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Martin Paul jr. Tabe-Ojong

MSc

Researcher and Doctoral Student

Chair of Economic and Agricultural Policy

Nußallee 21
D-53115 Bonn

Phone: +49-228-73 2577
Fax: +49-228-73 4693
Email:

Research Interests

  • Aspirations and shocks
  • Social protection and poverty
  • Household and behavioural economics
  • Impact evaluation and applied econometrics

Current PhD Project:

Aspirations, environmental shocks and economic mobility in Kenya Background

Research Project

  • CRC228  Future rural Africa: Future-making and social-ecological transformation

Academic Education

Since 04/2018: PhD student at Chair of Economic and Agricultural Policy, Institute for Food and Resource Economics, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germany
12/2015-10/2017: Masters of science (MSc) in Agricultural and Food Economics (AFECO), Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germany
10/2010-08/2014: Bachelors of science (BSc) in Agricultural Economics, University of Buea, Cameroon

Employments

Consultant
World Bank Group (WBG)
01/2020-07/2020
Research Assistant
Institute for Food and Resource Economics, Bonn, Germany
04/2018 to present
Researcher
Centre for Independent Development Research, Buea, Cameroon
01/2018-04/2018
Research Fellow
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Nairobi, Kenya
04/2017-09/2017

Academic Awards

2020: Contending with COVID-19 in selected African countries (€25,000), Argelander Kit Grant

2020: World Bank Group Africa Fellowship in Washington D.C. USA and Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (January – June 2020).

2019: Hans H. Ruthenberg Graduate Award for an excellent thesis with a significant contribution to the improvement of farming and reduction of hunger in the world (€2500).

2019: World Bank/GIZ/AERC fellowship on Land Economics and Governance at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa (Jan 7- Feb 8, 2019).

2018:IAAE young research scholar travel grants for participation at the International Conference of Agricultural Economists, Vancouver Canada.

2017: Scholarship of the GIZ (BEAF Program, Advisory Group for Development-Oriented Agricultural Research) for a research internship at ICRISAT, Nairobi, Kenya.

2014: Most Disciplined undergraduate student at the University of Buea, Cameroon.

2014: Best graduating student in the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Buea, Cameroon.

2014: Best graduating student in the Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, University of Buea, Cameroon.

Publications

Please consult his personal website

Conference Contributions

Tabe-Ojong, M. P., Heckelei, T., Baylis, K. (2020): Aspiration formation and ecological shocks in rural Kenya, contributed paper to be presented at the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, 26-28 July 2020, Kansas (USA).

Tabe-Ojong, M. P., Heckelei, T., Baylis, K. (2020): Collective action and smallholder rural households: Implications for income and asset aspirations, contributed paper to be presented at the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, 26-28 July 2020, Kansas (USA).

Tabe-Ojong, M. P., Mausch, K. (2019): Impacts of improved chickpea adoption on smallholder production and commercialization in Ethiopia, Hans H. Ruthenberg Graduate Award presentation at the Tropentag, 18-20 September 2019, Kassel (Germany).

Tabe-Ojong, M. P., Mausch, K., Woldeyohanes, T., Heckelei, T. (2018): Impacts of improved chickpea adoption on smallholder production and commercialization in Ethiopia, contributed paper presented at the International Conference of Agricultural Economists, 28-02 August 2018, Vancouver (Canada).

Tabe-Ojong, M. P., Mausch, K., Woldeyohanes, T., Heckelei, T. (2018): A triple hurdle model of the impacts of improved chickpea adoption on smallholder production and commercialization in Ethiopia, contributed paper presented at the 92nd AES Conference, 16-18 April 2018, Warwick (United Kingdom).

 

 

 


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