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    Casey Slaught

    Casey Slaught is a lead developer at Tuma Ltd.

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    Kenneth Lee

    Ken Lee is the Director of Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) and a Senior Research Associate at the Department of Economics, University of Chicago. Prior to this role, Ken served as the Executive Director of EPIC India, and a Research Fellow at the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) and the Energy Institute at Haas. Ken researches questions in the areas of development...

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    A Nilesh Fernando

    Nilesh Fernando is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. Prof. Fernando is a development economist whose research agenda focuses on understanding frictions in labor markets and the agricultural sector in the developing world.

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    Niharika Singh

    Niharika Singh is currently a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at Columbia University and finished her PhD in Public Policy at Harvard University in July 2020. Niharika Singh research fields of interest are development and labor economics and her current projects focus on understanding the role of labor market frictions and government policies in shaping economic outcomes...

  • Publication - Project Report

    Households' attitudes towards school reopening during COVID-19 in Ethiopia: Evidence from phone surveys

    This report highlights key results from a phone survey of households in Addis Ababa and Oromia during the winter of 2020. Results focus on the ways in which labour market and educational outcomes were affected by COVID-19.

    13 Apr 2021 | Daniel Agness, Pascaline Dupas, Marcel Fafchamps, Tigabu Getahun, Eva Lestant

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Households’ attitudes towards schools reopening during COVID-19 in Ethiopia

    This policy brief reports on the findings from a phone survey focusing on educational outcomes and plans in Ethiopia and how they were affected by COVID-19. The survey was conducted with households living in Addis Ababa and neighbouring areas of Oromia in the fall of 2020. It documents how parents and children responded to the reopening of schools. Prior to...

    13 Apr 2021 | Girum Abebe, Daniel Agness, Pascaline Dupas, Marcel Fafchamps, Tigabu Getahun, Eva Lestant

  • Publication - Working Paper

    Export incentives and artisanal gold exports: Supplier level evidence from Ethiopia

    This study aims to evaluate the performance of the gold export sector in Ethiopia to identify the main challenges the sector is facing; to assess impacts of the incentive mechanisms the NBE avails to suppliers of gold; and to suggest policy recommendations to improve the performance of the sector.

    13 Apr 2021 | Kiflu Molla, Tewodros Makonnen Gebrewolde

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    Mwanda Phiri

    Mwanda Phiri is a Research Assistant in the Trade and Investment Unit at the Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) – a quasi-government think tank established by the Ministry of Finance and the African Capacity Building Foundation. She previously worked as a Graduate Trainee in the African Banking Corporation Zambia Subsidiary. Prior to this, she...

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    Shimukunku Manchishi

    Shimukunku Manchishi is an Associate Researcher - Trade and Investment at the Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research. An Economist and trade expert with over 5 years of work experience in trade promotion and research/policy analysis. Passionate about the economics of international trade and possesses both quantitative and qualitative research skills.

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    Olle Ostensson

    Until 2009 Olle was a Special Adviser in the International Trade and Commodities Division of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). In this role he led research projects and coordinated major UNCTAD policy reports. He has worked on analyses of commodity markets, including both agricultural and mineral commodities, and has for the past 14 years been...