Edna Osei supports the implementation of NRGI’s activities with a variety of stakeholders across NRGI’s portfolio in sub-Saharan Africa, with particular emphasis on Ghana and the rest of West Africa.
She generates regional and country-level research on the management of oil, gas and mineral revenues in Africa and provides technical assistance to government officials.
Prior to joining NRGI, Edna was an economic research analyst with the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) in Ghana, where she led several projects, one of which was a project to research and publish on Ghana’s fiscal decentralization and how Ghana’s central government resource allocation structure helps or hurts local governments in their ability to raise their own revenue for local development. She also worked as an analyst with the New York state government in Albany, New York.
Edna earned a B.A. in economics and mathematics from the University of Ghana, and an M.A. in economics from the State University of New York at Albany.