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Roosa Lambin and Milla Nyyssölä on examining Tanzanian health policies through a gender lens

The Innovation, Knowledge and Development ( IKD ) group of The Open University organises a one-day webinar on International Women's Day. The topic of the webinar is Health and care at the crossroads: evidencing gender impacts, campaigning for...

8 March 2023
Online, United Kingdom
Past event
Working Paper
Determinants of domestic savings in Tanzania: Empirical evidence

This paper examines trends and determinants of gross domestic savings in Tanzania using data for the period 1990–2020. The autoregressive distributed lag approach is employed to empirically analyse the short-run and long-run relationships...

Domestic savings Saving Tanzania
Working Paper
The link between public debt and public investment in Tanzania

In a bid to realize its development aspirations, Tanzania has made concerted efforts to increase public investment, particularly in the last decade...

Public investments Tanzania Public debt
Working Paper
Incorporating informal workers into social insurance in Tanzania

Expansion of social protection reach among workers in the large informal economy represents a persisting and thorny challenge in the development context...

Informal sector Tanzania Social policy
Working Paper
Social protection for working-age women in Tanzania: Exploring past policy trajectories and simulating future paths

Tanzania has expanded its social protection framework significantly over the past decade, but the country continues to grapple with important gender inequalities...

Social protection Tanzania Women
Working Paper
Employment policy in Mainland Tanzania: what’s in it for women?

Tanzania has experienced relatively strong and stable economic growth accompanied by social stability over the past two decades. The country is also pursuing an ambitious development plan with significant employment objectives...

Employment policy Gender Women
Project workshop
Work-in-progress meeting on tax research collaboration in Tanzania

As part of the Building up efficient and fair tax systems – lessons based on administrative tax data project, a work-in progress meeting was held in-person between UNU-WIDER and the Tanzania Revenue Authority ( TRA ) in Dar es Salaam 9 May...

9 May 2022
TRA Headquarters, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Past event
Policy Brief
Boosting mineral revenues in Zambia: Policy options for a sustainable fiscal regime Tanzania Mineral tax Mineral industries
Working Paper
Exploring social policy trajectories in Mainland Tanzania: Driving for gender-inclusive development?

In July 2020, the United Republic of Tanzania gained the status of a lower-middle-income country. This came after two decades of significant social policy reforms and transformations in the country’s economic structures...

Social policy Gender Tanzania
Working Paper
The Tanzanian state response to COVID-19: Why low capacity, discursive legitimacy, and twilight authority matter

Tanzania received significant global attention for its COVID-19 response during the first year of the pandemic...

Tanzania Nationalism State authority
Working Paper
Two decades of Tanzanian health policy: Examining policy developments and opportunities through a gender lens

Tanzania has undertaken important health sector reforms in the new millennium, and the most recent Health Sector Strategic Plan (2021–26) lays out ambitious targets to achieve universal health coverage...

Tanzania Women Health
Building up efficient and fair tax systems – lessons from Tanzania

This project analyses administrative tax data in Tanzania to provide knowledge for better policy-making with respect to mobilizing public revenue for inclusive economic development. The project conducts new, policy-relevant research based on the...

Tax administration data Tanzania
Samwel J. Kabote and Jires Tunguhole on the determinants of clove exports in Zanzibar

Samwel J. Kabote and Jires Tunguhole give a presentation on 10 December at 10-11am (UTC+2) as part of the Sustainable development solutions for Tanzania – strengthening research to achieve SDGs project. The presentation is held as a webinar,...

10 December 2021
Online, Finland
Past event
Ending aid dependency: Taxation in developing countries can be improved through collaboration

Finland aims to raise the amount of its development assistance to 0.7% of GDP, and this goal has good grounds. But how can we make sure that the countries receiving the donor funding will not stay dependent on the external aid for a long time?...

Tax compliance Tanzania Tax administration
Fourth training on TAZMOD - a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Tanzania

As part of the SOUTHMOD project, the national team at University of Dar es Salaam in collaboration with UNU-WIDER, and Southern African Social Policy Research Insights ( SASPRI ) organizes a training event on the TAZMOD model. This fourth training...

30 November 20212 December 2021
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Past event
Roosa Lambin and Milla Nyyssölä on social policy trajectories and women in Tanzania

The virtual conference Social Policy in Africa is organized 22-24 November 2021 by University of South Africa (UNISA) in the City of Tshwane in South Africa. On 22 November researchers Roosa Lambin and Milla Nyyssölä give a presentation in...

22 November 2021
online, South Africa
Past event
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