Department of Economics
112 Braker Hall
8 Upper Campus Rd.
Medford, MA 02155-6722
Director of Undergraduate Program
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. He has done
research on the forecasts of firms’ earnings per share produced by financial
analysts; the design of performance contracts for central bankers, and the
impact of managerial skills on human capital investments and worker-productivity.
Professor Kutsoati's publications have appeared in highly ranked journals
including the International Journal of Industrial Organization; the
Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control; the American Economic
Review, and the Journal of Financial Economics. He is an associate
editor of the Journal of African Business, and previously served as editor of
the Journal of African Development (2011 – 2014).