Kathie Krumm

Kathie Krumm is the Country Director of IGC Ethiopia.

Dr. Kathie Krumm was formerly with the World Bank. In her tenure at the World Bank, Dr. Krumm managed the economic and poverty reduction program for East Africa and the Horn and headed the economic unit in China among other assignments. Earlier in her career, she worked with Brookings Institution think tank, Tanzanian Ministry of Commerce and Industries, and the private multinational banking sector. Dr. Krumm has published in the areas of exchange and trade regimes, fiscal policy and social protection. She is a founding Board member of the non-profit Economists without Borders. Dr. Krumm holds a Ph.D in Economics from Stanford University and a B.A. from Columbia University.

Content by Kathie Krumm
  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Inflation in Ethiopia: Supply-side drivers

    This brief explores several dimensions of supply-side drivers of food inflation in Ethiopia. Given the persistence of food inflation in macroeconomic analysis, managing inflationary expectations through effective communication of the country’s macroeconomic policy stance and its adjustments is critical. On the supply side, marketable surplus of grain has not kept...

    31 Aug 2022 | Seneshaw Tamru, Tewodros Makonnen Gebrewolde, Kathie Krumm, Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse, Christopher Adam