Faculty Profile

Richard Dadzie

Richard Dadzie

Assistant Professor of Economics

Email: rdadzie@spu.edu
Phone: 206-281-2890
Office: McKenna Hall 210

Education: BA, Whitworth University, 2005; PhD, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2011. At SPU since 2018.

Dr. Dadzie joined SPU from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”) where he was a tax manager. Prior to PwC, he was an Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance at the University of Hawaii-West Oahu and an adjunct faculty member in economics at Whitworth University. He has published in industry and academic journals on topics including but not limited to, profit splits within a multinational enterprise, the role of the state in economic development, and the comparative development experiences of Southeast Asian and Sub-Saharan African countries. Richard's academic honors include being selected to participate in the African Programme for Rethinking Development Economics in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Selected Publications

Dadzie, R., Decker, R., Dust, A., and Lostumbo, N. (2015). Profit Splits Post-BEPS: Quantifying Intangibles in a MNE, Tax Notes International

Dadzie, Richard B. (2015). Review of West African Agriculture and Climate Change, edited by Abdulai Jalloh, Gerald C. Nelson, Timothy S. Thomas, Robert Zougmore, and Harold Roy- Macauley, Eastern Economic Journal, 1-2

Dadzie, Richard B. (2013). Economic Development and the Developmental State: Assessing the Development Experiences of Ghana and Malaysia since Independence, Journal of Developing Societies, 29(2): 123-154.

Dadzie, Richard B. (2013). The State, Employer of Last Resort and Youth Employment: A Case Study of the National Youth Employment Programme in Ghana. In Michael Murray and Mathew Forstater (eds), Employment Guarantee Schemes: Job Creation and Policy in Developing Countries and Emerging Markets (pp. 127-143). New York: Palgrave Macmillan

Dadzie, Richard B. (2012). Review of Natural Resources and Local Livelihoods in the Great Lakes Region of Africa, edited by An Ansoms and Stefaan Marysse, Review of African Political Economy, 39 (132)