Yisak Tafere

Lead Qualitative Researcher, Young Lives Ethiopia

Brief biography

Yisak is the lead qualitative researcher with Young Lives in Ethiopia. since he joined in 2007 he has led four rounds of core and  three sub-study qualitative research fieldwork, in collaboration with colleagues in both Oxford and Ethiopia. He has an MA in Social Anthropology from Addis Ababa University.

Yisak's research interests include life-course and childhood poverty, intergenerational poverty, well-being and transitions; girls' early marriage, aspirations and achievements, child work and social protection.


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