Isaac Abekah Koomson earned his PhD. in Economics from the Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei. He joined University of Environment and Sustainable Development (UESD) in June 2021 as an Assistant lecturer. He is currently a senior staff member at the UESD-School of Sustainable Development (SSD). Previously, he worked at Valley View University as a part-time lecturer from 2020. Currently, He is the research officer for W2POINTS, an event consulting agency based in Indonesia and China. He has made a couple publications in international journals. Some of his published papers are widely cited in literature. His publications include a book chapter (published by intechopen Co. U.K.) and policy related articles. He has also participated in numerous international conferences and Webinars in both Africa and Asia. His interest in productivity and efficiency issues on growth and development continuous to inspires many scholastic articles and policies.
Macro and Microeconomics
(Specializing in Growth, Development, Efficiency and Productivity economics)
Abekah-Koomson, I., Loon, P. W., Premaratne, G., & Yean, T. S. (2019). Total Factor
Productivity Growth: Evidence from West African Economies. Global Business
Koomson-Abekah, I. and Nwaba, E. (2018), “Africa-China investment and growth
link”, Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies, Vol. 11 No. 2, pp.
Jones Odei, M., Abekah-Abekah, 1., (2016) Trade Openness and Economic Growth of
Brunei Darussalam’ CSPS Strategy and Policy Journal, Vol. 5, No. 2, December 2014,
African Review of Economics and Finance Conference (AREF) (2018)
Paper: An Analysis of Technical Efficiency in Post Reformed ECOWAS: Using
Adjusted Output Stochastic Frontier Model.
International Conference in Business and Finance (ICBF):
Paper: China-Africa Trade and Investment Link (2017).
Participant in the South-South Cooperation seminar on China-Indonesia Small
Hydro-power International cooperation and national capacity building in Indonesia
Key note speaker in an education forum (2016)
Human Resource Development and Industrial Requirement (HRDIR) in Indonesia.
Asian-African Students Conference in Bandung, Indonesia, 2015.
Paper: Cultural Our Verstehen
ASEAN Economic Community Development (AECD) â€“A joint conference between Harvard University and the University of Brunei Darussalam (UBD) in 2013.
West Java Africa Investment Round Table (2021 March). Bridging the investment gap
and attracting investment to both regions.
Institut Teknologi Bandung, Faculty of Mining and Petroleum Engineering
Unblocking the Obstacles To Power and Energy Sufficiency, Simplifying the Means
of Access to Finance (2021) (speaker).
A research Officer for W2POINTS
1. of Foreign Affairs Scholarship scheme, Brunei Darussalam
2. Graduate Research Scholarship (GRS), Universiti Brunei Darssalam (UBD)
Efficiency and productivity Analysis for both Developing and Developed economies.