Visited: Fall, 2012
Fitsum Mulugeta is a Field Coordinator at the World Bank for the impact evaluation project of the Ethiopian Social Accountability Program II (ESAP II). Prior to this he was a Junior Research Fellow at the Ethiopian Economics Association/Ethiopian Economic Policy Research Institute. Fitsum obtained his Master’s degree in Economics from Addis Ababa University and is pursuing a Masters in Developmental Psychology. His previous researches covered health, migration, gender and education. As an EASST Visiting Scholar, he proposed to investigate higher education policy in Ethiopia and interventions to improve education quality. His faculty mentor was Jeremy Magruder, and his peer mentor was Pierre Bachas in the department of Economics.