Dr. Godsway Tetteh

Affiliated researcher

Research group(s):
1. Economics of Knowledge and Innovation
5. Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Sustainability Transitions
4. Governance and institutions

Godsway Korku Tetteh is a Research Associate of the Financial Regulation Innovation Lab at the Strathclyde Business School, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom. Previously, he worked as a Knowledge Exchange Associate with the Financial Technology (FinTech) Cluster at the same university.  Prior to this, he was a Tutor at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at the University of Cambridge. There he contributed to building the capacity of FinTech entrepreneurs, regulators, and policymakers from across the globe on FinTech and Regulatory Innovation. He also served as a Public Policy Tutor at the United Nations University-MERIT.

Godsway has a Ph.D. in Economics from Maastricht University (UNU-MERIT) with a specialisation in Economics of Innovation.  He has a Master of Science degree in Global Economy from the University of Glasgow, UK, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography and Resource Development from the University of Ghana. His research focuses on the impacts of digital technologies and financial innovations (FinTech) on financial inclusion, welfare, and entrepreneurship in developing countries. He has previously examined the effects of local digital lending development, digital infrastructure, and mobile money in developing countries. He currently works on the Financial Regulation Innovation project that focuses on the application of technologies to drive regulatory innovations (RegTech) and efficiency in financial regulation compliance. Godsway has published in reputable journals including Small Business Economics. 

Selected publications by Godsway Tetteh

Articles (journal, professional, popular)
Acheampong, Alex O, Eric Evans Osei Opoku & Godsway Tetteh, 2024, Unveiling the effect of income inequality on safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH): Does financial inclusion matter?, World Development, 178, More information
Tetteh, Godsway, 2023, Local digital lending development and the incidence of deprivation in Kenya, Financial Innovation, 9(1), More information
Ndubuisi, Gideon, Chuks Otioma, Solomon Owusu & Godsway Tetteh, 2022, ICTs quality and technical efficiency: An empirical analysis, Telecommunications Policy, 46(10), More information
Konte, Maty & Godsway Tetteh, 2022, Mobile Money, Traditional Financial Services and Firm Productivity in Africa, Small Business Economics, 00, More information
Ndubuisi, Gideon, Chuks Otioma & Godsway Tetteh, 2021, Digital infrastructure and employment in services: Evidence from Sub-Saharan African countries, Telecommunications Policy, Online, DOI: 10.1016/j.telpol.2021.102153, More information

UNU-MERIT Working Papers
Tetteh, Godsway, Micheline Goedhuys, Maty Konte & Pierre Mohnen, 2021, Mobile money adoption and entrepreneurs’ access to trade credit in the informal sector, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2021-043
Tetteh, Godsway, Micheline Goedhuys, Maty Konte & Pierre Mohnen, 2020, Towards a new index of mobile money inclusion and the role of the regulatory environment, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2020-035

Tetteh, Godsway, 2022, The Economic Outcomes of Financial Innovation and Digital Infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa, PhD Dissertation Maastricht University