The Ethiopian Economics Association (EEA) is a non-profit, non-partisan, and independent research and membership organization, established under the Ethiopian law in 1992. Since its formation EEA has strived to: a) provide its members a platform of network, experiential learning, and access to current information; b) generate evidence-based analysis on an evolving social, economic and environment realities of Ethiopia so that policymakers, practitioners, business community, researchers, development partners and the general public are informed; c) contribute to frontier and emergent economic thinking relevant to the Ethiopian context and to advanced research methodologies, academic rigor, and development processes.
Vision: EEA aspires to become a premier professional association serving as a center of excellence regionally and internationally for providing unconstrained and evidence-based economic policy research and analysis.
Mission: To provide a platform for networking, information and learning; to inform and influence evidence-based policymaking; to offer prioritized training; and to contribute to the advancement of the discipline of economics.
The overall objective of this project is to enhance evidence-based socio-economic policy making and good governance in Ethiopia by conducting economic research on topical issues selected based on their relevance to serve as an input to the policy formulating process during the high time when Ethiopia is poised to undertake policy reforms. In addition, organizing different types of discussion forums to deliberate on key socio-economic issues that can bring together diverse groups of the society including policy makers, CSOs, private sector, academia, media, donor communities etc., is believed to contribute in promoting the socio-economic policy making process of the country.
The specific objectives of the project are:
4.1. Research themes
4.2. Training themes
4.3. Policy dialogue forums
5. Project Outputs and Outcomes
The above objectives translate in to an impact statement of “Evidence-Based Socio-Economic Policy Making and Good Governance in Ethiopia is Enhanced” and outcome statements of:
The expected outcomes, outputs and activit4s are summarized in the following intervention logic indicated by the following figure
The Ethiopian Economics Association (EEA) is undertaking a project titled Augmenting Economic Governance in Ethiopia (AEGE).The project is financed by the Civil Society Fund (CSF) III of the European Union (EU).The specific objectives of the project are to
(a) Generate scientific evidence for informed socio-economic policy making;
(b) Strengthen the capacity of stakeholders in designing and implementing socio-economic policies and interventions;and
(c) Engage stakeholders in selected thematic area of socioeconomic issues for improved and participatory economic policy making in Ethiopia.
Under this project, the EEA plans to invite qualified individual consultants that can undertake research and produce publishable quality manuscripts and/or offer applied trainings with standard training modules. The research findings shall be presented on policy dialogue forums. There are three activities of research and two five-day training workshops, a total of 5 project activities for application. Applicants are allowed to select a maximum of one research and one training activity for application. The TORs and Financial Proposal Submission Forms are available here:
Interested applicants should submit application letter with their detailed CV’s and other relevant credentials describing their level of expertise. Female applicants are highly encouraged. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through August 31, 2021 until all the project activities are outsourced. All applications shall be accepted over email only:
email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org.