Publications

We produce a range of publications to present the Young Lives data and analysis, and to document our methodology. Key and recent Ethiopia titles are showcased here. For a full list of all Young Lives publications, including cross-cutting themes and cross-country studies, go to our international website.

Working Papers

Workneh Abebe and Tassew Woldehanna, Teacher Training and Development in Ethiopia: Improving Education by Developing Teacher Skills, Attitudes and Work Conditions, Working Paper 103, Oxford: Young Lives

Kate Orkin (2013) The Effect of Lengthening the School Day on Children's Achievement in Ethiopia, Working Paper 119, Oxford: Young Lives

Daniel Vujich (2013) Policy and Practice on Language of Instruction in Ethiopian Schools: Findings from the Young Lives School Survey, Working Paper 108, Oxford: Young Lives

Agazi Tiumelissan and Alula Pankhurst (2013) Moving to Condominium Housing? Views about the Prospect among Children and their Families in Addis Ababa and Hawassa, Working Paper 106, Oxford: Young Lives

Nardos Chuta and Gina Crivello (2013) Towards a 'Bright Future': Young People Overcoming Poverty and Risk in Two Ethiopian Communities, Working Paper 107, Oxford: Young Lives

Alula Pankhurst and Agazi Tiumelissan (2013) Living in Urban Areas due for Redevelopment: Views of Children and their Families in Addis Ababa and Hawassa, Working Paper 105, Oxford: Young Lives

Jo Boyden, Alula Pankhurst and Yisak Tafere (2013) Harmful Traditional Practices and Child Protection: Contested Understandings and Practices of Female Child Marriage and Circumcision in Ethiopia, Working Paper 93, Oxford: Young Lives

Alula Pankhurst and Agazi Tiumelissan (2012) Understanding Community Variation and Change in Ethiopia: Implications for Children, Working Paper 90, Oxford: Young Lives

Abebe, Workneh (2012) School Management and Decision-making in Ethiopian Government Schools Evidence from the Young Lives Qualitative School Survey, Working Paper 86, Oxford: Young Lives

Tafere, Yisak (2012) Children’s Experiences and Perceptions of Poverty in Ethiopia, Working Paper 85, Oxford: Young Lives

Tafere, Yisak and Tassew Woldehanna (2012) Beyond Food Security: Transforming the Productive Safety Net Programme in Ethiopia for the Well-being of Children, Working Paper 83, Oxford: Young Lives

Orkin, Kate (2012) Are Work and Schooling Complementary or Competitive for Children in Rural Ethiopia? A Mixed-methods Study, Working Paper 77, Oxford: Young Lives

Keetie Roelen and Laura Camfield (2012) A Mixed-method Taxonomy of Child Poverty: A Case Study from Rural Ethiopia, Working Paper 76, Oxford: Young Lives

Orkin, Kate, Workneh Abebe Yadete and Martin Woodhead (2012) Delivering quality early learning in low-resource settings: Progress and challenges in Ethiopia, Working Paper 59, Studies in Early Childhood Transitions. The Hague, The Netherlands: Bernard van Leer Foundation

Barnett, Inka (2011) Is the Dual Burden of Over- and Under-nutrition a Concern for Poor Households in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam? Working Paper 67, Oxford: Young Lives

Heissler, Karin and Catherine Porter (2010) Know Your Place: Ethiopian Children’s Contributions to the Household Economy , Working Paper 61, Oxford: Young Lives

Woldehanna, Tassew (2010) Do Pre-natal and Post-natal Economic Shocks Have a Long-lasting Effect on the Height of 5-year-old Children? Evidence from 20 Sentinel Sites of Rural and Urban Ethiopia, Working Paper 60, Oxford: Young Lives

Barnett, Inka and Bekele Tefera (2010) Poor Households’ Experiences and Perception of User Fees for Healthcare A Mixed-method Study from Ethiopia, Working Paper 59, Oxford: Young Lives

Tafere, Yisak (2010) Changing Educational Aspirations of Children Living in Poverty in Ethiopia, Working Paper 58, Oxford: Young Lives

Policy Papers

Alula Pankhurst and Agazi Tiumelissan (2013) Living in Urban Areas due for Redevelopment: Perspectives from Children and their Families, Ethiopia Urban Resettlement Brief 1, Oxford: Young Lives

Alula Pankhurst and Agazi Tiumelissan (2013) Moving to Condominium Housing: Views on the Prospect among Children and their Families, Ethiopia Urban Resettlement Brief 2, Oxford: Young Lives

Nega, Abeyot (2013) Why Public Investment in Pre-school Education is Needed, Ethiopia Policy Brief 2, Addis Ababa: Young Lives

Nega, Abeyot (2012) Improving Education Quality, Equity and Access in Ethiopia: Findings from the Young Lives School Component Ethiopia, Ethiopia Policy Brief 1, Addis Ababa: Young Lives

Orkin, Kate, Workneh Abebe Yadete and Martin Woodhead (2012) Ways Forward for Early Learning in Ethiopia, Policy Brief 20, Oxford: Young Lives

Kirrily Pells (2012), Beyond Orphanhood: Rethinking Vulnerability in Ethiopia, Policy Brief 16, Oxford: Young Lives

Woldehanna, Tassew, Retta Gudisa, Yisak Tafere and Alula Pankhurst (2011) Understanding Changes in the Lives of Poor Children: Initial Findings from Ethiopia, Young Lives Round 3 Survey Report, Oxford: Young Lives

Young Lives: Ethiopia Round 2 Survey, Country Report, September 2008 (PDF file 592 KB)

Young Lives Preliminary Country Report: Ethiopia, September 2003 (PDF file 2.62 MB)

Understanding Changes in the Lives of Poor Children: Young Lives Round 3 Survey Executive Summary - Ethiopia, Oxford: Young Lives, September 2011 (PDF file)

Round 2 Initial Key Findings Summary for Ethiopia, September 2008 (PDF file 105 KB)

Technical Notes

Tafere, Yisak, Workneh Abebe and Asham Assazenew (2009) Young Lives Qualitative Research: Round 1 – Ethiopia, Technical Note 19, Oxford: Young Lives