Dr. Kaleab Haile

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, 2021, Cash Transfers, Negative Rainfall Shocks and Child Welfare in Ethiopia, Journal of African Economies, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/jae/ejab029, More information
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