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Call for Papers for 7th Eastern Ethiopia Conference

Call for papers

The Seventh Annual Conference on the Eastern Ethiopia Economic Development, Dire Dawa February 2019

The Ethiopian Economics Association (EEA) has opened its chapters at regional centres in collaboration with Regional Universities with the aim of engaging EEA in Economic research, training, and organization of conferences and round table discussions on the Regional socio-economic activities. So far, EEA established Seven Chapters at Hawassa, Bahir Dar, Haramaya, Dire Dawa,Mekelle, Jigjiga and Jimma towns.

In line with the above stated objectives, the Seventh Annual Conference on the Eastern Ethiopia Economy Development is to be Co-organized by Dire Dawa University, Jigjiga University, and Haramaya University in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Association in Feburary 2019 and is seeking papers to be presented at the conference. EEA encourages Ethiopian economists and other professionals doing research on the eastern part of the country to present their papers and share their experience and knowledge to the participants of the conference that will be drawn from the respective offices of Dire Dawa town, Hareri, Somali and Oromiya Regions, Members of EEA and academia, etc. The papers could be on any topic related to the performance and/or development of the Easternpart of the country and lessons that can be drawn from other regions or country experiences as well.

Deadline for abstract submission: October 27, 2018

Deadline for draft Manuscript Submission: November 20, 2018

Deadline for final Manuscript Submission: December 30, 2018


For more information about the conference, please contact:

  • Ato MichealTaye, EEA Dire Dawa Chapter focal Person, Dire Dawa University

                 Tel: +251- (0)913286422


  • Ato WoubeshetGezahen, EEA Jigjiga Chapter focal Person,Jigjiga University

                 Tel. +251+ (0)0910-218023


  • Ato MegersaDebela, EEA Haramaya Chapter focal Person, Haramaya University

                 Tel: +251- (0)913-911690


  • Ato DawitTeshale, Ethiopian Economics Association

                 Tel:+251-(0)911 – 445214/+251-(0)11 – 6453200

                 Fax: +251-(0) 11 – 6453020


                 P.O. Box 34282, Addis Ababa