Woubet Kassa is an Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist Office for the Africa region at the World Bank. Before joining the Africa region, he was working with the Trade and International Integration Unit of the Development Research Group. He is currently working on topics including International Trade, Global Value Chains, Regional Integration and Industrialization.
Kassa is from Ethiopia where he was a Lecturer at the Addis Ababa University and was working with the Ethiopian Policy Research Institute. He graduated with a PhD in Economics from American University in 2019.