Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 30th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam Recently, a well-known correspondent for one of the major American media outlets stationed in Ethiopia sent me an email grousing about my article urging boycott of Coca Cola in Ethiopia. He wrote, “I’m sorry to be blunt, but I don’t understand the thrust of this article [on boyc...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 4th, 2013
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Mohammed Nassir MUCH has been said about Ethiopia’s astounding economic development registered in the past ten years. While the vast majority of Ethiopians and many of the country’s development partners in the international community have acknowledged the nation’s economic transformation, our opposit...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 21st, 2012
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Bekalu Atnafu Taye, PhD After the death of the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, a number of discussions were made and TPLF reached consensus on the mode of succession. In view of this, the Deputy Prime Minister, Hailemariam Dessalegn has taken the power. In the mean time, ranges of comments have con...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 27th, 2012
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By Selam Beyene (Ph.D.) Without regard to the opportunity presented by the death of the late autocrat Meles Zenawi to initiate dialogue, atone for the crimes committed by the ethnic-based regime, and reach out to the vast majority of the Ethiopian people they have disfranchised, impoverished and subj...
By benim
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Jun 20th, 2011
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There is the economics of Adam Smith, the intellectual father of capitalism. There is Levitt & Dubner’s freakonomics of weird stuff. Then there is the fakeonomics (economics by gimmickry) of Meles Zenawi, the dictator in Ethiopia and author of the five-year “Growth and Transformation Plan” (GTP)....