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  • Report on women's platform livelihoods published!

    "Digital platforms are changing how individuals around the world find and do work, and how small enterprises and farmers connect with markets. What are the experiences of individual workers and sellers as their livelihoods change? And what are the opportunities for digital development?"

    These questions motivated research done by CSPS (co-led by Prof. Nana Akua Anyidoho and Prof. Akosua Darkwah) which is now available


  • CSPS Trains CHRAJ Officers on Child Rights Monitoring

    The Centre for Social Policy Studies (CSPS) at the College of Humanities has organised a training workshop on Child Rights Monitoring for the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ). The workshop was held in Tamale from 27th to 29th September 2022 for officers in the northern sector (Northern, North East, Savannah, Upper East and Upper West Regions).

  • CSPS seminar: What is the role of ideas in the policy process.

    To close out the seminars for the 2021-2022 academic year, Prof. Daniel Beland delivered an insightful presentation on the place and movement of ideas in domestic and global policies. 

  • CSPS Seminar: Does having more districts mean less poverty?

    Ghana recently created more districts, partly as a way to deepen decentralisation. But is there evidence that decentralisation helps with poverty reduction. Dr. Victor Osei shows that it can but under certain conditions. 

  • CSPS Seminar: Does having more women in governance mean better outcomes in social development?

    On 11 August, Prof. Gretchen Bauer contributed to our social policy seminar series. Does women's representation in governance matter? In a word, yes. Evidence from Africa and globally show that having more women in legislation has meant more attention to laws and policies that matter for women, including in family law, land rights and gender-based violence, among others.