Dr. Aschalew Demeke Tigabu - Research Fellow
Dr. Aschalew Tigabu is a Research Fellow within the AfricaLics Secretariat and Climate Resilient Economies Programme of the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS). He holds a PhD in Economics (of sustainable innovation) (2014) from the VU University Amsterdam and a Master’s Degree (2009) from Cornell University. Tigabu has more than five years research experience in the areas of innovation studies, sustainability transitions and development.
Selected peer-reviewed publications
- Tigabu, A.D., Berkhout, F.G.H. & Beukering, P.J.H. van (2015). Functional evolution and accumulation of technological innovation systems: the case of renewable energy in East Africa. Science & Public Policy, 42 (5), 614-631. doi: 10.1093/scipol/scu073
- Tigabu, A. D., Berkhout, F., & van Beukering, P. (2015). Technology innovation systems and technology diffusion: Adoption of bio-digestion in an emerging innovation system in Rwanda. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 90, 318–330. doi:10.1016/j.techfore.2013.10.011
- Tigabu, A. D., Berkhout, F., & van Beukering, P. (2015). The diffusion of a renewable energy technology and innovation system functioning: Comparing bio-digestion in Kenya and Rwanda. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 90, 331–345. doi:10.1016/j.techfore.2013.09.019
- Tigabu, A.D., Nicholson, C. F., Collic, A. S., Steenhuis T. S. (2013). Determinants of household participation in the management of rural water supply systems: a case from Ethiopia. Water Policy, 15(6), 985–1000. doi:10.2166/wp.2013.160