Victor Osei Kwadwo

PhD fellow

Research group(s):
3. Economic Development, Innovation, Governance and Institutions
2. Social Protection, Inclusive Innovation and Development

Victor Osei Kwadwo is a PhD fellow in Economics and Governance at UNU-MERIT and Maastricht University. He has broad expertise in political science, economics, and public policy with a special emphasis on urban governance and development. For his PhD, he explores how and why inter-local cooperative arrangements emerge to address long-term environmental objectives in metropolitan areas.

Selected publications by Victor Osei Kwadwo

Articles (journal, professional, popular)
Hajzeri, Arlinda & Victor Osei Kwadwo (eds.), 2019, Investigating integration of edible plants in urban open spaces: Evaluation of policy challenges and successes of implementation, Land Use Policy, 84: 43-48, More information
Osei Kwadwo, Victor & Obaa Akua Konadu, 2019, Can Ghana Afford the Sustainable Development Goal on Education?, African Education Review, DOI:, More information
Osei Kwadwo, Victor & E Boadi Mensah (eds.), 2016, District Creation In Ghana:: A Political Expedience Or Poverty Alleviation Mechanism?, ImaniGhana, More information
Adei, D, Victor Osei Kwadwo & S.K Diko, 2012, An Assessment of the Kwabre District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme in Ghana, Current Research Journal of Social Sciences, 4(5): 372-382

UNU-MERIT Working Papers
Chongcharoentanawat, Patima, Kaleab Haile, Bart Kleine Deters, Tamara A. Kool & Victor Osei Kwadwo, 2016, The affordability of the Sustainable Development Goals: A myth or reality?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-027

Research reports
Osei Kwadwo, Victor & Emmanuel Buadi Mensah, 2016, District creation in Ghana: A political expedience or poverty alleviation mechanism?, Imani Center for Policy and Education, More information

Conference contributions
Osei Kwadwo, Victor & Tatiana Skripka, 2017, Metropolitan governance cooperation and long term environmental objectives: A three-level hierarchical linear model analysis, European Urban Research Association (EURA) Conference ‘Cities Locked in Networks’, 21-24 June 2017, Warsaw, Poland