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Halfway to the SDGs – Lessons from the South

Professor Tassew Woldehanna - Youth Employment, Shocks and Challenges of Meeting the SDGs: An Ethiopian Experience

(21st of June 2022)

Professor Woldehanna is the President of Addis Ababa University, a Professor of Economics and is Principal Investigator for Young Lives in Ethiopia, an international study of childhood poverty following 12,000 children in four countries in the Global South. He is also the Principal Investigator of GAGE in Ethiopia (longitudinal research on Adolescent  girls)  and  Team leader of RISE Ethiopia (an Education Project).  He is a development economist primarily interested in child welfare and poverty, education and health,  employment, micro and small-scale enterprise development, entrepreneurship and food security.

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