Emebet M. Hassen, Ethiopian Economic Association
Emebet Mahmoud has M.Sc. in Demography (1996) and B.Sc. in Statistics. She served as a senior lecturer and researcher in broad areas of population studies, gender and reproductive health. She has over 12 years experience in teaching graduate courses in demographic analysis, statistics and reproductive health programs. Research and consultancy she has been engaged in management of maternal health problems, factors in maternal health service provision and utilization in rural and disadvantaged communities; family planning issues; gender inequality, empowerment and gender based violence. Emebet has experience as gender statistician and consultant researcher working on analysis of national survey data such as Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey of 2016 and 2005 to produce further analysis reports relating to violence against women and girls, and gender inequality and empowerment. She worked as gender statistician consultant for UNECA, responsible for the analysis of country gender data leading to the production of the second phase regional report on ‘African Gender Development Index (AGDI), Regional Synthesis Report (2017)’; Emebet is team leader and co-researcher in an ongoing collaborative research project between College of Development Studies, AAU and Ethiopian Economic Association (EEA), on ‘Women Economic Empowerment in Ethiopia’ (2021- 2023).