This Ghanaian obtained his B.A. cum laude in economics and political science from the University of Minnesota, USA, M.A. in economics from Indiana University, USA, and Ph. D. in the same subject from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. His professional experience has been wide and varied. He has taught economics at American universities that include UCLA, the California State University (Long Beach), the California State University (Northridge) and the University of Hawaii, Honolulu.
He has worked for over twelve years to improve living conditions in his native country, Ghana, for which he received one of the nation’s highest awards, the Grand Medal, Order of the Volta (Civil division). He has participated in several international seminars and conferences.
After a dozen years as a director in an international development bank based in the Middle East, he returned home into retirement. He has since authored many critically acclaimed books.
Dr. Abudu has pursued several intellectual or knowledge-based hobbies to the extent of being an authority on quite a few of them. He himself is a living example of the talks on healthy living that he presents on radio and to live audiences at various institutions.