Davina Osei

PhD fellow

Research group(s):
4. Governance and institutions
7. Social Protection

Davina Osei is a PhD fellow at UNU-MERIT. She holds a Masters in Applied Economics from the University of Strathclyde and a Bachelors in Development Planning from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. Prior to joining UNU-MERIT, Davina worked with UNDP Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF/SGP) on environmental and sustainable livelihoods projects as well as the GIZ African Cashew Initiative (ACi) on agricultural and human development projects. Her expertise is in development economics with a focus on institutions, environment and human development. Her PhD thesis focuses on the role of social capital in shaping (or reducing) corruption proclivities particularly in less developed countries. 

Selected publications by Davina Osei