Yonas Alem is currently a research fellow at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg, where he received his PhD in Economics. He is also the research coordinator of EfD where he undertakes duties of reviewing research proposals, research deliverables and submissions for EfD discussion paper series by fellows in the EfD network. He taught Economics and Econometrics courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels for a decade at various teaching institutions including the University of Gothenburg, Addis Ababa University, and University of Dar es Salaam. His teaching and research focuses on application of Applied Econometric techniques on development and environmental economics issues such as: the impact of climate variability and shocks, the economics of household behavior, theories and measurements of vulnerability, poverty, and subjective well-being, decisions under risk and uncertainty, technology adoption, migration, and household energy choice with a particular focus on Sub-Saharan Africa.
Development Microeconomics, Panel Data Econometrics, Program Evaluation, Environmental Economics, Applied Consumption Analysis