How should rural financial cooperatives be best organized? Evidence from Ethiopia

ESSP Working Paper 100, by Kibrom A. Abay, Bethelhem Koru, Gashaw Tadesse Abate,and Guush Berhane. Abstract: What is the optimal size and composition of Rural Financial Cooperatives (RFCs)?

The impact of Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme on the nutritional status of children: 2008–2012

ESSP Working Paper 99, by Guush Berhane, John Hoddinott, and Neha Kumar. Abstract: Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP) is a large-scale social protection intervention aimed at improving food security and stabilizing asset levels.

Rural youth and employment in Ethiopia

ESSP Working Paper 98, by Emily Schmidt and Firew Bekele. Abstract: This paper examines labor diversification in Ethiopia, focusing on youth, and explores current conditions that youth face in both the agricultural and non-farm labor markets.

Agricultural prices during drought in Ethiopia: An updated assessment using national producer data (January 2014 to June 2016

ESSP Working Paper 97, by Fantu Bachewe, Feiruz Yimer, and Bart Minten . Abstract: Expanding and extending an earlier assessment (ESSP Working Paper 88, April 2016), we analyze the evolution of crop and livestock producer prices