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Oxford University Press
26 January 2017
Economic growth; Development economics
This volume, the third in a new series on the economics Africa, provides a series of rigorous but accessible essays 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 civil society both in Tanzania and elsewhere in Africa.
Edited by:   Christopher S. Adam (Professor of Development Economics University of Oxford), Paul Collier (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 (Governor, Bank of Tanzania)
Imprint:   Oxford University Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 241mm,  Width: 161mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   632g
ISBN:   9780198704812
ISBN 10:   019870481X
Series:   Africa: Policies for Prosperity
Pages:   330
Publication Date:   26 January 2017
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Christopher Adam is Professor of Development Economics at the University of Oxford, UK and Research Associate of the Centre for the Study of African Economies. He is currently the Lead Academic for Tanzania for the International Growth Centre (IGC) and Visiting Scholar at the IMF, working on the DFID-IMF Macroeconomic Research Programme on Low-Income Countries. He studied economics at the University of St Andrews and Nuffield College, Oxford. His academic research focuses on the macroeconomics of low-income countries, particularly those of sub-Saharan Africa. Paul Collier is a Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government and Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies. He took a five year Public Service leave, 1998-2003, during which he was Director of the Research Development Department of the World Bank. He is also a Professeur invite at Sciences Po, and at Paris 1. In 2008 he was awarded a CBE 'for services to scholarship and development'. He is the author of The Bottom Billion, which in 2008 won the Lionel Gelber, Arthur Ross and Corine prizes and in May 2009 was the joint winner of the Estoril Global Issues Distinguished Book prize. He is Advisor to the Strategy and Policy Department of the IMF and advisor to the Africa Region of the World Bank. He writes for the Independent, the New York Times, the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. Benno Ndulu was appointed Governor of the Central Bank of Tanzania in January 2008. He started his career at the University of Dar es Salaam in the early 1980s before joining the World Bank as a Lead Economist. He is best known for his involvement in setting up and developing one of the most effective research and training networks in Africa, the African Economic Research Consortium. He received an honorary doctorate from the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague in 1997 in recognition of his contributions to Capacity Building and Research on Africa. Following his Ph.D. degree in economics from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, he taught economics and published widely on growth, adjustment, governance and trade.

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