Fellow, Center for Spatial Data Science
Consultant, The World Bank Group, Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice
Girum Dagnachew Abate, Ph.D. is a Consultant at the World Bank Group, Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice. He is also a Fellow at the Center for Spatial Data Science at the University of Chicago, and a Junior Research Fellow at the Center for Research in Econometric Analysis of Time Series (CREATES), Aarhus University. His research interests include Regional and Spatial Econometrics/Statistics, Housing Economics, Energy Economics, Space-time modeling and Time Series Econometrics. Previously, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the GeoDa Center for Geospatial Analysis and Computation, Arizona State University in 2016 and as a visiting scholar at the same institution in 2015.