Publications

2017

Special Issue

Obeng-Odoom F, 2017,Global Economic Inequalities and Development, Journal of Australian Political Economy, vol.78, Summer.


Journal Articles

Obeng-Odoom F, 2017,'Teaching political economy in a real estate economics course: An experience that calls into question the self-selection doctrine', International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2017,'Unequal access to land and the current migration crisis', Land Use Policy, vol.62, March, pp. 159-171.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2017,'The myth of economic growth in Africa', Review of African Political Economy.

Ojong N and Obeng-Odoom F, 2017,'Resilience and dynamism of embedded financial transactions in Cameroon', Journal of Economic Issues, vol.LI, no. 1, pp. 181 -200.

Editorial
Obeng-Odoom F, 2017,"'The Wretched of the Earth'", Journal of Australian Political Economy, vol.78, Summer, pp. 5-23.


Book Reviews

Obeng-Odoom F, 2017, 'Henry George and the Crisis of Inequality', Journal of Australian Political Economy, vol.78, Summer, pp. 252-254.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2017, 'Urban Land Rent: Singapore as a Property State', Journal of Australian Political Economy, vol.78, Summer, pp. 255-258.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2017, 'Africa Uprising: Popular Protest and Political Change', Social Movement Studies

Obeng-Odoom F, 2017, 'The City as Commons', Geography Research Forum

Obeng-Odoom F, 2017, 'Extinction: A Radical History', Geography Research Forum

Commentaries

Obeng-Odoom F, 2017, 'Reconstructing Urban Economics: A new challenge for political economists', Progress in Political Economy, January 24.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2017, 'Global Economic Inequalities and Development: A very special issue of JAPE [Journal of Australian Political Economy]', Progress in Political Economy, January 30.

 

 

 

 

2016

Books

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016, Reconstructing Urban Economics: Towards a Political Economy of the Built Environment, Zed, London.

Edited Books

Abdulai R.T., Obeng-Odoom F, Ochieng E, and Maliene V, 2016, Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies, Routledge, London.

Book Chapters

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016, 'Water', The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Urban and Regional Studies, Wiley, London.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016, 'Property and freedom', in Aryeetey E and Kanbur R, eds., The Economy of Ghana: Sixty Years After Independence, Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016, 'Sustainable Devlopment: A Georgist perspective', in Allen A, Lampis A, Swillng M, eds., Untamed Urbanism, Routledge, London, pp. 191-203.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016, 'Oil, construction, and economic development', in Abdulai R.T., Obeng-Odoom F, Ochieng E, and Maliene V, eds., Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development In Emerging Market Economies, Routledge, London, pp. 19-36.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016, 'Informal real estate brokerage as a socially embedded market for economic development in Africa', in Abdulai R.T., Obeng-Odoom F, Ochieng E, and Maliene V, eds., Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development In Emerging Market Economies, Routledge, London, pp. 224-238.

Abdulai R.T., Obeng-Odoom F, Ochieng E, and Maliene V, 2016, 'Real estate, construction and economic development in emerging market economies: Past, Present, and Future', in Abdulai R.T., Obeng-Odoom F, Ochieng E, and Maliene V, eds., Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development In Emerging Market Economies, Routledge, London, pp. 358-362.

Abdulai R.T., Obeng-Odoom F, Ochieng E, and Maliene V, 2016, 'Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development In Emerging Market Economies: Contexts, Concepts, and (Inter)Connections', in Abdulai R.T., Obeng-Odoom F, Ochieng E, and Maliene V, eds., Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development In Emerging Market Economies, Routledge, London, pp. 1-16.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016, 'Cities, oil, and national development', in Anand PB, ed., Oxford Handbook of BRICS and Emerging Economies, Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Journal Articles

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016,'Marketising the commons in Africa: The case of Ghana',Review of Social Economy, vol.74, no. 4, pp. 390-419.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016,'Urban governance in Africa today: Reframing, experiences, and lessons', Growth and Change

Obeng-Odoom F and Jang H.S., 2016,'Labour migration and migrants in urban Ghana', International Development and Cooperation Review, vol.8, no. 1, pp. 107-135.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016,'Oil, local content laws, and paternalism: Is economic patternalism better old, new, or democratic?', Forum for Social Economics

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016,'Migration, African Migrants, and the World: Towards a Radical Political Economy', African Identities, vol.14, no. 4, pp. 1-13

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016,'The meaning, prospects, and future of the commons: Revisiting the legacies of Elinor Ostrom and Henry George, The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, vol.75, no. 2, pp. 372-414.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016,'Oil in the West African Transform Margin: Dangers and Possibilities', International Critical Thought, vol.6, no. 1, pp. 101-118.

Obeng-Odoom F and Uetela P, 2016,'Gas and socio-economic transformation in Mozambique: Some preliminary evidence',Journal of Energy and Development, vol.41, nos. 1 and 2, pp. 47-66.

Obeng-Odoom F and Jang H.S., 2016,'Migrants and the transformation of local towns: A study of socio-economic transformation of Lidcombe, Australia', June, Urbani Izziv.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016, 'Property in the commons: Origins and paradigms', Review of Radical Political Economics, vol. 48, no. 1, pp. 9-19.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016, 'The State of African Cities', Journal of Asian and African Studies, vol. 51, no. 4, pp. 389-397.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016, 'Understanding Land Reform in Ghana: A Critical Postcolonial Institutional Approach', Review of Radical Political Economics, vol. 48, no. 4, pp. 661-680.

Book Reviews

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016, 'Africa: Geographies of Change', Growth and Change, vol.47, no. 1, pp. 130-131.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016, 'Reflections on the Supreme Court of Ghana', Journal of African Law, vol.60, no. 2, pp. 339-341.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016, 'Africa Uprising: Popular Protest and Political Change', Social Movement Studies

Commentaries/Media Articles

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016,'Let them come: Henry George on the global migration crises', Progress

Obeng-Odoom F, 2016,'Why the SDGs need institutional political economy for inclusive, resilient cities', United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)Think Piece

 

2015

Journal Articles

Obeng-Odoom F, 2015, 'Africa: On the rise but to where?', Forum for Social Economics, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 234-250.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2015,'Global political economy and frontier economies in Africa: Implications from the oil and gas industry in Ghana', Energy Research and Social Science, vol. 10, no. Nov, pp. 41-56.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2015,'A little fuel for an African-Australian relationship?', Journal of Economic Issues, vol. 49, no. 3, pp. 865-871.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2015, 'Africa's development post 2015: A critical defence of postcolonial thinking', Journal of Pan African Studies, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 37-45.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2015, 'Understanding land grabs in Africa: Insights from Marxist and Georgist political economics', The Review of Black Political Economy, vol. 42, no. 4., pp. 337-354.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2015, 'Oil boom, human capital, and economic development: Some recent evidence', The Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 26, no.1, pp. 100-116

Owusu-Ofori B and Obeng-Odoom F, 2015, 'The ravages of resettlement: A Ghanaian case study', Social Change, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 234-241.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2015, 'Sustainable urban development in Africa? The case of urban transport in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana', American Behavioral Scientist, vol. 59, no. 3, pp. 424-437.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2015, 'The social, spatial, and economic roots of urban inequality in Africa: Contextualizing Jane Jacobs and Henry George', The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, vol. 74, no. 3., pp. 550-586.

Refereed Research Paper

Obeng-Odoom F, 2015, 'Oil rents, policy, and social development: Lessons from the Ghana controversy', United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) Research Paper, no. 2, May.

Commentaries

Obeng-Odoom F, 2015, 'Oil, capitalism, and crises', Energy Research and Social Science
, vol. 6, March, pp. 155-160.

Book Reviews

Obeng-Odoom F, 2015, 'Richard T. Ely's Critique of Capitalism', Journal of Economic Issues, vol. 49, no.3, pp. 887-890.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2015, 'A Sociological Study of Street Children in Ghana: Victims of Kinship Breakdown and Rural-Urban Migration', City, vol. 49, no.3, pp. 887-890.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2015, 'Resource curse or cure? On the sustainability of development in Western Australia', The Economic Record, vol. 91, no.292, pp. 125-126.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2015, 'Energy Transition in Africa', African Review of Economics and Finance, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 137-140.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2015, 'Africa in the World: Capitalism, Empire, Nation-State', Africa Today, vol. 61, no. 3, pp. 84-86.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2015, 'Oil, Democracy, and Development in Africa', Review of African Political Economy, vol.42, no.146, pp. 681-682.

Research Presentation

Obeng-Odoom F, 2015, 'Spatial or social development in the post-2015 development agenda?', Presentation at the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), Geneva, March 16.

 

2014

Books

Obeng-Odoom F, 2014, Oiling the Urban Economy: Land, Labour, Capital, and the State in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana, Routledge, London.

Journal Articles

Obeng-Odoom F and Sheehan J, 2014, 'Climate impacted litoral phenomena and customary property rights', Geography Research Forum, vol. 34, December, pp.74-91.

Obeng-Odoom F and Ameyaw S, 2014, 'A new informal economy in Africa: Case study of Ghana', African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 10-20.

Obeng-Odoom F, Elhadary Y.A, Jang H.S, 2014, 'Living behind the wall and socio-economic implications for those outside the wall: Gated communities in Malaysia and Ghana', Journal of Asian and African Studies, vol. 49, no. 5, pp. 544-558.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2014, 'Green Neoliberalism: Recycling and Sustainable Urban Development in Sekondi-Takoradi', Habitat International, vol.41, pp. 129-134.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2014, 'Urban Property Taxation, Revenue Generation and Redistribution in a Frontier Oil City', Cities, vol. 36, pp. 58-64.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2014, 'Black gold in Ghana: Crude days for fishers and farmers?', Local Environment,vol. 19, no.3, pp. 259-282.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2014, "Measuring what? 'Success' and 'Failure' in Ghana's Oil Industry", Society and Natural Resources, vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 656-670.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2014, 'Sex, oil, and temporary migration: The case of Vienna City, Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana', The Extractive Industries and Society, vol. 1, no.1, pp. 69-74.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2014, 'Urban land policies in Ghana: A case of the emperor's new clothes?', The Review of Black Political Economy, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 119-143.

Book Chapters

Obeng-Odoom F, 2014, 'Imperialism, Land Grab, and Anti-Imperialism in Africa', Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism, Palgrave, London.

Commentaries

Obeng-Odoom F, 2014, 'Why write book reviews?', Australian Universities' Review, vol. 56, no.1, pp. 78-82
.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2014,"'Reflections on 'Oiling the Urban Economy: Land, Labour, Capital, and the State in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana'", Urbani Izziv (Urban Challenge), vol. 25, no.2.

Book Reviews

Obeng-Odoom F, 2014, 'Ownership and Control of Oil', The Extractive Industries and Society, vol. 1, no.2, pp. 362 - 363.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2014, 'Stealth of Nations', Development, vol. 57, no.1, pp. 112 - 114.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2014, 'Helping Doctoral Students Write: Pedagogies for Supervision', Australian Universities' Review, vol. 56, no.2, pp. 98 - 99.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2014, 'Chasing the Elephant into the Bush: The Politics of Complacency', Ghana Journal of Economics, vol. 2, December, pp. 176 - 180.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2014, 'Governance of the Petroleum Sector in an Emerging Developing Economy', Governance, vol. 27, no.2, pp. 368 - 371.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2014, 'Urban Planning and Public Health in Africa: Historical, Theoretical and Practical Dimensions of a Continent's Water and Sanitation Problematic', Journal of Australian Political Economy , Winter, no. 73, pp.268-271.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2014, 'Highlife Saturday Night: Popular Music and Social Change in Urban Ghana', African Review of Economics and Finance, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 221-224.


Media Article

Obeng-Odoom F, 2014,'A new oil strategy for Africa', Progress, 1112th Edition, pp. 9-12.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2014,'Oil cities', City Mayors.

Blog Article

Obeng-Odoom F, 2014,'Franklin Obeng-Odoom on transnational oil and property rights', Routledge Blog.

 

2013

Books

Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development: Lessons from Ghana, Routledge, London.

Book Chapters

Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'Regeneration for some; Degeneration for others', in Leary M and McCarthy J (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Urban Regeneration, Routledge, London and New York, pp. 189-198.


Edited Special Issues of Journals

Ozkul D and Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, Temporary Migration in the Global South, African Review of Economics and Finance, Rhodes University Press, Grahamstown.

Journal Articles

Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'The Mystery of Capital or the Mystification of Capital?', Review of Social Economy, vol. 71, issue 4, pp. 427 - 442

Ozkul D and Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'Temporary migration in Africa: Views from the Global South', African Review of Economics and Finance, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 1-6.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'Resource curse or blessing in Africa's oil cities? Empirical Evidence from Sekondi-Takoradi, West Africa', City, Culture and Society, vol. 4, no.4, pp.229-240.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'Managing Land for the Common Good? Evidence from a community development project at Agona, Ghana', Journal of Pro-Poor Growth, vol. 1, no.1, pp. 29-46.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'Do African cities create markets for plastics or plastics for markets?', Review of African Political Economy, vol. 40, no.137, pp. 466-474.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'Africa's failed development trajectory: A Critique', African Review of Economics and Finance, vol. 4, no.2., pp. 151-175.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'The grab of the world's land and water resources', Revista de Economia Politica, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 527-537.

Elhadary Y.A, Namati H, and Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'The development at the peri-urban area and its impact on agriculture activities: An example from the Seberang Perai Region, Penang State, Malaysia', Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, vol. 37, no. 7, pp. 834-856.

Obeng-Odoom F and Stilwell F, 2013, 'Security of Tenure in International Development Discourse', International Development Planning Review, vol. 35, no. 4., pp. 315 -333.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'The State of African Cities 2010: Governance, Inequality, and Urban Land Markets', Cities, vol. 31, April, pp. 425-429.

Gyampo R and Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'Youth Participation in local and national development in Ghana,1620-2013', Journal of Pan African Studies,vol.5, no.9, pp. 129-150.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'Windfalls, Wipeouts, and Local Economic Development: A Study of an Emerging Oil City in West Africa', Local Economy, vol. 28, issue 4, pp.427-441.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'Underwriting food security the urban way: Lessons from African countries', Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems,Vol. 37, no. 5, pp. 614 - 628.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'The nature of ideology in Ghana's 2012 election', Journal of African Elections, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 75-95.


Commentary


Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'Reflections on Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development: Lessons from Ghana', Urban Challenge (Urbani Izziv), vol. 24, no.2, pp. 156-158.

Book Reviews

Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'Chocolate Nations: Living and dying for cocoa in West Africa', Review of Radical Political Economics, vol. 45, no.3, pp. 419-421.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'Managing carbon in the built environment', Journal of International Real Estate and Construction Studies, vol. 2, no.1, pp.105-107.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'Combating malnutrition in Ethiopia: An evidence-based approach for sustained results', Agriculture and Human Values,vol.30, no. 1, pp.145-146.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'Arrival city', African Review of Economics and Finance, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 91-93.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'Urban and environmental economics', Journal of International Real Estate and Construction Studies, vol. 3, issue 1.

 

Conference

Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'The three most urgent questions of the urban age', International Social Science Council's World Social Science Forum, Quito, March 25 - 30.

Invited Lectures

Obeng-Odoom F, 2013, 'Selling nature to save it? Water, Waste, and Recycling in Ghana, West Africa', Lecture given at the Department of Geography, Miami University, Ohio, USA, September 27. Available at http://prezi.com/dcnqnanljqkz/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share

 

2012

Journal Articles

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'Political economic origins of Sekondi-Takoradi, West Africa's new oil city', Urbani Izziv, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 121 - 130.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'The Ghana House Trust: An innovation by migrants?', Global Built Environment Review, vol. 8, no.1, pp. 37-44.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'Problematising the resource curse thesis', Development and Society, vol.41, issue 1, pp.1-29.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'On the origin, meaning, and evaluation of urban governance', Norwegian Journal of Geography, vol.66, pp.204-212.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'Natural Resource Abundance and Eminent Domain: A case study from Africa', Local Economy,vol.27, issue 4, pp. 319-325.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'Far away from home: The housing question and international students in Australia', Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, vol.34, no.2, pp. 201-216.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'Neoliberalism and the urban economy in Ghana: Urban employment, inequality, and poverty', Growth and Change: A Journal of Regional and Urban Policy, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 85 - 109.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'Health, Wealth and Poverty in Developing Countries: Beyond the State, Market, and Civil Society', Health Sociology Review, vol.21, no.2, pp.153-161.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, "'Good' property valuation in emerging real estate markets? Evidence from Ghana", Surveying and Built Environment, vol. 22, Nov, pp. 37-60.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'Land reform in Africa: Theory, practice, and outcome', Habitat International, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 161-170.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'Beyond access to water', Development in Practice, vol. 22, no. 8, pp. 1135 - 1146.


Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'Cities and Economic Development: Aspects of Development and Underdevelopment, The Bottom Billion, and The State of the World's Cities', Urban Studies, vol. 49, no.1, pp. 219 - 224.

Elhardary Y. A.E and Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'Conventions, changes and contradictions in land governance in Africa: The story of land grabbing in Sudan and Ghana', Africa Today, vol. 59, issue 2, pp.59-78.

Book Reviews

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'Development and Globalization: A Marxian Class Analysis', Review of Radical Political Economics, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 388 - 390.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'Natural Resources, Conflict, and Sustainable Development: Lessons from the Niger Delta', African Review of Economics and Finance, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 110 -113.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'The Leaderless Revolution: How Ordinary People will take Power and Change the Face of Politics in the 21st Century', African Review of Economics and Finance, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 122 - 125.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'Envisioning Real Utopias', Capital and Class, vol.36, no.1, pp. 184-187.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'The Challenge of the Third World', Capital and Class, vol.36, no.1, pp. 194-196.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'Land, Labour and Entrustment: West African Female Farmers and the Politics of Difference', Journal of International Real Estate and Construction Studies, vol.1, no.2., pp. 193 - 195.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'Food security in Africa and Asia: strategies for small scale agricultural development', African Review of Economics and Finance, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 81-82.


Conference Proceedings

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'Urban agriculture and food security: Mind the gap!', Paper presented at the Agriculture in an Urbanizing Society Conference, Wageningen, The Netherlands, April 2-4.


Media Article

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'Australian housing: Still tottering?', Australian Options, vol. 69.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2012, 'What, then, is evidence?', Urban Agriculture Magazine.

2011

Journal Articles

Obeng-Odoom F, 2011, 'Editorial: Urbanity, urbanism, and urbanisation in Africa', African Review of Economics and Finance, vol. 3, no.1, pp. 1-7.

Bob-Milliar G and Obeng-Odoom F, 2011, 'The Informal Economy is an Employer, a Nuisance, and a Goldmine: Multiple Representations of and Responses to Informality in Accra, Ghana', Urban Anthropology and Studies of Cultural Systems and World Economic Development, vol. 40, nos. 3-4, pp. 263 -284.

Obeng-Odoom F and Amedzro Laurence, 2011, 'Inadequate housing in Ghana', Urbani Izziv (Urban Challenge), vol.22, no.1, pp. 127-137.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2011, 'The informal sector in Ghana under siege', Journal of Developing Societies, vol.27, no.3 and 4, pp.355-392.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2011, 'Private rental housing in Ghana: Reform or renounce?', Journal of International Real Estate and Construction Studies, vol.1, no.1., pp. 71-90.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2011, 'Real estate agents in Ghana: A suitable case for regulation?', Regional Studies, vol.45, issue 3, pp. 403 - 416.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2011, 'Ill health unleashed? Cities and Municipal Services in Ghana', Review of African Political Economy, vol.38, no.127, pp. 43-60.

Obeng-Odoom F and Ameyaw S, 2011, 'The state of surveying in Africa: A Ghanaian Perspective', Property Management, vol. 29, issue 3, pp.262-284.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2011, 'Reforming housing management in Ghana: The role of education', International Public Management Review, vol.12, issue 1, pp. 113-124.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2011, 'Developing Accra for all? The story behind Africa's largest millennium city', Development: A Journal of the Society for International Development, vol. 54, no.3, pp.384-392.


Conference Proceedings

Obeng-Odoom F, 2011, 'Is life in Africa getting better?', 34th Conference of the African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific, Adelaide, Australia, November 30 - December 2.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2011, 'The many meanings of secure tenure', IJAS International Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA (March 21 -24th).

Obeng-Odoom F, 2011, 'The oil curse revisited: governments, oil, and corporations in Africa', The 2011 Korean Association of Public Administration and American Society of Public Administration Conference, Seoul, South Korea, October 28 - 29

Obeng-Odoom F, 2011, 'Let's write to secure: Orthodox understanding of complex land administration in Africa', Department of Public Administration, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea, November 2.

Obeng-Odoom F and Jang H.S, 2011, 'Urban rental housing in a low-income society', Korean Institute of Health and Social Affairs, Seoul, South Korea, November 4.


Reports

Obeng-Odoom F, 2011, 'Doing a PhD in Political Economy: An Open Letter to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences', Submission to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Review Panel on School of Social and Political Sciences, The University of Sydney, Review Committee', Department of Political Economy, September, 39 pp.


Book Reviews

Obeng-Odoom F, 2011, 'The Hidden Millions: Homelessness in the Developing world', Housing, Theory and Society, vol.28, issue 2, pp.210-212.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2011, 'Decentralisation in Developing Countries: Global Perspectives on Obstacles to Fiscal Devolution', Journal of Australian Political Economy, no.67, pp.157-159.

 

2010


Journal Articles

Obeng-Odoom F, 2010, 'The discovery of oil in Ghana: is transparency sufficient?', Africa Journal of International Affairs, vol. 13, nos. 1-2, pp. 89-119.

Yeboah E and Obeng-Odoom F, 2010, "'We are not the only ones to blame': District Assemblies' perspectives on the state of planning in Ghana, Commonwealth Journal of Local Governance, issue 7, November, pp. 78-98.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2010, 'Abnormal urbanisation in Africa: A dissenting view', African Geographical Review, vol. 29, no.2, pp.13-40.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2010, 'Promoting human development through the Global Poverty Project', Development: The Journal for the Society of International Development, vol. 53, issue 1, pp.120-126.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2010, 'Drive left, look right: the political economy of urban transport in Ghana', International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development, vol.1, no.1, pp. 33-48.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2010, 'Urban real estate in Ghana: A study of housing-related remittances from Australia', Housing Studies, vol. 25, no.3, pp.357-373.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2010, 'The role of urban marketing in local economic development: A political economic perspective', Theoretical and Empirical Researches in Urban Management Journal, vol.14, no.5, pp.165-171.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2010, 'An urban twist to politics in Ghana', Habitat International, vol. 34, no. 4, pp.392-399.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2010, 'Contesting neoliberal prescriptions: the case of secondary mortgage market in Ghana', Current Politics and Economics in Africa, vol. 2, issue 3/4, pp. 195 - 219.

Obeng-Odoom F and Ameyaw S, 2010, 'The future of surveying: Surveying students in Ghana reflect on life after School', Nordic Journal of Surveying and Real Estate Research, vol.7, issue 2, pp.34-50.

 

Commentaries

Obeng-Odoom F, 2010, 'Is decentralisation in Ghana pro-poor?', Commonwealth Journal of Local Governance, Issue 6, pp. 120-126.

Conference Proceedings

Obeng-Odoom F, 2010, 'Slums and evictions in Ghana: A case of neoliberalism in the metropolis?', XVII World Congress of Sociology, Gothenburg, Sweden, 11-17 July.


Book Reviews

Obeng-Odoom F, 2010, 'The State of African Cities', African Affairs, vol.109, no. 435, pp.340-341.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2010, 'Where the Other Half Lives: Lower Income Housing in a Neoliberal World', Urban Studies, vol. 47, no. 7, pp. 1587-1596.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2010, 'Economics for Everyone: A Short Guide to the Economics of Capitalism', African Review of Economics and Finance, vol.2, no.1, pp.77-80.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2010, 'Building Prosperity: Housing and Economic Development', Journal of International Real Estate and Construction Studies, vol.1, no.1, pp.104-107.

 

2009

Journal Articles

Obeng-Odoom F, 2009, 'Has the Habitat for Humanity Housing Scheme achieved its goals? A Ghanaian case study', Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, vol. 24, no.1, pp. 67-84.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2009, 'The future of our cities', Cities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning, vol. 26, no.1, pp. 49-53.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2009, 'Transforming Third World cities through good urban governance: fresh evidence', Theoretical and Empirical Researches in Urban Management Journal, vol. 10, no. 1, pp.46-62.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2009, 'The political economy of urban policies', The ICFAI University Journal of Urban Policy, vol.4, no.1, pp.7-20.

Gyampo R and Obeng-Odoom F, 2009, 'Ghana's democracy. A radical perspective', Current Politics and Economics in Africa, vol. 2, issue 3/4, pp.221-242.

Kotir J and Obeng-Odoom F, 2009, 'Microfinance and rural household development: A Ghanaian perspective', Journal of Developing Societies, vol.25, issue 1, pp.85-105.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2009, 'Oil and urban development in Ghana', African Review of Economics and Finance, vol. 1, no. 1, pp.18-39.


Conference Proceedings

Obeng-Odoom F, 2009, 'Transforming Third world cities through good urban governance. Fresh evidence', 10th Association of Pacific Rim Universities Conference, Kyoto, Japan (6-10th July, 2009).


Book Reviews

Obeng-Odoom F, 2009, 'Globalizing City. The Urban and Economic Transformation of Accra', Regional Studies, vol. 43, no.7, pp.997-998.


Briefing Papers

Obeng-Odoom F, 2009, 'Urbanisation of poverty - na who cause am?', briefing paper submitted to the Global Poverty Project, Sydney.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2009, 'Financial crisis and extreme poverty', briefing paper submitted to the Global Poverty Project, Sydney.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2009, '4 frequently asked questions about poverty', briefing paper submitted to the Global Poverty Project, Sydney.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2009, 'Health and poverty', briefing paper submitted to the Global Poverty Project, Sydney.

Media Articles

Obeng-Odoom F, 2009, 'Ghana mayors beautify their cities while urban poor suffer' City Mayors, July 2.

2008


Briefing Papers

Obeng-Odoom F, 2008, 'Good local governance and the poor', briefing paper submitted to the Global Poverty Project, Sydney.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2008, 'Country report - Ghana', briefing paper submitted to the Global Poverty Project, Sydney.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2008, 'Strategies to eradicate extreme poverty. Old wines in new bottles?', briefing paper submitted to the Global Poverty Project, Sydney.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2008, 'Good local governance and the poor', briefing paper submitted to the Global Poverty Project, Sydney.

Obeng-Odoom F, 2008, 'Country report - Ghana', briefing paper submitted to the Global Poverty Project, Sydney.

 

2007

Journal Articles

Obeng-Odoom F, 2007, 'Enhancing urban productivity in Africa', Opticon 1826 Journal, vol.2, no. 1. pp. 1-9.