Samuel is a Post-doctoral fellow at FSPH, UCLA after recently completing his PhD in Economics from The Australian National University (ANU). Prior to this, he received his MA degree in Development Studies (Specialization in Economics of Development) from International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands and his BA degree in Economics from Jimma University, Ethiopia. Samuel had teaching and research assistant positions at ANU.
Supervisor(s) and panel members
Weldeegzie, S.G (2017). Growing-up Unfortunate: War and Human Capital in Ethiopia. World Development (forthcoming).
Scholarships and fellowships
2013 onwards: ANU University Research Scholarship (International) and ANU HDR Merit Scholarship, Australia.
2010/1: Excellence scholarship award under the Huygens Scholarship Programme (HSP) 2010, The Netherlands.
2015 - 2016: Research Assistant, CAEPR, College of Arts and Social Sciences
Teaching Assistant (Tutor/Seminar Convener) for courses at ANU:
2017 Sem I: SOCY2038 Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods
2017 Sem I: POGO8072 Development Theories and Themes
2016 Sem I: POGO8016 The Economics of way of thinking I
2016 Sem I: IDEC8023 Case Studies in Applied Econometrics
2015 Sem II: EMET1001 Foundations of Economic and Financial Models
2015 Sem II: IDEC8026 Quantitative Policy Impact Evaluation
2015 Sem I: ECON1101 Principles of Microeconomics I
2015 Sem II: POGO8072 Development Theories and Themes
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