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Moges Abu Girma

Affiliation
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Official title
Associate Professor
Research fields
Economic policy
Research keywords
Income Distribution and Inequality
Socioeconomic Status and Child Wellbeing
Political Economy of Africa
Global Population Ageing
Poverty Alleviation Policies
Economic Growth
Fiscal Federalism
Saving
Career history
2012-03 -- (current)University of Tsukuba, Japan Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences Associate Professor
2010-02 -- 2012-02University of Tsukuba School of Social and International Studies, Global 30 Program Part-time Lecturer
2009-03 -- 2010-03National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) Visiting Associate Professor
2002-08 -- 2009-03AAA Optimum Solutions Consultant
2000-05 -- 2002-07Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Department of Economics Assistant Professor of Economics
1992-09 -- 1995-03Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia Department of Economics Lecturer
1992-09 -- 1993-07Addis Ababa University Department of Economics, Ethiopia Assistant Lecturer
1990-09 -- 1992-07Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, Ethiopia マクロ経済政策研究局 Junior Policy Expert
Academic background
1986-09 -- 1990-07Addis Ababa University College of Social Sciences Department of EconomicsGraduated
1997-04 -- 2000-03University of Tsukuba Graduate School, Division of International Politics and EconomicsCompleted
1995-04 -- 1997-03University of Tsukuba Graduate School, Division of International Politics and Economics International Political EconomyCompleted
Academic societies
2013-10 -- (current)African Finance and Economic Association
2000-05 -- (current)Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa, OSSREA
2001 -- (current)American Economic Association
1992 -- (current)Ethiopian Economic Association
2012 -- (current)JAPAN ASSOCIATION FOR INTERNATIONAL HEALTH
Articles
  • The Geography of Success in Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries
    Moges Abu Girma
    AREA STUDIES Tsukuba/(38)/pp.57-75, 2017-03
  • The Economics of Pan Africanism: A Political Economy Perspective
    Moges Abu Girma
    Area studies Tsukuba/36/pp.55-71, 2015-03
  • The African Middle Class: Some Uneasy Poverty and Inequality Arithmetic
    Moges Abu Girma
    Journal of International Public Policy/(34)/pp.49-65, 2014-09
  • Economic Growth, Inequality and Poverty in Developing Countries: Policy Issues and Challenges
    Moges Abu Girma
    The International Journal of Economic Policy Studies/8/pp.41-66, 2014-05
  • Development State and Development: Theoretical and Policy Perspectives
    Moges Abu Girma
    Journal of International Public Policy/33/pp.1-22, 2014-02
  • Political Economy of Poverty Reduction
    Moges Abu Girma
    International Journal of African Development/1(1)/pp.19-39, 2013-10
  • Fiscal Decentralization Reform in Japan: Approach, Policy and Practical Challenges
    Moges Abu Girma
    The Journal of International Public Policy, 2013-09
  • Financial Sector Liberalization in Developing Countries
    Moges Abu Girma
    Economic Focus/3(4)/pp.23-26, 2000-09
  • Economic Reform Policy and Long Term Real Targets
    Moges Abu Girma
    Ethiopian Journal of Development Research/19(1)/pp.1-22, 1997-04
  • The Distributional Implications of Personal Income Tax Reforms: The case of civil service sector in Ethiopia
    Moges Abu Girma
    Ethiopian Journal of Economics/IX(2)/pp.42-65, 2005-10
  • The Challenges and Policies of Poverty Reduction in Ethiopia
    Moges Abu Girma
    Ethiopian e-Journal for Research and Innovation Foresight,/5/pp.94-117, 2013-07
  • Fiscal Federalism in Theory and Practice
    Moges Abu Girma
    Ethiopian e-Journal for Research and Innovation Foresight (Ee-JRIF)/5/pp.6-32, 2013-07
  • The Elusive War on Poverty: Public Policy Issues and Concerns
    Moges Abu Girma
    Journal of International Public Policy/(31)/pp.25-48, 2013-02
Books
  • Africa: Pathways to Economic Development
    Moges Abu Girma
    2013-10
  • On Determinants of Domestic Saving in Ethiopia
    Moges Abu Girma
    Proceedings of the Second International Conference on the Ethiopian Economy/pp.25-58, 2005-07
  • Impediments to poverty reduction in Ethiopia: Economic growth, Distribution and Policy
    Moges Abu Girma
    Proceedings of the Third International Conference on the Ethiopian Economy/pp.1-26, 2006-05
  • An Economic Analysis of Fiscal Federalism in Ethiopia
    Moges Abu Girma
    Challenges of Building Democratic Institutions for Governance and Development in Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa/pp.111-140, 2003-01
Conference, etc.
  • Population Aging and Family Policy in Africa
    Moges Abu Girma
    The 28th Japan Association for International Health Congress/2013-11-2--2013-11-4
Teaching
2017-10 -- 2017-12Research Workshop for Economics IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-10 -- 2017-12Seminar AUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-10 -- 2018-02International NegotiationUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-04 -- 2017-08International NegotiationUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-12 -- 2018-02Seminar BUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-10 -- 2018-02Internship IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-04 -- 2017-08Internship IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-10 -- 2017-12Research Workshop for Economics IIIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-10 -- 2018-02Internship AbroadUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-04 -- 2017-08Internship AbroadUniversity of Tsukuba.
Talks
  • Fiscal Federalism and Its Discontents: Theory and Policy
    Moges Abu Girma
    3rd International Symposium on Ethiopian Development Studies/2005-06-17--2005-06-18
  • Developmentalism and Development: Theoretical and Policy Perspectives
    Moges Abu Girma
    7th International Conference on African Development/2012-07-27--2012-07-29
  • Poor and Non-Poor Africans: Some Uneasy Poverty Arithmetic
    Moges Abu Girma
    7th International Conference on African Development/2012-07-27--2012-07-29
  • Emerging Population Ageing Challenges in Africa: A Case of Ethiopia
    Moges Abu Girma
    27th Anuual Meeting of the Japan Association for International Health/2012-11-03--2012-11-4
  • Economic Growth, Inequality and Poverty in Developing Countries: Policy Issues and Challenges
    Moges Abu Girma
    The Roles of Economic Policy toward Secure Economic Society: Food, Energy, Environment and Social Welfare/2012-10-20--2012-10-21
Professional activities
2000 -- 2002Ethiopian Economic AssociationVice President

(Last updated: 2017-05-23)