Dr. Kaleab Haile

Affiliated Researcher

Research group(s):
4. Governance and institutions
5. Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Sustainability Transitions
7. Social Protection

Kaleab K. Haile has a PhD in Economics and Governance. Passionate about the transformation of rural households in sub-Saharan Africa into climate resilient production and consumption units, his research focuses on the effects of climate shocks and risk management policies on households' behaviour and decision-making that ultimately determine their immediate and long-term income generating capacity.

Selected publications by Kaleab Haile

Articles (journal, professional, popular)
Haile, Kaleab, Eleonora Nillesen & Nyasha Tirivayi, 2020, Impact of formal climate risk transfer mechanisms on risk-aversion: Empirical evidence from rural Ethiopia, World Development, 130, DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2020.104930, More information
Haile, Kaleab, Nyasha Tirivayi & Wondimagegn Tesfaye, 2019, Farmers’ willingness to accept payments for ecosystem services on agricultural land: The case of climate-smart agroforestry in Ethiopia, Ecosystem Services, 39: 100964-, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2019.100964, More information

UNU-MERIT Working Papers
Haile, Kaleab, Nyasha Tirivayi & Eleonora Nillesen, 2019, Climate shocks, coping responses and gender gap in human development, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2019-052
Chongcharoentanawat, Patima, Kaleab Haile, Bart Kleine Deters, Tamara A. Kool & Victor Osei Kwadwo, 2016, The affordability of the Sustainable Development Goals: A myth or reality?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-027

External working papers
Haile, Kaleab, Eleonora Nillesen & Nyasha Tirivayi, 2019, Impact of Formal Climate Risk Transfer Mechanisms on Risk-Aversion: Empirical Evidence from Rural Ethiopia, More information

Haile, Kaleab, 2020, Essays on Rural Household Decision-Making under Climate Risk, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University