Sheila Agyemang Oppong
Sheila Agyemang Oppong (PhD) is currently a post-doctoral fellow at the International Center for Evaluation and Development (ICED), Ghana Office. She obtained a B.A degree in Economics and Linguistics in 2011, MPhil degree in Economics in 2014, and PhD Degree in Development Economics in 2021 from the University of Ghana, Department of Economics.
Dr. (Mrs.) Oppong is a development Economist, and interested in the areas of agricultural economics, monetary economics and developmental related issues. She obtained a Scholarship in 2013 from the Ghana Strategy Support Program (GSSP) Competition for Graduate Students’ Thesis Scholarship organized by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Prior to pursuing her PhD, which was sponsored by the United Nation University -World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER), she was a teaching and research at the University of Ghana, Department of Economics. She has been involved in number of empirical research among the most recent ones are the IINDWEGE project on the infrastructure’s impact on nutritious diet, women economic empowerment and gender equality, the evidence and gap map (EGM) and theory of change (ToC) and funded experiential learning program under the Building Stronger Universities project – Phase II (BSU II) as a research assistant. She has engaged in various academic field works and data collection activities. She aspires to contribute her knowledge and skills in data gathering, monitoring, evaluation and analysis in a progressive research, academic and corporate working environment in which these skills are relevant and appreciated.