The impact of Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) training

A CGE model describes a steady-state economy where supply is balanced with demand. It considers all existing economic variables and the impact of any changes, and in particular changes in policy reform.  A CGE has become a standard tool for economic analysis. For this reason, ESSP in association with EDRI, put effort into achieving a >> Read more

The impact of micro-econometrics training

One of the key activities outlined by IFPRI/ESSP is strengthening the capacity and knowledge dissemination within the academia and research community in the country. As part of this mission, ESSP organized short-term training in cooperation with national universities, research institutes and other organizations. Over the last three years in association with EDRI, ESSP has provided >> Read more

The impact of regional GIS training

Since its inception, ESSP has been engaged in diverse capacity building programs with various government organizations.  Particularly, ESSP worked closely with the Central Statistical Agency (CSA) and Bureau of Finance and Economic Development (BoFED) to provide training in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), spatial data analysis and spatial database management. Through this relationship, and in collaboration >> Read more

Efficiency and productivity differential effects of land certification program in Ethiopia

ESSP Working Paper 64 "Efficiency and productivity differential effects of land certification program in Ethiopia" by Hagos, Hosaena Ghebru and Holden, Stein Abstract: Although theory predicts that better property rights to land can increase land productivity through tenure security effects (investment effects) and through more efficient input use due to enhanced tradability of the land (factor intensity effect), empirical >> Read more