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    Seasonality in local food markets and consumption : evidence from Tanzania

    Kaminski,Jonathan, Christiaensen,Luc, Gilbert,Christopher L.  |  Dec 18, 2015
    This paper revisits the extent of seasonality in African livelihoods. It uses 19 years of monthly food prices from 20 markets and three years of nationally representative household panel surveys from Tanzania....
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER

    Forced displacement and refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa : an economic inquiry

    Verwimp,Philip, Maystadt,Jean-Francois;Maystadt,Jean-Francois Paul Claude  |  Dec 15, 2015
    Most reports on refugees deal with the immediate needs of displaced people. This paper seeks to go beyond the emergency phase and explore the challenges surrounding protracted refugee situations. The paper ...
  • WORKING PAPER

    Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Tanzania

    Oct 01, 2015
    This economy profile for Doing Business 2016 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Tanzania. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies)...
  • POLICY NOTE

    Tanzania’s tourism futures : harnessing natural assets

    Damania,Richard, Glauber,Ann Jeannette, Scandizzo,Pasquale L., Von Platen-Hallermund,Tobias, Barra,Alvaro Federico, Aryal,Dinesh, Haji,Mahjabeen N.  |  Sep 08, 2015
    Tourism provides a robust stream of revenues for the country, with benefits that reverberate widely through the economy. The sector generates the bulk of exports for the country. As a relatively labor-intensive ...
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    Tanzania economic update : why should Tanzanians pay taxes? The unavoidable need to finance economic development

    Kajange,Justina  |  Jul 01, 2015
    This seventh economic update goes to the heart of one of the main challenges faced by Tanzania: how can the country finance its development? This is a fundamental question when aid is coming down as a proportion ...
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