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Frank Kyekyeku Nti

fkyekye@ksu.edu

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Frank Nti

Ph.D. | Agricultural Economics, Anticipated graduation 2017

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, 2012

B.S. | Agricultural Economics, University of Ghana, 2008

Advisor | Vincent Amanor-Boadu

Research Focus | Frank's research pertains to production economics, industry organization, international development and agribusiness management.

Teaching Experience:

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS Department of Agricultural Economics,

  • Instructor of AGEC 115B, Decision Tools for Agricultural Economics 8/2016-12/2016

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS Department of Agricultural Economics,

  • Dr. Christine Wilson, AGEC 115B-Decision Tools for Agricultural Economics 1/2016-5/2016

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS Department of Agricultural Economics

  • Dr. Jason Bergtold, AGEC 712-Optimization Techniques for Agricultural Economics Spring, 2013
  • Dr. Sean Fox, AGEC 420-Commodity and Futures Market Fall, 2013/ Fall, 2011

Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

  • Dr. Yaw Osei-Asare, AGEC 102-Introduction to Economics 11/2008-12/2009

Curriculum Vitae

Published Papers:

  • Nti, K. F., & Barkley, A. (2013). “The Response to Climate Variability among Farm Families in Northern Ghana.” Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development, 8(2), 183.  
  • Nti, K. F., & Barkley, A. (2016). “Wheat Variety Yield Data: Do Commercial and Public Performance Tests Provide the Same Information?” Agricultural Economics, 48(1).  
  • Nti, K. F (2016). “NAFTA at 21: Structural Change in Mexican’s Demand for U.S. Meat and Meat Products.” International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics (IJFAEC), 4(4).
  • Amanor-Boadu,V., F. K. Nti, Y. Zereyesus, and K. Ross (2015) “Efficiency, ResourceBased View of the Firm and Development Strategy: A Case of Smallholder Farmers in Northern Ghana.” The International Food and Agribusiness Management Review (revise and resubmit)

Working Papers:

  • Amanor-Boadu, V., and F. K. Nti. “A Systems Dynamic Assessment of the Effect of Energy on Sustainable Economic Development in Ghana.”  
  • Nti, K. F., Y. Zereyesus, K. Ross, and V. Amanor-Boadu. “Efficiency of Smallholder Farms in Northern Ghana: A Nonparametric Bootstrap Approach.”
  • Ekong, O., K. Ross and F. K. Nti. “An Assessment of factors influencing the profitability of poultry production in Ghana.”
  • Wilson C., K. Ross and F. K. Nti. “Analysis of Egg Consumption and Production Issues: A Study of Ghana.”