15 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...

Filter by...

Show results
Book Chapter
Employment and productivity growth in Tanzania's service sector

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Services Informal sector Economic growth
Journal Article
The impact of intergovernmental transfers on local revenue generation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Tanzania

Do intergovernmental transfers reduce revenues collected by local government authorities (LGAs)?...

fiscal capacity intergovernmental grants Sub-Saharan Africa
Working Paper
Formal education, malaria preventive behaviour, and children’s malarial status in Tanzania

In this study, we assess formal education as a causal determinant of women’s malaria preventive behaviour, as well as children’s risk of malaria infection...

Health behaviour Malaria School reform
Working Paper
The counting approach to multidimensional poverty: The case of four African countries

This paper investigates the levels and evolution of poverty in Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe using the decomposability properties of poverty measures based on a counting approach...

Counting approach Multidimensional poverty measurement Malawi
Working Paper
Entrepreneurship and human capital development in children

This paper explores the link between entrepreneurship and child human capital development. We specifically examine how operating a non-farm enterprise (NFE) as opposed to working in agriculture relates to child labour and schooling outcomes...

non-farm Enterprise Child-labor
Working Paper
Tanzania—from mining to oil and gas: Structural change or just big numbers?

This paper extends UNU-WIDER Working Paper 2016/79, which examined the economic situation in Tanzania during the resurgence of gold and diamond production after 1999, with the situation that emerged as the country began to exploit its very large reso...

Tanzania Gas Liquefied natural gas
Working Paper
The effects of land titling in Tanzania

We use household survey data to investigate the effects of formal, private property rights to agricultural land on agricultural investment, land valuation and access to credit in Tanzania...

Property rights Land titling Agriculture
Working Paper
Household bargaining and spending on children: Experimental evidence from Tanzania

This paper studies whether increasing the wife’s bargaining power results in couples allocating more resources to their child, and, if so, what the underlying mechanisms for this are...

Intra-household allocation Female bargaining power Tanzania
Working Paper
Agribusinesses, smallholder tenure security, and plot-level investments: Evidence from rural Tanzania

The last decade has witnessed an increase in the interest in agricultural land in developing countries...

Tenure security Smallholders Agribusiness
Working Paper
The impact of hosting refugees on the intra-household allocation of tasks: A gender perspective

This paper examines whether the presence of refugees alters the intra-household allocation of tasks across genders in the hosting population...

forced migration time use labour markets
Working Paper
Employment and productivity growth in Tanzania’s service sector

Despite Tanzania’s rapid recent growth, the vast majority of employment creation has been in informal services. This paper addresses the role that different subsectors of formal and informal services have played in Tanzania’s growth...

Services Informal sector Economic growth
Third voice of social sciences international conference

The University of Dar es Salaam organized on 24-25 November 2016 a two-day conference with the theme 'Industrialization and social transformation: what is the role of social sciences?'

24 November 201625 November 2016
University of Dar es Salaam, P.O. Box 35091, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Past event
Working Paper
Ideational and institutional drivers of social protection in Tanzania

In the early 2000s, there was low elite commitment to social protection in Tanzania. Yet, in 2012, the government officially launched a countrywide social safety net programme, and a year later it announced the introduction of an old age pension...

Social protection Policy entrpreneurs Political settlements
Policy workshop
Development finance - a role for foreign assistance

Has foreign aid boosted economic growth on average in developing countries? How and why is the aid landscape changing? What are the key strategic choices ahead for the development community? ​These and many other questions were discussed in a policy...

8 June 2015
Danish Embassy, Mchafukoge, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Past event
Photo: Martin Kenny Industries without smokestacks

Theme: Transformation

Africa Tanzania industry
Displaying 15 of 15 results.
Get started with the UNU WIDER website...