The African Growth and Development Policy Modeling Consortium is an initiative aimed at positioning African experts to take a leadership role in the study of strategic development questions and the broader agricultural growth and policy debate facing African countries.
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Dr. Lulit Mitik Beyene recently published AGRODEP Working Paper No. 0007 with funding from the 2011 Innovative Research Grant. She is a citizen of Ethiopia and has been an AGRODEP member since October 2010. At present, Lulit is a Program Manager at the Center for Development Consulting. In this position, Lulit conducts assessments and reviews of policies and shocks on economic and social/human dimensions in Africa for institutions such as the UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, World Bank, and UNECA. Before joining Center for Development Consulting, Lulit worked for the Economic Policy Analysis (ECOPA). She holds a B.A. in Economics from Université de Nice - Sophia Antipolis, an M.A. in Macrodynamics and International Finance from Université de Nice - Sophia Antipolis, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Université de Nice - Sophia Antipolis. She is specialized in Development Economics. Her research interests include CGE modeling, Agriculture, Trade, Poverty analysis, and Gender.