Kwadwo Denkyi Frempong is a second year Ph.D. student at the Martin School of Public Policy & Administration at University of Kentucky. Kwadwo completed his masters degrees in Applied Economics, Project Management and Business Administration from Illinois State University. He also holds a bachelors degree in Economics (minor in Geography) from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. Kwadwo’s research interests include public sector management, development and international economics. His master's capstone examined the impact of trade in LDCs in Africa.