1. Economics of Knowledge and Innovation
2. Structural Change and Economic Development
Mr Nii-Aponsah's research investigates the (dis)similar ways that the adoption of new automation-based technologies will affect labour markets in advanced and developing countries, as well as the implications of automation-induced reshoring for the developing world. The research incorporates labour adaptive capacity and analyzes both the economic and technological feasibility of automation to unveil the overall potential quantity impact on advanced and developing economies, as well as possible effects on the Skill, Gender, and Age compositions of their labour markets.