Agriculture and the Economic Transformation of Ethiopia

ESSP II Working Paper 10 "Agriculture and the Economic Transformation of Ethiopia" by John W. Mellor and Paul Dorosh. Abstract: Economic development transforms an economy from one that is largely agricultural to one that is largely manufacturing and services. Since agriculture currently dominates Ethiopia’s economy and employment, however, there is an issue as to what >> Read more

Economic Implications of Foreign Exchange Rationing in Ethiopia

ESSP II Working Paper 9 "Economic Implications of Foreign Exchange Rationing in Ethiopia" by Paul Dorosh, Sherman Robinson, and Hashim Ahmed. Abstract: Ethiopia enjoyed remarkable economic growth from 2004/05 to 2008/09, in large part due to increases in foreign transfers and capital inflows combined with expanded domestic credit to fund major increases in private and >> Read more

The Governance of Service Delivery for the Poor and Women: A Study of Rural Water Supply in Ethiopia

ESSP II Working Paper 8 "The Governance of Service Delivery for the Poor and Women: A Study of Rural Water Supply in Ethiopia" by Tewodaj Mogues, Marc J. Cohen, Regina Birner, Mamusha Lemma, Josee Randriamamonjy, Fanaye Tadesse, and Zelekawork Paulos. Abstract: This study presents empirical findings on drinking water supply in Ethiopia from a set >> Read more

Agricultural Extension in Ethiopia through a Gender and Governance Lens

ESSP II Working Paper 7 "Agricultural Extension in Ethiopia through a Gender and Governance Lens" by Tewodaj Mogues, Marc J. Cohen, Regina Birner, Mamusha Lemma, Josee Randriamamonjy, Fanaye Tadesse, and Zelekawork Paulos. Abstract: Drawing on a household survey collected in eight woredas in seven Ethiopian regions in 2009, as well as on qualitative fieldwork in >> Read more