Dr. Daniel Ofori

Dr. Daniel Ofori
Staff Grade: 

PhD in Industrial Economics from Wuhan University of Technology, China. (School of Economics) P.R China.

Msc.in Industrial and Financial Economics from the Goteborg University, Sweden (School of Economics and Law) and finally

B.A Degree in Economics and Geography from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.

Brief Bio: 


Daniel Ofori was born into an aristocratic family in Ghana on March 23, 1973 at Banko in the Ashanti Region. He attended a number of schools and colleges, studying   Industrial and Financial Economics and Industrial Economics in Sweden and People’s Republic of China respectively. Ofori is an economist expert and a researcher. He is currently a senior lecturer at the Entrepreneurship and Finance Department in Kumasi Technical University dated from October, 2008 and also a member of the Chartered Economist Association of Ghana. Ofori is a Christian, born and raised a Roman Catholic. He is married.

Professional Membership: 
Member, Chartered Institute of Economics
Research Interests: 
  • Industrial Economics
  • Financial Economic,
  • Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth
  • International Trade
  • Management
  • Entrepreneurship
Teaching Areas: 
  • Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
  • Industrial Economics
  • Financial Economics
  • Managerial Economics
  • International Economics
  • Operational Management
  • Entrepreneurship and
  • Strategic Entrepreneurship
Conferences Attended: 
  1. The 2nd edition, International Business Conference; Topic Strengthening SINO- African investments for a win – win cooperation Nov. (2015). Wuhan china.

  2. International Conference on Economics, Management, Computer Science and Technology University of St. Michael's College, October (2015).  Toronto Canada.

  3. International Conference On Computer Science and  Intelligent communcation (CSIC,July 2015) Zhengzhou, China.

  4. The 2nd Innovation and Global Industrial Development Forum: 2015 InternationalSymposium on Innovation Creating New Competitive Advantage. (School of Economics WHUT, June 2015). Wuhan – China

  5. Main Speaker, the first edition of African Festival, an International Conference organized on the Topic: Input of African students in Sustainable Development in Africa (March, 2013) Wuhan University of Technology Wuhan – China

  6. International Conference on the Modern Development of Humanities and Social Science (MDHSS, December, 2013), Hong Kong,

  7. The 10th International Conference on Innovation and Management. (ICIM 2013), Sao Paulo, Brazil, December, 2013

  8. Conference on Entrepreneurship Educators, Researchers and Entrepreneurs in Africa 28th – 30th November, 2011. Kumasi Polytechnic, Kumasi – Ghana. (CEEREA 2011).

  1. Daniel Ofori, George Asumadu (2018), Real Interest and Investment Nexus: The Case of Ghana. Global Journal of Management and Business Research & Finance, Vol. 18 version 1.0. ISSN, 2249-4588.

  2. Daniel Ofori, George Asumadu (2017), Foreign Direct Investment, Trade and Economic Growth in Ghana. An Empirical Analysis. (International Research Journal of Finance and Economics. Issue 159.

  3. William Ansah Appienti, Daniel Ofori, Augustine Owusu Damptey, Anthony Kusi (2016), key determinants of investment in Ghana: cointegration and causality analysis, (European journal of Business, Economics and Accountancy vol. 4, No 5 ISSN 2056-6018)

  4. Daniel Ofori, Shadrach Ato – Mensah, Zhu Jinsheng (2015), Corruption, Foreign Direct Investment and Growth in Ghana: An Empirical Analysis. (European Journal of Business and Management. Vol. 7, No. 23, pp 1- 9).

  5. Daniel Ofori, Abraham Osei, Shadrach Ato – Mensah, E.K Affum (2015), Innovation and Knowledge Sharing: A new Competitive Advantage in the Mobile Telecommunication Industry in Ghana. (Science Journal of Business and Management 3(5); pp 157 – 163.

  6. Daniel Ofori, Oji – Okoro Izuchukwu (2014), Why South - South FDI is Booming: Case Study of China FDI in Nigeria (Asian Journal of Economic and Financial Review, 4 (3): 361-376.

  7. Eric Edwin Owusu, Gabriel Dwomoh, Mintah Collins, Gyamfuah Yaa and Daniel Ofori (2014), Assessing the relationship between Budget participation and Employees' performance of Public Universities in Ghana, A case of University of Education.International journal of Academic Research in Accounting, Finance and Management  Sciences. Vol. 4, No. 1 pp 85- 89.

  8. Daniel Ofori, Ye Haiyan, Zhu Jinsheng (2013), Research on Effect of Mobile Subscribers’ Perception and Behavior on Mobile Number Portability (MNP): Case of Kumasi Metropolis. (The 10th International Conference on Innovation and Management, CPCI – SSH (ISSHP).

  9. Daniel Ofori, Oji – OkoroIzuchukwu (2013), Research on a United Africa as Vehicle of Sustainable Development. (Journal of Advances in Intelligent Systems research, Vol. 47, ISSN; 1951-6851), CPCI – SSH (ISSHP).

  10. Daniel Ofori, Alfred Sarbah, Solomon Kwarteng Forkouh (2013) Mobile Number Portability In Ghana: It’s Effect On Subscribers. (International Journal of Advanced Research in Management and Social Science Vol. 2 No 12, 2013).

  11. Samuel Kwadwo Frimpong, Daniel Ofori, Saviour Ayertey Nubour (2013) Research on Strategies to Attract and Retain FDI in Gas Industry in Ghana. (European Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 5 No 18, 2013).

  12. Camillus A. Wongnaa, Daniel Ofori (2012), Resource – Use Efficiency in Cashew Production in Wenchi Municipality (Agris on-line Paper in Economics and Informatics Journal, Vol. IV, 2012. Pp 73- 80.