Author: Prof. John Gatsi | Columnist

Prof. Gatsi asks: What’s the Sin of the 2015 IMF program with Ghana?

Prof. Gatsi asks: What’s the Sin of the 2015 IMF program with Ghana?

We have achieved lower inflation at the expense of huge borrowing to finance fiscal deficit with a drastic reduction in capital expenditure. We have n [...]
What is GAT Before Parliament? – Prof John Gatsi explains

What is GAT Before Parliament? – Prof John Gatsi explains

By Ghana's laws, for an institution of the kind to merit and apply for such an approval, the Ghana Amalgamated Trust (GAT) must be created according t [...]
Prof. Gatsi writes: Post Valentine Day Roadshow for GAT Bond: Efforts, Questions and Implications

Prof. Gatsi writes: Post Valentine Day Roadshow for GAT Bond: Efforts, Questions and Implications

The fundamental questions and consequences about the GAT will live with us irrespective of whether pension funds are borrowed or international bonds a [...]
Prof. Gatsi writes: Transform GAT into unencumbered bridge capital for local banks

Prof. Gatsi writes: Transform GAT into unencumbered bridge capital for local banks

The Ghana Amalgamated Trust (GAT) will now be considered very well by stakeholders. Openness and inclusiveness are needed to settle most of the post-r [...]
Prof. John Gatsi: What, When and How of Notices in Menzgold Investment Crisis

Prof. John Gatsi: What, When and How of Notices in Menzgold Investment Crisis

The purpose of issuing notices and directives by financial market regulators is to provide effective information to existing and potential investors t [...]
Comparing Ghana to Zambia, Argentina and the rest doesn’t help: the reality is in the economic data

Comparing Ghana to Zambia, Argentina and the rest doesn’t help: the reality is in the economic data

Economic management can never be an easy enterprise. There is some politics in reporting economic outcomes but deliberate politicization undermine [...]
Prof. Gatsi writes: Listen to suffering Ghanaians as we check the reality in the economic data

Prof. Gatsi writes: Listen to suffering Ghanaians as we check the reality in the economic data

Economic management can never be an easy enterprise. There is some politics in reporting economic outcomes but deliberate politicization undermine [...]
Prof. Gatsi writes: Liquidity Support is not free money to Banks; BoG Benefits from Same

Prof. Gatsi writes: Liquidity Support is not free money to Banks; BoG Benefits from Same

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) is the lender of last consideration to universal banks. Liquidity support to universal banks has become a common word afte [...]
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