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Gilbert Kofi Adarkwah

Assistant Professor,  Department of International Business

Gilbert Kofi Adarkwah

Contact information

HEC Montréal
3000, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H3T 2A7

Email : gilbert-kofi.adarkwah@hec.ca
Phone : Not available
Secretary: 514 340-6188
Fax : n/a
Office : n/a

Other title(s)

  • Forthcoming


  • PhD (Business and Economics with specialization in Strategic Management), BI Norwegian Business School
  • LLM (International Trade Investments and Commercial Law), University of Oslo
  • MSc (International Relations), Norwegian University of Life Sciences
  • MSc (Business), BI Norwegian Business School
  • BA (Marketing and Internationalization), Hedmark University College


  • Impact investing
  • Investment Law
  • Non-market strategy
  • Corporate political activity
  • Investments in Africa
  • Africa

Current research

  • Forthcoming

This publication selection covers the last five years.


Journal articles (5)

ADARKWAH, Gilbert Kofi, DOROBANTU, Sinziana, SABEL, Christopher A., ZILJA, Flladina; « Geopolitical volatility and subsidiary investments », Strategic Management Journal, 2024 (status : online).

ADARKWAH, Gilbert Kofi, BENITO, Gabriel R. G.; « Dealing with high-risk environments: Institutional-based tools to reduce political risk costs », Journal of International Management, vol. 29, no 4, 2023, p. 1-17.

SCHOU, Peter Kalum, ADARKWAH, Gilbert Kofi et al.; « Digital communities of inquiry: How online communities support entrepreneurial opportunity development », Journal of Small Business Management , 2023 (status : online).

ZILJA, Flladina, ADARKWAH, Gilbert Kofi, SABEL, Christopher A.; « Do Environmental Policies Affect MNEs’ Foreign Subsidiary Investments? An Empirical Investigation », Management International Review, vol. 62, no 1, 2022, p. 53-102.

ADARKWAH, Gilbert Kofi, MALONAES, Tine Petersen; « Firm-specific advantages: a comprehensive review with a focus on emerging markets », Asia Pacific Journal of Management, vol. 39, no 2, 2022, p. 539-585.


Book chapters (2)

ADARKWAH, Gilbert Kofi, OLSEN, Per Ingvar; « Å ta i bruk helseteknologi – erfaringer fra Storbritannia : Tre gode råd som kan styrke den norske helsetjenesten », Håndbok i helseinnovasjon : Forskningsbaserte råd og verktøy for å forme fremtidens helsetjeneste, Cappelen Damm Akademisk, 2023, p. 237-241.

ADARKWAH, Gilbert Kofi; « Host Government Intervention and FDI Inflow: An Empirical Investigation », The Multiple Dimensions of Institutional Complexity in International Business Research, Emerald Group Publishing, 2021, p. 193-218.

This award and honor selection covers the last five years.

ADARKWAH, Gilbert Kofi
Best Reviewer Award for Global Strategy, Strategic Management Society, 2022

This selection of supervision activities covers the last five years.