Bizuayehu Bedane

Assistant Professor
Degrees
Ph.D -Economics, Southern Illinois University (2016); MA-Economics, Vanderbilt University (2012); MSc-Economics, Addis Ababa University (2008); BA-Economics-Addis Ababa University (2004)
Year Appointed
2019
Courses - Fall
2020
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Empirical Research
Courses - Spring
2021
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Money and Banking
  • Applied Regression

Biography

Dr. Bizuayehu Bedane is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Department of Business & Economics. Previously, he was a visiting Assistant Professor of Economics at the Catholic University of America and Washington College. He specialized in Development Economics, International Trade and Finance, and Monetary Economics. Dr. Bedane taught Intermediate Macroeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Public Finance, and Development Economics. His research interest is in the field of development economics, applied microeconomics, and Monetary Economics. His current research focuses on credit markets, remittance, poverty, inequality, household welfare, and debt.

Publications:

  • "The Effect of Rising Food Prices and Policy on Children and Households Nutritional Outcomes in Ethiopia” Working Paper BMGF-002, African Economic Research Consortium, Nairobi, Kenya, January 2020.
  • “Government Effectiveness and Economic Growth,” Economics Bulletin, vol. 37, Issue. 1, pp. 222–227, Jan 2017. (with Md Rafayet Alam and Erick Kitenge )
  • “Determinants of Credit Rationing in Ethiopia: Firm-Level Evidence.” Economics Bulletin, Vol. 36, Issue 4, pages 2161–2170, Nov 2016.
  • “Remittances and household welfare: longitudinal evidence from urban Ethiopia.” Proceedings of the seventh international conference on the Ethiopian Economy, EEA, edited by Getenet Alemu, Vol. I, pp. 151-192, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Feb 2013.
  • “Can debt relief lead to development in Africa?,” MPRA , no. 9955, Feb 2008. (with Fikru, Mahelet G)

Conference Presentations:

  • Effect of Rising Food Prices and Policy on Children and Households Nutritional Outcomes in Ethiopia,AERC-BMGF ”Agriculture and Food Policy Analysis for Nutrition Workshop” November 28-29, 2019, Nairobi, Kenya (Final report).
  • Effect of Rising Food Prices and Policy on Children and Households Nutritional Outcomes in Ethiopia, AERC Biannual Research Workshop May 28-June 7, 2019, Cape Town, South Africa (Progress report).
  • Effect of Rising Food Prices and Policy on Children and Households Nutritional Outcomes in Ethiopia, AERC Biannual Research Workshop May 30-June 7, 2018. Port Louis, Mauritius (Proposal).
  • Dynamics and Persistence in Borrowing and Lending: Panel evidence from Ethiopia. Presented at the Missouri Valley Economic Association 52nd annual meeting, October 2015.