Tachie, Benjamin

Contact Details

P. O. Box UC 01
University Post Office
Cape Coast
Ghana.

Benjamin.tachie[at]ucc.edu.gh

Institute


Institute for Development Studies, University of Cape Coast, Ghana.
Institute Website: www.cds-ucc-edu.gh  
University Website: www.ucc.edu.gh

PhD Project Title

Youth enetreneurship in the informal economy in Ghana:
The role of Human and social Capital.

Supervisors

Dr. Francis Enu-Kwesi
Dr. Angela Arkosu

Area of Interest

Human Resource Development, Youth entrepreneurship, Informal economy and leadership. 

Educational Background

2007

MPhil Development Studies, University of Cape Coast, Ghana, Majoring in Human Resource development.

1998

Bachelor of Arts, University of Cape Coast, Ghana, Majoring in Economics and Sociology.

1998

Diploma in Education, University of Cape Coast, Majoring in Teaching Economics.

Professional Experience

2009 - to date

Research Fellow, Institute for Development Studies, University of Cape Coast, Ghana.

2004 - 2009

Teacher (Economics, Accounting and ICT) University Practice Senior High School, Cape Coast, Ghana.

2002 - 2009

 Teacher (Accounting), St. Augustine’s College, Cape Coast, Ghana.

Awards / Scholarships

  • PhD Scholarship – ICDD Graduate School, University of Kassel, Kassel – Germany. 2014

Publications

Tachie, B. Y. & Tenkorang,  E. Y. and Ghartey N. K. T. (2012). Motivation and Job satisfaction of Teachers in Cape Coast Methroplis. Journal of International Education. Vol. 2, Issue 2, November, 2012.

Panford K. & Tachie, B. Y. (2012). An exploratory/baseline survey of petroleum skills and training in Ghana in 2012. Survey report prepared for TUC Ghana – October, 2012:

UCC/AVSI/ENI - Environmental, Social and Health Baseline (ESH) study in the Western Region of Ghana (April, 2011).

UCC/AVSI/ENI - Environmental, Social and Health Baseline (ESH) Study on Ghana: A Country Profile. (October, 2010)