Samuel Amponsah is a Full-Time Lecturer at the Institute for International Strategy, Tokyo International University Foundation. He served as a visiting Lecturer at Saitama University, Faculty of Liberal Arts in 2016 academic year. His research and teaching interests are in the areas of Health Economics, Labor Economics, Development Economics, Applied Econometrics and Statistics.
In the summer of 2009, he was a visiting lecturer at the Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo, Japan. Prior to joining the Institute of International Strategy, Samuel was a visiting scholar at the Institute of Foreign Studies and the Institute of International Exchange, which are both in TIU.
Samuel has been a Monbusho Scholar (2007-2010) and, was conferred with the fellowship of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship in for Foreign Researchers (2014-2015). Samuel received his Master’s and PhD in Economics from Tokyo International University, Kawagoe, Japan. He is a member of the following associations: Japan Association of African Studies, The Japan Society for International Development, American Economic Association and African Finance and Economic Association.