Girum Abebe

World Bank

Girum Abebe is a Senior Economist at the World Bank’s African Gender Innovation Lab. Prior to joining AFRGIL, he worked at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute. His main research interests are the applications of field experiments and behavioral economics to study the constraints that face enterprises and job seekers in developing countries. He has been actively engaged in field experiment designs, particularly in the implementations and impact evaluations of business and management skills training to young entrepreneurs and the impact evaluation of job search assistance schemes to young unemployed job-seekers. He holds a PhD in Development Economics from the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies.