Robert Darko Osei
Robert Darko Osei is an Associate Professor in the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, Legon, and is currently the Dean for the School of Graduate Studies at the same University. His main areas of research include evaluative poverty and rural research, structural transformation and its implications for poverty and inequality, and other economic development policy concerns. Robert’s research projects have been in Ghana, Niger, Burkina Faso, and Mali. He is currently the Country Lead for the Ghana node of the African Centre of Excellence in Inequality Research (ACEIR).
Osei has a strong international research network and has published widely in many high-ranked international journals in Economics and Development. He has also presented at many international conferences and workshops across the World. Robert serves on a number of boards nationally and internationally and is currently a co-chair of a new initiative known as the Digital Agricultural Innovations and Services Initiative (DAISI), which is being jointly managed by J-PAL (based in MIT, USA) and the Center for Effective Global Action (based in UC Berkeley, USA). He currently serves as a Board member of the Ghana Statistical Service and also the Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited.