Mulu Gebreyohannes

Mulu G. Gebreyohannes

Weiss International Fellow


Milstein Center 1005
Wednesday 2:00pm - 4:00pm



Dr. Mulu Gebreyohannes is a Development Economist and his research engagement is in the areas of Investment, Trade and Industry policies; Private Sector Development; Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development; Greening industrialization, Job creation and inclusive growth; Science, Innovation, and Technology (STI) policy and practice. He has 16 years’ post-doctoral research and teaching experience. He was a senior researcher at the United Nations University (UNU-MERIT) Maastricht in the Netherlands (2008-2014) and Ethiopian Development Research Institute (2014-21). He has published more than 50 scholarly articles including journals articles, books, book chapters, working papers, technical papers, and policy reports. He has extensive experience of working with and advising policy makers and the private sector in developing countries. He led (co-led) about 17 big research projects and have been extensively involved in international consultancies for example with UNU-WIDER, UNCTAD, UNIDO, the World Bank, Brookings Institute (USA), GIZ (Germany), AFD (France), National Graduate Institute for Policy Analysis (GRIPS) Japan and Overseas Development Institute (ODI) UK.

Gebreyohannes is currently a Weiss International Fellow at Barnard College, Columbia University. He teaches and advises undergraduate students. He is also a Visiting Fellow at Centre for Economic Development and Policy, CEDP. He is affiliated researcher at United Nations University (UNU-MERIT), Maastricht the Netherlands, UNU-MERIT . He is also a member UN STIxNET a network of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) policy and practice experts, UN STIxNET. Gebreyohannes holds a PhD in Economics from the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden in 2006.