Dr. Oliver Masakure
Assistant Professor, Business Technology Management/Human Rights and Human Diversity; Research Fellow, Tshepo Institute for the Study of Contemporary Africa
Contact InformationEmail: email@example.com
Phone: 519.756.8228 ext.5704
Office Location: SCJ 302
Academic BackgroundPh.D Agricultural Economics
Oliver Masakure is Assistant Professor in the Business Technology Management and Human Rights/Human Diversity programs. His research interests are: economic development, health and labor economics.
Masakure O. (in press) Education Inequality and Economic Development in Eastern and Southern Africa. In E. Shizha and A. Abdi (eds) Indigenous Discourses and Knowledge in Africa. Taylor & Francis/Routledge.
Inwood, K and O. Masakure.(in press) Poverty and Physical Well-being among the Coloured Population in South Africa before 1939. Economic History of the Developing Regions.
Henson, S., S, Jaffee, and O. Masakure. (in press). The Participation of Smallholder Farmers in High-Value Exports Markets Governed by Standards: The Role of Exporter Procurement Practices. In J.C. Beghin (ed). Non Tariff Measures with Market Imperfections: Trade and Welfare Implications. Frontiers of Economics and Globalization Series, Emerald Press.
Masakure, O. Education and Entrepreneurship in Canada: Evidence from (Repeated) Cross-sectional Data. R&R Education Economics.
Masakure, O. (2012). An Empirical Test of Lazear's leadership theory using evidence from Ghana, Applied Economics Letters 19(1), 79-82.
Cranfield, J., S. Henson and O. Masakure. (2011). Factors Affecting the Extent to which Consumers Incorporate Functional Foods into their Diets, Journal of Agricultural Economics, 62(2), 375-392.
Henson, S., O.Masakure and J. Cranfield. (2011). Do Fresh Produce Exporters in sub-Saharan Africa benefit from GlobalGAP Certication? World Development, 39(3),375-386.
Field, S., O. Masakure and S. Henson. (2010). Rethinking localization-a low income country perspective: the case of Asian Vegetables in Ghana. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 3, 261-277.
Cranfield, J.L., S. Henson and J. Northey and O. Masakure. (2010). An assessment of consumer preference for Fair Trade coffee in Toronto and Vancouver. Agribusiness: An International Journal, 22(2), 307-325.
Masakure, O., J.L. Cranfield and S. Henson. (2009). Factors Affecting the Incidence and Intensity of Standards Certification Evidence from Exporting Firms in Pakistan. Applied Economics 1-15iFirst.
Masakure, O., J.L. Cranfield and S. Henson. (2009). The financial performance of non-farm micro-enterprises in Ghana: A resource Based View. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development 16(3), 466-484.
Masakure, O., S. Henson and J.L. Cranfield. (2009). Standards and Export Performance in Developing Countries: Evidence from Pakistan. Journal of International Trade and Economic Development 18(3), 395-419.
Masakure, O., J.L. Cranfield and S. Henson. (2008). The financial performance of non-farm micro-enterprises in Ghana. Analysis of the 1998/1999 Ghanaian Living Standards Survey. World Development 36(12),2733-2762.
Henson, S.J., S. Majowicz, S., O. Masakure., P. Sockett., A. Jones., R. Hart., D. Carr and L. Knowles. (2008). Estimation of the costs of acute gastrointestinal illness in British Columbia, Canada. International Journal of Food Microbiology 127(1-2), 43-52.
Henson, S., O. Masakure and J.L. Cranfield. (2008). The Propensity for Consumers to Offset Health Risks Through the Use of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals: The Case of Lycopene. Food Quality and Preference 19 (4), 395-406.
Henson, S.J., S. Majowicz, S., O. Masakure., P. Sockett., A. Jones., R. Hart., D. Carr and L. Knowles. (2006). Consumer Assessment of the Safety of Restaurants: The Role of Inspection Notices and Other Information Cues. Journal of Food Safety 26, 275-301.
Masakure, O and S. Henson. (2005). Why do small-scale producers choose to produce under contract? Lessons from non-traditional vegetable exports from Zimbabwe. World Development 33 (10), 1721-1733.
Jaffee, S and O. Masakure. (2005). Strategic Use of Private Standards to enhance international competitiveness: Vegetable Exports from Kenya and Elsewhere. Food Policy 30(3), 316-333.
Henson, S., O. Masakure and D. Boselie. (2005). Private Food Safety and Quality Standards for fresh produce Exporters: The Case of Hortico Agrisystems, Zimbabwe. Food Policy 30(4), 371-384.