Abebe Shimeles
Research Fellow

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Shimeles Abebe Shimeles is currently Manager of Development Research Division, African Development Bank. Previously Mr Shimeles has worked for The World Bank, UNECA, ACTIONAID, and Addis Ababa University in different capacities. His recent research interest includes labor market integration, migration issues in Africa and impact evaluation of policy interventions. He holds a PhD in economics from University of Goteborg, MSC from Delhi School of Economics and undergraduate degree in economics from Addis Ababa University.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2011.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
9922  Andinet Woldemichael
Daniel Zerfu Gurara
Abebe Shimeles
Community-Based Health Insurance and Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending in Africa: Evidence from Rwanda
8998  Abebe Shimeles
Daniel Zerfu Gurara
Dawit Birhanu Tessema
Market Distortions and Political Rent: The Case of Fertilizer Price Divergence in Africa
8751  Abebe Shimeles
Growth and Poverty in Africa: Shifting Fortunes and New Perspectives
(part of this paper forthcoming in: The Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics)
7352  Mthuli Ncube
Abebe Shimeles
The Making of Middle Class in Africa: Evidence from DHS Data
(forthcoming in : Journal of Development Studies, January 2015)