Proceeding of First International Conference on the Ethiopian Economy V I



  1. Global Interests and their Implication to Ethiopia’s Economic Development

(Abe Zewde)

  1. Economic Growth in Subsistence Economy: An Alternative View

(Bichaka Fayissa and Paulos Gutema)

  1. Christianity, Islam, and Socio-Economic Development in Ethiopia (MuhammadAl-Hashimi)
  2. On the Growth Tragedy of Sub-Saharan Africa and the Free-Trade Policy Prescription for these Nations, an Analytical Review: In Reference to Ethiopia (AsmaraYalew)
  3. Determinants of Low Growth in Ethiopia: Beyond the Traditional Factors (Berhanu Nega and Seid Nuru)
  4. NEPAD: The African Development Strategy for Transformation (MammoMuchie)
  5. Agricultural Development Models Reviewed: Implied Practices in Ethiopia (MehariGetaneh)
  6. Agricultural Development Led Industrialization (ADLI): Compatibility Analysis (AminAbdella)
  7. Population Growth and Socio-Economic Development: Effect Analysis Models and Swedish Case Studies (BoMalmberg)
  8. Some East Asian Lessons for African Development (K.S.Jomo)
  9. The Bretton Woods Institutions and the Ethiopian Economic Reform (Fantahun Belew)




  1. Magnitude and Trend of Technical Efficiency in the Ethiopian

Leather Industry (Worku Gebeyehu)

  1. The Pattern of Technical Progress in the Ethiopian Manufacturing Sector

(Admit Zerihun)

  1. Liberalisation and Policies of Food Security: The Indian Experience

(Madhura Swaminathan)

  1. Merits and Demerits of Allowing Entry of Foreign Banks

Into the Ethiopian Banking Sector: Lessons from Selected Countries (JonseBane)

  1. The Feasibility of Late Industrialization in Least Developed Countries

(Neway GebreAb)