Tewodaj Mogues



Senior Research Fellow

Tewodaj Mogues is a Senior Research Fellow in IFPRI. She joined IFPRI in February 2005, and and undertakes research on public expenditures, local public finance and decentralisation, political economy, and social capital. Much of her empirical research focuses on Mozambique, Nigeria, Uganda and Ghana. Dr. Mogues received her Bachelors degree in Economics from Kalamazoo College (1995), and her Ph.D. in Agricultural and Applied Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2005). She is born in Ethiopia and is a German citizen.



  • AAEA Outstanding PhD Dissertation: Honourable Mention (2006)
  • Preliminary Examination in Development Economics: Pass with Distinction (2002)