Economist/Special Project Officer
Ms. Pokuaa Adu has been appointed as the AFRITAC West2 Local Economist/Special Projects Officer after working with the Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation Unit of the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research at the University of Ghana. Her experience spans a variety of fields and sectors, having worked as a Teaching Assistant at Brandeis University and performed data analysis for United for a Fair Economy, a non-profit organization in Boston, Massachusetts. Pokuaa has varied experience in project management, impact evaluation, survey design, data analysis and reporting, capacity building and training in research methods and software. Her most recent research activities have been in Ghana, Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. Her interests include International Trade Facilitation, Impact Evaluation, International Economics and Finance, Economic Development, Policy Analysis, Poverty, Inequality and Sustainable Development.