The actual cost and impact of the recent financial sector crisis, slow down in the growth of the economy as well as challenges with domestic revenue mobilization will dominate this year's State of the Ghanaian economy report.
The Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana has launched the fourth edition of the Ghana Social Development Outlook (GSDO) on 1st of October, 2019 at the ISSER Conference Facility.
On Tuesday 24th September, 2019 Southern Voice Ghana held a dissemination workshop at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, ISSER University of Ghana to share and take input on its findings on the study titled: Ensuring access to affordable, sustainable and a clean household energy for all in Ghana – Goal 7 .1 of the SDGs. Similar events on aspects of the SDG Goals were held in focal countries of the Southern Voice spread across five continents.
Welcoming participants to the workshop, chair of the Ghana event Dr. Ama Pokuaa Fenny, Research Fellow at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, ISSER University of Ghana, gave an overview of the agenda and the motivation for the Southern Voice initiative. She also unveiled the vision and objectives of the study.
Dr. Aba Obrumah Crentsil Research Fellow at ISSER and Lead Investigator of the study, made a presentation on the methodology and results of the study. She also touched on which group is left behind in SDG 7, synergies and trade-offs of the implementation of SDG7 and other SDGs. The Lead Investigator considered dealings on Global systemic issues in delivering SDGs at the national level.
Prof. Peter Quartey has been appointed the Director of ISSER effective August 1, 2019. He holds a PhD in Development Economics from the University of Manchester (UK), MSc in Quantitative Development Economics (University of Warwick, UK), MPhil. Economics (Ghana), and BA Economics (Ghana).
The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, ISSER University of Ghana organized a 5-day training workshop from Tuesday, 16th July to Tuesday, 23rd July, 2019 for its senior and junior staff. The objective was to strengthen their capacity and increase their work effectiveness and efficiency.
Opening the training, Dr. Simon Bawakyillenuo, Acting Director of ISSER and Head of Statistical and Survey Division urged participants to take the training serious and allow the knowledge acquired impact their work.
The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, extends hearty congratulations to our students who graduated on Saturday, 20th July 2019 .
Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, ISSER, University of Ghana (host), the International Centre for Evaluation and Development, (ICED), and the Ministry of Monitoring and Evaluation on Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th July, 2019 organized a pre-conference workshop to usher in the much-anticipated 2nd Evidence to Action Conference.
On Monday, 24h June, 2019 the West African Centre for Sustainable Rural Transformation (WAC-SRT) Project opened a one-week capacity building workshop at Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, ISSER with participants from UDS.
Data Management and Analysis, the third in the series of 2019 Short Courses organized by the Institute of Statistical Social and Economic Research, ISSER ended successfully on Friday, 21st June, 2019 after an interactive two-week programme.