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Title:Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on the Ethiopian Economy
Editors:Getnet AlemuISNI
Worku Gebeyehu
ISBN:9994454188; 9789994454181; 9994454196; 9789994454198; 999445420X; 9789994454204
Geographic terms:Ethiopia
Subjects:economic conditions
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Abstract:The proceedings of the 8th International (19th Annual) Conference of the Ethiopian Economics Association, held in June 2010, consist of three volumes. Volume I, Poverty and social sector, contains essays on household poverty in Gondar, biogas for poverty reduction, consumption-based analysis of urban poverty, implications of oil price shocks for the Ethiopian economy, remittances and poverty reduction, skills training and employment in Zambia, occupational safety at Bedele Brewery, households' willingness to pay for improved solid waste management, domestic water demand, drinking water supply in rural Ethiopia, and electricity supply strategy. Volume II, Business environment, population and urbanization, contains essays on banking reform and SMEs, business environment ipmrovement in private higher education and private health service provision in Addis Abeba, manufacturing performance, alternatives to the Middle-East meat market for Ethiopia, population change and development efforts, urbanization, and rural-urban spatial and sectoral linkages. Volume III, Agriculture and related activities, has chapters on maize productivity in Uganda, traditional agricultural export products in Ethiopia, choice of marketing channels amongst small-scale maize farmers, supply choice selection in the downstream dairy supply chain, class bias in technology adoption, agricultural water management technologies and poverty, farmers' decisions to join cooperatives, fertilizer adoption, technology adoption and income diversification, and economic impact of irrigation expansion. [ASC Leiden abstract]