Working Papers

Jan
2017
Abel Kinyondo, Carol Newman, and Finn Tarp | Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have been successfully used as an industrial policy tool in many countries. Efforts to create SEZs in Tanzania began in 2002, and were stepped up through the establishment of the Export Processing Zone Authority (EPZA) in…
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Aug
2016
Donald Mmari and Sufian Bukurura | This essay examines the genesis of national oil companies (NOCs) and the political economy underpinning the diverse forms in which they are structured and operate.
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Nov
2015
Ivar Kolstad and Abel Kinyondo | This paper suggests that an optimal local content policy in the context of flawed institutions is a more minimal one than those typically pursued by developing countries with recently discovered petroleum reserves. We argue that local content requirements…
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Sep
2014
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By Caroline Israel, Maureen Mackintosh, Paula Tibandebage, Edwin Mhede, Phares G.M. Mujinja | This paper provides new evidence on the pattern of local and imported supplies to different health sectors and via different supply chains in Tanzania. It shows that around 16% of the medicines found on shelves from our tracer sample had been manufactured…
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Sep
2014
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WP 14/5
By Paula Tibandebage, Maureen Mackintosh, Caroline Israel, Edwin P. Mhede, Phares GM Mujinja | This working paper presents interim findings from an independent research project funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council with financial support from UK DFID. The project is a collaboration between Tanzanian, Kenyan, and UK researchers.…
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Aug
2014
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By Marc Wuyts and Blandina Kilama | This paper explores the concept of economic transformation and investigates its relevance to present-day policy debates in Tanzania. This paper, therefore, is conceptual in nature and starts by taking a critical look at a homemade definition of economic…
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