The Ethiopian Development Research Institute is a semi-autonomous research think-tank engaged in: Economic research and policy analysis, Bridging research and policy, Capacity, Knowledge dissemination and exchange and Consultancy.
The goals and objectives of EDRI are to:
Conduct high quality and objective economic research and policy analysis;
Disseminate research outputs and results;
Build professional competence and capacity of Ethiopian research and beneficiary institutions in economic policy analysis and research;
Respond to research and policy needs of the government and the economy from short to medium and long-term perspectives;
Serve as an effective platform for knowledge dissemination, exchange and dialogue.