Biniam Bedasso

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance (NCGG)

403 Robertson Hall


  • Political economy of development
  • Political Institutions
  • Development Economics
  • Africa


Biniam Bedasso is a political economist with diverse interest in the economics, politics and institutions of African countries. Biniam was a Robert S. McNamara fellow of the World Bank as well as a Young African Professionals fellow of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. He has published scholarly articles in various journals across disciplinary lines. He has been awarded the African Affairs African Author prize for 2015-16. Biniam received a PhD in Public Policy from Maastricht University in the Netherlands in 2013.