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Assessing the distributional impact of lowering the value-added tax rate for standard-rated items in Tanzania and options for recouping revenue losses

This paper explores the distributional impact of lowering the value-added tax rate for standard-rated items in Tanzania Mainland...

Value-added tax Microsimulation Redistribution
Working Paper
Constraints on the performance and competitiveness of Tanzania’s manufacturing exports

This study sought to examine the main constraints to manufacturing export competitiveness in Tanzania...

Competitiveness Manufacturing Exports
Blog
Finding keys for development in Africa

Economics researcher Aimable Nsabimana shares the relevance and inspiration behind his recent work with UNU-WIDER on climate change and human development in Tanzania. How can research contribute to the wellbeing in Africa?...

Child nutrition Tanzania Weather shock
Working Paper
Long-run rural livelihood diversification in Kagera, Tanzania

What drives livelihood diversification among predominantly rural households in developing countries and how can welfare-enhancing patterns be established and sustained in the long run?...

Income diversification Tanzania Livelihoods
Blog
Promoting industrialization in Africa: Global versus regional value chains

As COVID-19 ravages international trade and production, policy-makers are shifting their sights from global value chains (GVCs) to regional value chains (RVCs) as pathways to industrialization...

Value chain directionality Textiles Apparel industry
Working Paper
Agricultural input subsidy and farmers outcomes in Tanzania

This paper examines the impact of the government input subsidy—the National Agriculture Input Voucher—on farmers’ production and welfare in Tanzania as well as the factors that influence agricultural production in the country...

Difference-in-differences Subsidies Production
Working Paper
Public debt sustainability and debt dynamics: The case of Tanzania

Rising public debt in sub-Saharan Africa remains a matter of concern. We provide an analysis of public debt and debt sustainability in Tanzania, focusing on external debt...

Public debt Tanzania Debt sustainability
Working Paper
Income diversification and household welfare in Tanzania 2008–2013

This paper uses three waves of Tanzanian National Panel Surveys (2008/09, 2010/11, and 2012/13) to construct a panel from 3,676 households that appear in at least two waves to explore the effect of income diversification on household welfare measured...

Income diversification Labour income Gender
Working Paper
Closing the gap: Gender and innovation

Innovation generally takes place in male-dominated industries. A gender gap might therefore exist...

Female-owned enterprises Gender gap Innovation
Working Paper
Trade, technology, and absorptive capacity: Firm-level evidence across geographical clusters in the Tanzanian textiles and apparel sector

Trade-linked technological change has potential to increase incomes in low-income countries (LICs). The most labour-intensive segments of the textiles and apparel global value chain are in LICs...

Absorptive capacity Firm productivity Global value chains
Research Brief
Pushing for policy innovation: The framing of social protection policies in Tanzania Social protection Policy entrpreneurs Political settlements
Working Paper
Value chain directionality, upgrading, and industrial policy in the Tanzanian textile and apparel sectors

With recent changes in the global economy, policy makers are increasingly turning from global value chains to regional and national value chains as drivers of structural transformation in the global South...

Value chain directionality Textiles Apparel industry
Working Paper
Exploring options for a universal old age pension in Tanzania Mainland

The provision of a universal old age pension is increasingly recognized as an important instrument for strengthening and extending social protection...

Microsimulation Old age Public pensions
Working Paper
A comparative study of export processing zones in the wake of the Sustainable Development Goals: The cases of Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe

The objective of this research is to assess the extent to which export processing zones in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe integrate the Sustainable Development Goals in their implementation and operations...

Export processing zones Sustainable development Botswana
Working Paper
Weather shocks and child nutrition: Evidence from Tanzania

In this paper, we examine the relationship between childhood exposure to adverse weather shocks and nutritional and health outcomes of children in Tanzania...

Child nutrition Tanzania Weather shock
Seminar
Rugazia Nyombi on rural economy diversification and its effects on food security

Rugazia Nyombi will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 6 November. Abstract - Rural economy Diversification and Its Effects on Food Security of Households in Tanzania Agriculture has for long dominated Tanzania’s rural economic setup with...

6 November 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
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