Ama Baafra Abeberese
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Wellesley College
Ama Baafra Abeberese is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at Wellesley College. She is an applied microeconomist whose research focuses on constraints to firm growth in developing countries. Her recent work looks at the impacts of infrastructure access and cost and government institutions and policies on firms. She holds a B.A. in Physics and Economics from Wellesley College and a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University.
Recent work by Ama Baafra Abeberese
Intranational trade barriers and firm productivity: Evidence from India
Highway construction in India improved productivity by inducing firms to focus on products in which they are most efficient
Articles : Infrastructure & Urbanisation
How democracy causes growth: Evidence from Indonesia
Democratically elected leaders are less likely to impose socially inefficient regulations or engage in rent-seeking and, hence, enhance firm...
Articles : Institutions & Political Economy
Ama Baafra Abeberese Prabhat Barnwal Ritam Chaurey Priya Mukherjee
The cost of power: Electricity pricing and firm output in India
Subsidies of household electricity prices in India come at the expense of firms, reducing both growth and output
Articles : Energy & Environment