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Tanzania: The Path to Prosperity

Christopher S. Adam, Paul Collier, and Benno Ndulu


This volume, the third in a new series on the economics Africa, provides a series of rigorous but accessible chapters examining key policy challenges facing Tanzania over the coming decades. The book seeks to support informed, non-partisan debate on economic policy options for Tanzania. Written in a non-technical manner by leading scholars in the field, the chapters address key challenges in the areas of agriculture, trade, urbanization, employment, finance, and natural investment. The book is targeted both at academics and policy makers and also at non-specialists in the media and across civi ... More

Keywords: Tanzania, policy options, agriculture, trade, urbanization, employment, finance, natural investment

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Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198704812
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704812.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher S. Adam, editor
Professor of Development Economics, University of Oxford

Paul Collier, editor
Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, and Director, Centre for the Study of African Economies, Department of Economics, University of Oxford

Benno Ndulu, editor
Governor, Bank of Tanzania

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1 Introduction

Christopher S. Adam, Paul Collier, and Benno Ndulu

3 Managing Hydrocarbon Resources

Mark Henstridge and Dennis Rweyemamu

4 Transforming Dar es Salaam into a City That Works

Paul Collier and Patricia Jones

5 Trade, Logistics Infrastructure, and Regional Integration

Charles Kunaka, Olivier Hartmann, Gaël Raballand, and Rukia Shamte

6 Agricultural Transformation in Tanzania

Douglas Gollin and Radhika Goyal

7 Unlocking Tanzania’s Manufacturing Potential

Margaret McMillan, John Page, and Samuel Wangwe

8 Building a Skills Agenda towards Productive Employment

Mahjabeen Haji and Jacques Morisset

9 Growth and Poverty

Channing Arndt, Vincent Leyaro, Kristin Mahrt, and Finn Tarp

10 Public Investment and Fiscal Reforms

Christopher S. Adam, Jehovaness Aikaeli, and Anne Laski

11 Monetary Policy in Tanzania

Pantaleo J. Kessy, Johnson Nyella, and Stephen A. O’Connell

12 Financial Sector Development and Financial Inclusion

Natu Mwamba, Nangi Massawe, and Kennedy Komba

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