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I joined the Department of Economics as a Teaching Fellow in Economics in November 2020. I completed my PhD in Economics in 2020 at the University of East Anglia. My research interests are in the areas of political economy, public finance, intergovernmental fiscal relations, and globalisation.
- Political Economy
- Public Finance
- Intergovernmental fiscal relations
- EC331: Research in Applied Economics (Co-Module Leader)
- EC107: Economics 1 (Tutor)
- EC122: Statistical Techniques A (Tutor)
- EC108: Macroeconomics 1 (Tutor)
- EC961: Intro Mathematics and Statistics
- EC959: MSc Economics Dissertation (Dissertation Supervisor)
- MSc Finance and Economics Dissertation (Dissertation Supervisor)
- On the determinants and interrelationship of components of government spending (Forthcoming, Review of Development Economics)
- Anderson, Edward and Obeng, Samuel (2021). Globalisation and Government Spending: Evidence for the ‘hyper‐globalisation’ of the 1990s and 2000s. The World Economy, 44(5), 1144-1176.
- Obeng, Samuel (2021). Fiscal Decentralization and Government Size: Disentangling the Complexities. Journal of International Development, 33(6), 975-1004.
- Obeng, Samuel and Sakyi, Daniel (2017). Explaining the Growth of Government Spending in Ghana. The Journal of Developing Areas, 51(1), 103-128.
- Rewarding Allegiance: Political Alignment and Fiscal Outcomes in Local Government, 2020. Warwick Economics Research Paper n.1316, also available as UEA School of Economics Working Paper 2020-05. (with Christa Brunnschweiler). (Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organisation). In the media: VoxDev PostLink opens in a new window
- Grants and fiscal outcomes: Evidence from local governments in Ghana (Under Review)
Work in Progress: