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EC107: Macroeconomics 1 A&F Monday 15:00-16:00 in room S1.128B
EC331 RAE - General: Monday 16:00-17:00 in room S1.128B
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Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
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.
- Political Economy
- Public Finance
- Intergovernmental fiscal relations
- EC331: Research in Applied Economics (Co-Module Leader)
- EC235: Topics in Applied Economics (2a)
- EC107: Economics 1
- EC108: Macroeconomics 1
- EC961: Intro Mathematics and Statistics
- EC959: MSc Economics Dissertation (Dissertation Supervisor)
- EC122: Statistical Techniques A
- MSc Finance and Economics Dissertation (Dissertation Supervisor)
- UG and PGT Conference Support Grant
- Member of the MSc Admissions Team
- Member of the Warwick Africa Hub Steering Committee
- Obeng, Samuel (2022). On the determinants and interrelationship of components of government spending. Review of Development Economics, 26(4), 2414-2435.
- 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). (Under Review). In the media: VoxDev PostLink opens in a new window
- Grants and fiscal outcomes: Evidence from local governments in Ghana. (Revise and Resubmit, Social Science Quarterly)
- How does economic globalisation affect economic growth? (with Daniel Sakyi). (Under Review)
Work in Progress:
- Political alignment and public service provision (joint with Christa Brunnschweiler)
- Spillover effects of local governance (joint with Rose Camille Vincent)
- Globalisation and Inequality (joint with John N. Francois)