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MSc Thesis Presentation

  1. 1. Economic Development in Ethiopia <ul><li>Anders Bundgaard Purup </li></ul><ul><li>Aalborg University </li></ul><ul><li>A </li></ul>
  2. 2. Presentation Outline <ul><li>Recent developments in the aid debate </li></ul><ul><li>Ethiopia and China </li></ul><ul><li>The future </li></ul>
  3. 3. Recent Developments <ul><li>Aid is not working </li></ul><ul><li>Accountability </li></ul><ul><li>Examples from Asia </li></ul><ul><li>New partners - China </li></ul>
  4. 4. China and Ethiopia - a blessing or a curse? <ul><li>The Positive </li></ul><ul><li>Large consumer market </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Roads, Communication, Electricity, ICT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Trade </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2002 - $100 million 2007 - $860 million (SAIIA, 2009) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>trade agreement 500% increase in exports, 2005 (SAIIA, 2009) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lessons to learned </li></ul>
  5. 5. China and Ethiopia - a blessing or a curse? <ul><li>The Negative </li></ul><ul><li>Low levels of technology transfer </li></ul><ul><li>Imbalance of trade </li></ul><ul><li>Potential long-term negative impact on development </li></ul>
  6. 6. China and Ethiopia - a blessing or a curse? <ul><li>Public opinion in Ethiopia (Moyo, 2009) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>61% - China is having a good influence in Ethiopia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>54% - American presence in Ethiopia is harmful </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Accountability </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Future <ul><li>Internal and External Challenges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Eritrea, Somalia, and the Ogaden Region (ONLF) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2010 Elections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NGO Law </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Relationship with China </li></ul><ul><li>South - South trade </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship with donors </li></ul>
  8. 8. Bibliography <ul><li>Collier, P. (2007), The Bottom Billion , Oxford Press, Oxford </li></ul><ul><li>Collier, P. (2009), Turn of the aid tap? , The Independent </li></ul><ul><li>Moyo, D. (2009), Dead Aid , Allan Lane, London </li></ul><ul><li>SAIIA, (2009), Building on Progress? Chinese engagement in Ethiopia , Monika Thakur </li></ul><ul><li>Teferra, D. (2005), Economic Development and Nation Building in Ethiopia </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Tekeze Dam, Ethiopia </li></ul>

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