(I) Core Programmes
The Center is operationally organized under three main policy research areas. These are: Economic Policy Research and Management, Accelerated Economic Growth and Prosperity and Capacity Building and Institutional Strengthening.
A. Economic Policy Research and Management;
B. Accelerated Economic Growth and Prosperity;
This study deals with:
The search for accelerated growth as an input into generating prosperity and reducing poverty.
Sectoral Analysis with emphasis on Agriculture.
Fiscal and Macroeconomic Management for Growth, Trade and Exchange Rate Policy;
Diagnostics and Strategies for Growth in the different Ecological Belts of Ghana; and
Gender and Social dimensions Analysis.
C. Capacity Building and Institutional Strengthening;
The study is intended to improve the impact and dissemination activities of the Centre, in addition to improving the quality of economic research and analysis. It consists of six main components:
(II) Research Output and Dissemination
The main publications are the:
Acquisition and documentation of books, journals and other library materials with emphasis on policy analysis. The library also has:
(IV) E. Commission and Contract Studies
The center also farms out project on contract basis to CEPA associates in various areas of policy relevance, such as Macroeconomic and Sectoral Policy Issues; Gender and Credits; Gender and Poverty; Trade and Commercial Policy; Privatization; Financial Sector Issues and Labour Market Issues.
(V) F. Other CEPA Activities
CEPA staff participates fully in a number of Seminars, Workshops, Public Lectures and Radio/Television Programmes, which may be organized by other institutions as part of her dissemination efforts.