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Samuel Wangwe

  • Principal Research Associate, Economic and Social Research Foundation


Professor Samuel M. Wangwe is on the Leadership Team with Fran├žois Bourguignon for the Tanzania Institutional Diagnostic.

He has a Ph.D from the University of Dar es Salaam (1980), an MA (Economics) from the University of Dar es Salaam in 1973 and a BA (Economics and Statistics) from the University of Dar es Salaam in 1972. Prof. Wangwe has authored eight books, the latest being Exporting Africa: Technology, Trade and Industrialization in Sub-Saharan Africa (1997); a forthcoming book (in 1998), Transitional Economic Policy and Policy Options is co-edited together with Dr. H. H. Semboja and Dr. P. Tibandebage.

He has published more than 40 articles. Among the topical papers that he has written are: “Economic Reforms and Poverty Alleviation”; “The Management of Foreign Aid in Tanzania”; “Capacity Building in Policy Analysis and Economic Management”; and the one he has co-authored with Prof. B. Ndulu, “Managing Tanzania’s Economy in Transition to Sustained Development.”

Prof. Wangwe has extensive experience both in academics and research and has more than 20 years experience in policy research and policy-related consultancy work.


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