Political Economy of Development

The Political Economy of Development (PED) program explores the development processes and policies from a political economy perspective. The program is interdisciplinary in that it applies economic theories to public policy choices in Somaliland. Additionally, the program focuses on specific areas for further research in economic development that are relevant for Somaliland’s economic growth and development, such as, taxation/tax policies, trade, industrialization, investment, energy, etc.
Research Areas;
● Conducted research on the Berbera Corridor in Collaboration with The Policy Practice funded by DFID
● Cross-Border Trade between Somaliland and Ethiopia
● Trade Policies, Trade Negotiations, and Trade Agreement
● Somaliland Economic Freezone and Dry Ports
● Energy and Mining Sector
● Industrialization and Industrial Policies
● Political Economy Analysis