Richard Twumasi

Student, IPhD Economics
Ph: 816-235-1314


Richard Twumasi is pursuing a Ph.D. in Economics with a co-discipline in Political Science. He is currently a Graduate Teaching Assistant at the Department of Economics and a Research Assistant at the Binzagr Institute of Sustainable Prosperity. Richard is from Ghana, he enjoys African Poetry, traveling and endurance running. He grew up speaking Twi and English in his home country, and he also has elementary knowledge in French and German.

Favorite Poem: “We Have Come Home” by Gambian Poet, Lenrie Peters

Research Interests: Political Economy, Economics of Wars and Conflicts, Financial Macroeconomics

Degrees Awarded:

M.A., Economics (University of Missouri – Kansas City, USA)

M.Sc., Economics (Université de Lausanne, Switzerland)

B.A., Economics (University of Ghana, Legon)