Advancing his Ph.D. research agenda, Demissie also investigated the impact of climate shocks on househol consumption and the real contributions of household resilience capacity in mitigating shock impacts during his one year (2020-2021) fellowship tenure at the Structural Transformation of African and Asian Agriculture and Rural Spaces (STAAARS+) Fellows program. STAAARS+ Fellows program is a collaboration between Cornell University, Michigan State University (MSU), and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Demissie is highly interested in using multi-topic quality datasets and applying inter-disciplinary resilience research methodologies in context specific geographical regions of Africa (e.g., Sub-Sahara Africa).
Assistant Professor, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia
- Links redirecting Birhan S. Demissie’s work
Demissie, B, Kasie, T, Upton, J, & Blom, S. 2021. Climate Shocks and Resilience: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia.
Kasie, T, Demissie, B, Bahry, M, Gessess, G & Wale, L 2020, ‘The impact of the 2015 El Niño induced drought on household consumption: evidence from rural Ethiopia’ Climate and Development, vol. 12, no. 9, pp. 854–863.
Demissie, B, & Kasie, T 2017 ‘Rural Households’ Vulnerability to Poverty in Ethiopia’ Journal of Poverty, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 528–542.