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Abebe Shimeles Abebe

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First Name:Abebe
Middle Name:Shimeles
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(97%) African Development Bank

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(3%) Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

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Working papers

  1. Boly, Amadou & Konte, Maty & Shimeles, Abebe, 2019. "Corruption and tax morale in Africa," MERIT Working Papers 042, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  2. Andinet Woldemichael & Daniel Gurara & Abebe Shimeles, 2019. "The Impact of Community Based Health Insurance Schemes on Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending: Evidence from Rwanda," IMF Working Papers 19/38, International Monetary Fund.
  3. Gelo, Dambala & Muchapondwa, Edwin & Shimeles, Abebe & Dikgang, Johane, 2019. "Welfare Effect and Elite Capture in Agricultural Cooperatives Intervention: Evidence from Ethiopian Villages," IZA Discussion Papers 12495, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  4. Carol Newman & John Page & John Rand & Abebe Shimeles & Måns Söderbom & Finn Tarp, 2018. "Linked in by foreign direct investment: The role of firm-level relationships in knowledge transfers in Africa and Asia," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2018-161, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  5. Ouyang, Yusi & Shimeles, Abebe & Thorbecke, Erik, 2018. "Do Developing Countries Enjoy Faster Poverty Reduction as Their Initial Poverty Incidences Decline over Time? A Dynamic Panel Analysis," IZA Discussion Papers 11389, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  6. Ouyang, Yusi & Shimeles, Abebe & Thorbecke, Erik, 2018. "Revisiting Cross-Country Poverty Convergence in the Developing World with a Special Focus on Sub-Saharan Africa," IZA Discussion Papers 11388, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  7. Ali Merima & Shifa Abdulaziz B. & Shimeles Abebe & Woldeyes Firew, 2017. "Working Paper 290 - Building Fiscal Capacity The role of ICT," Working Paper Series 2404, African Development Bank.
  8. Barrett,Christopher B. & Christiaensen,Luc & Sheahan,Megan Britney & Shimeles,Abebe, 2017. "On the structural transformation of rural Africa," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7938, The World Bank.
  9. Gelo Dambala & Muchapondwa Edwin & Shimeles Abebe, 2017. "Working Paper 288 - Return to Investment in Agricultural Cooperatives in Ethiopia," Working Paper Series 2406, African Development Bank.
  10. Andinet Woldemichael & Kidane Daniel & Shimeles Abebe, 2017. "Working Paper 276 - A Tax on Children? Food Price Inflation and Health," Working Paper Series 2393, African Development Bank.
  11. Shimeles Abebe & Tiguéné Nabassaga, 2017. "Working Paper 246 - Why is inequality high in Africa?," Working Paper Series 2355, African Development Bank.
  12. Abebe Shimeles & Ahmed Moummi & Nizar Jouini & Nora Lustig, 2016. "Fiscal Incidence and Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Tunisia," Commitment to Equity (CEQ) Working Paper Series 38, Tulane University, Department of Economics.
  13. Woldemichael, Andinet & Gurara, Daniel Zerfu & Shimeles, Abebe, 2016. "Community-Based Health Insurance and Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending in Africa: Evidence from Rwanda," IZA Discussion Papers 9922, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  14. Merima Ali & Abdulaziz B. Shifa & Abebe Shimeles & Firew Woldeyes, 2015. "Building fiscal capacity in developing countries: Evidence on the role of information technology," CMI Working Papers 12, CMI (Chr. Michelsen Institute), Bergen, Norway.
  15. Shimeles, Abebe & Gurara, Daniel Zerfu & Birhanu Tessema, Dawit, 2015. "Market Distortions and Political Rent: The Case of Fertilizer Price Divergence in Africa," IZA Discussion Papers 8998, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  16. Shimeles Abebe & Andinet Woldemichael, 2015. "Working Paper 225 - Measuring the Impact of Micro-Health Insurance on Healthcare Utilization: A Bayesian Potential Outcomes Approach," Working Paper Series 2166, African Development Bank.
  17. Shimeles Abebe & Adeleke Oluwole Salami & Anthony M. Simpasa, 2015. "Working Paper 221 - Employment Effects of Multilateral Development Bank Projects The Case of the African Development Bank," Working Paper Series 2160, African Development Bank.
  18. John Page & Abebe Shimeles, 2014. "Aid, Employment, and Poverty Reduction in Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2014-043, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  19. John Page & Abebe Shimeles, 2014. "Aid, Employment, and Poverty Reduction in Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2014-043, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  20. Shimeles, Abebe, 2014. "Growth and Poverty in Africa: Shifting Fortunes and New Perspectives," IZA Discussion Papers 8751, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  21. Ncube, Mthuli & Shimeles, Abebe, 2013. "The Making of Middle Class in Africa: Evidence from DHS Data," IZA Discussion Papers 7352, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  22. Shimeles Abebe & Andinet Delelegn, 2013. "Working Paper 182 - Rising Food Prices and Household Welfare in Ethiopia: Evidence from Micro Data," Working Paper Series 980, African Development Bank.
  23. Mthuli Ncube & Shimeles Abebe & Audrey Chouchane, 2012. "Working Paper 150 - South Africa’s Quest for Inclusive Development," Working Paper Series 391, African Development Bank.
  24. Shimeles, Abebe, 2010. "Community based health insurance schemes in Africa: The case of Rwanda," Working Papers in Economics 463, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
  25. Shimeles Abebe, 2010. "Working Paper 120 - Community Based Health Insurance Schemes in Africa: The Case of Rwanda," Working Paper Series 257, African Development Bank.
  26. Shimeles Abebe, 2010. "Working Paper 121 - Financing Goal 1 of the MDGs in Africa: Some Evidence from Cross-Country Data," Working Paper Series 258, African Development Bank.
  27. Shimeles Abebe, 2010. "Working Paper 122 - Welfare Analysis Using Data from the International Comparison Program for Africa," Working Paper Series 259, African Development Bank.
  28. Shimeles Abebe, 2010. "Working Paper 119 - Migration Patterns, Trends and Policy Issues in Africa," Working Paper Series 256, African Development Bank.
  29. Bigsten, Arne & Shimeles, Abebe, 2008. "The persistence of urban poverty in Ethiopia: A tale of two measurements," Working Papers in Economics 283, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
  30. Bigsten, Arne & Mengistae, Taye & Shimeles, Abebe, 2007. "Mobility and earnings in Ethiopia's urban labor markets, 1994-2004," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4168, The World Bank.
  31. Islam, Nizamul & Shimeles, Abebe, 2007. "Poverty dynamics in Ethiopia: state dependence," Working Papers in Economics 260, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
  32. Alemayehu Geda & Abebe Shimeles & Daniel Zerfu Gurara, 2006. "Finance and Poverty in Ethiopia: A Household Level Analysis," WIDER Working Paper Series RP2006-51, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  33. Alemayehu Geda & Abebe Shimeles, 2005. "Taxes and Tax Reform in Ethiopia, 1990-2004," WIDER Working Paper Series RP2005-65, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  34. Bigsten, Arne & Shimeles, Abebe, 2005. "Can Africa Reduce Poverty by Half by 2015? The Case for a Pro-Poor Growth Strategy," Working Papers in Economics 177, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
  35. Arne Bigsten & Abebe Shimeles, 2004. "Dynamics of Poverty in Ethiopia," WIDER Working Paper Series RP2004-39, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  36. Arne Bigsten & Abebe Shimeles, 2004. "Prospects for 'Pro-Poor' Growth in Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series RP2004-42, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  37. Bigsten, Arne & Kebede, Bereket & Shimeles, Abebe & Taddesse , Mekonnen, 2002. "Growth and Poverty Reduction in Ethiopia: Evidence from Household Panel Surveys," Working Papers in Economics 65, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.

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Articles

  1. Carol Newman & John Page & John Rand & Abebe Shimeles & Måns Söderbom & Finn Tarp, 2020. "Linked-in by FDI: The Role of Firm-Level Relationships for Knowledge Transfers in Africa and Asia," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 56(3), pages 451-468, March.
  2. Ouyang, Yusi & Shimeles, Abebe & Thorbecke, Erik, 2019. "Revisiting cross-country poverty convergence in the developing world with a special focus on Sub-Saharan Africa," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 117(C), pages 13-28.
  3. Nizar Jouini & Nora Lustig & Ahmed Moummi & Abebe Shimeles, 2018. "Fiscal Policy, Income Redistribution, and Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Tunisia," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 64(s1), pages 225-248, October.
  4. Abebe Shimeles & Tiguene Nabassaga, 2018. "Why Is Inequality High in Africa?," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 27(1), pages 108-126.
  5. Abebe Shimeles & Daniel Zerfu Gurara & Firew Woldeyes, 2017. "Taxman's Dilemma: Coercion or Persuasion? Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment in Ethiopia," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 107(5), pages 420-424, May.
  6. Christopher B. Barrett & Luc Christiaensen & Megan Sheahan & Abebe Shimeles, 2017. "On the Structural Transformation of Rural Africa," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 26(suppl_1), pages 11-35.
  7. Abebe Shimeles, 2016. "Can higher education reduce inequality in developing countries?," IZA World of Labor, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), pages 273-273, July.
  8. Sam Jones & John Page & Abebe Shimeles & Finn Tarp & John Page & Abebe Shimeles, 2015. "Aid, Employment and Poverty Reduction in Africa," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 27(S1), pages 17-30, October.
  9. Sam Jones & John Page & Abebe Shimeles & Finn Tarp & John Page & Måns Söderbom, 2015. "Is Small Beautiful? Small Enterprise, Aid and Employment in Africa," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 27(S1), pages 44-55, October.
  10. Abebe Shimeles & Mthuli Ncube, 2015. "The Making of the Middle-Class in Africa: Evidence from DHS Data," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 51(2), pages 178-193, February.
  11. Sam Jones & John Page & Abebe Shimeles & Finn Tarp & Anthony Simpasa & Abebe Shimeles & Adeleke O. Salami, 2015. "Employment Effects of Multilateral Development Bank Support: The Case of the African Development Bank," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 27(S1), pages 31-43, October.
  12. Sam Jones & John Page & Abebe Shimeles & Finn Tarp & Sam Jones & John Page & Abebe Shimeles & Finn Tarp, 2015. "Aid, Growth and Employment in Africa," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 27(S1), pages 1-4, October.
  13. Sam Jones & John Page & Abebe Shimeles & Finn Tarp & Sam Jones & Finn Tarp, 2015. "Priorities for Boosting Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence for Mozambique," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 27(S1), pages 56-70, October.
  14. Sam Jones & John Page & Abebe Shimeles & Finn Tarp & Gary Fields, 2015. "Aid, Growth and Jobs," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 27(S1), pages 5-16, October.
  15. Nadege Desiree Yameogo & Tiguune Nabassaga & Abebe Shimeles & Mthuli Ncube, 2014. "Diversification and Sophistication as drivers of structural transformation for Africa: The Economic Complexity Index of African Countries," Journal of African Development, African Finance and Economic Association (AFEA), vol. 16(2), pages 1-31.
  16. Arne Bigsten & Taye Mengistae & Abebe Shimeles, 2013. "Labor Market Integration in Urban Ethiopia, 1994-2004," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 61(4), pages 889-931.
  17. Shimeles Abebe, 2011. "Welfare Analysis Using Data from the International Comparison Program for Africa," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 23(2), pages 147-160.
  18. Arne Bigsten & Abebe Shimeles, 2011. "The persistence of urban poverty in Ethiopia: a tale of two measurements," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(9), pages 835-839.
  19. Alemayehu Geda & Abebe Shimeles & John Weeks, 2009. "Growth, poverty and inequality in Ethiopia: Which way for pro-poor growth?," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 21(7), pages 947-970.
  20. Bigsten, Arne & Shimeles, Abebe, 2008. "Poverty Transition and Persistence in Ethiopia: 1994-2004," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 36(9), pages 1559-1584, September.
  21. Arne Bigsten & Abebe Shimeles, 2007. "Can Africa Reduce Poverty by Half by 2015?," Development Policy Review, Overseas Development Institute, vol. 25(2), pages 147-166, March.
  22. Bigsten, Arne & Kebede, Bereket & Shimeles, Abebe & Taddesse, Mekonnen, 2003. "Growth and Poverty Reduction in Ethiopia: Evidence from Household Panel Surveys," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 87-106, January.
  23. Arne, Bigsten & Bereket, Kebede & Abebe, Shimeles & Mekonnen, Tadesse, 2002. "Poverty and welfare in Ethiopia: Profile and determinants," Ethiopian Journal of Economics, Ethiopian Economics Association, vol. 8(1), pages 1-98, July.
  24. Bigsten, Arne & Abebe, Shimeles & Mekonnen, Tadesse, 2002. "Changes in Welfare and poverty: An application of Stochastic Dominance Criteria," Ethiopian Journal of Economics, Ethiopian Economics Association, vol. 8(1), pages 1-98, July.
  25. Abebe Shimelis, 2000. "Comments on ‘The State and Path of Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: some Preliminary Results’ by Ali Abdel Gadir Ali and Erik Thorbecke," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 9(Supplemen), pages 41-44.
  26. Abebe, Shimeles, 1993. "System of demand equations: theory and applications," Ethiopian Journal of Economics, Ethiopian Economics Association, vol. 2(2), pages 137-137.

Books

  1. Abebe Shimeles & Audrey Verdier-Chouchane & Amadou Boly (ed.), 2018. "Building a Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa," Springer Books, Springer, number 978-3-319-76222-7, September.
  2. Shimeles, Abebe & Verdier-Chouchane, Audrey & Boly, Amadou, 2018. "Part 3 Front Matter," Monographs: Applied Economics, AgEcon Search, number 302443, September.
  3. Shimeles, Abebe & Verdier-Chouchane, Audrey & Boly, Amadou, 2018. "Part 1 Front Matter," Monographs: Applied Economics, AgEcon Search, number 302433, September.
  4. Shimeles, Abebe & Verdier-Chouchane, Audrey & Boly, Amadou, 2018. "Conclusions: Enhancing the Resilience and Sustainability of the Agriculture Sector in sub-Saharan Africa," Monographs: Applied Economics, AgEcon Search, number 302447, September.
  5. Shimeles, Abebe & Verdier-Chouchane, Audrey & Boly, Amadou, 2018. "Back Matter," Monographs: Applied Economics, AgEcon Search, number 302448, September.
  6. Shimeles, Abebe & Verdier-Chouchane, Audrey & Boly, Amadou, 2018. "Introduction: Understanding the Challenges of the Agricultural Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa," Monographs: Applied Economics, AgEcon Search, number 302432, September.
  7. Shimeles, Abebe & Verdier-Chouchane, Audrey & Boly, Amadou, 2018. "Front Matter," Monographs: Applied Economics, AgEcon Search, number 302431, September.
  8. Shimeles, Abebe & Verdier-Chouchane, Audrey & Boly, Amadou, 2018. "Part 2 Front Matter," Monographs: Applied Economics, AgEcon Search, number 302439, September.
  9. Newman, Carol & Page, John & Rand, John & Shimeles, Abebe & Soderbom, Mans & Tarp, Finn (ed.), 2016. "Manufacturing Transformation: Comparative Studies of Industrial Development in Africa and Emerging Asia," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780198776987.
  10. Dilip Ratha & Sanket Mohapatra & Caglar Ozden & Sonia Plaza & William Shaw & Abebe Shimeles, 2011. "Leveraging Migration for Africa : Remittances, Skills, and Investments
    [Optimisation du phénomène migratoire pour l’Afrique : Envois de fonds, compétences et investissements]
    ," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 2300.

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  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (13) 2005-09-29 2007-03-24 2007-09-02 2008-01-12 2010-08-14 2012-06-13 2013-05-11 2013-10-02 2014-05-17 2015-01-19 2017-02-12 2018-04-30 2019-12-02. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DEV: Development (10) 2002-01-22 2005-09-29 2007-03-24 2007-09-02 2010-08-14 2013-10-02 2016-05-14 2018-04-30 2019-03-11 2019-08-19. Author is listed
  3. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (5) 2010-08-14 2015-07-18 2016-05-14 2017-08-13 2019-03-11. Author is listed
  4. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (5) 2002-01-22 2005-09-29 2007-03-24 2008-01-12 2013-05-11. Author is listed
  5. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (4) 2013-10-02 2017-08-13 2017-10-22 2019-08-19
  6. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (4) 2010-08-14 2015-07-18 2016-05-14 2019-03-11
  7. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (3) 2010-08-14 2015-07-18 2019-03-11
  8. NEP-ARA: MENA - Middle East & North Africa (2) 2017-03-05 2017-09-03
  9. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (2) 2017-10-22 2017-10-22
  10. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (2) 2016-02-04 2019-12-02
  11. NEP-PAY: Payment Systems & Financial Technology (2) 2016-02-04 2017-10-22
  12. NEP-CMP: Computational Economics (1) 2005-09-29
  13. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2015-05-02
  14. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (1) 2019-01-07
  15. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (1) 2008-01-12
  16. NEP-INT: International Trade (1) 2019-01-07
  17. NEP-KNM: Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy (1) 2019-01-07
  18. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2007-03-24
  19. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2019-12-02
  20. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2002-01-05
  21. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2019-12-02
  22. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2012-06-13
  23. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2015-05-02
  24. NEP-PPM: Project, Program & Portfolio Management (1) 2015-06-20
  25. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2019-12-02
  26. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (1) 2019-01-07
  27. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2019-01-07
  28. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2008-01-12

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