|| Shif Gurmu
(Ph.D. in Economics, Indiana University-Bloomington, 1992)
is Professor of Economics at Georgia State
University. He attended Addis Ababa University (BSc in
Statistics) and University of Manchester (MA in Econometrics).
Dr. Gurmu has previously held faculty positions at Addis
Ababa University and the University of
He specialized in econometrics; his research and teaching interests are in microeconometrics (theory and applications), with an emphasis on limited dependent, discrete (especially count), duration, and panel data models. His recent applied research focused on welfare-to-work transition, health care utilization, fertility, human capital, and economics of innovation and technology. He has served on the Board
of Editors of the Atlantic Economic Journal since
2003 and The Open Economics Journal since 2009, and as referee for over 37 academic journals.