About Professor Arkebe Oqubay

Professor Arkebe Oqubay is Senior Minister and Special Adviser to the Prime Minister of Ethiopia.

He has been at the centre of policymaking for 30 years. He is a development economist, an ODI Distinguished Fellow, and Professor of Practice at University of Johannesburg. His most recent Oxford University Press (OUP) publications include Made in Africa (OUP, 2015); How Nations Learn (OUP, 2019); African Economic Development (OUP, 2020); and The Oxford Handbook of Industrial Hubs and Economic Development (OUP, 2020). 

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Achieving inclusive and sustainable industrialisation and the SDGs in the post-COVID-19 world

Ethiopia’s Response to COVID-19

COVID-19 – An unprecedented global threat that deserves unprecedented leadership

How Africa Can Fight the Pandemic

When COVID-19 Comes to Africa

How do Nations Learn? Why Development is First and Foremost About Learning