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Hailemariam Ayalew Tiruneh is a Departmental Lecturer in Development Economics at ODID. His research is in the microeconomics of development with a focus on household behaviour.
Before joining the University of Oxford, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at Trinity College Dublin. Hailemariam received his PhD and MSc in Economics from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. In 2015, he was a visiting scholar and research fellow at the East African Social Science Transition (EASST) at the University of California in Berkeley. He also worked as a short-term consultant at the World Bank.