Senior Lecturer

fomettle@ug.edu.gh

+233243154187

*JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS *

(1)** Mettle, F. O.** (2006). Simulation Studies in Demographic Ergodicity. *Legon Journal of Science* **1**: 28 – 36.

(2) Ennin, C.C., Agyeman, A., Nyarko, P. K., **Mettle, F.O.**, Nortey, E. N. N. (2011) Trend Analysis of Determinants of Poverty in Ghana: Logit Approach:

Research Journal of Mathematics and Statistics 3(1): 20-27.

(3)** Mettle, F. O.**, Nortey, E. N. N., Aikins, M. & Ennin, C.C.(2011) Catastrophic expenditure on education in Ghana:

Research Journal of Mathematics and Statistics 3(4): 123-129.

(4)** Mettle, F. O.** (2011) Ergodic theorems in Demography and some allied algebraic eigenvalue problems (PhD thesis).

(5) Doku-Amponsah, K., **Mettle, F.O.** & Ansah-Narh, T. (2014). Large Deviations, Basic information Theorem for fitness Preferential Attachment Random

Networks.* International Journal of Statistics **and Probability ***3** (2): 101-109.

(6)** Mettle, F. O.**, Asare-Kumi, A. A., Baidoo, I. K. & Nortey, E. N. N.(2014) Catalogistico Discriminant Analysis: A Methodology for Analyzing Catastrophic

Spending on Health in Statistically Underdeveloped Countries: *Research Journal of Mathematics and **Statistics* 6(2): 16-22.

(7)** Mettle, F. O.,** Yeboah, E. & Aseidu, L.(2014). Profile Analysis of Spatial Differentials of Inflation in Ghana:

* International **Journal of Statistics and Analysis ***4**(2): 245-259.

(8) Aseidu, L., **Mettle, F. O.** & Nortey, E. N. N.(2014). Recognition of Facial Expresions Using Principal Component Analysis and Singular Value

Decomposition. *International* *Journal of Statistics **And Systems* **9**(2): 157-172.

(9) Nortey, E. N. N., Agbedor. P. M., **Mettle, F. O.** & Aguh, N. (2014). A Statistical Model of Need-Based Financial Aid Scheme to Needy Students in the

University of Ghana. *Research Journal in ngineering and Applied Sciences* **3**(3): 151-157.

(10) Nortey, E. N. N., Mbeah-Baiden, B., Dasah, J. B. & **Mettle, F. O.** (2014) .Modelling Rates of Inflation in Ghana: Application of ARCH Models.* *

* Current Research **Journal of Economic Theory 6(2): 16-21*.

(11)** Mettle, F. O.**, Quaye, E. N. B., & Laryea R. A. (2014) A Methodology for Stochastic Analysis of Share Prices as Markov Chains with Finite States.

* **SpringerPlus **Journal* **3**(1): 1-11.

(12) Baidoo, I. K., Nyarko, E. & **Mettle, F. O.** (2015). Modeling Mode Choice in Passenger Transport with Discrete Choice Experiment.

* Mathematical Theory and Modeling* **5**(1): 2224-5804.

(13) Doku-Amponsah, K., **Mettle, F.O.** & Nortey, E. N. N. T. (2015). Large Deviation Principle for the Empirical Degree Measure of Preferential Attachment

Random Graphs. *International Journal of Statistics and Probability ***4**(1): 76-86.

*PRESENTATIONS*

(1) Simulation Studies in Demographic Ergodicity. (14^{th}Faculty of Science Colloquium, University of Ghana)

(2) One-way Analysis of Variance (2006, Ashesi Univ. College).

*Currently working on the following research topic(s)*

- Bayesian Estimation of Multiple Regression Parameters

- Spectral analysis of some economic rates in Ghana

- Stochastic Analysis of share prices as Markov Chains with Infinite States

- Estimation of Gini coefficient: A Bayesian approach

- A note on numerical integration: An extension of the Trapezium Rule

*BOOKS IN PREPARATION*

- Multivariate Data Analysis (Theory with SPSS Applications) Introduction to Statistics with SPSS Applications (Joint; with E. N. N. Nortey)

- Introduction To Statistical Methods and Probability Theory (Joint; with E. N. N. Nortey)

**SUPERVISION**

*Number of Undergraduate Projects Supervised/Graded*

I have supervised and graded at least 33 projects

*Some Graduate Theses Supervised*

(1) Ahli**, **W. G. K. (2014). Multivariate Analysis of Factors affecting Academic Performance of students in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.

(2) Appiah, M. (2014). Statistical Modelling of Performance in Quantitative Related Courses at the Regular and Distance Learning Modes in the University of Ghana.

(3) Owusu-Ansah, C. (2014). Actuarial Modelling of National Health Insurance Claims using Parametric Distributions.

(4) Owusu-Yeboah, G. N. N. (2012). Queuing Analysis of Teller Service Times in retail Banks in Ghana.

(5) Sandow, A. (2014). Child Mortality and Socio-Economic Status: Statistical Modelling of Differentials by Migration Status.

(6) Seidu, I. (2014). Maternal Factors Affecting Neonatal Morbidity in the Ashanti Region.

(7) Tagoe, W. N. N.(2014). Statistical Approach to Modelling challenges of Instruction and Assessment in Ghanaian Second Cycle Schools.

*Some MSc Dissertations Supervised *

(1) Boateng, G. (2014). Application of Bootstrap Method in estimation f Beta in the Capital Asset Pricing Model: A case study of Ghana Stock Exchange.

(2) Dzakwasi, S. W. (2014). Actuarial Modelling of Motor Insurance Claim Severity and Claim Frequency.

(3) Kweikuma, P. (2014). Modelling Interest Rate Term Structure and Risk in Ghana with Vasicek Model.

(4) Sawyer, R. E. O. (2014). Programming on Equity Price Movement based on the Markov Chain Model.

*Some M.Phil. Theses Graded*

(1) Otchere, F.(2011). Design and estimation of finite population mean in two-way Post-Stratification.

(2) Osei-Asibe, U. (2012)**.** Time series analysis of the “major” trading currencies in Ghana. An Autoregressive Integrated Moving

Average (ARIMA) approach.

(3) Agbedor. P. M. (2013). Some approaches to modelling need-based Financial aid to needy students in the University of Ghana.

(4) Apaflo, E. (2014). Modelling Road Accident Fatality in Ghana: Application of Autoregressive Models.

(5) Erzoah, M. K.(2014). Modelling Copulas for Exchange Rates in Ghana.

(6) Lawson, S. L. (2014). Analysis of crime of convicted criminals in Ghana using Markov Chains.

(7) Okyere, K. (2014). Extreme Value Modelling of Ghana Stock Exchange Indices.

(8) Opoku, F. F. A. (2014). A Predictive Model of Throughput based on waste and loss analysis: Case Study of Accra Brewery Limited

(SAB MILLER PLC.).

(9) Smith, P. (2014). The impact of the index numbers problems in Ghana consumer price index (CPI) numbers.

*CONSULTANCY*

Offer consultancy services to a wide range of entities including students of all levels and institutions, JSA Consultancy (Osu), MASDAR, e.t.c.

*SOME RESEARCH EXPERIENCE *

- Research on customers of Ghana Telecom in the Accra/Tema Municipalities on ‘Customer satisfaction’ (1997)

- Assessment of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs) Programme at Manya – Krobo District (2004) – Sponsored by UNICEF & Ghana AIDS Commission.
- Analysis of NHIS claims in some regions in Ghana(Eastern Region, Brong Ahafo Region, Western Region, Ashanti Region, Greater Accra Region, etc.): JSA Consultancy (Osu)-2005 to date.
- A Needs based Financial Aid System for Tertiary Institutions in Ghana (2009)- Sponsored by Student Loan Trust Fund (SLTF) Ghana.

- MiDA Data collection done by MASDAR (2010-2011).

*EXTENSION ACTIVITIES*

**Resource person**: Data Analysis and Management Short Courses organized by Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, Legon – 2000 to date.

**Assessor for Statistics Programmes**: National Accreditation

**External Examiner: -**National Board for Professional and Technician Examinations (NABPTEX)

- UG Affiliate Universities-Quantitative Methods Entrance Examinations

**Patron: **Student World Assembly (SWA), University of Ghana Chapter.

Ghana Association of Statistics Students(GASS), UG Chapter.

**Coordinator: **Teaching of Basic Statistics (UG). For more than five Years.

**Member**

- Board of Faculty of Science
*(past)* - Board of Faculty of Social Sciences
*(past)* - Examiners Board (UG)
*(current)* - Management Committee of School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences
*(current)* - Library Board (UG)
*(current)* - Academic Board (CBAS)
*(current)* - Academic Board (UG)
*(current)* - Committee for Rationalization of Courses and Programmes within the College of Basic and Applied Sciences (
*current)*

*Member*

Ghana Science Association

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