Tefera, Girum Abebe

2015 Member
Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI)
Nationality: Ethiopia
Current Country: Ethiopia
Dr. Girum Tefera is a citizen of Ethiopia. He has been an AGRODEP member since June 2015. Girum is currently a Director and Research Fellow for the Micro and Sectoral Research Center at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI). In this position, Girum conducts research on industrial development and labor markets. His main research interests are the applications of field experiments in development economics to study the constraints that face enterprises in developing countries. He has been actively engaged in field experiment designs, particularly in the implementations and impact evaluations of business and management skills training to young entrepreneurs and the impact evaluation of job search assistance schemes to young unemployed job-seekers. He has also been working on the issue of the mechanisms firms employ to learn new knowledge from technology leaders at home as well as from abroad, and the roles human capital and agglomerations economies play in the learning process.
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