B.A. University of Ghana; M.A. Ph.D. Cornell University
Yaw Nyarko studies human capital and economic growth, which recently culminated in a pioneering study on the impact of brain drain to Africa's intellectual and economic development. He is one of the founding directors of NYU's Africa House and helped shape the study abroad program in Ghana. He brings his groundbreaking approach to global economics in his NYUAD class, Introduction to Economic Thinking.