Visited: Spring, 2014
Dr. Alebel Weldesilassie is a research fellow at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI). He also acts as the Director of the Poverty and Sectoral Research Directorate of the EDRI and is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Addis Ababa University. He obtained a PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics from Hohenheim University, Germany and a MSc. in Economic Policy Analysis from Addis Ababa University. In 2014, Alebel and Jonathan Robinson received an EASST grant for their project, "Incentives and Savings Habits Among Ethiopian Micro-entrepreneurs." His current research project is on "The Impact of Agricultural Growth Program on Agricultural Productivity."