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Mduma, John

John K. Mduma is a Senior Research Fellow at EfD Tanzania and a lecturer of economics at the University of Dar es Salaam. He is also an Executive Director of the Fair Competition Commission. His recent research includes an investigation of income polarization and simulation of the evolution of poverty in Tanzania. Mduma has been a consultant at the World Bank, Dar es Salaam office, ARTUMAS Groups Inc. (in Gas and Electricity Project in Tanzania) and he is a member of the National Technical Working Group of the Tanzania Panel Data Survey Project. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Bonn in October 2006 and his dissertation dealt with the effects of rural labor markets on soil and water conservation in Tanzania. His research has been published in African Study Quarterly, Journal of Applied Sciences, and Journal of Agronomy.

Expertise/Research area:

  • Applied spatial econometrics
  • Resources and Development Economics
  • Soil and water conservation
  • Rural labor markets


People | 28 October 2007