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Title:Proceedings of the Second Regional Conference of the Amhara Regional State Economic Development
Editors:Getnet AlemuISNI
Demirew Getachew
City of publisher:Addis Ababa
Publisher:Ethiopian Economics Association
ISBN:999445417X; 9789994454174
Geographic term:Ethiopia
Subjects:regional development
economic development
social security
fiscal law
agricultural development
rural development
child mortality
conference papers (form)
Abstract:This volume contains the proceedings of the 'Second Regional Conference on the Amhara Regional State Economic Development' which took place on August 14, 2010 and where mostly Ethiopian researchers discussed a wide range of economic issues affecting the Amhara region in Ethiopia. The focus was on economic development in rural/urban areas, investments, land use, child mortality, and social protection. Contributions: Social protection in Amhara Regional State: current situation and prospects for the future (Amdissa Teshome and Tafesse Kassa); Fiscal decentralization and intergovernmental transfer: assessment and experience from Amhara region (Ayichew Kebede); Patterns and determinants of infant and child mortality rates in Ethiopia: some reflections from regional-level panel data (Degnet Abedaw); Current land use practices and possible management strategies in shore are wetland ecosystem of Lake Tana (Ayalew Wondie Melese); Private investment in Ethiopia: trends and prospects (Ambachew Mekonnen); Rural land certification and land related investment: a case study of rural villages in the Amhara national regional state, Ethiopia (Ermias Ashagrie and Hibret Belete). [ASC Leiden abstract]