Contributor Name: Biniam E. Bedasso

Biniam Bedasso is a Senior Research Associate with the global education team at CGD and his research and policy analysis background span the economics of education, political economy, migration, and public finance. He holds a Ph.D. in Development Economics from Maastricht University.

A systematic and historical review of basic income support programs in middle-income co...
Discussion Document 06 As one of the most structurally unequal coun...
Ermias G. Weldesenbet, Biniam E. Bedasso
Discussion Document
Dr Biniam Bedasso on managing Public Finances: where does a quarter of the IMF’s Capaci...
In this podcast, ERSA’s host speaks to Dr Biniam Bedasso about Publ...
Margaux Giannaros, Biniam E. Bedasso
Podcast
Dr Biniam Bedasso on immigration and political preferences in South Africa: how has vot...
During the past week the buzz word has been ‘voting’, given the nai...
Margaux Giannaros, Biniam E. Bedasso
Podcast
Emigration and education: the schooling of the left behind in Nigeria
Despite recent political backlash in Europe and the United States, ...
Ermias G. Weldesenbet, Nonso Obikili, Biniam E. Bedasso
Policy Brief
Emigration and education: the schooling of the left behind in Nigeria
The potential effects of migration on the welfare of the left behin...
Ermias G. Weldesenbet, Nonso Obikili, Biniam E. Bedasso
Policy Brief
Measuring political and economic institutions in Ethiopia: c.1888 –2016
This paper presents the first ever set of indices of political and ...
Biniam E. Bedasso
Working Paper
Human capital inequality and electoral outcomes
Inequality is a problem which has beset South Africa for a long tim...
Biniam E. Bedasso, Nonso Obikili
Policy Brief
Human capital inequality and electoral outcomes in South Africa
This paper examines the nature and evolution of horizontal and vert...
Nonso Obikili, Biniam E. Bedasso
Working Paper
College Major Choice, Spatial Inequality and Elite Formation: Evidence from South Africa
This brief is based on a paper that examines the determinants of co...
Biniam E. Bedasso
Policy Brief
How Does Human Capital Shape the Social Contract?
This research brief presents the key findings and potential policy ...
Biniam E. Bedasso
Policy Brief
College Major Choice, Spatial Inequality and Elite Formation: Evidence from South Africa
This paper explores the determinants of college major choice in the...
Biniam E. Bedasso
Policy Brief
A Dream Deferred: the Microfoundations of Direct Political Action in Pre- and Post-demo...
Persistent protests might endanger the stability of young democraci...
Biniam E. Bedasso
Working Paper
The social and political case for promoting economic growth and broad-based innovation ...
Popular protest in South Africa has increased sharply in recent yea...
Biniam E. Bedasso
Policy Brief
Addressing structural change issues in the context of South Africa's political dispensa...
The current structure of South Africa’s economy is partly a product...
Biniam E. Bedasso
Policy Brief
Political transition in a small open economy: Retracing the economic trail of South Afr...
This paper seeks to offer an economic explanation for the emergence...
Biniam E. Bedasso
Working Paper
Does Education Promote Stable Property Rights?
This paper sets out to establish an empirical link between educatio...
Biniam E. Bedasso
Working Paper