Tewodros Tesemma (PhD Candidate) is a researcher at the Policy Studies Institute (PSI) where he has been working over the last ten years. He is expected to complete his PhD in Economics from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, in June 2023. He also holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He was a Visiting Scholar at the University of California Berkeley in spring 2019, where he received in-depth training on Impact Evaluation methods. Tewodros has extensive research experience and has a strong track record of academic publications in reputable peer-reviewed scientific journals, including Oxford Economic Papers and Energy Economics. He has led numerous impact evaluation projects for which he has won large project funding as a Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator from various institutions, including the International Development Research Center (IDRC), Center for Effective Global Action, and PEDL. He has also consulted with international organizations such as the World Bank and International Fund for Agricultural Development. He was an Early Years Fellow on Early Childhood Development at the World Bank Ethiopia Country Office, where he served as a Focal Point on ECD and provided technical support to human capital departments at the Bank. He also co-led a pilot study on developing quality playful parenting for Ethiopian Urban Productive Safety Net beneficiaries.