The Oxford Initiative on Peace and Recovery in Ethiopia aims to explore pathways to steady peace and strong, sustainable, and inclusive recovery and development in Ethiopia.
It aims to articulate how the international community can best support Ethiopia’s own solutions without interfering in the fragile peace and recovery process.
The Initiative works by conducting academic research on the origins and broad implications of the conflict, compiling nuanced and up-to-date analysis, and providing a neutral platform for discussion and dialogue.
Stefan Dercon is Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies, and a Professorial Fellow of Jesus College. He is also Professor of Economic Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government and the Economics Department at the University of Oxford. He has worked extensively as a policy advisor, providing strategic economic and development advice, and promoting the use of evidence in decision making, including as Chief Economist of the UK Department of International Development 2011–2017.
Christian Johannes Meyer is Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Development at the University of Oxford. Before joining the Oxford Martin School, Meyer was a Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellow at Nuffield College and the Department of Economics at the University of Oxford. Prior to joining the University, Meyer worked with the World Bank, the Center for Global Development, and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
This project has been made possible by a donation from the Social Structures Foundation.