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Mr Takele Nikus | Agricultural Policy | Best Researcher Award

PhD Student and Associate Researcher at  Takele Abdisa Nikus, Ethiopia

Mr. Takele is a dedicated and accomplished PhD student in Economics at Addis Ababa University, specializing in Development Economics. With a master’s degree in Economics (Economic Policy Analysis) from the same university and a bachelor’s degree in Economics with honors from Ambo University, he has a strong academic background.


Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓

📚 Education:

  • MSc in Economics (Economic Policy Analysis) from Addis Ababa University (2017)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Ambo University (2013)

👨‍💼 Work Experience:

  • Associate Researcher at Policy Studies Institute since January 2022
  • Research Assistant at Policy Studies Institute from August 2020 to January 2022
  • Lecturer at Ambo University from September 2013 to August 2020

🌱 Networks and Memberships:

Active involvement in various associations, including being President of AU-SEA, a member of Oromia regional Development association, and Vice Chairperson of Addis Ababa University Postgraduate Students Christian Fellowship

Research Focus 🌾🔬

📊 Mr. Takele’s research spans diverse economic dimensions, delving into the intricacies of tax reform, currency devaluation, and gender gaps in agricultural productivity. His work explores the far-reaching implications of policy changes, employing advanced models like Recursive Dynamic Computable General Equilibrium Analysis. 🏠 In the realm of household decision-making, he investigates determinants of energy choices and cooking fuel preferences in the West Shoa Zone, specifically in Ambo Town. This holistic approach combines macroeconomic insights with a focus on the household level, shedding light on both national economic structures and localized dynamics. 🌐 The varied research areas showcase Mr. Takele’s commitment to understanding and contributing to Ethiopia’s economic development from both macro and micro perspectives.

Publications Top Notes:


Takele Nikus | Agricultural Policy | Best Researcher Award

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