Samuel Abera is the Data Management and Knowledge Repository program lead at ECRC. He has MSc in Statistics from Addis Ababa University and MPhil in Demography from University of Cape Town. His areas of expertise include Computational Statistics, Econometric Modeling, Impact Evaluation, Demographic Analysis, Health Economics, and Project Management.
Resident staff of ECRC are listed on this page.
Sahleselassie Amare is a Research Officer and GIS analysis specialist at ECRC. He holds BSc. in Agriculture from Mekelle University and MSc. in Geo-information Science and Earth Observation from ITC (Faculty of Geo-information Science and Earth Observation), University of Twente.
Berihu Assefa Gebrehiwot is a Senior Associate Researcher at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI). He specializes in Development Economics and his research more broadly features the application of microeconomics and micro-econometrics to the policy analyses of economic development problems in developing countries in general and Ethiopia in particular.
Firew Bekele Woldeyes is a Research Fellow at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute, currently working as Workgroup Lead for Environment and Climate Research Center to develop a Sustainable Urbanisation Programme. He holds a PhD in Economics and Management from Aarhus University.
Mintewab Bezabih is a senior Research Fellow at the Environment and Climate Research Center (ECRC) based at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI). Before joining ECRC, she has been working at the Grantham Research Institute for Climate Change and the Environment, the London School of Economics and Political Sciences.
Abebe Damte is a research fellow at the Environment and Climate Research Center (ECRC) based at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI). His field of specialization is in environmental economics which include natural resource management, energy, climate change and agriculture.
Amare Fentie is a junior research fellow at Environment and Climate Research Center (EfD Ethiopia) with Msc in Environmental and resource Economics from University of Gondar. Before joining the center, he has taught undergraduate Economics courses at Debre Birhan University. Currently, he is working in the center's thematic area of energy, sustainable agriculture and forestry.
Zenebe Gebreegziabher is a Research Fellow at the Environment and Climate Research Center (ECRC) at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI). He contributes to energy and forestry research programs of the centre. Zenebe is also an assistant professor of economics at the Department of Economics, Mekelle University. He completed his PhD in economics at Wageningen University in 2007.
Mulu Gebreeyesus is a senior researcher at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI). He is also a Senior Program Lead at the Environment and Climate Research Centre (ECRC) based in EDRI. He was previously a Research Fellow at the United Nations University (UNU-MERIT) Maastricht, the Netherlands.
Tagel Gebrehiwot is a graduate economist and is a research fellow at the Environment and Climate Research Center (ECRC). He received his Ph.D. from the University of Twente, the Netherlands.
Rahwa Gebrekidan is working as Administrative assistant at Environment and Climate Research Center (ECRC). She holds BA Degree in business administration and information Systems from Addis Ababa University College of Commerce.
Mrs. Haleluya Tesfaye is a research and policy interaction officer at ECRC participating in cross cutting issues in Urbanization and other thematic areas of ECRC’s research program. Haleluya holds MSc in Economics from university of Trento in 2014. Her areas of interest include behavioral economics, lab and field experiments, poverty reduction, development and public policy
Zelealem is currently working as a Project and Data management Officer at ECRC. He holds MSc in Economics from Addis Ababa University in 2008. He has specialized in Economics with concentration on policy analysis. Formerly, Mr. zelealem has worked as a Research Expert and as a Research Assistant.
Sied Hassen is post-doctoral researcher at Environment and Climate Research Center (ECRC), the Ethiopian Development Research Institute from September 1, 2015. He coordinates energy research program at the center. He finished his PhD in Economics from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden in June 2015.
Haileselassie Medhin is the center director of ECRC. His research interests include behavioral and experimental economics, environmental economics and development economics.
Alemu Mekonnen is an Associate Professor of economics at the School of Economics of Addis Ababa University. He has taught various subjects in economics for over two decades including natural resource and environmental economics at undergraduate and graduate levels. His research interests are on economic development and the environment.
Betelhem M. Negede is currently working as a Research Officer on the Ethiopian forestry sector at ECRC. She holds a BA in Economics from the University of Toulouse and a M.Sc. in Economics and International Development, specialized in Environment and Natural Resources Management from CERDI-University of Auvergne, France.
Hailemariam Teklewold is a Research Fellow at the Environmental and Climate Research Center for Ethiopia. He has a PhD in Economics from the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden; and MSc and BSc degree both from the Department of Economics, Addis Ababa University.
Dawit Woubishet Mulatu is a research fellow at Environment and Climate Research Center (ECRC), EfD-Ethiopia, Since September 2014. Currently, he is leading and coordinating a research in Ethiopia as a member of the international research project on Ecosystem Service Accounting for Development (ESAfD).
Yitatek Yitbarek works as a Program Coordinator and Policy Interaction program Lead at ECRC. He holds MA in development studies from University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. His main interest include Knowledge management in climate change, Policy interaction (especially, Research- Policy linkages) and global Climate negotiations from Africa perspective.