Akuffo Amankwah is an Economist for the Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS), the World Bank’s flagship household survey program housed at the Development Data Group. His primary area of research is poverty, labor, aquaculture, agriculture and rural development, and methodological studies to improve household surveys. As a member of the LSMS team, Akuffo is an expert in the design and implementation of household surveys using advanced CAPI technologies. He has supported survey operations in Malawi, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Venezuela and Zimbabwe. He also provided support to the population and housing census operation in the Bahamas.
Akuffo has a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, and an M.Phil. in agricultural Economics from the University of Ghana, Legon, Accra.