Fitsum Zewdu Mulugeta

Fitsum Zewdu Mulugeta is a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA), University of California at Berkeley; he is also Junior Research Fellow at the Ethiopian Economics Association/Ethiopian Economic Policy Research Institute (EEA/EEPRI).

He holds a M.A. degree in Economics (Addis Ababa University) and a B.Sc degree in Statistics (Addis Ababa University).


Content by Fitsum Zewdu Mulugeta
  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Trade liberalisation, infrastructure, and firm performance

    Starting in 1997, Ethiopia implemented large investments in infrastructure with the road sector development programme. This followed a wave of trade reforms aimed at reducing tariff barriers that occurred between 1996 and 2003. This brief analyses the complementarities between trade and infrastructure reforms, asking whether improvements in the quality of roads...

    28 Aug 2018 | Marco Sanfilippo, Asha Sundaram, Fitsum Zewdu Mulugeta

  • Project

    Trade liberalisation, infrastructure and firm performance: Evidence from Ethiopia

    This project seeks to analyse the role of improvements in infrastructure on the transmission of trade liberalisation effects to domestic firms.  While the literature has highlighted trade liberalisation and infrastructure development as effective strategies for economic growth and development, not much is known about the complementarity between the two in generating growth...

    23 Aug 2016 | Fitsum Zewdu Mulugeta, Marco Sanfilippo, Asha Sundaram