Mar
2016
Lee, B. and Dupuy, K. | Tanzania has recently discovered large petroleum reserves, boosting its reserve natural resource stocks and potential future revenue flows. What is the likelihood that the country’s petroleum resources will translate into economic development? The answer…
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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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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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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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