Yaw Nyarko

Yaw Nyarko, Professor of Economics, Social, NYUNY

Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU New York
Email: yn1@nyu.edu
Education: BA University of Ghana; MA and PhD Cornell University

Research Areas: human capital, economic growth


Yaw Nyarko studies human capital and economic growth, which recently culminated in a pioneering study on the impact of brain drain on 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.