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– A case study of the Eastern Industry Park
Weiwei Chen - UNU-WIDER, 2021 - Helsinki, Finland

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 private businesses and the Ethiopian government...

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– A gendered life-course perspective
Yeshwas Admasu, Gina Crivello, Catherine Porter - UNU-WIDER, 2021 - Helsinki, Finland

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 25. Multilevel survival analysis shows that...

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Giorgia Giovannetti, Marco Sanfilippo, Arianna Vivoli - UNU-WIDER, 2021 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper analyses the impact of trade liberalization on local labour markets in Ethiopia, with a focus on the gender dimension of employment. By exploiting rich micro-level data on Ethiopian workers, we evaluate the effect of the Ethiopian trade reforms on the changes and composition of...

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Sandra Kristine Halvorsen - UNU-WIDER, 2021 - Helsinki, Finland

Manufacturing industry expansion is a central part of Ethiopia’s growth and transformation agenda due to its potential for accelerated economic development and large-scale job creation, in particular for women. However, the industry is experiencing extremely high labour turnover rates,...

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Matteo Fiorini, Marco Sanfilippo - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

We look at how improving roads can affect jobs and structural transformation. We use a novel geocoded dataset covering the universe of Ethiopian roads and match this information with individual data to identify the effects of improvements in road infrastructure on the creation, quality, and...

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Tom Lavers - Oxford University Press, 2019
Mulu Gebreeyesus - Oxford University Press, 2018
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– A micro perspective from Tigray, Ethiopia
Nigussie Abadi, Ataklti Techane, Girmay Tesfay, Daniel Maxwell, Bapu Vaitla - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

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. To bridge the gap this paper has examined the impact of remittances on farm household’s food security status,...

Andualem T. Mengistu, Kiflu G. Molla, Firew B. Woldeyes - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

This report documents ETMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Ethiopia. This work was carried out by the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI) in collaboration with the University of Essex and the Department of Economics at KU Leuven, with support from the project partners. The...

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– measuring and improving quality
Maureen E Canavan, Marie A Brault, Dawit Tatek, Daniel Burssa, Ayele Teshome, Erika Linnander, Elizabeth H Bradley - Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2017 - Geneva, Switzerland

Part of Journal Special Issue Measuring quality of care

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Lisa M Knowlton, Paulin Banguti, Smita Chackungal, Traychit Chanthasiri, Tiffany E Chao, Bernice Dahn, Milliard Derbew, Debashish Dhar, Micaela M Esquivel, Faye Evans, Simon Hendel, Drake G LeBrun, Michelle Notrica, Iracema Saavedra-Pozo, Ross Shockley, Tarsicio Uribe-Leitz, Boualy Vannavong, Kelly A McQueen, David A Spain, Thomas G Weiser - Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2017 - Geneva, Switzerland

Part of Journal Special Issue Measuring quality of care

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Lisa M. Knowlton, Paulin Banguti, Smita Chackungal, Traychit Chanthasiri, Tiffany E. Chao, Bernice Dahn, Milliard Derbew, Debashish Dhar, Micaela M. Esquivel, Faye Evans, Simon Hendel, Drake G. LeBrun, Michelle Notrica, Iracema Saavedra-Pozo, Ross Shockley, Tarsicio Uribe-Leitz, Boualy Vannavong, Kelly A. McQueen, David A. Spain, Thomas G. Weiser - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Methods: In 2010–2014, we used a situational analysis tool to collect data at district and regional hospitals in Bangladesh (n = 14), the Plurinational State of Bolivia (n = 18), Ethiopia (n = 19), Guatemala (n = 20), the Lao People...

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– Measuring and improving quality
Maureen E. Canavan, Marie A. Brault, Dawit Tatek, Daniel Burssa, Ayele Teshome, Erika Linnander, Elizabeth H. Bradley - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

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. Approach: We developed and tested a method of measuring the quality of maternal and neonatal care that could be embedded in a...

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– A tale of two periods
Bethlehem A. Argaw - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper provides an informative picture of the extent of regional inequality of economic outcomes and opportunities in the pre-and post-reform Ethiopia. We start by presenting evidence that regional inequality in educational attainment, formal employment, and access to safe water and...

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Julia Anna Matz, Linguère Mously Mbaye - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper investigates the impact of migration of male household heads on the autonomy of their spouses. Using panel household survey data from Ethiopia, the methodology mainly relies on an instrumental variables approach that addresses the endogeneity inherent in the relationship using past...

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– The case of Ethiopian manufacturing
Eyerusalem Siba, Mulu Gebreeyesus - Journal of African Economies, 2017

Part of Journal Special Issue Learning to Compete

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