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Edris Seid

Edris Seid

Country Adviser (Ethiopia)


Double MSc in Economic Development and Growth, University of Warwick and Lund University, 2012.

MSc in International Economics, Addis Ababa University, 2008

BSc Economics (Great Distinction), Hawassa University, 2005

Edris joined IFS in Dec 2019 as Ethiopia Country Adviser for the Centre for Tax Analysis in Developing Countries (TAXDEV). Before joining IFS, Edris worked as Researcher at the Horn Economic and Social Policy Institute, and as Lecturer at Addis Ababa University, School of Commerce.

Academic outputs

Reports and comment

Taxes can be used to better align the private costs and benefits of motoring with the social costs and benefits. This report sets out some key issues and policy options for ‘green’ motor taxes in SSA. It provides an overview of the principles of motor taxation, describes the policy context in ...
In this report, we provide a detailed overview of Ethiopia’s current tax system and the evolution of tax revenue collections over the last 10 years. The report also highlights important changes to the structure of the tax system which have occurred over the past few years, and the associated tax ...