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Dr. Aimable Nsabimana

13 Nov 2020

Dr. Aimable Nsabimana

Names : Aimable Nsabimana, PhD (Economics)

Position : Lecturer

Phone : +250 788 766 939

Email : a.nsabimana17@ur.ac.rw

Biography
Dr. Aimable Nsabimana is currently a researcher and Lecturer at the University of Rwanda (UR), College of Business and Economics in the Department of Economics. He holds PhD in economics from Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala, Sweden
Areas of research/expertise
His research interests cut across Development and Applied Economics & Spatial Econometrics. Specifically, Aimable is an expert in using household survey data, including Living Standards Measurement Study-Integrated Surveys on Agriculture (LSMS-ISA), to analyse welfare effects of different interventions and policies. In addition, Aimable has acquired advanced skills in using Stata, R, ArcGIS and QGIS among other statistical, spatial and econometric software packages.
Published Papers

Nsabimana, A., Bali Swain, R., Surry, Y., & Ngabitsinze, J. C. (2020). Income and food Engel curves in Rwanda : a household microdata analysis. Agricultural and Food Economics, 8, 1-20.

Nsabimana, A., & Tirkaso, W. T. (2019). Examining coffee export performance in Eastern and Southern African countries : do bilateral trade relations matter ?. Agrekon, 1-19.

Nsabimana, A., Amuakwa-Mensah, F (2018). Does mobile technology reduce agricultural price distortions ? Evidence from Cocoa and Coffee industry (2018) Agricultural and Food Economics, 6(1), 20

Working Papers

Nsabimana, Aimable, and Justice T. Mensah. Weather shocks and child nutrition : Evidence from Tanzania, WIDER Working Paper 2020/57 Helsinki : UNU-WIDER, 2020.

Nsabimana, Aimable, and Patricia Funjika. Mobile Phone Use, Productivity and Labour Market In Tanzania, WIDER Working Paper 2019/71 Helsinki : UNU-WIDER, 2019.

Work in Progress

(i) “Malaria and Human Capital Development” (joint with Justice and Abenezer)

(ii) “Food for Thought : School Feeding and Cognitive Performance in Rwanda” (joint with Justice Mensah)

(iii) “Heat and Education Outcomes : Evidence from Rwanda”

(iv) “Weathering shocks : the effects of weather shocks on farm input use in sub-Saharan Africa”

(v) “Proximity to national Parks and Education outcomes”

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