Raymond Boadi Frempong

Associate Professor in Development Economics

Raymond Boadi Frempong

Associate Professor in Development Economics


Raymond Frempong studied Economics (BA and MPhil) at the University of Cape Coast (Ghana) and PhD in Economics at the University of Bayreuth (Germany). His research interests are development economics, health economics, the economics of child labour, rural and agricultural development, food security, and regional integration. He has authored several scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals like Energy Economics, Development Policy Review, Journal of Development Studies, Nature Communication, PNAS nexus, and World Development.

Dr Frempong’s research has been funded by grants from several organizations and institutions. He worked previously as a postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of Development Economics, University of Bayreuth.


Course taught at ESPOL.
Agriculture and Rural Politics
Global Food Security
Mathematics for Social Sciences
Politics of Development
Environment, Ressources, and Food


Research fields
Development economics
Economics of child labour
Energy Economics
Rural and agricultural development


Selected publications
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