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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WP 14/6
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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WP 14/4
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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Feb
2014
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WP 14/1
By Matteo Rizzo and Marc Wuyts | The paper begins by reviewing key insights from relevant literature on the informal economy to argue that conventional notions of ‘wage employment’ and ‘self-employment’, while unfit for capturing the nature and variety of employment relations…
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Sep
2013
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13/4
By Paula Tibandebage, Maureen Mackintosh, Tausi Kida, Joyce Ikingura and Cornel Jahari | This paper surveys women’s experiences with payments for ante-natal care (ANC) and associated issues of quality in two rural districts of Tanzania.
The paper provides evidence of payments for ANC in the two rural districts. Striking differences…
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Sep
2013
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13/3
By Maureen Mackintosh, Tausi Kida, Paula Tibandebag, Joyce Ikingura and Cornel Jahari | This paper presents new data on payments for maternal care. It is one of a series of papers providing access to the findings of the project.

The paper starts by summarising evidence from the four districts showing that a large majority of…
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Jul
2013
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13/2
By Paula Tibandebage, Tausi Kida, Maureen Mackintosh and Joyce Ikingura | This paper describes and reflects upon the unprompted responses to this question by women who were pregnant and/or had given birth, and by maternal health care staff, in four districts of Tanzania. The paper draws on data from a research project on Ethics,…
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