Assistant Professor of Global Economic Policy
Solomon Owusu is an Assistant Professor of Global Economic Policy at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University and a Core Faculty Member of the Global China Initiative and the Global Economic Governance Initiative at the Global Development Policy Center. Before joining Boston University, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Oxford Martin Program on the Future of Development at the University of Oxford. He also held a Research Economist position at the German Institute of Development and Sustainability in Bonn, Germany. He has worked with the World Bank, UNIDO, and Ghana Statistical Service and worked on projects for the European Commission and Asian Development Bank. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Maastricht University/UNU-MERIT in the Netherlands.
His research interest focuses broadly on development economics in areas such as the economics and measurement of structural transformation, jobs and inclusive growth, global value chains, and trade. He also has a strong interest in research areas at the intersection of technology adoption, climate change, and productivity in developing countries with a particular focus on countries in Africa.