Kefyalew Endale


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Name Kefyalew Endale
Education Ph.D. in Development Economics
Rank Assistant Professor
AAU experience Since 2007
Positions held Head of Economic Research Unit, IDPR
Award (recognition)
Professional Membership Member of Ethiopian Economics Association
Research Interest areas Land tenure, agricultural technology adoption, poverty and inequality, and social protection

1.      Tassew Woldehanna, Kefyalew Endale, Joan Hamory Hicks and Sarah Baird (forth coming, September 2021).  Absenteeism, dropout and on time school completion of vulnerable primary school students in Ethiopia: Exploring the role of adolescent decision-making power in the household, exposure to violence and paid and unpaid work. A special issue on European Journal of Development Research, Volume 33, No. 5

2.      Kefyalew Endale and Tomoya Matsumoto (April 2021). The Short Run Effects of the 1996/97 Land Redistribution on Farm Practices and Agricultural Productivity in Amhara Region of Ethiopia, Ethiopian Journal of Development Research.

3.      Tassew Wodehann, Kefyalew Endale et al. (February 2021). Listening to Young Lives at Work in Ethiopia. The Third Headlines Report of the Covid-19 Phone Survey on adolescents. Policy Study Institute (Ethiopia) and University of Oxford

4.      Kefyalew Endale, Alexander Pick and Tassew. Woldehanna (2019). Financing Social Protection in. Ethiopia: A Long-term Perspective. OECD Policy Paper No. 15.

5.      Atlaw Alemu, Abbi Kedir, and Kefyalew Endale, (2012). Growth, Poverty Reduction and Inequality in Ethiopia: The Role of Labor Markets, African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Policy Brief.

6.      Kefyalew Endale (2012). Factors constraining the production of exportable agricultural crops in Ethiopia: evidence from the longitudinal rural household survey. Ethiopian Journal of Business and Economics, Vol.2 No.1, 2012, Addis Ababa University.

7.      Kefyalew Endale (2012). Investment Climate and manufacturing Productivity in Ethiopia. Ethiopian Journal of Business and Economics, Vol.1, No.1, 2012, Addis Ababa University

8.      Kefyalew Endale (2011). Fertilizer Consumption and Agricultural productivity in Ethiopia. Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI),  Working Paper No.3