Tseday Mekasha is a research assistant on the UNU-WIDER project on Foreign Aid. She pursed her MSc at Copenhagen University and currently she is doing her PHD in Economics at Aalto University School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland. Previously, Tseday has been working as a researcher at Development Economics Group (DERG), Copenhagen University. She has also been a research assistant and part-time lecturer at Copenhagen Business School.
Her research interest is on development economics with a particular focus on foreign aid, international trade, agricultural productivity and poverty reduction. Tseday is an Ethiopian national.