Rexford is currently a lecturer in the Department of Economics at Central University, Ghana. Central University is one of the largest private Christian universities in Ghana, with the sole mission of raising transformational leaders. Rexford is also completing his PhD in Industrial development with the DST/NRF SARCHI Chair in Industrial development at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. The Chair conducts research on industrial development and its associated challenges in developing countries and serves as a home for many industrial policy experts. Rexford's research interests include energy and industrial development, macroeconomic modelling, innovation, public institutions and local governance.