- Ph.D., M.Phil., & M.A., Columbia University in the City of New York
- M.S., Mississippi State University
- B.S., University of Cape Coast (Ghana)
- development economics
- applied microeconomics
Francis joined the RMI division of the Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, as an assistant professor on August 2018. He is a fellow at the Center for Development Economics and Policy at Columbia University, and an economist consultant at the World Bank in Washington D.C. Francis received his M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. with a dissertation on the economics of contracts and risks from Columbia University on May 2018. His research brings together applied microeconomic theory and careful empirical analysis to study issues about development, contracts, insurance, social networks, environment and public policy.