Emily Schmidt



Research Fellow

Emily Schmidt has worked for IFPRI’s Development Strategy and Governance Division as the Ethiopia Country Strategy Support Program Coordinator and GIS specialist since February 2009. During which time, she has been based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia focusing on spatial analyses of the Ethiopian household and population census, agglomeration economies and market access, and watershed management.

Emily is currently working towards her PhD in Civil Systems at the University of Colorado (Boulder), Civil Engineering department. Her current research focuses on determinants of adoption of land and watershed management practices in rural Ethiopia.