Showing all Projects in Tanzania

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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

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    The Transmission Mechanism in Tanzania

    This paper is the outcome of research collaboration between staff of the Department of Economic Research and Policy at the Bank of Tanzania and the International Growth Centre. Its objective is to develop a systematic approach to the investigation of the effectiveness of monetary transmission in low-income countries that can be applied specifically to the five EAC...

    1 Jul 2010 | Christopher Adam, Stephen O'Connell, Johnson J. Nyella

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    Spatial Price Dispersion and Transactions Costs in Agricultural Commodities in Tanzania

    Tanzania’s current efforts to modernize and commercialize its large agricultural sector is unlikely to reach full potential if it does not, at the same time, tackle inefficiencies in the supply chain linking producers in rural areas to consumers in urban areas. The objective of this research was to document and estimate the transaction costs involved in the supply chain,...

    1 Jun 2010 | Bjorn Van Campenhout

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    Agricultural Productivity and Rural-Urban Migration in Tanzania

    The role of agriculture in economic growth and the wider structural transformation of Tanzania is a key concern for policy makers. Understanding whether the main driver of rural income growth lies in productivity growth within agriculture itself or through the growth of off-farm activities is particularly important in countries like Tanzania, where 80% of its residents...

    1 Jun 2010 | Martina Kirchberger, Fulgence Mishili, Stefan Dercon