Mr. Abel Worku Tassew

Full Name: Abel Worku Tassew
Academic Rank:    Assistant Professor
College/Institute: Business and Economics
Department/Team: Accounting and Finance
Position, if any: Coordinator of College Reform and Academic Quality Assurance
Qualification: BA in Accounting  & MSc in Accounting and Finance
Field of Specialization: Accounting and Finance

Professional experiences:

Research Interest: Financial innovation, Public Finance, Corporate Finance, and Accounting Information System

On-going Researches:

  • Determinants of Financial Innovation in Ethiopian commercial banks
  • The Impact Of Financial Innovation On Competitive Advantage And Financial Inclusion In Ethiopia

List of Publications:   

Principal or Co-Author:

  • Prospects and Challenges of Micro Insurance Investment in Bench Maji Zone; International Journal of Management, IT & EngineeringVol. 7 Issue 8, August 2017
  • The Impact of investment Diversification on financial performance of Commercial Banks in Ethiopia; Financial Studies Volume 22 issue 3,2018
  • Determinants of Micro-Insurance Business Performance in Ethiopia; Journal of Accounting, Finance and Auditing Studies Volume 4, Issue 4 ,2018
  • The effect of Risk Management on Financial Performance of Commercial Banks in Ethiopia ;Financial studies March 2019, Volume 23, issue 1 –Indexed DOAJ
  • Determinants of Micro Insurance Social Performance in Ethiopia ; Horn of Africa Journal of Business and Economics (HAJBE), 2018, 1(2), PP: 19 – 31ISSN: 2617-0078 (Print), 2617-0086 (Online))
  • Determinants of Micro Insurance Demand in Jimma Zone ; International Research journal of Business studies December 2018 Volume 11,  issue 3 Indexed DOAJ
  • Determinants of life insurance demand in Ethiopia, Journal of Economics, Business, and Accountancy Ventura Vol. 21, No. 3, December 2018 – March 2019, pages 293 – 302

Membership in academic associations and academic related committee, councils, groups:   

  • Member & Secretary of the College’s Academic Commission
  • Member & Secretary of the College’s Research and Ethical Review Board
  • Member of Accounting & Finance Department Council
  • Accounting Society of Ethiopia
  • Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia

Training Certification and other performance certificates:


Contact Address:

  • P. O. Box:    378;  Jimma University; Jimma, Ethiopia
  • Office Tel.:    047 111 75 15/047 112 38 22
  • Cell Phone:   
  • +251 913 021710/+251932283170
  • E-mail Address:
  • Skype    abeltassew