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Armed groups’ modes of local engagement and post-conflict (in)stability: Insights from the Ethiopian and Somali civil wars

What distinguishes post-war governments that succeed in establishing a stable political order and prevent recurring conflict from those that do not?...

Post-conflict Political regimes Armed conflict
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Measuring consumption over the phone: Evidence from a survey experiment in urban Ethiopia

The paucity of reliable, timely household consumption data in many low- and middle-income countries has made it difficult to assess how global poverty has evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Household survey Ethiopia Survey data
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The dynamics of state–business relations between the Ethiopian state and Chinese private firms: A case study of the Eastern Industry Park

Despite the Ethiopian government’s commitment to attracting foreign direct investment to its emerging manufacturing sector and its shared interests with Chinese private businesses in building profitable investments, relations between Chinese pr...

Foreign firms Political economy Bargaining
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Young women’s transitions from education to the labour market in Ethiopia: A gendered life-course perspective

We investigate the causes of the gender disparity in labour market participation in Ethiopia using iterative quantitative and qualitative longitudinal analysis through the whole childhood of the individual into early adulthood, from age 8 up to age 2...

Gender Female labour force participation Ethiopia
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Trade liberalization, employment, and gender in Ethiopia

This paper analyses the impact of trade liberalization on local labour markets in Ethiopia, with a focus on the gender dimension of employment...

Tariffs Employment Structural transformation
Fantu Cheru and Christopher Cramer on the Oxford Handbook of the Ethiopian economy

Fantu Cheru and Christopher Cramer will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 04 December. Abstract – The Oxford Handbook of the Ethiopian economy Ethiopia has recently attracted research interest because of its unique development path and...

4 December 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Working Paper
Roads and jobs in Ethiopia

We look at how improving roads can affect jobs and structural transformation...

Ethiopia Roads Structural transformation
Book Chapter
Implications for Ethiopia's industrialization

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Ethiopia Exports Tourism
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The impact of remittances on household food security: A micro perspective from Tigray, Ethiopia

While the volume of remittances to developing countries has been growing significantly over the years, the impact of remittances on food security has not received much attention...

Remittances Coping strategies Food insecurity access scale
Working Paper
Maternal and neonatal services in Ethiopia: Measuring and improving quality

Problem: Maternal and neonatal mortality remains high in low- and middle-income countries, with poor quality of intrapartum care as a barrier to further progress...

Ethiopia Hospital quality Intrapartum care
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Regional inequality of economic outcomes and opportunities in Ethiopia: A tale of two periods

This paper provides an informative picture of the extent of regional inequality of economic outcomes and opportunities in the pre-and post-reform Ethiopia...

Horizontal inequality Intergenerational Mobility Economic outcomes
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Industries without smokestacks: Implications for Ethiopia’s industrialization

Although the manufacturing sector is known to have a unique role in structural transformation, the industries without smokestacks that include tradable services (e.g., IT, tourism, transport), horticulture, and agro-industry can provide new opportuni...

Ethiopia Exports Tourism
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