Tewodaj Mogues

Senior Research Fellow
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Tewodaj Mogues is a Senior Research Fellow in IFPRI. She joined the DSG division in February 2005, and undertakes research on public investment for poverty reduction, local public finance and decentralisation, governance, and in the past has carried out research on social capital and household assets, and polarisation. Much of her empirical research focuses on Ethiopia, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, and Uganda. 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.

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