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Working Papers

2017

  1. On the structural transformation of rural Africa
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Working Paper 246 - Why is inequality high in Africa?
    Working Paper Series, African Development Bank Downloads
  3. Working Paper 276 - A Tax on Children? Food Price Inflation and Health
    Working Paper Series, African Development Bank Downloads

2016

  1. Community-Based Health Insurance and Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending in Africa: Evidence from Rwanda
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
  2. Fiscal Incidence and Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Tunisia
    Commitment to Equity (CEQ) Working Paper Series, Tulane University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. Building fiscal capacity in developing countries: Evidence on the role of information technology
    CMI Working Papers, CMI (Chr. Michelsen Institute), Bergen, Norway Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Information Technology and Fiscal Capacity in a Developing Country: Evidence from Ethiopia
    Working Papers, Institute of Development Studies, International Centre for Tax and Development Downloads
  3. Market Distortions and Political Rent: The Case of Fertilizer Price Divergence in Africa
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
  4. Working Paper 221 - Employment Effects of Multilateral Development Bank Projects: The Case of the African Development Bank
    Working Paper Series, African Development Bank Downloads
  5. Working Paper 225 - Measuring the Impact of Micro-Health Insurance on Healthcare Utilization: A Bayesian Potential Outcomes Approach
    Working Paper Series, African Development Bank Downloads

2014

  1. Aid, employment, and poverty reduction in Africa
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in African Development Review (2015)
  2. Growth and Poverty in Africa: Shifting Fortunes and New Perspectives
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads

2013

  1. The Making of Middle Class in Africa: Evidence from DHS Data
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Working Paper 182 - Rising Food Prices and Household Welfare in Ethiopia: Evidence from Micro Data
    Working Paper Series, African Development Bank Downloads

2012

  1. Working Paper 150 - South Africa’s Quest for Inclusive Development
    Working Paper Series, African Development Bank Downloads

2010

  1. Community based health insurance schemes in Africa: The case of Rwanda
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Working Paper 119 - Migration Patterns, Trends and Policy Issues in Africa
    Working Paper Series, African Development Bank Downloads
  3. Working Paper 120 - Community Based Health Insurance Schemes in Africa: The Case of Rwanda
    Working Paper Series, African Development Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Working Paper 121 - Financing Goal 1 of the MDGs in Africa: Some Evidence from Cross-Country Data
    Working Paper Series, African Development Bank Downloads
  5. Working Paper 122 - Welfare Analysis Using Data from the International Comparison Program for Africa
    Working Paper Series, African Development Bank Downloads

2008

  1. The persistence of urban poverty in Ethiopia: A tale of two measurements
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics Letters (2011)

2007

  1. Mobility and earnings in Ethiopia's urban labor markets, 1994-2004
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Poverty dynamics in Ethiopia: state dependence
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (9)

2006

  1. Finance and Poverty in Ethiopia: A Household Level Analysis
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (7)

2005

  1. Can Africa Reduce Poverty by Half by 2015? The Case for a Pro-Poor Growth Strategy
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Taxes and Tax Reform in Ethiopia, 1990-2003
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Dynamics of Poverty in Ethiopia
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Prospects for 'Pro-Poor' Growth in Africa
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (8)

2002

  1. Growth and Poverty Reduction in Ethiopia: Evidence from Household Panel Surveys
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2003)

Journal Articles

2017

  1. Taxman's Dilemma: Coercion or Persuasion? Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment in Ethiopia
    American Economic Review, 2017, 107, (5), 420-24 Downloads View citations (2)

2016

  1. Can higher education reduce inequality in developing countries?
    IZA World of Labor, 2016, 273 Downloads
  2. The Key Role of Education in Reducing Poverty in South Sudan
    African Development Review, 2016, 28, (S2), 162-176 Downloads

2015

  1. Aid, Employment and Poverty Reduction in Africa
    African Development Review, 2015, 27, (S1), 17-30 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. Aid, Growth and Employment in Africa
    African Development Review, 2015, 27, (S1), 1-4 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Aid, Growth and Jobs
    African Development Review, 2015, 27, (S1), 5-16 Downloads
  4. Employment Effects of Multilateral Development Bank Support: The Case of the African Development Bank
    African Development Review, 2015, 27, (S1), 31-43 Downloads
  5. Is Small Beautiful? Small Enterprise, Aid and Employment in Africa
    African Development Review, 2015, 27, (S1), 44-55 Downloads View citations (4)
  6. Priorities for Boosting Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence for Mozambique
    African Development Review, 2015, 27, (S1), 56-70 Downloads View citations (24)
  7. The Making of the Middle-Class in Africa: Evidence from DHS Data
    Journal of Development Studies, 2015, 51, (2), 178-193 Downloads View citations (4)

2014

  1. Diversification and Sophistication as drivers of structural transformation for Africa: The Economic Complexity Index of African Countries
    Journal of African Development, 2014, 16, (2), 1-31 Downloads

2013

  1. Labor Market Integration in Urban Ethiopia, 1994-2004
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2013, 61, (4), 889 - 931 Downloads

2011

  1. The persistence of urban poverty in Ethiopia: a tale of two measurements
    Applied Economics Letters, 2011, 18, (9), 835-839 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Welfare Analysis Using Data from the International Comparison Program for Africa
    African Development Review, 2011, 23, (2), 147-160 View citations (3)

2009

  1. Growth, poverty and inequality in Ethiopia: Which way for pro-poor growth?
    Journal of International Development, 2009, 21, (7), 947-970 Downloads View citations (7)

2008

  1. Poverty Transition and Persistence in Ethiopia: 1994-2004
    World Development, 2008, 36, (9), 1559-1584 Downloads View citations (26)

2007

  1. Can Africa Reduce Poverty by Half by 2015?
    Development Policy Review, 2007, 25, (2), 147-166 Downloads View citations (15)

2003

  1. Growth and Poverty Reduction in Ethiopia: Evidence from Household Panel Surveys
    World Development, 2003, 31, (1), 87-106 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

1999

  1. Changes in Welfare and poverty: An application of Stochastic Dominance Criteria
    Ethiopian Journal of Economics, 1999, 08, (1) Downloads
  2. Poverty and welfare in Ethiopia: Profile and determinants
    Ethiopian Journal of Economics, 1999, 08, (1) Downloads

1993

  1. System of demand equations: theory and applications
    Ethiopian Journal of Economics, 1993, 02, (2) Downloads View citations (1)

Books

2011

  1. Leveraging Migration for Africa: Remittances, Skills, and Investments
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (29)

Edited books

2016

  1. Manufacturing Transformation: Comparative Studies of Industrial Development in Africa and Emerging Asia
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press Downloads View citations (1)
 
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