Abena D. Oduro is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Economics and the Vice Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ghana. She teaches courses in macroeconomics and international economics. Her research focuses on trade policy, poverty dynamics and gender and asset ownership. She has published articles in professional journals such as World Development and the African Development Review as well as chapters in books. She has co-authored a monograph on Gender and Asset Ownership in Ghana. She is on the Editorial Board of Feminist Economics. Abena Oduro has an M.A. (Hons.) in Economics and Geography and M. Litt in Economics from the University of Glasgow, Scotland. She is a member of the African Economic Research Consortium, American Economic Association and the International Association for Feminist Economics.