Dozie Okoye


Okoye Dozie-214

Related Information

Email: Cokoye@Dal.Ca
Phone:  902-494-4453
Mailing Address: 
Department of Economics
Dalhousie University
6214 University Avenue
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Economic Growth and Development
  • History and Economic Developent in Africa
  • Macroeconomics
  • Labour Economics

Current Research

Economic Growth and Development, History and Economic Development in Africa, Macroeconomics, Human Capital and Technology Adoption

Teaching Experience

  • 2013 - Present, Macroeconomic Theory (Masters in Development Economics) Public Finance
  • 2015 - Present, Economic Growth in a Historical Perspective Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • 2015, Faculty Participant, PhD Topics Course in Applied Microeconomics
  • 2013 - 2015, Introductory Macroeconomics for International Development Studies

Summer Institute for Economic Research, African School of Economics (ASE), Cotonou, Benin

  • 2015 Workshop on Research Design and Causal Inference

University of Western Ontario

  • Summer 2012 International Finance
  • Summer 2011 Intermediate Macroeconomics Theory and Policy

Selected Awards and Honours

  • 2016 Research Development Fund Grant for Climate Change and Farmer-Herder Conicts, $3500
  • 2014 Albert Berry Prize for Best CEA Conference Paper in Development Economics by a Junior Scholar for Things Fall Apart: Missions, Institutions, and Trust, $1000
  • 2013 Dalhousie Faculty of Science Start-up Grant

Selected Publications

  • Appropriate Technology and Income Di_erences, International Economic Review, 2016, 57(3): 955-996
  • Can Brain Drain Be Good for Human Capital Growth? Evidence from Cross-Country Skill Premiums and Education Costs, Economic Analysis and Policy, 2016, 49(March): 74-99
  • Economic Growth, Health Care Reform, and Child Nutrition in Ghana (with Jemima Fimpong, Johns Hopkins and Roland Pongou, University of Ottawa), Journal of African Development, 2016, 18(2): 41-60


  • Ph.D. Economics, University of Western Ontario, 2013
  • B.A. Honors Specialization in Economics (With Distinction) University of Western Ontario, 2008