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Laura Barasa

Lecturer, University of Nairobi


Laura Barasa holds a PhD in Economics from Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Barasa is a lecturer at the University of Nairobi, School of Economics. Her research interests revolve a...

Mary Nantongo

Lecturer, Makerere University Business School


Mary Nantongo is a lecturer at the Department of Economics, Makerere University Business School and a Research fellow in Applied Development Finance under the European Investment Bank/Global Dev...

MICHEAL MBATE

PhD Candidate


Michael Mbate is a PhD candidate at the London School of Economics. His fields of research include public finance, governance, and the evaluation of public policies using quasi-experimental designs. P...

MUTHONI NG’ANG’A

Assistant Lecturer


Muthoni Ng’ang’a (Ph.D) is an assistant lecturer at Kenyatta University and Strathmore University. She attained her PhD  in Economics from the University of Nairobi. She is a...

Ronald Mulebeke

Research Scientist


A Research Scientist with over 7 years of work experience in both qualitative and quantitative methods. Health systems researcher and impact evaluations Practitioner as well as an expert in designs an...

Saba Yifredew


Saba Yifredew is a lecturer at the department of economics at Addis Ababa University. She is currently Ph.D. candidate in Economics at the University of Verona, Italy. She was the Chairperson of th...

SHIBIRU AYALEW

Senior Lecturer


Shibiru Ayalew Melesse is currently a PhD candidate in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior at Seoul National University, South Korea. He has received a Master of Business Administrat...

Solomon Zena Walelign

Research fellow


Solomon Zena Walelign is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Visiting Scholar at the University of California Berkeley, a research fellow at the World Bank, and...

TEWODROS ASSEFA

Associate Researcher


Tewodros Tesemma is a PhD candidate at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Tesemma is also an Associ...

Tigist Mekonnen Melesse

Development Economist


Tigist Mekonnen Melesse is a development economist with the World Bank working on poverty analysis, regional integration, trade, and agriculture-industry linkages. Tigist holds a PhD in Econom...