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Dr Tesfaye GebremedhinAssociate Fellow

Contact

Address: Building 11, Level B, Room 17 Phone: + 61 (0) 2 6201 2189

Research Interests

Development Economics, Labor Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Health Economics, and Economics of Education.

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Tesfaye Gebremedhin is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Faculty of Business, Government and Law. Before this appointment, he held a lectureship position in economics at University of Sydney. Tesfaye’s major research interests are in development economics, labor economics, applied microeconomics, Economics of education and health economics. He holds a PhD in economics from University of Sydney, MA in economics from University of Tsukuba (Japan), and BA in economics from Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia).

publications

Journal Articles

  • Mohanty I. & Gebremedhin, T. (2018). "Maternal autonomy and birth registration in India: Who gets counted?", PLOS ONE, 13, 3, pp. e0194095.

  • Gebremedhin, T. & Mohanty, I. (2016), "Child schooling in Ethiopia: The role of maternal autonomy", PloS One, 11, 12, pp. 1-20 

  • Gebremedhin, T. & Daly, A. (2015), "Can an “indigenous Employment Program” work? A case study of National Australia Bank, Economic Papers, 34, 3, pp. 128-138 
  • Gebremedhin, T. & Mavisakalyan, A. (2013), "Immigration and Political Instability", Kyklos, 66, 3, pp. 317-341.
  • Gebremedhin, T., Daly, A. & Sayem, M. (2013) A case study of Affirmative Action Australian style for Indigenous people, Australian Journal of Labor Economics, 16, 2, pp. 277-294
  • Gebremedhin, T. & Whelan, S. (2008), "Prices and Poverty in urban Ethiopia", Journal of African Economies, 17, 1, pp. 1-33  
Research Projects & Grants
PhD Supervision

Area of Supervision:

  • Development Economics
  • Labor Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Health Economics
  • Economics of Education

Involvement in PhD Supervisory Panels:

  • Murman Budijanto, "Study of Efficiency in Australian Public Private Partnership Firms" (Primary Supervisor)
  • Emdad Haque, "Microfinance and Economic Growth. An Analysis of Cross-country Microfinance in a Macroeconomic Context" (Advisor)
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