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Ethiopia Forum Papers
Papers Read at the Symposia on March 23 and 24, 2019
International Center, Michigan State University




Abebe, Lulsegged, PhD, Independent Consultant Researcher, Peace and Security Expert, and Berhanu Mengistu, Professor of Public Policy and Administration, Old Dominion University, Peace, Justice, Truth and Reconciliation in Ethiopia

Abebe, Teshome, Professor Laureate, Professor of Economics, Eastern Illinois University, Ethiopia in Transition or Ethiopia at Crossroads? Read Article

Abegaz, Berhanu, Professor and Chair of Economics, College of William and Mary, Economic Issues: A Model of Partnership-for-Development for a Post-EPRDF Ethiopia Read Article

Asefa, Sisay, Professor of Economics, Western Michigan University, Agriculture & Food Security Read Article

Begashaw, Getachew, Professor and Chair of Economics, Harper College, Good Governance in Ethiopia with Checks and Balances Read Article

Gebre-Selassie, Alemante, Professor Emeritus of Law, College of William and Mary, Constitutional Issues: Individual Citizen Rights vs. Group Ethnic Rights in Ethiopia Read Article

Gedamu, Tekalign, Former Minister of Planning, Government of Ethiopia, Former President of African Development Bank, Ethiopia in Transition Read Article

Getahun, Solomon, Professor of History, Central Michigan University, The Role of the Ethiopian Diaspora Read Article

Kebede, Messay, Professor of Philosophy, U of Dayton, , The Nature and Challenges of Ethnicity: The Case of Ethiopia Read Article

Kendie, Daniel, Professor Emeritus of History, Henderson University, Regional Integration for Peace and Development in the Horn of Africa Read Article

Larebo, Haile, Professor of School of Oriental and African Studies, Morehouse College, What is Ethiopiawinet?

Mehretu, Assefa, Professor Emeritus of Geography, Michigan State University, Kifle Hagers vs. Killils, Citizen vs. Subject: The Case for Restoring the 1974 Non-Tribal Provincial Administrative Areas in Ethiopia Read Article

Milkias, Paulos, Professor of Political Science, Concordia University, Political Conjectures about Transition from Authoritarianism to Democracy and Tasks for Constructing Integrative Federalism in Contemporary Ethiopia Read Article

Teferra, Daniel, Professor Emeritus of Economics, Ferris State University, Why Ethiopia Needs a Land Reform Program Read Article

Tessema, Asrat, Professor Emeritus of Business, Eastern Michigan University, Economic Issues: Prospects and Challenges for Developing Securities Markets in Ethiopia - an Analytical Review Read Article

Vestal, Ted, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Oklahoma State University, Federalism: Application for Ethiopia Read Article

Zewde, Almaz, Professor of Sociology, Howard University, Human Rights in Ethiopia Read Article


Ethiopia Forum Organizing Group

Abraham Engeda, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Aklilu Zeleke, Professor of Mathematics, Lyman Briggs College & Department of Statistics and Probability, MSU, East Lansing, Michigan
Assefa Mehretu, Professor Emeritus of Geography, Michigan State University, East Lansing Michigan
Imru Assefa, PhD, Analyst, Product Testing, Bioanalytical Chemistry at Emergent BioSolutions, Lansing, Michigan (Retired)
Kifle Negash, PhD, Economist, Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Department of State (Retired)
Sisay Asefa, Professor of Economics, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Solomon Getahun, Professor of History, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan