Economist focusing on development, business economics, taxation policy and impact evaluation
Merima Ali has a research focus on micro development in areas such as business economics, taxation policy and impact evaluations. Ali has worked at the World Bank as part of the Women Entrepreneurship Development Program. She also worked at a local research institution – the Ethiopian Development Research Institution and was a visiting researcher at IFPRI in Washington DC. Currently, Ali is affiliated with the department of Economics at Syracuse University (USA) where she gives courses in international development.