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Habtu Weldegebriel

Tel: +44 24 7657 5750
Fax: +44 24 7652 3032
Room: S1.104 (Social Studies Building)
 
 

GENERAL RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Developing conceptual and empirical models to estimate the degree of price transmission and market power in vertically-related markets.
  • Application of economic epidemiology and networks to the understanding of human-disease interaction.


CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS

I. As an affiliate of the Governance of Livestock Diseases project (GoLD) (www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/cross_fac/gld), I am interested in
  • Information asymmetry and livestock-disease related compensation;
  • Interaction between livestock diseases and farmers' preventive and therapeutic efforts;
  • Network effects;
II. Price transmission and market power
  • Price transmission, market power and industry technology

 

PUBLICATIONS

I JOURNAL ARTICLES

Lloyd, T., McCorriston, S., Rayner, A., Morgan, W., Weldegebriel, H.T. (2009). "Buyer power in UK food retailing: a first-pass test". Journal of Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization, 7(5): 1-40.
 
Weldegebriel, H.T., Gunn, G., Stott, A. (2009). "Evaluation of producer and consumer benefits from BVD eradication from the Scottish dairy herd: a Markov Chain Monte Carlo simulation". Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 88(1): 49-56.
 
Kedir, A.M., Aassve, A., Weldegebriel, H.T. (2007). "Simultaneous random effects model of poverty and childbearing in Ethiopia", Ethiopian Journal of Economics, 14(2): 1-32.
 
Weldegebriel, H.T. (2004). "Imperfect price transmission: is market power really to blame?". Journal of Agricultural Economics, 55(1): 101-114.

II BOOK REVIEWS

Weldegebriel, Habtu T. (2010) review of Alex F. McCalla and John Nash (eds) (2008) . Reforming Agricultural Trade for Developing Countries. Volume 2: Quantifying the Impact of Multilateral Trade Reform. Washington, D.C., The International Bank for reconstruction and Development, in the Journal of International Development.

Weldegebriel, Habtu T. (2009) review of Alex F. McCalla and John Nash (eds) (2007). Reforming Agricultural Trade for Developing Countries. Volume 1: Key Issues for a Pro-Development Outcome of the Doha Round. Washington, D.C., The World Bank, in the Journal of International Development.