Dr. Mensah is an Associate Professor of Health Economics and Information Management at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His areas of expertise include costing and pricing of health services, environmental regulation and energy economics using econometric models. Dr. Mensah’s publications have appeared in several journals, including the Journal of the American Medical Association and the Journal of Environmental Systems.
Dr. Mensah is a graduate of the University of Ghana, where he received a B.Sc. in agricultural economics. He later attended Iowa State University where he graduated with a Ph.D. in economics, specializing in public finance, natural resource economics and econometrics. Dr. Mensah also received post-doctoral training in the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago, where he worked on estimating the value of environmental improvement projects and market penetration of alternative energy technologies.