According to the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), the government and the Bank of Ghana (BoG) must work together to address the issues causing inflation to grow. The economic think tank claims that supply and cost issues, notably those related to food, fuel, transportation, and exchange rates, played a significant role in driving the current inflation rate of 33.9% in August 2022.
Please follow me to get access to all my newly published articles. The Institute of Economic Affairs has recently sparked massive stir, debates and arguments across all social media platforms after they sent another ‘brilliant’ message to the incumbent President, Nana Akufo Addo on how to revive the economy of the country.
Mrs. Jean Adukwei Mensa's Husband Is Board Chair at FanMilk and Founded IEA, Where His Wife Was Head
Dr. Charles Mensa is the founder of the Institute of Economic Affairs, Ghana (IEA) describes itself as Ghana’s Premier Public Policy Institute and it was established in 1989 by him, with a view to broadening the debate on public policy; engendering private sector led economic growth, and strengthening the pillars of
With just 49 days left for Ghanaians to go to the polls to elect a President and Members of Parliament, a lot of organizations have started conducting polls to predict the likely outcome of the elections in December which promises to be keenly competitive. One of such polls is a recent poll conducted by one of Ghana's most credible Think Tanks, the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) which was to find out how satisfied Ghanaians are with the performance of the current Akufo-Addo led Government over the past
Mr. Abdulai, a private legal practitioner, speaking on Tv3, Newday show, has alleged that, the Electoral Commission of Ghana, headed by the current Electoral Commissioner, has made lots of mistakes in its electoral system within these fews weeks before and after the elections. Mr. Abdulai, Speaking to the host of new day on tv3, Mr Johnnie Hughes explained that, the Electoral Commissioner whiles the Director of the Institute Of Economic Affairs suggested a lot of practical and well thought through measures that
The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) suggests combining microeconomic and macroeconomic strategies to stop the inflationary trend, which it claims is having a negative effect on firms. In order to lower food prices, it consequently wishes to make a concerted effort to ensure that agriculture and its value chain are enhanced.
The Electoral Commission is one of the governance institutions provided under the 1992 constitution. The Commission was established by the Electoral Commission Act (Act 451) of 1993. It was set up purposely to manage the conduct of all public elections and Referenda, to handle all matters directly related to the conduct of elections in the country. It is made up of 7 members – a Chairman, 2 Deputy Chairmen, and 4 other members. President Nana Addo appointed Jean Adukwei Mensa as the Chair of the Electoral
With just 29 days left for Ghanaians to go to the polls to elect a President and Members of Parliament, a lot of organizations have started conducting election polls to predict the likely outcome of the elections in Ghana. One of Ghana's most respected and credible Organizations, the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has over the years being doing research not only on elections but on other aspects of the Economy. In its latest research which seeks to find out from Ghanaians what will determine their choice
In an interview with Johnnie Hughes on TV3, A private legal practitioner Mr. Abdulai took the opportunity to add his voice to the masses with regards to how the electoral process went on, on the 7th December. Mr. Abdulai described the current chair of the Commission in charge of election Jean Mensah as the cause of confusion in the country's electoral system and her tenure is worse than her predecessors. Mr. Abdulai said when Jean Mensah was the Executive Director of the Institute of Economic Affairs(IEA), she
According to the Angel TV morning show host Nana Captain Smart, many don't know the real qualities of Electoral Commission chair person Madam Jean Mensa so they talk anyhow about her. Captain Smart made this known and added that Jean Mensah have Remained one of the best Electoral Commission officers in Africa due to how she handled the just ended Electoral process. From registration, exhibition, voting and all. He disclosed that the woman is distinguished from her days with the Institute of Economic Affairs.
With just 3 Months left for Ghanaians to go to the polls to elect a President and Members of Parliament, a lot of organizations have started conducting election polls to predict the likely outcome of the elections. The Institute Of Economic Affairs (IEA) has also conducted a poll to find out which Political Party among the two major parties is trusted by Ghanaians as both the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have launched their manifesto which essentially
The Director of Research at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Dr John Kwakye has said he was surprised at the decision by the government to go to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for assistance. Dr Kwakye who earlier advised the government against going to the IMF said the managers of the economy were not prepared to take some tough decisions on their own to resolve the economic challenges.
In the debate organized by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) in 2012, the then NPP presidential candidate criticized the Mahama administration of excessive borrowing with nothing to show for borrowing that much. "
The government is being urged to charge one (1) percent of the proposed 1.75 percent electronic transaction tax on the telecommunications companies, which are making good business and the remaining 0.75 percent on consumers to end the stalemate that is holding up the 2022 budget. Dr. John Kwakye, Director of Research, Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), says splitting the tax between the booming telecommunication companies and the consumers makes a lot of sense – lessen the burden on consumers and this is something the opponents of the tax are likely to accept.
The Executive Director of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), and Coordinator of the Ghana Political Parties Program Mrs Jean Adukwei Mensah is no doubt a beautiful woman. Ghanatrendz has brought to you eight (8) lovely pictures of the Electoral Commission boss. She is a legal advisor by calling and a pioneer of thought in Ghana on administration and equitable issues. Mrs. Mensa has cut a specialty for herself in the field of strategy examination and backing just as in the improvement of strategy choices
The government of Ghana has officially made public its decision to go to the IMF for a bailout and this has sparked series of reactions and arguments among both parties who try to defend their sides at all cost. The IMF is said to help Ghana eliminate the heartbreaking economical woes the nation is experiencing and other positive effects.
The Ghana Association of Bankers kicked has against any proposition for the Bank of Ghana to cover loan fees in the nation, saying, it would be counterproductive and could bring about potentially negative side-effects. As per its Chief Executive, John Awuah, loaning rates must be controlled by market essentials and not power guideline.
'This year I am very serious, there is no time for coughing on presidential debates'- Hassan Ayariga
The presidential candidate of the All People's Congress , Dr. Hassan Ayariga has said that the perception in Ghana about him not being a serious presidential candidate is neither here nor there. Dr. Hassan Ayariga, then the flagbearer of the People's National Convention (PNC), made a mess of himself at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) presidential debate in 2012 as he was struck with uncontrollable bouts of coughs, which analysts and experts believed were not intentional. Funny enough, Mr. Ayariga's