Kwabena Otoo works with the Trades Union Congress (TUC), Ghana as the Director of Research and Policy. He has been with the TUC for the past 16 years.

Kwabena has been instrumental in formulating the policy positions of the TUC-Ghana and in response to economic and social policies of the Ghanaian government. He works closely with ITUC-Africa assisting the regional organisation in research and policy engagement at regional and international levels. Between 2010 and 2011, Kwabena worked with the world bank as labour market specialist having been seconded by the ITUC.

He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics (University of Cape Coast, Ghana) and a Master of Philosophy Degree also in Economics (from the University of Ghana). Kwabena also has a PhD in Economics from the University of Kassel, Germany. He also trained as a professional teacher.

His research interests centre on Labour/employment, earnings, and poverty; trade, economic growth, and development.  

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