Mesay Gebresilasse

HCI Research Fellow

B.A. in Economics & Mathematics, Colby College
Ph.D. candidate in Economics, Boston University

Mesay Gebresilasse is a PhD Candidate in Economics at Boston University. His research interests span development, labor, and economic history. He is particularly interested in the sources of underdevelopment and the role of policy in structural transformation. In addition, he also studies the historical origins of contemporary economic development and political outcomes. Before attending Boston University, Mesay worked at the Governor’s Academy and received his BA in Economics and Mathematics from Colby College.

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