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Ghana Economic Society

The Ghana Economic Society (GES) is the apex body of economists in Ghana. It is a non-profit, non-partisan, and an independent research and membership organization providing a platform for informed discussions in order to influence public policy in Ghana.

GES brings together members from academia, government and the private sector to discuss current economic issues relating to Ghana and the region.

We seek to foster the diversity of ideas through open, active, and informed debate on public policy issues.

Our Mission

GES strives to:

  • Provide the platform for networking, information access, and learning
  • Contribute to a better understanding of global, national, and local economic issues
  • Inform and influence investment and economic policy decisions
  • Stimulate high-quality economic training and capacity building
  • Promote the development of the economics discipline.

Membership Benefits

Professional Network

Get the opportunity to become a member of Ghana’s largest professional economics association. GES offers members the platform for all members to connect and network with other professionals from across the globe.

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Networking Events

We have well-structured programs to engage members throughout the year. Events range from those meant to enhance the professional capacities of members as well as breakfast, lunch and dinner social gatherings at top locations

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Capacity Building and Trainings

We are constantly providing various capacity building and trainings programs for our members. We equally partner with other training providers to offer trainings at discounted to all GES members.

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Research / Insights

Members get access to newsletters on current economic happenings around the globe. They also enjoy scholarly economic articles, access to discount economic magazines subscriptions, economics reports and economic journals etc.

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Chartered Economist Scholarship

All GES members receive full or partial scholarships to pursue the Chartered Economist designation program offered by the Institute of Certified Chartered Economists (ICCE).

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Join the apex body of economists in Ghana

GES membership is open to all professional economists from global institutions, corporations, government agencies, non-profits, institutions of higher learning, professional institutions, individuals etc.