Is Ethiopia burying or currying Developmental State?
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Is Ethiopia burying or currying Developmental State?

The fate of a much-praised economic policy in politically overhauled country  – By Andualem Sisay Gessesse – An article published recently by Addis Standard, a local media, titled, Ethiopia’s developmental state dead or alive? prompted me to raise the issue in the middle of a conversation with my colleagues from different disciplines. I meant to […]

Ethiopia’s Journey to Privatization: Demise to Developmental State?
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Ethiopia’s Journey to Privatization: Demise to Developmental State?

By Gedion G. Jalata – The Ethiopian government on 5 June 2018 announced to undertake partial and complete privatization of major state owned enterprises. According to the government: Railway Service, Sugar Plants, Industrial Parks, Hotels and other manufacturing enterprises could be transferred to the private sector partially or fully while Ethio-Telecom, Ethiopian Airlines, Hydropower Plants and Martime […]