PhD student

Bahre Gebru Kiros

Institute: Department of Economics, Environmental Economics Research Group, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
Other affiliation: Mekelle University
Research area: Environment and climate change, Forestry, Health, Natural resource management, Renewable energy, Water and sanitation, Water resources
Research region: Africa
Open to collaboration with: Consultancy companies, Other researchers, Practitioners and policy makers


Bahre Gebru is a PhD candidate at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)Department of Economics. He has more than a decade experience in research and teaching at higher education. Bahre is an empirical microeconomist, where his research applies microeconometric methods using panel and satellite data from Ethiopia and Uganda. Please see details here.


Professional experience

12 year(s) - I have more than ten years of lecturing experiences in higher education, mainly at Aksum University and Mekelle University. I had taught a variety of courses at the graduate (MSc level) and undergraduate levels. I have also served as a teaching assistant in SLU for two courses: Econometrics and Programming, and Natural Resource and Environmental Economics.
Supervision of Master’s students
12 year(s) - I supervised around 30 undergraduate students.
Supervision of Bachelor’s students
4 year(s) - I supervised about 7 graduate students.

Other experience

Collaboration with private sector
7 year(s) - I had been interacting with the private sector targeting capacity building works through the universities' community service and consultancy offices, and via my external networking with private consulting firms.
Consultancy contracts
7 year(s) - I had carried out numerous consultancy service projects coming through my universities and my own networking with private consulting firms operating in different areas, such as tax administration, project formulation, impact evaluation, budget distribution, feasibility studies, etc.
7 year(s) - Some of my previous consultancy engagements did target the evaluation of different interventions, including the Universal Rural Road Access Program (URRAP).
Lecturing and workshops
12 year(s) - Through my academic leadership experiences as a Practical Attachment and Community Service Officer, and Head of Research, Community Services, and Postgraduate Office, I had been able to organize frequent workshops and seminar series, mainly targeting at enhancing the academia-industry relationships, and disseminating research outputs to end users.
Statistical analysis
12 year(s) - Every part of my work requires statistical analysis that runs from simple description of the data to using advanced econometric models using different packages, particularly Stata and Eviews.
Survey creation and analysis
12 year(s) - I had conducted multiple research and consultancy projects that require the development of survey instruments, field organization, data entry, curation, and analysis.

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