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– Are there benefits for Tanzania?
Mia Ellis, Margaret McMillan - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

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Geraldine J. Kikwasi, Cecilia Escalante - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

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– Adapting to new realities
Mark Henstridge - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

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– A feasibility study
Vincent Leyaro, Faith Masekesa, Ramadhan Ramadhan, Elineema Kisanga, Michael Noble, Gemma Wright - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

This working paper explores the feasibility of developing a tax and benefit microsimulation model in Zanzibar using the EUROMOD microsimulation software. We review Zanzibar’s tax and benefit arrangements and the potential household survey dataset that would underpin the model, and we...

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– Dead end or steppingstone?
Michael Danquah, Simone Schotte, Kunal Sen - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Despite rapid economic growth in recent decades, informality remains a persistent phenomenon in the labour markets of many low- and middle-income countries. A key issue in this regard concerns the extent to which informality itself is a persistent state. Using panel data from Ghana, South...

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– The framing of social protection policies in Tanzania
Marianne Ulriksen - Oxford University Press, 2019
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– Data, measurement, and trends
Carla Canelas, Rachel M. Gisselquist - Social Indicators Research, 2019

Inequality and social exclusion receive considerable contemporary policy attention. In the field of international development, inequality—both vertical (between individuals and households) and horizontal (between groups)—is a core concern in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development...

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– A 25-Year Perspective
Emmanuel Maliti - Social Indicators Research, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Horizontal inequality in the Global South

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Michael Nassen Smith, Carilee Osborne, Zunaid Moola, Ben Turok - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

We examine the extent to which two of Africa’s leading gold mining economies, Ghana and Tanzania, have adopted transformative local procurement policies to enhance backward linkages from the minerals sector. We assess the impact that evolving legislation in the gold industry has had on...

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Aimable Nsabimana, Patricia Funjika - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Access to mobile phone has increased substantially over the last decade in sub-Saharan Africa. The evidence suggests that increased use of mobile phones in the region has upgraded the market prices received by producers for their cash crops, but so far there is limited knowledge on labour market...

Vincent Leyaro, Elineema Kisanga, Michael Noble, Gemma Wright, David McLennan - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

This report documents TAZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Tanzania. This work was carried out by University of Dar es Salaam in collaboration with the project partners in the scope of the SOUTHMOD project. The results presented in this report are derived using TAZMOD version 1.8 ...

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– The Case of Social Benefits in Tanzania
Gemma Wright, Vincent Leyaro, Elineema Kisanga, Christine Byaruhanga - International Journal of Microsimulation, 2019
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– An application of TAZMOD
Asiya Maskaeva, Zanda Bochkaeva, Joel Mmasa, Mgeni Msafiri, Eric Iramba - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper analyses the impacts of indirect tax policy reforms on income distribution and poverty in Tanzania by applying a standard static microsimulation model TAZMOD v1.8. The simulations model two indirect tax reforms involving changes to the excise duty and value-added tax rates on alcoholic...

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– Country study—Tanzania
Mark Henstridge - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

There are large volumes of gas offshore Tanzania, which has raised hopes of a boom. But those hopes look set to be disappointed. A boom would depend on there being a sizeable flow of revenue to government from producing and exporting gas. This paper sets out the scale of the gas, and the...

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Tseday Jemaneh Mekasha, Wilhelm Ngasamiaku, Remidius D. Ruhinduka, Finn Tarp - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

In this paper we study the impact of tenure security on rural to urban migration of household members over the age of 15. Using three waves of the Tanzanian National Panel Survey (NPS) data, we show that tenure security is associated with lower probability of migration in rural Tanzania. This...

Mia Ellis, Margaret McMillan, Jed Silver - Oxford University Press, 2018
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