Binyam (PhD) is a postdoctoral researcher at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University. His PhD and MA in Development Economics from the ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands and a BA in Economics from University of Asmara, Eritrea. He has Cisco Networking Academy Certifications for IT Essentials. His research interests are in the broad area of applied empirical research in development, international and fishery economics. With his expertise on the application of meta-analysis, his research interests are also encompassing behavioural/experimental economics and health economics. He has a number of field level research experiences. In the recent past, he has worked as Lecturer, Trainer, and Researcher. He has also worked on research valuation system for the Dutch Research School for International Development and on research quality assessment of the ISS, Erasmus University. He has presented research papers at a number of international conferences, participated in international workshops and visited a number of countries.