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Nyantakyi Bempong NyantakyiEugene Bempong-Nyantakyi

Assistant Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.4929
Fax: 509.777.None listed
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Dr. Bempong Nyantakyi is an assistant professor of Economics in the School of Business at Whitworth University. He is originally from Konongo in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Economics and Geography from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and completed his Ph.D. in Economics from West Virginia University. Dr. Bempong Nyantakyi’s teaching and research interests are in international trade and development, applied microeconomics, and econometrics. In particular, his research focuses on trade costs and trade partnerships across countries, and how technology gap affects the productivity of domestic firms in Sub-Saharan Africa. Dr. Bempong Nyantakyi joined the School of Business faculty in 2013.


  • Ph.D. West Virginia University
  • M.A. West Virginia University
  • B.A. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty


Areas of Specialization / Expertise

International trade and finance, development economics, macroeconomics, microeconomics, public economics

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors