Mr. Halefom Nigus MSc.

PhD fellow

Research group(s):
4. Governance and institutions
7. Social Protection

Halefom is a PhD fellow at UNU-MERIT since September 2015. He holds MSc in Economics (Development and Natural Resource Economics) from Mekelle University, Ethiopia in 2014. Before joining UNU-MERIT, Halefom worked as a Lecturer in the Department of Economics at Dilla University. His research focuses on the effect of institutions on social and moral preferences, inequality, competitiveness and economic decision makings.  

Halefom's research interest covers behavioral and experimental economics, development economics, and institutional changes.  

Selected publications by Halefom Nigus

UNU-MERIT Working Papers
Nigus, Halefom, Eleonora Nillesen & Pierre Mohnen, 2018, The effect of weather index insurance on social capital: Experimental evidence from Ethiopia, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-007