Rayner Tabetando

Rayner Tabetando is  a development economist with interest in applied microeconometrics. Rayner holds a PhD  from the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies. In the past, he has worked as a  research fellow at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies and  served as research assistant at JICA research institute in Tokyo. Rayner most recently worked as a research analyst at Laterite, Rwanda.

Content by Rayner Tabetando
  • Project

    Zambian youth unemployment in industries without smokestacks

    Zambia has high rates of unemployment and is overly dependent on mining for growth and foreign exchange. In 2018, the unemployment rate was 12.6 percent and the youth unemployment rate was 17.4 percent. With a growing population, this issue will only become worse without intervention and growth in labour-absorbing sectors of the economy. This study researches...

    23 Jul 2020 | Rayner Tabetando, Anand Rajaram, Dennis Chiwele

  • Blog post

    Tourism and COVID-19 in Zambia

    COVID-19 is a real threat to Zambia’s tourism sector and there is a high risk that many firms will shut down and disappear, undermining any ultimate economic recovery when international travel resumes. The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic could cut 50 million jobs worldwide in the travel and tourism industry. The industry,...

    1 Jun 2020 | Rayner Tabetando

  • Publication - Sub-thematic summary

    Energy: A summary of IGC research

    This sub-thematic summary highlights the IGC’s research on energy over the past 10 years. Access to reliable and affordable energy, as enunciated in Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7, is at the core of IGC’s research on energy. Achieving reliable, widespread access to electricity will be transformative for many developing countries. It has significant effects on...

    10 Sep 2019 | Rayner Tabetando