Dr. George Domfe

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Dr. George Domfe is a Development Economist at the Centre for Social Policy Studies (CSPS) at the College of Humanities, University of Ghana. He holds both B.A and M.Phil degrees in Economics and a Ph.D in Development Studies from the University of Ghana. His research focus is on aid and development, issues on labour slack and poverty analysis with special interest in the welfare of the poor and the vulnerable (sick, aged, women and children). He has been part of several research projects. He currently leads an ORID funded project on changes in the living conditions and well-Being of older persons in Ghana. The following are some of his Publications:
Journal Articles 

  1. Domfe, G., Ackah C., Afutu-Kotey, R. L., & Oduro, A. D. (2017). Gender Perspectives on Socio-economic Determinants of Ownership of Enterprise in Ghana. Journal of Economics and Policy Analysis, Vol. 2 (21).
  2. Domfe, G., & Bortei-Doku Aryeetey, E. (2017). Gender of Household Heads, Assets and Choice of Basic Services. Ghana Social Science Journal, Vol. 14 (1): pp. 77 – 108.
  3. Mohammed, I., & Domfe, G. (2016). Reducing Exclusion through Social Intervention Programme: Lessons from Implementation of MDGs in Ghana and South Africa. Ghana Social Science Journal, Vol. 13 (2): pp. 74 – 95.
  4.  Domfe, G., Osei, R. D., & Ackah C., (2013). Economic Exclusion and Working Poverty: The Case of the Informal Sector Workers in the MiDA Intervention Zone in Ghana. Oguaa Journal of Social Sciences, University of Cape Coast (JOSS), Vol 7 (1): 111 – 135
  5.  Domfe, G., Osei, R. D., & Ackah C., (2013). Determinants of Types of Underemployment in the MiDA Intervention Zones of Ghana. Journal of Developing Country Studies, Vol.3, (12):33 – 47
  6.  McGadney, B.F., Domfe, G., & Akosah, K.B. (2011). Reflections of an American professor and Ghanaian social work students: Implementation of collaborative teaching/learning methods to assess indigenous social problems in Ghana. Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping, 17(3):15 – 29. Book Chapters
  7.  Bortei-Doku Aryeetey, E. B.,&Domfe G., (2015). Scaling up and Sustaining Gender Inclusion through the MDGs in Ghana: MDG-C1. In Aworti N and Musahara H (eds). Implementation of the Millennium Development Goals: Progresses and Challenges in Some African Countries, OSSREA Publishers, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  8.  McGadney, B.F. &Domfe, G. (2014). An Application of North American Model of Pedagogical Practice in a Ghanaian Social Work Classroom. A Critical Reflection. In Sottie C. A, Dako-Gyeke M. & Walls R. J. (Eds).Social Work in a Changing World: Issues and Prospects. (pp 11-28), Accra, Woeli Publishing Services
  9.  Ackah C., Domfe G.&Torgbe M. (2014). Which Firm Pay Bribes in Ghana and WhyÉ In Quartey P, Aryeetey E.B., and Ackah, C., (eds) (2014), Domestic Resource Mobilization for Inclusive Development, Sub-saharan Africa Publishers, Accra, Ghana. ISBN: ISBN: 978-9964-75-094-7
  10. Osei R. D &Domfe G. (2014). Macroeconomic Implications of Oil Booms: Lessons for Ghana. In Aryeetey E., Osei R.D and Quartey, P (eds). Managing Ghana’s Oil Boom for Structural Transformation, Sub-saharan Africa Publishers, Accra, Ghana, Accra, Ghana. ISBN: 978-9964-75-092-3
  11. Afranie, S. &Domfe, G. (2014). Human Security. In Ghana Development Outlook, 2014 Edition. Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER). Sundel Services, Accra. ISBN: 978-9964-75-100-5 Working Papers
  12. Osei, R. D., Ackah, C., Domfe, G. & Danquah, M. (2015). Political settlements, the deals environment and economic growth: The case of Ghana. ESID Working Paper No. 53. Manchester, UK: University of Manchester. Available at: www.effectivestates.org
  13. Osei R. D., Asem F., & Domfe G. (2013).The political economy dimensions of macroeconomic management of aid in Ghana (Working Paper 106/2013). UNU World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER), Helsinki
  14. Domfe G., Osei-Akoto I., Amuakwa-Mensah & Owusu G. (2013): Labour Market and Business Process Outsourcing in Ghana: Poverty Reduction through Information and Digital Employment Initiative. Research Report 2013 No. 2, Rockefeller Foundation
  15. Osei R. D. & Domfe G. (2008). Oil Production in Ghana: Implications for Economic Development (Working Paper No 104/2008). Mimeo, Real Instituto Elcano (ARI), Madrid