Abebe Shimeles

Göteborg University

Viktoriagatan 30

Göteborg, 405 30

Sweden

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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Scholarly Papers (15)

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Information Technology and Fiscal Capacity in a Developing Country: Evidence from Ethiopia

ICTD Working Paper 31
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), Syracuse University, Göteborg University and Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI)
Downloads 183 (213,402)
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taxation; fiscal capacity; information technology; developing economy

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On the Structural Transformation of Rural Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7938
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jan 2017
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, World Bank, Precision Agriculture for Developmen and Göteborg University
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Community-Based Health Insurance and Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending in Africa: Evidence from Rwanda

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 May 2016
University of Maryland Baltimore, African Development Bank and Göteborg University
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impact, health insurance, out-of-pocket, low-income, endogeneity

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Mobility and Earnings in Ethiopia's Urban Labor Markets, 1994-2004

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4168
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Arne Bigsten, Taye Mengistae and Abebe Shimeles
University of Gothenburg, World Bank and Göteborg University
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Labor Markets, Labor Standards, Work & Working Conditions, Markets and Market Access, Labor Management and Relations

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The Making of Middle Class in Africa: Evidence from DHS Data

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Apr 2013
Mthuli Ncube and Abebe Shimeles
BARBICAN Asset Management and Göteborg University
Downloads 70 (419,729)
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middle class, asset index, multiple correspondence analysis, regression decomposition

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Rising Food Prices and Household Welfare in Ethiopia: Evidence from Micro Data

African Development Bank Group, Working Paper Series, No. 182
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Jul 2014
Abebe Shimeles and Andinet Woldemichael
Göteborg University and University of Maryland Baltimore
Downloads 61 (450,392)
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Inflation, poverty, welfare, inequality

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Market Distortions and Political Rent: The Case of Fertilizer Price Divergence in Africa

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Göteborg University, African Development Bank and African Development Bank
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market distortions, political rent

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Growth and Poverty in Africa: Shifting Fortunes and New Perspectives

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Jan 2015
Abebe Shimeles
Göteborg University
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economic growth, poverty traps, multidimensional poverty, structural transformation

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The Impact of Community Based Health Insurance Schemes on Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending: Evidence from Rwanda

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Apr 2019
Andinet Woldemichael, Daniel Gurara and Abebe Shimeles
African Development Bank Group, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Göteborg University
Downloads 29 (598,349)
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Consumer price indexes, Demographic indicators, Health insurance, Poverty, Health care, Healthcare spending, low-income, Rwanda, out-of-pocket, treatment effect, endogeneity, quartile, healthcare service

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Revisiting Cross-Country Poverty Convergence in the Developing World with a Special Focus on Sub-Saharan Africa

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Apr 2018
Yusi Ouyang, Abebe Shimeles and Erik Thorbecke
University of Tulsa, Göteborg University and Cornell University
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cross-country poverty convergence, growth, poverty, Sub-Saharan Africa

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Welfare Effect and Elite Capture in Agricultural Cooperatives Intervention: Evidence from Ethiopian Villages

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Aug 2019
University of Johannesburg, University of Cape Town (UCT), Göteborg University and University of Johannesburg
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P4P, welfare effect, distributional bias, semi-parametric DID

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Can Africa Reduce Poverty by Half by 2015?

Development Policy Review, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 147-166, March 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Feb 2007
Arne Bigsten and Abebe Shimeles
University of Gothenburg and Göteborg University
Downloads 21 (652,030)
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Do Developing Countries Enjoy Faster Poverty Reduction as Their Initial Poverty Incidences Decline Over Time? A Dynamic Panel Analysis

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Apr 2018
Yusi Ouyang, Abebe Shimeles and Erik Thorbecke
University of Tulsa, Göteborg University and Cornell University
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within-country poverty convergence, growth, poverty, less developed countries, Sub-Saharan Africa

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Fiscal Policy, Income Redistribution, and Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Tunisia

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 64, pp. S225-S248, 2018
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Nizar Jouini, Nora Lustig, Ahmed Moummi and Abebe Shimeles
Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, Tulane University, United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and Göteborg University
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benefit incidence, inequality, poverty, social spending, Tunisia

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Growth and Poverty Reduction in Ethiopia: Evidence from Household Panel Surveys

World Development, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2003
Posted: 25 Apr 2011
University of Gothenburg, University of East Anglia - School of International Development and CBESS, Göteborg University and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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poverty, growth, inequality, Ethiopia, panel data