Francis Boateng Frimpong

Dr Francis Frimpong

Lecturer in Economics

Economics and Business Analytics, the Centre for the Study of States, Markets and People (STAMP)

, Royal Docks School of Business and Law

Dr Francis Boateng Frimpong is a lecturer and a module leader of Business Analytics. He also teaches International Political Economy. His research interests include Neoliberalism and Financialisation, Poverty Alleviation, Political Economy of Africa, Big Data and Data Analytics. Francis is the author of Financialisation and Poverty Alleviation in Ghana: Myths and Realities. He is currently completing a book chapter (the unintended consequences of African Union sanctions of member states) in the Routledge Handbook on the Political Economy of Sanctions to be published by Routledge.

Francis acquired his PhD in Economics at the University of East London and also gained a Certificate in Real Estate Economics and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), which acknowledges his teaching excellence. Francis is the associate director of the Centre for the Study of States, Markets and People (STAMP), a research centre which promotes advanced and applied research in social sciences. He is a reviewer of the Pan-African Journal of Business and Management.


  • PhD, Economics, University of East London
  • Certificate in Real Estate Economics and Finance, LSE
  • Master of Education, University of Hull
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Business & Economics), University of Hull
  • B.Ed. Social Sciences (Accounting and Economics), University of Cape Coast, Ghana

Areas Of Interest

  • International Political Economy
  • Industry 4.0
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Reading