Research

International

  • WHO, London School of Economics and Political Science, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, EU: Health System and Policies: WHO has identified five countries to be centers for a health policy platform: AHOP Ethiopia Center, others are: Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda and Senegal).
  • University of Oxford: Overcoming contraceptive discontinuation by overcoming side-effects: paving the way for personalized contraception in Ethiopia
  • University of Bristol: Measuring hidden support for female genital cutting: building an equitable partnership in data analyses with Addis Ababa University
  • University of Bristol: Measuring Harmful Cultural Practices Using Randomized Response Techniques: Female Genital cutting in Ethiopia
  • Brunel University of London: Attitude to Sharing and Cooperation in a Resource-Stressed Population in Rural Ethiopia

Local

    • Commercial Bank of Ethiopia: The 75 years of service: Book on Print by AAU Press
  • FDRE House of Federation: Five projects (signed this fiscal year and now to be completed next week.
  1. Economic Research Unit

Ongoing Research Projects:

  • Structural transformation analyses at macro level
  • Rural transformation, Food Security, and Land Use Policy in Ethiopia
  • The Responsiveness of Rural Poverty to Rural Transformation
  • Land certification, soil conservation, and agricultural productivity
  1. Research Projects by Business and Entrepreneurship Research Unit

Quality and relevance of Management Education and Research in Ethiopia

  • 2017-2018: ICT platform to hint business ideas and opportunities to others. (Grant of 100,000.00 birr from Addis Ababa University)
  • 2017-2018: Platform for Indigenous & Scientific Knowledge Sharing in Pastoralist and Semi Nomadic Community at Borena Zone. (Grant of 195,000.00 Birr financed by Ministry of Communication and Information Technology: co-granted with friend).
  • 2017-2018: Mobile money services to smallholder farmers in Ethiopia. This is a joint research project with Professor Ndunge Kati of Cornell University USA. The project is financed by African Development Studies at Cornell University, USA.
  • 2016-2017: Mobile Phone Based Crowdfunding: An Alternative to Financing Innovative Business Ideas (grant of 100,000.00 Ethiopian Birr, from Addis Ababa University)
  1. Research Projects by Industrial and Trade Research Unit
  • Examining Structural Transformation and Its Effect on Poverty and Inequality in Ethiopia
  • Structural Transformation Analyses at Macro and Manufacturing Industry Level
  • Efficiency and Competitiveness of Agro-Processing Industries towards Export Market and Import Substitution Performance

Projects of Population and Gender Research Unit

  • Overcoming contraceptive discontinuation by overcoming side-effects: paving the way for personalized contraception in Ethiopia
  • Measuring hidden support for female genital cutting: building an equitable partnership in data analyses with Addis Ababa University
  • Measuring Harmful Cultural Practices Using Randomized Response Techniques: Female Genital cutting in Ethiopia
  • Attitude to Sharing and Cooperation in a Resource-Stressed Population in Rural Ethiopia
  • Poverty Level Assessment in Addis Ababa

Projects by Rural Development Research Unit

  • Vulnerability of farm households to drought: Econometric and spatial analysis
  • Impact of land certification on soil conservation under climate change.
  • Impact of Information, Education, communication (IEC) and gender differences on adoption of productivity enhancing technologies under climate change.
  • Land Certification and Internal Migration: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia