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Hundanol Kebede

Hundanol Kebede, Assistant Professor of Economics

Ph.D., 2020, Economics, University of Virginia
Fields: International Economics, Development Economics

Hundanol Kebede, Ph.D., graduated from the University of Virginia in Economics in August 2020. His fields of interest include International Trade, Applied Microeconomics, and Development Economics. Current research focuses on the effect of trade and infrastructure expansion on spatial distribution of economic activities and welfare in the context of low-income countries. He has a strong interest in how trade (both domestic and international) and infrastructure affect manufacturing growth, structural transformation, employment, wages, and welfare in low income countries. Other research interests in development include how households deal with shocks, such as weather and price shocks, and the effects of forced displacements on the displaced and the hosts. Further details can be found at:

"The pass-through of international commodity price shocks to producers’ welfare: Evidence from Ethiopian coffee farmers," World Bank Economic Review, forthcoming.

SIU Hundanol Kebede

Office: Faner Hall, 4138
Phone: 618-453-5072