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Tufts University
Department of Economics
320 Braker Hall
8 Upper Campus Rd.
Medford, MA 02155-6722
Office: 617.627.2688
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Edward Kutsoati
Associate Professor

Ph.D. Queen's University
M.A. Queens University
B.A. University of Ghana

Applied Microeconomics

Edward Kutsoati earned degrees from the University of Ghana (B.A. Math and Economics, 1989), the University of Cambridge, UK (MPhil, Economics, 1991) and Queen's University, Canada (PhD. Economics, 1998). He joined Tufts in October 1998. He is primarily interested in applied microeconomics - with a focus on incentives in organizations and macro-policy games. Some of his current research includes analyses of financial analysts' forecasts of earnings per share, performance contracts for central bankers, and the impact of managerial skills on human capital investments and worker-productivity. Professor Kutsoati's publications include "Learning-by-doing and Product Innovation by a Durable-Good Monopolist" (with J. Zabojnik) in the International Journal of Industrial Organization; "Debt-Contingent Inflation Targets and Contracts" in the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control; "The Evolution of Managerial Expertise" (with D. Bernhardt and E. Hughson), in the American Economic Review, and "Who Herds," (with D. Bernhardt and M. Campello), published in the Journal of Financial Economics. He served as editor of the Journal of African Development and an associate editor of the Journal of African Business.