Sakketa, Tekalign Gutu

Dr. Tekalign Gutu Sakketa

Research programme
Transformation of Economic and Social Systems

Senior Researcher

Agricultural / Development Economics

Work areas

  • Social cohesion
  • Social protection
  • Conflict and firm performance
  • Rural-urban linkages
  • Droughts and weather insurance


seit 03/2021German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)
(until 6/2022 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE))
Researcher, Research programme "Transformation der Wirtschafts- und Sozialsysteme"
7/2017-2/2021Centre for Development Research (ZEF)
Postdoctoral researcher
10/2013-6/2017University of Bonn
PhD candidate and Junior Researcher
6/2012-9/2013International Food Policy Research Institute
Research Officer
9/2010-3/2012Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB), University of Antwerp
Advanced M.Sc. in Globalisation and Development
7/2006-8/2010Ethiopian / Oromia Agricultural Research Institute
Assistant Researcher

Member of

  • Member of American Economic Association (AEA)
  • Member of The Econometric Society
  • Member of African and International Association of Agricultural Economists
  • Member of Ethiopian Economics Association


  • 2021 STAARS Fellow affiliated with Cornell University
  • The DAAD scholarship for PhD study
  • Winner of best MSc thesis in MA in Globalisation and Economic Development from the  University of Antwerp
  • VLIR scholarship for M.Sc study

Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces



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