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Yonas Alem


Yonas Alem
Akademisk grad: Doktor,
031-786 1371

Rumsnummer: E621
Postadress: Box 640, 40530 Göteborg
Besöksadress: Vasagatan 1, Hus E , 41124 Göteborg

Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik (Mer information)
Box 640
405 30 Göteborg

Besöksadress: Vasagatan 1 , 405 30 Göteborg

Om Yonas Alem

I am an economist applying microeconomics and econometrics to research on a range of topics related to poverty, economic development, and the environment in developing regions of the world, with a particular focus on Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

In my previous work, I applied panel data econometrics to measure the impact of shocks on household welfare, poverty dynamics and technology adoption in Africa.

In collaboration with a number of colleagues and graduate students, I’m continuing my research on technology adoption, the impact of uninsured risk and shocks on household outcomes, as well as, the dynamics of well-being, and household energy choice.

I currently work as Research Director for the (EfD) Environment for Development initiative. The EfD has succeeded in creating a network that provides research and academic capacity building in seven developing and emerging countries (Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, China, Costa Rica and Chile) in collaboration with researchers based in more than ten Universities and research institutions around the world. As the EfD research director, I’m in charge of administering the EfD research fund, evaluating research proposals and papers, and co-editing the EfD Discussion Paper series together with Professor Peter Berck of the University of California Berkeley. 

På andra webbplatser


  • Development Economics
  • Behavioural and Experimental Economics
  • Environmental and Energy Economics


  • Applied Econometrics
  • Development Economics
  • Environmental Economics

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Mindfulness and Stress - a Randomised Experiment
Yonas Alem, Hannah Behrendt, Michele Belot, Anikó Bíró
Gothenburg, University of Gothenburg, Rapport 2018

The impact of safety nets on technology adoption: a difference-in-differences analysis
Yonas Alem, N. H. Broussard
Agricultural Economics, Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift 2018
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift


Modeling household cooking fuel choice: A panel multinomial logit approach
Yonas Alem, A. D. Beyene, Gunnar Köhlin, A. Mekonnen
Energy Economics, Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift 2016
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift

Mind, Behaviour and Health - a Randomised Experiment
Yonas Alem, Hannah Behrendt, Michele Belot, Aniko Bíró
Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, Rapport 2016


Modelling Household Cooking Fuel Choice: a Panel Multinomial Logit Approach
Yonas Alem, Abebe D. Beyene, Gunnar Köhlin, Alemmu Mekonnen
Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, Rapport 2015

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