Mr. Hassen Wako

PhD fellow

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
8. Population, Development and Labour Economics

Hassen Abda Wako is a PhD fellow at UNU-MERIT (Maastricht University) since September 2013. He holds B.A. in Economics and M.Sc. in Economic Policy Analysis, both from Addis Ababa University. Between 2004 and the moment he joined UNU-MERIT, he had been teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses at Jimma University, at various academic ranks – from Graduate Assistant to Assistant Professor.  He had also served as the coordinator for the Continuing and Distance Education (CDE) division of the College of Business and Economics, Jimma University. While interested in the broader sphere of economic development, his research particularly focuses on international economics (trade, regional integration, foreign (development) aid, foreign direct investment) and institutions.

Selected publications by Hassen Wako