Stellah Kwasi

Stellah Kwasi

Senior Research Associate

  • Staff
  • Pardee Center for International Futures

Professional Biography

Stellah has field experience in development and hopes to complement this in her studies with quantitative methods to begin research in international development. She wrote a research paper as an undergraduate on the effects of sugarcane farming on food production in Western Kenya. She is a member of Rotary Club and enjoys playing cricket.


BSc Agricultural Economics, Egerton University, Kenya, 2011

MA International Development, University of Denver – Josef Korbel School of International Studies, expected Summer 2017

Featured Publications

  • Kwasi, Stellah & Cilliers, Jakkie & Yeboua, Kouassi. (2022). "Race to sustainability? Egypt’s challenges and opportunities to 2050".
  • Yeboua, Kouassi & Cilliers, Jakkie & Kwasi, Stellah. (2021). "Réveiller le géant endormi Trajectoires de développement de la République démocratique du Congo à l’horizon 2050". 10.13140/RG.2.2.15056.64009.
  • Kwasi, Stellah & Cilliers, Jakkie. (2021). "Stagnation or growth? Algeria's development pathway". 10.13140/RG.2.2.32065.28000.
  • Verhagen, Willem & Bohl, David & Cilliers, Jakkie & Hughes, Barry & Kwasi, Stellah & Mcneil, Kaylin & Oosthuizen, Marius & Picci, Luca & Preez, Mari-Lise & Xiong, Yutang & Moyer, Jonathan. (2021). "Unraveling the immediate and long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on socio economic development in sub- Saharan Africa".
  • Cilliers, Jakkie & Oosthuizen, Marius & Kwasi, Stellah & Alexander, Kelly & Pooe, Tk & Yeboua, Kouassi & Moyer, Jonathan. (2020). "Impact of COVID-19 in Africa A scenario analysis to 2030". SSRN Electronic Journal. 10.2139/ssrn.3660866.
  • Cilliers, Jakkie & Oosthuizen, Marius & Kwasi, Stellah & Alexander, Kelly & Pooe, Tk & Yeboua, Kouassi & Moyer, Jonathan. (2020). "Exploring the impact of COVID-19 in Africa: a scenario analysis to 2030".
  • Cilliers, Jakkie & Donnenfeld, Zachary & Kwasi, Stellah & Shah, Sahil & Welborn, Lily. (2018). "Kenya to 2030 and Beyond". SSRN Electronic Journal. 10.2139/ssrn.3256360.
  • Porter, Alex & Bohl, David & Kwasi, Stellah & Donnenfeld, Zachary & Cilliers, Jakkie. (2018). "Prospects and Challenges: Mozambique's Growth and Human Development Outlook to 2040". SSRN Electronic Journal. 10.2139/ssrn.3099373.
  • Yeboua, Kouassi & Cilliers, Jakkie & Kwasi, Stellah. (2021). "Waking the Sleeping Giant: Development Pathways for the Democratic Republic of the Congo to 2050". SSRN Electronic Journal. 10.2139/ssrn.3966973.