Habtamu Edjigu

Mr Habtamu Edjigu

PhD Candidate

Institute of International Trade

Faculty of the Professions

Welcome to my webpage. I am a PhD candidate at the University of Adelaide. My research interest is primarily empirical with a focus on the area of Development Economics (micro aspects), Firm-level studies of econometric and Impact evaluation in developing countries. Currently, I am working on impact evaluation and analysis of development policies in agriculture and trade.

  • Development Economics (Micro aspects)
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Empirical International Trade
  • Impact Analysis in Developing Countries
  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2015 University Tutor University of Adelaide
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2011 - 2013 University of Copenhagen Denmark MSc. in Economics
    2006 - 2009 Haramaya University Ethiopia BA in Economics
  • Postgraduate Training

    Date Title Institution Country
    The University Teaching Course University of Copenhagen Denamrk
  • Research Interests

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2019 Edjigu, H., & Sim, N. (2019). Does the Presence of Foreign Firms Reduce Domestic Firms' Financial Constraints in Sub-Saharan Africa?. Journal of African Economies, 28(4), 343-370.
    2016 Tesfaye Edjigu, H. (2016). Firm Growth and Technical Efficiency in Ethiopia: The Role of Firm Size and Finance. International Journal of Economics and Finance, 8(10), 1-13.

2015-Present: Adelaide Scholarship international (ASI)

2011-2013: Danish Government Scholarship (DGS)

2017: Executive Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching (Sessional Staff)


Teaching Assistant (Tutor):

University of Adelaide

  • 2017 semester 1:     Economic Principles (M) (Lecturer: Dr. Mark Dodd) ,                                                                                                                                                     Business and Economic Statistics I (Lecturer: Ms Vivian Piovesan)   

                                  Intermediate Econometrics II (Lecturer Nadezhda Baryshnikova )

  • 2017 summer:      Economic Principles (M) (Lecturer: Dr. Mark Dodd) 

  •  2016 semester 2: Economic Principles (M) (Lecturer: Dr. Raul Barreto) ;                                                                                                                                                           Principles of Economics I  (Lecturer: Dr. Raul Barreto)
  • 2016 semester 1: Development Economics PG  (Lecturer: Associate Professor Mandar Oak) ;                                                                                                                           Economic Principles (M) (Lecturer: Dr. Mark Dodd) ,                                                                                                                                                     Intermediate Econometrics II (Lecturer:Nadezhda Baryshnikova)
  • 2016 Summer:      Economic Principles (M) (Lecturer: Dr. Mark Dodd)
  • 2015 Semester 1 : Game Theory III (Dr Virginie Masson);                                                                                                                                                                               Economic Principles (M) (Lecturer: Dr. Raul Barreto) 

University of Copenhagen

  • 2014 Autumn: AØKA08005U  Microeconomics C (Lecturer: Dr. Nicholas Edward Vikander) 
  • 2014 Spring: AØKA08005U  Microeconomics C  (Lecture Dr.Jesper Rüdiger Sørensen )

Haramaya University

2009 Semester 1: Micro I and II ,Introduction to Statistics-Assistant graduate

2010 Semester 1: Macroeconomics  I and II -Assistant graduate

2010 Semester 2: International trade II-Assistant lecturer

2007-2009: Introduction to Statistics and Introduction to Econometrics-tutor for first year female students



  • Position: PhD Candidate
  • Phone: 83136024
  • Email: habtamu.edjigu@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8223 1460
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Nexus 10 Tower, floor 4
  • Room: 4 38
  • Org Unit: School of Economics

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