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Ph.D., Manpower Planning with emphasis on Economics of Education, Stanford University, California



Sustainable Development
Research Methods and Business Statistics


MA, Political Science, Stanford University, California
BA, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Associate Editor British Journal of Management and Economics and the Scientific Journal International

Recipient of the Melba Beals Award for Excellence in Diversity

Recipient of the Compton Foundation Grant and the Friedman's Fund for Innovation Competition Award. 

Sarlo Distinguished Professor of Business Economics in 2003

Board of Trustee for Teachers College in Ethopia

Consultant to the United Nations, Employee of UNESCO


“The Continuing Saga of Globalism: Comparing Ethiopia’s Developmental State Strategies to those of Malaysia.” International Journal of Management Sciences and Business Research. 2013

The Viability of Malaysian Developmental State for Africa in an Era of Economic GlobalizationInternational Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences (IJBBS), Vol. 2, No. 12, 2012. 

“The Emergence of a Dual-System of Primary Schooling in Ethiopia and its Impact.” International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social SciencesVol. 2, No. 10, 2012.

Author of Environmentally Sustainable Economic Development and International Political Risk Assessment for Foreign Direct Investment and International Lending Decisions

Co-author of The Saga of African Underdevelopment: A Viable Approach For Africa's Sustainable Economic Development in the 21st Century

"Economic Analysis of Lean Waste: Case Studies of Textile and Garment Industries in Ethiopia" International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences.  

"Why self-proclaimed Kaizen Management is becoming very fashionable in Ethiopia? An Observation." Interdisciplinary Journal of Research in Business  

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