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Dr. Befekadu Degefe

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Visiting Professor of Economics

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McGill University
131 E. Prairie St.
Marengo, Illinois 60152
United States

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Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    Ethiopian Economic Policy Institute
  • Board Member
    Center for Economic Studies and Policy Analysis
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Web References
Scholars at Risk Network, 14 Oct 2009 [cached]
The Voices at Risk, Visions of Hope Speaker Series at IUPUI presents "The Challenge for Ethiopia", a lecture given by Dr. Befekadu Degefe on October 14, from 12:00 - 1:30 at the IUPUI Office of International Affairs (902 W. New York St., ES2132).
Befekadu Degefe is a visiting professor of economics from Ethiopia at McGill University as well as universities and research institutions in Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Zambia. He has contributed extensive policy research and papers for the IMF, the World Bank, and various UN bodies. As chair of the Ethiopian Economic Association, he also founded the Ethiopian Economic Policy Institute responsible for numerous critical reports on the Ethiopian economy. He is the 2009-2010 "Rescued Scholar" in Residence at the The New School, New York.
Economic Focus Volume III Number 1, 1 Feb 2000 [cached]
Befekadu Degefe - Senior Economist, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Speaker Bios | Johnnie Carson | ..., 1 Jan 2010 [cached]
Speaker Bios | Johnnie Carson | George B. N. Ayittey | Robert Bates | Agnès Callamard | William Easterly | Mwangi wa Githinji | Kelechi A. Kalu | Mwangi Kimenyi | Kristin McKie | Berhanu Nega | Dr. Arien Mack | Dr. Befekadu Degefe
Dr. Befekadu Degefe was Research Fellow in the Department of Economics at The New School for Social Research 2008-10. Professor Degefe taught economics at Addis Ababa University and served as external examiner and Visiting Professor in many universities in Africa between 1974 and 1991. He joined the UN Economic Commission for Africa as Senior Economic Affairs Officer and served as Team Leader and Lead Author of the Economic Report on Africa from 1994 to 2000. He was Director of the Center for Economic Studies and Policy Analysis from 2001 to 2005. He was a Visiting Research Fellow at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in 1996, consultant to the World Bank and UNDP, President of the Ethiopia Economic Association from 2000 to 2004 and was also on the Advisory Committee for African Journal of Economic Policy. :: View topic - Differences between CUD and TPLF, 15 Jan 2006 [cached]
Dr. Befekadu Degefe is former professor of economics at Addis Ababa University where he taught for over twenty years while also contributing to the university's Institute of Development Research.He is chair of the Ethiopian Economic Association.
Members Status, EC Members and Editorial Board of EEA, 27 Feb 2005 [cached]
Dr. Befekadu Degefe
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