Yeshtila Bekele

Yeshtila Bekele
Addis Ababa University | AAU · Regional and Local Development Studies (RLDS)

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
Yeshtila W Bekele ( PhD) has been doing research in Governance, Geopolitics , Conflict , Diplomacy , Poverty and Political-economy. He is currently involving on five projects 'Democratic and economic Governance in Ethiopia' ; ' Ethiopian Diplomacy in the age of globalization ', ' Elite and Politics in Ethiopia ' , ' Hydro-politics and Regional Development' and ' Peace Engineering and Conflict Transformation in Ethiopia'
Additional affiliations
October 2019 - present
Addis Ababa University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Description
  • Asistant Professor of Political-economy of Dvelopment
Education
September 2012 - November 2018
Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
Field of study
  • Development Studies

Publications

Publications (8)
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In 2018 there were demands for the creation of new regional states in ethiopia by ethno-linguistic groups seeking greater self-determination. two examples of this were the Sidama and Wolaita, with some members of the latter advocating for the creation of an "Omotic Peoples" regional state. The idea of Omotic unification is not new to southern Ethio...
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There are common narratives about economic growth in Ethiopia. We analyze four common narratives, namely, that (1) the economy is transforming from agriculture to industry, (2) that national economic growth has been rapid and sustained, (3) that Ethiopia's economy is largely agricultural, and (4) that there is a looming debt crisis, largely due to...
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በኢትዮጲያ ስሊሇው የኢኮኖሚ እዴገት የተሇመደ ትርክቶች አለ፡፡ አራት የተሇመደ ትርክቶችን እንፈትሻሇን፤ እነርሱም፡- (1) ኢኮኖሚው ከግብርና ወዯ ኢንደስትሪ ሽግግር እያዯረገ ነው፣ (2) ሀገራዊ የኢኮኖሚ እዴገቱ ፈጣንና ዘሊቂ እየሆነ ነው፣ (3) የኢትዮጲያ ኢኮኖሚ በአብሊጫው ግብርና ሊይ የተመሰረተ ነው፣ እና (4) በተሇይም ከቻይና ጋር ባሇው የብዴር ሁኔታ ምክንያት በሀገሪቱ ሊይ ያጠሊ አስጊ የብዴር ችግር አሇ፡፡ የእነዚህን ትርክቶች እውነተኛነት ሇማሳማን የሚቀርቡት አብዛኛዎቹ ማስረጃዎች የአንዴ ዓመት ወይም ውሱን የሆኑ የመረጃ ነጥቦች ናቸው፡፡...
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This article presents average agricultural yield data per hectare for key cereal, legume and root crops from 2001 until 2017. Data was obtained from the annual Agricultural Sample Surveys of the Central Statistics Agency (CSA) of Ethiopia. We present data at national, regional (SNNPRS) and zonal (Wolaita) levels. The data shows that average yields...
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For more than four decades, researchers have analysed the poverty dynamics in Ethiopia from an economic point of view. This study adopted a political economy approach to analyse the poverty dynamics in the post-1991 period. It aims to provide insight into the root causes and dynamics of poverty from a political economy perspective. The empirical da...
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After 1991, Ethiopia has introduced an ethnic federal governance system constituting nine regional states and two autonomous city administrations, Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa. The restructuring of the state seemingly led to the decentralisation of power to the regions and Woreda (district authority) levels local governance structure in 1995 and 2002...
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This article analyses state-society relations in Ethiopia with particular emphasis on the post-1991 period. The objective of the study is to identify and analyse the fundamental factors of state-society relations at the national level: property rights, political representation, and the urban-rural elite cleavage. The article views state-society rel...

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