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YEDAN
Ali YEDAN
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa
Associate Statistician, ACS- Demographic & Social Statistics Section
Ali Yedan is an Associate Statistician in the Demographic and Social Statistics Section of the African Centre for Statistics. His areas of expertise include statistics and research. Prior to joining ECA, he worked as a Consultant for the World Bank, United States, and taught economics at Laval University, Quebec, Canada. His recent publications focus on topics such as economic impact of child marriage and early unions, issues on the health sector, girls education and child marriage in West and Central Africa. Mr. Yedan holds a Ph.D. in economics from Laval University, Quebec, Canada.
Areas of Expertise
Data And Information Analysis And Mining, Data Management, Demography Population, Economics/econometrics, Education, Microeconomics & Econometrics, Researcher, Statistics

Education:

Doctorate
Economics
Université Laval, Québec
PhD in Economics
Master's Degree
Statistical Economics
MA in Statistics and Economics
Bachelor's degree
Mathematics
Université de Ouagadougou / University of Ouagadougou
Bachelor in Mathematics

Language:

Bambara
English
French

Publication:

Quentin Wodon, Ali Yedan & Els Leye (2017) Female genital cutting in Egypt: drivers and potential responses, Development in Practice, 27:5, 708-718
2017
Yedan, A., and Oumarou, D. A. (2018). Prioritization of girls’ schooling: Is there an intergenerational impact in Niger? African Educational Research Journal, 6(4): 288-302
2018
Gacko, I et A. Yedan. (2014) " Les pauvres ont-ils réellement profité de la croissance au Sénégal de 1994 à 2006 ? ", Perspective Afrique, Vol. 5, No. 1-3, Article 1,
2014
Wodon, Q., C. Male, A. Nayihouba, A. Onagoruwa, A. Savadogo, A. Yedan, A. Kes, N. John, M. Steinhaus, L. Murithi, J. Edmeades, and S. Petroni (2018). Economic Impacts of Child Marriage: Ethiopia Country Brief.

Washington, DC: The World Bank and International Center for Research on Women.

2018
Wodon, Q., Male, C., Nayihouba, A., Onagoruwa, A., Savadogo, A., Yedan, A., Kes, A., John, N., Steinhaus, M., Murithi, L., Edmeades, J., and Petroni, S. (2018). Economic Impacts of Child Marriage in Ethiopia: Synthesis Report,

Washington, DC: The World Bank and International Center for Research on Women.

2018
Kirk Hamilton, Quentin Wodon, Diego Barrot and Ali Yedan. 2018. Human Capital and the Wealth of Nations: Global Estimates and Trends, January 2018

DOI10.1596/978-1-4648-1046-6_ch6. In book: The Changing Wealth of Nations 2018: Building a Sustainable Future

2018
Wodon, Q., C. Male, A. Onagoruwa, A. Savadogo, and A Yedan. 2017. The Cost of Not Investing in Girls in Uganda: Child Marriage, Early Childbearing, Low Educational Attainment for Girls, and their Impacts.

Washington, DC: The World Bank.

2017
Wodon, Quentin T.; Male, Chata; Onagoruwa, Adenike Opeoluwa; Yedan, Ali. 2017. Key findings ahead of the October 2017 high level meeting on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa. Girls' education and child marriage in West and Central Africa.

Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.

2017
Wodon, Q., Male, C. Onagoruwa, A., and Yedan, A. 2017. Eléments d’analyse pour la réunion de haut niveau d’Octobre 2017 pour mettre fin au mariage des enfants en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre,

Série de notes sur l’éducation des filles et le mariage précoce en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre. Département de l’éducation. Washington, DC : Banque Mondiale.

2017
Wodon, Q., Male, C., Onagoruwa, A., Savadogo, A., y Yedan, A. (2017). Impacto económico del matrimonio infantil y las uniones tempranas: Resumen para la República Dominicana,

Washington, DC: Banco Mundial y UNICEF.

2017
Wodon, Quentin T.; Male, Chata; Nayihouba, Kolobadia Ada; Savadogo, Aboudrahyme; Yedan, Ali; Edmeades, Svetlana; Kes, A.; Murithi, L.; Steinhaus, M.; Petroni, S.. 2017. Economic impacts of child marriage: global synthesis brief.

Economic Impacts of Child Marriage. Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.

2017
Wodon, Quentin T.; Onagoruwa, Adenike Opeoluwa; Yedan, Ali; Edmeades, J.. 2017. Economic impacts of child marriage: fertility and population growth brief. Economic Impacts of Child Marriage.

Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.

2017
Wodon, Quentin T.; Nguyen, Minh Cong; Yedan, Ali; Edmeades, J.. 2017. Economic impacts of child marriage: educational attainment brief. Economic Impacts of Child Marriage.

Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.

2017
Wodon Q., B. Evans, C. Male, A. Onagoruwa, A. Savadogo and A. Yedan, 2016, “Selected Issues and Options for the Education Sector”

Egypt Note, Social Sector Notes, WORLD BANK GROUP, Global Partnership for Education - June 2016

2016
Wodon Q., A. Elshalakani, B. Evans, A. Hamed, A. Onagoruwa, A. Pande, A. Savadogo and A. Yedan, 2016, “Selected Issues and Options for the Health Sector”,

Egypt Note, Social Sector Notes, WORLD BANK GROUP, Global Partnership for Education - June 2016

2016
Wodon Q., E. Calimoutou, C. Male, M. C. Nguyen, A. Onagoruwa, A. Savadogo and A. Yedan, 2016, “Selected Issues and Options for Ending Child Marriage”,

Egypt Note, Social Sector Notes, WORLD BANK GROUP, Global Partnership for Education - June 2016

2016
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