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Eric Asare
Researcher , University Research
Lubbock, TexAS, United States
Applied Econometrician/Statistician with 5 years working experience in data science and applied economic research, mostly in the U.S. I work well with people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. I can also work independently with little or no supervision. I am willing to relocate immediately and apply my skills to help my potential employer achieve their organizational goals
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Area of Expertise:
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural
  • Environment, Climate, Energy, Water, Sanitation
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
  • Trade, Finance, Economics, Cooperation, Global
Professional Experience:
Over the past five years, I have had the opportunity of working with other research scientists on several economic issues, including agricultural producers' adoption decisions in Ghana and the US, household food demand choices and elasticities in Ethiopia, noise pollution studies, cocoa export demand and supply in Ghana, economic risks associated with bee pollination and the sustainability of Maine’s (US) blueberry industry. I have also worked as a research and teaching assistant to different professors in different universities in the US. Currently, I am an officer in the Agricultural Graduate Students Association, in charge of web design and promotions. My current research is titled “A small country macroeconomic model: The case of Ghana”. In the future, I would want to work on assessing the impact of policy interventions, poverty issues, climate change, including its associated adaptation and mitigating strategies, water issues, and related environmental issues.
Education:
Ph.D Candidate. Agricultural and Applied Economics, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, U.S. Expected Aug. 2017

MS. Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, Virginia, U.S. 2015

MS. Resource Economics and Policy, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, U.S. 2013

M.Phil. Agricultural Economics, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana. 2010

B.Sc. Agriculture, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana. 2004
Affiliations and Achievements:
AFFILIATIONS
Agriculture&Applied Economics Assoc.(AAEA)
Southern Agricultural Economics Assoc. (SAEA)

AWARDS
2015-2017. Graduate Research Assistant Sponsorship Award, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, US.

2013 -2015.Teaching Assistant Sponsorship Award
Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA, US.

2011-2013. Graduate Research Assistant Sponsorship Award, University of Maine, Orono, ME, USA.

2008-2009. Research Fellowship, Ghana Sustainable Cocoa Competitive Systems Project, Ghana.

1996-1998. Recipient, Ghana Cocoa Scholarship Award, Ghana.

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  • Job opportunities
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    Years of Experience:
    2-5 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    English, French
    Nationality:
    Ghana
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