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WCERE 2018 Pre-conference: Economic instruments for water-scarce cities

The news that around 4 million citizens of Cape Town could be without water as “Day Zero” approached made the headlines across the world early this year. Alleged reasons included the worst drought in recorded history coupled with inadequate infrastructural investments and management strategies to cope with the city’s rapidly growing population. Unfortunately, Cape Town is not alone.

Research Seminar 20

The topic of the twentieth Research Seminar Series will be “Adoption and Impact Assessment of Improved Maize Varieties in Ethiopia” and it will be presented by Dr. Moti Jaleta at Addis Ababa University on May 10, 2013.

Research Seminar Fifteen

The topic of the fifteenth Research Seminar Series will be “Informality and Macroeconomic Fluctuations: a Small Open Economy New Keynesian DSGE Model with Dual Labour Markets” and it will be presented by Sisay Regassa at Addis Ababa University on January 4, 2013.

LARRI Seminar: Tenure in Climate Change Mitigation Strategies: the case of REDD+

Seminar with Professor Arild Angelsen: Reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) is a hot topic in climate change negotiations and national climate strategies, and with hundreds of REDD+ projects on the ground. Tenure and land rights are among the critical issues in REDD+ implementation. Unclear and/or insecure forest tenure has been identified by many as an indirect driver of deforestation and forest degradation.

Research Seminar Eleven

The topic of the eleventh Research Seminar Series will be “Urban wage behavior during food price hikes: The case of Ethiopia” and it will be presented by Dr. Derek Headey at Addis Ababa University on April 27, 2012.

Research Seminar Ten

The topic of the tenth Research Seminar Series will be “Formation of Aspirations – An Empirical Analysis” and it will be presented by Dr. Alemayehu Seyoum at Addis Ababa University on April 20, 2012.

Research Seminar Twelve

The topic of the twelfth Research Seminar Series will be “Weather insurance: Results from a randomized experiment in Ethiopia” and it will be presented by Dr. Guush Berhane at Addis Ababa University on May 11, 2012.

Research Seminar Fourteen

The topic of the fourteenth Research Seminar Series will be “Aspirations and Household Choices – Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment in Rural Ethiopia” and it will be presented by Dr. Alemayehu Seyoum at Addis Ababa University on June 8, 2012.

Research Seminar Thirteen

The topic of the thirteenth Research Seminar Series will be “Impact of Sustainable Land and Watershed Management (SLWM) Practices in the Blue Nile” and it will be presented by Ms. Emily Schmidt at Addis Ababa University on May 18, 2012.

Research Seminar Nine

The topic of the ninth Research Seminar Series will be “Structural transformation in Ethiopia: Evidence from cereal markets” and it will be presented by Dr. Bart Minten at Addis Ababa University on April 6, 2012.

Research Seminar Seven

The topic of the seventh research seminar series will be “Food Security and Vulnerability Status of Households in Addis Ababa: A household food insecurity access scale measurement” and it will be presented by Dr. Bamlak Alamirew at Addis Ababa University on February 17, 2012.

Research Seminar Eight

The topic of the eighth Seminar Series will be “Productivity in the Information Age and the “jobless growth” period in the U.S.” and it will be presented by Dr. Ho Mun at Addis Ababa University on March 9, 2012.

Research Seminar Six

The topic of the sixth Research Seminar Series will be “Patterning of Good-Governance Government (G3) on the Global Good-Governance Government (G4)” and it will be presented by Prof. Teshome Mulat at Addis Ababa University on December 2, 2011.

Research Seminar Five

The topic of the fifth Research Seminar Series will be “Interdependence in farmer technology adoption decisions in smallholder systems: Joint estimation of investments in sustainable agricultural practices(SAPs) in Rural Tanzania” and it will be presented by Dr. Menale Kassie at Addis Ababa University on November 14, 2011.

Research Seminar Four

The topic of the fourth Research Seminar Series will be “Domestic resource mobilization in Ethiopia” and it will be presented by Mr. Tsegaberhan Woldegiorgis at Addis Ababa University on October 7, 2011.

Research Seminar Three

The topic of the third Research Seminar Series will be “Climate change and economic growth in rain-fed economy: how much does rainfall variability cost Ethiopia?” and it will be presented by Dr.Seid Nuru at Addis Ababa University on September 14, 2011.

Research Seminar Two

The topic of the second Research Seminar Series will be “Foreign direct investment and technology transfer through spillovers: evidence from manufacturing firms in India and Zambia” and it will be presented by Dr. Samuel Bwalya at Addis Ababa University on September 2, 2011.

Research Seminar One

The topic of the first Research Seminar Series will be “A small open economy new Keynesian DSGE model for a foreign exchange constrained economy” and it will be presented by Mr. Sisay Regassa at Addis Ababa University on August 16, 2011.

World Bank Seminar: The Changing Wealth of Nations

Kirk Hamilton, a lead economist at the World Bank, and a co-author of "The Changing Wealth of Nations" is visiting School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg. He will speak on "How we measure development will drive how we do development." This is the thesis of the new book by the World Bank measuring the change in comprehensive wealth for over 100 countries from 1995 to 2005.