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Labour-Intensive Jobs for Women and Development: Intra-household Welfare Effects and Its Transmission Channels
(Journal of Development Studies vol. 54 no. 7, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-04-01)
We examine the welfare impacts of poor women getting low-skilled jobs and find large positive income, consumption and poverty effects at household and individual levels. However, the women workers, their husbands and oldest ...
Ethiopia After Meles: Stability for How Long?
(Journal article, 2014-05-01)
When Meles Zenawi, the national and ruling party leader for 21 years, died in August 2012, most observers predicted that Ethiopia would be thrown into an uncertain transition and put in great danger by destructive internal ...
Ethiopian state support to insurgency in Southern Sudan from 1962 to 1983: local, regional and global connections
(Journal of Eastern African Studies vol. 8 no. 4, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-09-01)
During the 1960s and 1970s, the Government of Ethiopia supplied Southern Sudanese insurgents with arms, training and political support. This support has been explained as retribution for Sudanese aid to Eritrean rebels ...
Are Rural Youth in Ethiopia Abandoning Agriculture?
(World Development vol. 64 no. 259-272, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-12-01)
This study examines current land access and livelihood choices of rural youth in Southern Ethiopia. We found that youth in rural south have limited access to agricultural land because of land scarcity and land market ...
Demand for second-stage land certification in Ethiopia: Evidence from household panel data
(Land Use Policy vol. 41, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-11-01)
Ethiopia has implemented one of the largest, fastest and least expensive land registration and certification reforms in Africa. While there is evidence that this ‘first-stage’ land registration has had positive effects in ...