Biniam Bedasso

Biniam E. Bedasso is a Public Financial Management specialist in charge of research and assessment at CABRI.  Prior to joining CABRI, Biniam was a Global Leaders Fellow at Princeton University and the University of Oxford. He received a PhD in Public Policy from Maastricht University in the Netherlands.

Content by Biniam Bedasso
  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Making privatisation work for Ethiopia

    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...

    18 May 2021 | Abbi Mamo Kedir, Biniam Bedasso

  • Publication - Project Report

    Privatisation for sustainable growth in Ethiopia: A review

    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....

    6 May 2021 | Abbi Mamo Kedir, Biniam Bedasso

  • Project

    Review of privatisation for sustainable growth

    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...

    17 Dec 2019 | Abbi Mamo Kedir, Biniam Bedasso