The Economic Policy Analysis Unit (EPAU) is a policy unit formed to provide the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia with accurate, comprehensive and timely policy analysis that positively contribute to the achievement of national economic and development goals, growth programs and transformation plans as well as provide technical support at the policy implementation phases. EPAU has four core policy Programs namely, Macroeconomics, Trade and Logistics, Private Sector Development and Statistics Programs.

The department mainly produces high quality policy analysis aimed at providing the Prime Minister and Senior Policy Makers with sound choices and alternatives. It Provide economic ministries with technical and analytical support as well as engage in information dissemination and advocacy to promote public understanding on the economy and government policies.