Dr. Essa Chanie Mussa

Country of current residence

Ethiopia

Current position

Assistant Professor

Current institute employer

University of Gondar

Other activities

Research Analyst, UNICEF Office of Research– Innocenti, Social and Economic Policy (SEP), Italy. (Based in Ethiopia, Project: Building an Integrated Safety Net System for the Most Vulnerable Women and Children in Rural and Urban Ethiopia). I coordinate Integrated Safety Net Programs (ISNP) impact evaluations in Amhara region and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. transfer.cpc.unc.edu/meet-the-team/

Profession

Agricultural Economist

Specialisation

Education, mobility and migration, inequalty and poverty 

Degrees / expertise

PhD in Agricultural/ Development Economics, Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn

MSc in Globalization and Development, Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB), University of Antwerp, Belgium.

MSc in Agricultural and Applied Economics, Egerton University (Kenya) and University of Pretoria (South Africa).

BA in Economics, Haramaya University, Ethiopia.

Professional experience

04.2012 - 09.2013: Lecturer and TRANSACT Project team leader, University of Gondar, Ethiopia

09.2007 - 06.2009: Graduate assistant, teaching and learning business process owner, and Academic Program Officer, Samara University, Ethiopia.

Supervisors of
doctoral work

Prof. Dr. Joachim von Braun

Prof. Dr. Assefa Admassie

Advisor at ZEF

Dr. Alisher Mirzabaev

2019

Mussa, E.C., A. Mirzabaev. A. Admassie, E. Nshakira-Rukundo and J. von Braun.  2019.  Does childhood work impede long-term human capital accumulation? Empirical evidence from rural Ethiopia.  International Journal of Educational Development, 66   : 234-246   . Further Information

2018

Mussa, E..  2018.  Long-term effects of childhood work on human capital formation, migration decisions, and earnings in rural Ethiopia.  Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information

2017

Mussa E.C., A. Mirzabaev and A. Admassie.  2017.  Child labour: an Ethiopian perspective.  Rural 21, Scientific World, 3   : 45-47   .
Wuletaw M. Kebede, Abebe D. Koye, Essa C. Mussa, Daniel T. Kebede.  2017.  The Roles of Institutions for Malt-Barley Production in Smallholder Farming System: The Case of Wegera District, Northwest Ethiopia.  International Journal of Agriculture and Forestry, 7(1)   : 7-12   .

2012

Essa C. Mussa, Franklin Simtowe and Gideon Obare.  2012.  Factor productivity in smallholder pigeonpea production systems: Empirical evidence from Northern Tanzania.  Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development, 1(6)   : 138-144   . Download [PDF]
Essa C. Mussa, Gideon A. Obare, Ayalneh Bogale, Franklin P. Simtowe.  2012.  Analysis of Resource Use Efficiency in Smallholder Mixed Crop-Livestock Agricultural Systems: Empirical Evidence from the Central Highlands of Ethiopia.  Developing Country Studies, 2(9)   : 30-40   .

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research themes
  • Mobility and migration
  • Growth, inequality and poverty
  • Economic change and vulnerability
  • Theories of Development
  • Development Politics
  • Gender
  • Macroeconomic Issues
  • Migration, mobility and urbanization
Research countries
  • Ethiopia
  • Uganda
Professional experience

04.2012 - 09.2013: Lecturer and TRANSACT Project team leader, University of Gondar, Ethiopia

09.2007 - 06.2009: Graduate assistant, teaching and learning business process owner, and Academic Program Officer, Samara University, Ethiopia.

Degrees

PhD in Agricultural/ Development Economics, Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn

MSc in Globalization and Development, Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB), University of Antwerp, Belgium.

MSc in Agricultural and Applied Economics, Egerton University (Kenya) and University of Pretoria (South Africa).

BA in Economics, Haramaya University, Ethiopia.

Funding institutions

BMZ via DAAD

Supervisors of
doctoral work

Prof. Dr. Joachim von Braun

Prof. Dr. Assefa Admassie

Advisor at ZEF

Dr. Alisher Mirzabaev

Former Junior Researcher

Former Department :
ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change