Herryman Moono

Herryman Moono holds an MSc Economics from University of Sheffield, an MSc Global Health from University of Oxford where he read as a Rhodes Scholar and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Zambia. Prior to his postgraduate studies, Herryman worked as a Teaching Assistant in Microeconomics at the University of Zambia, interned in the Regulatory Policy and Liquidations Division of the Central Bank of Zambia and in 2007 worked as an Assistant to the Principal Local Government Auditor for the Ministry of Local Government and Housing in Lusaka. He has also worked for the Population Council Zambia Office during his Global Health studies as an intern and participated in an array of applied health related research. He has conducted research for the African Peer Review Mechanism as a Research Associate with the University of Zambia and has also worked with the Harvard University’s Centre for International Development in Zambia. Herryman is the recipient of Bank of Zambia Scholarship Award for 2007; The Dean’s Commendation Award from the University of Zambia and elected Rhodes Scholar for the Class of 2009. His research interests are in Applied Economic Policy, International Trade and Finance and Health Economics in developing countries.  

Content by Herryman Moono
  • Blog post

    Exorcising government inefficiency through e-systems

    The use of electronic systems (e-systems) for enhancing the efficiency of public service delivery is gaining momentum in Zambia after the success of an electronically administered agricultural subsidy. E-systems have the potential to strengthen the country’s fiscal position, both through enhancing tax collection and in allocating tax revenue where it is most needed. As...

    27 Feb 2017 | Herryman Moono

  • Blog post

    Drivers for diversification: Firm productivity and export growth

    During the past decade of relatively high copper prices, Zambia enjoyed high GDP growth rates but employment growth has been inadequate and narrowly concentrated.  Growth rates have declined sharply since 2014 due in large part to declining copper prices which reduced exports and foreign exchange earnings while putting pressure on exchange rates. Given these developments,...

    21 Dec 2016 | Herryman Moono

  • Project

    The implications of nominal exchange rate movement for fiscal outcomes in Zambia

    The aim of this project is to analyse the fiscal implications of the exchange rate movement in Zambia.  While the determinants of the exchange rates have been sufficiently analysed in Zambia as part of the previous IGC study, very little research has delved to study the fiscal implications of the exchange rate on Zambia which is a major policy challenge for the government...

    11 Jan 2016 | Herryman Moono, Alemayehu Geda

  • Blog post

    Can Zambia escape the clutches of the resource curse?

    Zambia has made slow but steady progress in building its industrial capabilities. But a major push is needed if the manufacturing sector is to help lessen the country’s dependence on exports of copper and reduce poverty and unemployment. This may prove a challenge given that Zambia’s economy has been driven by copper mining. Economies that are dominated by mineral...

    16 Jun 2015 | Herryman Moono

  • Publication - Policy note

    Growth promotion through industrial strategies in Zambia

    12 Jun 2015 | Herryman Moono

  • Publication - Working Paper

    Education and Employment in Zambia: Evidence from a Scoping Exercise (Working Paper)

    1 Aug 2013 | Herryman Moono, Neil Rankin

  • Project

    Education and Training Scoping Study

    Over the past 20 years, the Zambian economy has been growing and its structure changing. However, most of the jobs which have been created recently have not been in the sectors where growth has been largest, such as mining and construction, but rather in various types of services. In parallel to these changes in labour demand there has been a large increase in school...

    1 Oct 2012 | Neil Rankin, Herryman Moono