Tassew Woldehanna

Tassew Woldehanna is a part-time Assistant Professor in the Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy Group at Wageningen University. His main research interests are farm and off-farm employment, and farm household economics. He is also part of the Ethiopian Development Research Institute.  

Content by Tassew Woldehanna
  • Project

    Drought and informal insurance groups: A randomised intervention of index-based rainfall insurance in rural Ethiopia

    The Ethiopian economy is still predominantly dependent on rain-fed agriculture. Drought is a common occurrence, and financial markets, especially those offering insurance, are underdeveloped. The costs of such uninsured risk are high, from immediate welfare losses for farmers to the discouragement of innovation and investment in modern technologies. Crop insurance is one...

    4 Sep 2014 | Stefan Dercon, Ingo Outes-Leon, Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse, Tassew Woldehanna, Daniel Clarke, Ruth Vargas Hill