We are delighted to invite you to the upcoming AFRASO Lecture: "Kaizen in Ethiopian Industries: The Case of an Ethiopian Leather and Leather Product Manufacturing Company " by Wegene Demisie Jima (Leather Industries Development Institute, Addis Ababa). The lecture will take place on June, 26th in room SH 0.106 (Seminarhaus, Campus Westend) from 4 pm - 6 pm.
Rajesh Ramachandran is a post-doctoral fellow at the Goethe University in Frankfurt. His main area of research is at the intersection of development economics and its political economy. His interests include language policy, economics of discrimination and institutional economics.
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Language Policy and Human Development (with David D. Laitin, Stanford University) Accepted at the American Political Science Review
Language of Instruction and Student Learning: Evidence from an Experimental Program in Cameroon (with David D. Laitin, Stanford University and Stephen L. Walter, Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics)
4. How Backward are the Other Backward Classes? Changing Contours of Caste Disadvantage in India (with Ashwini Deshpande)
5. The salience of identity in electoral campaigns and the role of costly informational acquisition. (with Christopher Rauh)