Showing all Projects in Tanzania

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    ESRF Conference presentation

    This paper presents two ways to think about the connection between natural gas and human development. The paper first reviews current gas production and the opportunities for increased domestic gas consumption from shallow-water or onshore gas production, before focusing on the potential from larger-scale, higher cost, deep-water gas. I then use a framework that treats...

    4 Sep 2014 | Mark Henstridge

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    Exchange rate study (Phase 1)

    This report considers alternative exchange rate arrangements for EAC countries in the transition to a monetary union. This paper by Christopher S. Adam (Oxford University), Pantaleo Kessy (Bank of Tanzania and IGC), Camillus Kombe (Bank of Tanzania) and Stephen A O’Connell (Swarthmore College) is the outcome of research collaboration between staff of the Department of...

    4 Sep 2014 | Christopher Adam, Pantaleo Kessy, Camillus Kombe, Stephen O'Connell

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    Support to the Monetary Affairs Committee (MAC) of the East African Community (EAC)

    To cope with the dual challenge of stabilizing real economic activity and maintaining a low inflation rate, the central banks of many industrial and emerging market economies have adopted monetary policy frameworks that explicitly commit them to medium-term price level stability, while allowing them some discretion to stabilize real output in the short run. However,...

    1 Feb 2013 | Stephen O'Connell, Francis Mwega

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    Support to the Monetary Affairs Committee (MAC) of the East African Community (EAC)- 2

    This paper was commissioned by the Economic Affairs sub-committee of the East African Community Monetary Affairs Committee. The paper offers a template for Partner State central banks to employ in developing common operational and analytical approaches to understanding the evolution and behaviour of the money multiplier in the context of reserve money-based monetary...

    1 May 2012 | Pantaleo Kessy

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    Support to the Monetary Affairs Committee (MAC) of the East African Community (EAC) -1

    This report considers alternative exchange rate arrangements for EAC countries in the transition to a monetary union. This paper by Christopher S. Adam (Oxford University), Pantaleo Kessy (Bank of Tanzania and IGC), Camillus Kombe (Bank of Tanzania) and Stephen A O’Connell (Swarthmore College) is the outcome of research collaboration between staff of the Department of...

    1 Apr 2012 | Stephen O'Connell, Christopher Adam, Pantaleo Kessy,

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    The Natural Gas Development in Tanzania: Potential Impact and Consequences

    This paper presents two ways to think about the connection between natural gas and human development. The paper first reviews current gas production and the opportunities for increased domestic gas consumption from shallow-water or onshore gas production, before focusing on the potential from larger-scale, higher cost, deep-water gas.

    1 Apr 2012 | Mujobu Moyo, Arun Jacob, Francois-Xavier de Mevius

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    Exchange Rate Study

    This report considers alternative exchange rate arrangements for EAC countries in the transition to a monetary union. This paper by Christopher S. Adam (Oxford University), Pantaleo Kessy (Bank of Tanzania and IGC), Camillus Kombe (Bank of Tanzania) and Stephen A O’Connell (Swarthmore College) is the outcome of research collaboration between staff of the Department of...

    1 Aug 2011 | Christopher Adam, Pantaleo Kessy, Stephen O'Connell

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    The Capacity and Uptake of Agricultural Research in Tanzania

    This report makes recommendations on how more use can be made of research to increase agricultural production and growth in Tanzania. It was commissioned by the International Growth Centre, through its office in the Bank of Tanzania, supported by the UK Department for International Development. It shows that, while good work is being done, there is the potential to make...

    1 Jul 2011 | Andrew Coulson

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    Financial Architecture and the Transmission Mechanism

    To cope with the dual challenge of stabilizing real economic activity and maintaining a low inflation rate, the central banks of many industrial and emerging market economies have adopted monetary policy frameworks that explicitly commit them to medium-term price level stability, while allowing them some discretion to stabilize real output in the short run. However,...

    1 Apr 2011 | Peter Montiel, Christopher Adam, Stephen O'Connell

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    Agricultural Productivity Trends in Tanzania: A View from National Household and Farm Survey Data

    The role of agriculture in economic growth and the wider structural transformation of Tanzania is a key concern for policy-makers. This paper tries to understand time trends in agricultural productivity. The main finding is that the most important source of consumption growth in Tanzania between 1991 and 2007 has been structural change, i.e. people moving out of...

    1 Oct 2010 | Justin Sandefur, Razack Lokina, Måns Nerman, Stefan Dercon