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Akuffo Amankwah

Economist, Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) team, Development Data Group, World Bank

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Akuffo Amankwah is an Economist with the Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) team in the Development Data Group of the World Bank. His primary area of research is poverty, labor, aquaculture, agriculture and rural development, and methodological studies to improve household surveys. As a member of the LSMS team, he is an expert in the design and implementation of household surveys using advanced CAPI technologies. He has supported survey operations in Malawi, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Venezuela and Zimbabwe. He also provided support to the population and housing census operation in the Bahamas. He has a PhD in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, and an MPhil degree in agricultural Economics from the University of Ghana, Legon, Accra.