Abbi Mamo Kedir
Content by Abbi Mamo Kedir
Publication - Policy Brief
Ethiopia has embarked on a major programme to privatise some of its key state-owned enterprises (SOEs) as part of a broader effort to reform the economy and expand the role of the private sector. The country is attracting large volumes of foreign direct investment, being one of the top 10 recipients in the African continent (UNCTAD, 2019). This brief is based on a...
Publication - Project Report
In this report, we recognise the limits of the private sector. Hence, we argue that there is a legitimate and important role for the state. This very much varies from country to country given heterogeneous initial political and economic conditions. Both market fundamentalism or neo-liberalism and exclusive state planning and control have their own respective shortcomings....
As part of the ongoing recent wave of economic reforms designed to revitalise the economy by expanding the role of the private sector, Ethiopia is aggressively pursuing privatisation policies selling varying level of stakes and assets in different state-owned enterprises (SOEs) including power, telecoms, and logistics/transport sectors. The primary aim of this project is...