Involuntary Simplicity, Individualism and Wellbeing (Inference from
Eastern Ethiopia Communities)
About the Paper: This paper is an extract from my book
manuscript ready for publication. The book is entitled ‘The Fabrics of
Eastern Ethiopia Communities:Involuntary Simplicity, Individualism and
Wellbeing’. The book manuscript, which is organized into 13 chapters, is
behavioral and institutional modeling on communities in the settings of
urban East Ethiopia.
Objectives: Empirical evidences suggest inferences about the
group decision making is an important ingredient for academic and policy
endeavours meant to elevate the wellbeing of communities. It is on the
background of those issues that the objectives of this study formulated.
Behavioral & institutional modeling and possible implications to
wellbeing of communities of eastern Ethiopia takes the pillar of
Material and Methods: Field work information, with ethnographic
and formative research techniques takes the core source and tools of
inferences.To corroborate inferences made, theoretical and empirical
evidences from host of social science, humanities and behavioural
science disciplines were used.
Findings: the study concluded that a host of socio-cultural,
economic, geopolitical and geographic factors were risking the life of
communities of interest. As cope up strategy, communities developed
institutional and behavioural mechanisms.
Inference and way forward: Those response mechanisms to risks
in wider dimensions of life have a number of implications to wellbeing.
Therefore, academic and policy circle should consider the subject in
their respective careers.