Veronica Masubo

Veronica is a Policy Economist at the IGC London Hub. She is a former ODI Fellow, placed at the Rwanda Revenue Authority and the Ministry of Finance in Timor-Leste. In these roles, Veronica covered areas such as tax policy and tax administration, monitoring and evaluation, public finance management, and development finance. Before joining the IGC, Veronica worked as an Economist with the Centre for Development Alternatives in Uganda, where she contributed to studies on tax policy reform for SME growth and Industrial Policy in Uganda. She has also worked for the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and contributed to analysis on sectors with labour-absorbing and job-creating potential.

Veronica holds a BSc in Economics from Cardiff Metropolitan University and a Master’s degree in Development Economics from the University of Sussex. Her primary research interests are in industrial policy and structural transformation and development finance in Africa.

Content by Veronica Masubo
  • Blog post

    COVID-19 in Tanzania: Is business as usual response enough?

    Tanzania’s unconventional approach to COVID-19 may be slow in response and may lack direction, but its uniqueness illustrates the need for governments to form context-specific smart containment strategies and recovery plans. To maintain multiple competing priorities, the Tanzanian government can increase public health funding to local health centres to implement mass...

    2 Jul 2020 | Veronica Masubo