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2011-08-03 | author

Sosina Bezu

Sosina Bezu is a researcher at the School of Business and Economics, Norwegian University of Life Sciences. She holds a masters in Development and Resource Economics and a PhD in Economics from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences.

Dr. Bezu specializes in applied econometrics and development Economics. Her research interests include impact assessment of policy and development interventions on poverty and food security, land reform and policies, rural livelihood diversifications, youth employment, migration, gender and development, poverty and environment, experimental economics.  She published her work in various peer-reviewed international journals including Food Policy, Journal of Development studies, World Development, Land Use Policy and Environment and Development Economics. 

Her field experiences include leading multiple household surveys as well as designing and implementing   various field experiments on risk aversion, endowment effect, generosity, trust and bargaining and competition. Previous to her current position as a researcher, Dr. Bezu held an Assistant Professor position at the School of Economics in Addis Ababa University.

Expertise/Research interest:

  • Development/Agricultural economics,
  • Econometrics
  • Environment and resource economics,
  • Applied microeconomics,
  • Experimental Economics

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