Dr. Hassen Wako PhD

Affiliated Researcher

Research group(s):
3. Economic Development, Innovation, Governance and Institutions
4. Sustainable Development, Innovation and Societal Transitions
2. Social Protection, Inclusive Innovation and Development
6. Migration and Development
1. The Economics of Knowledge and Innovation

Hassen Wako holds a PhD in Economics from UNU-MERIT / Maastricht University (2018), and MSc in Economics (Economic Policy Analysis) (2008) & BA in Economics (2004) from Addis Ababa University. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech). He had previously taught a range of undergraduate and graduate courses for at both Maastricht University and Jimma University, and co-supervised master’s theses at Erasmus University Rotterdam. He has published in Review of Development Economics and other journals. His research interest lies in economic development, with focus on the interplay between development, economic globalization and institutions. He is also interested in applied economics and econometrics.




Selected publications by Hassen Wako


UNU-MERIT