YOM Institute of Economic Development (YIED) is a legally registered, accredited, and recognized specialized graduate training and research Institute. It is engaged in various research and training programs in line with the missions and visions of the Government of Ethiopia. It is established by a group of six young and experienced PhD holders, who have strong craving and determination of contributing to postgraduate education in the country through state-private partnerships.
YOM comprises a team of highly educated young yet experienced professionals having several published works in well-cited peer reviewed international journals, presented in high-level conferences, and have good reputation in a number of consultancy works in different parts of the world.
Besides, the members of the institute have a hands-on experience in providing short term courses and trainings at community, organization and higher education institution levels. Currently, the Graduate Institute undertakes high quality MSc programs in two disciplines namely Development Economics and Project Planning and Management in Addis Ababa.
YOM envisions an institute with excellence of providing state-of-the-art training and research in Africa on various areas of development including, but not limited to, micro- and macro-economics, project planning and management, agricultural economics, rural development, and resource and environmental economics.
Therefore, YOM would create a platform for professionals to share experience and knowledge in the abovementioned areas.
RESOURCES OF THE INSTITUTE
YOM is a fully-equipped specialized postgraduate institute with modern facilities (class rooms, digital library and computer labs), and state-of-the-art learning materials and software packages. In addition to the six founding members who have high qualifications and experience in the field, the institute has a wide network of more than 20 key members, with a rank of assistant professor and above who currently cooperate with the institute in terms of offering courses and advisory services, and a 50 plus pool of professionals who are active in supporting the institute and its key partners in various ways.
The pool of professionals in YOM’s network has a wealth of experience, including but not limited to the following fields: Economics, Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Development Economics, Development Studies, Disaster Risk Management, Environmental Economics, Resource Economics, Agricultural Economics, Statistics, Political Science, Environment and Development, IT, Education and Communication, Development Geography, Development Sociology, Psychology, Leadership and related fields.
YOM INSTITUTE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (YIED)
Specialized Graduate Institute Bole Sub City Woreda 05, Megenagna area, Sileshi Sehen Building 10th floor
P.O.BOX : 62539, Phone: +251 (0) 116 67 44 32, Addis Ababa,Ethiopia.