MENASP Network Database

Social Policy Database

Database of Middle East North Africa Social Policy Expertise

Dr. Terfa Abraham

Dr. Terfa W. Abraham holds Bachelor and Masters degrees in Economics from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria in 2005 and 2010 respectively and a Ph.D in Economic Sciences from the Université Cheikh Anta Diop, de Dakar, Senegal in 2016 funded under the German Federal Ministry of Education (BMBF) WASCAL Doctoral Research Programme. His research interests are in Financial Economics, Development Economics and Economics of Climate Change.

Doctorate, Universite Cheikh Anta Diop, de Dakar
Current or most recent Employer

Economist & Team Lead on Budget and Economic Planning

tiol Institute for Legislative & Democratic Studies
Time in Post - 5

Organisation Type: Government - legislature

Regional Expertise

Egypt, Libya, Tunisia,

Disciplinary or professional background

Development Studies, Economics, Other

Contact Info


National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Abuja
Public Profiles

Current Areas of Policy Interest

Poverty or deprivation measurement

Public Finance

Other macroeconomic issues

Conflict & Security

Work relates to groups

Children ( 9 years )

Youth ( 9 years )

Women ( 9 years )

displaced ( 8 years )

Areas of Policy Interest over the last ten years

Areas of Policy Interest researched, programmes designed and/or delivered in the last ten years

Public Policy

Poverty/deprivation reduction

Poverty/deprivation measurement


Public finance

Innovative finance (New modalities in financing social sectors e.g. impact bonds)

Other macroeconomic issues

Conflict & Security


Academic publications