjamin Musah Abu is a PhD candidate in Applied Agricultural Economics and Policy at the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, College of Basic and Applied Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon. His research concentrates on applied microeconomic analysis of productivity, food security and nutrition, and agricultural commercialization of smallholder farm households.
Professor of Economics at the University of North Dakota
Dr. Chih Ming Tan is a Professor in Economics and is also the Page Endowed Chair in Applied Economics at the Department of Economics & Finance, University of North Dakota. Dr. Tan received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2004. He received his B.Sc. (First Class Honors) and M.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE...
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