Hailemariam Ayalew BITSS CatalystEconomics

Hailemariam Ayalew obtained a PhD in Economics from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark in 2016 with a thesis entitled “Impact Evaluation of policy reforms: Quasi experimental evidence from Africa.” He also obtained MSc degrees in Economic Policy Analysis from Addis Ababa University and the University of Copenhagen. Previously, he worked as a Lecturer at Debremarkos University in Ethiopia and as a short term consultant to the World Bank on poverty mapping. In 2015, he was an East Africa Social Sciences Translation Collaborative (EASST) Visiting Fellow with the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) at UC Berkeley.

His main areas of research interest focus on applying impact evaluation techniques to provide policy insights in microdevelopment.