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Bright Quayson
Graduate Research Assistant
Email: bright.quayson@ndsu.edu

Bright Parker Quayson is a Ph.D. student at the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute (UGPTI) at North Dakota State University. He completed his master's degree in Applied Economics at Jiangsu University, China, and bachelor's degree in Economics and Entrepreneurship Development from University for Development Studies, Ghana. He also holds International Certificate in Human Resource Planning and Development from Institute of Applied Manpower Research, India.

During his master's degree, he worked as a Teaching Assistant in International Economy and Trade. He has research publications in international journals with research interests in health economics, marketing, and finance. His Ph.D. research focuses on the health benefits of rural and small urban transit system under the supervision of Dr. Jeremy Mattson.


  • 2021- Present, Graduate Research Assistantship, UGPTI, North Dakota State University.
  • 2020- 2021, Auditor and Monitoring Officer, MultiCredit Savings and Loans Ltd.
  • 2017- 2019, Teaching Assistantship, International Economy and Trade, Jiangsu University.


  • M.S Applied Economics, Jiangsu University, 2019
  • B.A Economics and Entrepreneurship Development, University for Development Studies, 2012

Professional Memberships/Affiliations

  • Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
  • Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
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