Dr. Deresse Mersha Lakew

Full Name: Dr. Deresse Mersha Lakew
Education: BA, MBA, MCom (Acct).,Ph.D.
Specialization: Finance
Academic Rank: Associate Professor
Department: Accounting and Finance
College: Business & Economics
Current Position:

  • Research and Post Graduate Coordinator, BECO
  • Managing editor for Horn of African Journal of Business and Economics (HAJBE)

Research Interest: Finance, Accounting Education, Investment
On-going Researches

  • Evaluation of Postgraduate level Accounting and Finance Education: A study on selected universities in Ethiopia

List of Publications:

  • DeresseMershaLakew and Mohammed Getahun Musa (2019).Preparedness to Teach International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) In Ethiopia: A Study in Selected Universities. International Journal of Commerce and Finance, 5(2), PP.147 - 157
  • DeresseMershaLakew and Mohammed Getahun Musa (2019). Assessment of undergraduate accounting and Finance education in Ethiopia. International Journal of Business and Social Research. 9(2) PP. 21 -37
  • BeyeneYosefNurebo, DeresseMershaLakew and Mathewos W/Mariam (2019). Effectivness of Tax Audit: A study in KembataTambaro Zone, Southern Ethiopia. International Journal of Commerce and Finance. 5(1) PP. 34-50
  • DeresseMershaLakew and Mohammed Getahun Musa (2019). Limitations of outcome based Accounting curriculum in Ethiopia. Financial Studies. 23(1) PP.56 -81
  • DeresseMersha and ZerihunAyenew (2019). The Association between Access to Finance and Agricultural Productivity: Evidence from Southwest Oromia Region, Ethiopia. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, Arts and Sciences, Vol. 6 No. 2, April 2019. www.apjeas.apjmr.com
  • DeresseMershaLakew and Mohammed Getahun Musa (2019). Evaluation Of Outcome-Based Accounting Education And Training In Selected Colleges In West Oromia, Ethiopia. Business, Management and Education.17, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.386/bme.2019.6921
  • Mohammed Getahun and DeresseMersha (2018). The role of TVET in Accounting in meeting the demand of the profession: A study in selected organizations in Oromia regional state. Research journal of finance nad Accounting. 9(23) 63-74. WWW.iiste.org
  • DeresseMersha and ZerihunAyenew (2018). Determinants of Access to Finance of Smallholder Farmers: A study on Members of Agricultural Cooperatives in Southwest Oromia Region, Ethiopia. Horn of Africa Journal of Business and Economics (HAJBE), 2018, 1(1), PP: 1 – 15.  ISSN: 2617-0078 (Print), 2617-0086 (Online)
  • ZerihunAyenewነደDeresseMersha (2018). Determinants of Output Marketing through Cooperatives in Southwest Oromia, Ethiopia. Horn of Africa Journal of Business and Economics (HAJBE), 2018, 1(1), PP: 1 – 15.  ISSN: 2617-0078 (Print), 2617-0086 (Online)
  • DeresseMersha and ZerihunAyenew (2018). Financing challenges of smallholder farmers: A study on members of agricultural cooperatives in Southwest Oromia Region, Ethiopia. African journal of business management, 12(10). http://www.acedamicjournals.org/AJBM. DOI: 10.5897/AJBM 2018.8517.
  • DeresseMershaand  ZerihunAyenew (2018). Financing Practices of Micro and Small Enterprises in West Oromia Region, Ethiopia. Journal of Management Research, MacrothinkInsitute, 10(2).URL: ttps://doi.org/10.5296/jmr.v10i2.1209
  • DeresseMershaand  ZerihunAyenew (2017). Determinants of Access to Formal Financial Sources of Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) in West Oromia Region, Ethiopia. International Journal of Business and Economics Research, 6(5): 100-110,http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/j/ijber, doi: 10.11648/j.ijber.20170605.13
  • DeresseMershaLakew and ZerihunAyenewBirbirsa (2017). Does Access to Formal Financial Sources Leads to Growth of Micro and Small Enterprises? Evidence from West Oromia Region, Ethiopia. Developing Country Studies, www.iiste.org , ISSN 2224-607X (Paper) ISSN 2225-0565 (Online) Vol.7, No.6, 2017
  • DeresseMershaLakew and ZerihunAyenewBirbirsa (2017).Accounting and Reporting Practice of Micro and Small Enterprises in West Oromia Region, Ethiopia. Research Journal of Finance and Accounting, www.iiste.org , ISSN 2222-1697 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2847 (Online) Vol.8, No.9, 2017
  • DeresseMershaLakew, (2017). Project Financing, Implementation and Control Practice: A Study on Selected Business Organizations in Ethiopia. Global Journal of Management and Business Research: Volume 17 Issue 1 Version 1.0
  • DeresseMershaLakew, (2017). Planning and Forecasting in Capital Budgeting: The Practice of Business Organizations in Ethiopia.International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 7, Issue 3,PP 241-252_ ISSN 2250-3153
  • DeresseMershaLakew and D. PrabhakaraRao, (2015). Financial Appraisal of Long Term Investment Projects: Evidence from Ethiopia. Asian Journal of Research in Business Economics & Management, Vol. V Issue-II February 2015
  • DeresseMershaLakew and D. PrabhakaraRao, (2014). Determinants of Capital Budgeting Sophistication: Evidence from Ethiopia.Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary Impact Factor 1.625, ISSN: 2320-5083, Volume 2, Issue 11, December 2014
  • DeresseMershaLakewand D. PrabhakaraRao, (2014).  Impact of Capital Budgeting Sophistication on Firms’ Performance: Evidence from Ethiopia. Zenith International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research -ISSN 2231-5780 vol.4 (12), December (2014) online available at zenithresearch.org.in
  • DeresseMershaLakew&AbiyGetahunKolech, (2013), Working Capital Management Practices: a Study of  Business Enterprises in Jimma Town, Ethiopia ,  AbhinavNational Monthly Refereed Journal of Research in Commerce & Management, VOLUME NO.2, ISSUE NO.6,ISSN 2277-1166
  • DeresseMershaLakew and  D. PrabhakaraRao, (2013),Effect of Financial Management Practices and Characteristics on Profitability: a Study on Business Enterprises in Jimma Town, Ethiopia,  AbhinavNational Monthly Refereed Journal of Research in Commerce & Management , VOLUME NO.2, ISSUE NO.5, ISSN 2277-1166
  • DeresseMershaLakew, (2012), Assessment of Treasury Bill Market in  Ethiopia: Zenith International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research , Published by: Zenith International Research & Academic Foundation (ZIRAF), Volume 3 (1), ISSN ONLINE: 2231-5780

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

  • Accounting Society of Ethiopia
  • Ethiopian Management Professionals Association


Contact Address:

    • Mobile    +251917813453
    • P. O. Box:    JU. P.O.Box 378
    • Office Tel.:    +251471117515
    • Cell Phone:    +251917813453
    • Fax:    +251 471 11 7828
    • Email    Deresmersha@gmail.com