Department of Economics
8 Upper Campus Rd.
Medford, MA 02155-6722
Ph.D. Queen's University
M.A. Queens University
B.A. University of Ghana
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