Ruhinduka, Remidius

Remidius Denis Ruhinduka is the Center Director of EfD Tanzania an EfD research fellow and a lecturer at the Department of Economics, University of Dar es Salaam. His research work focuses on various aspects of development economics with a special focus on the adoption and impact of Environmentally friendly technology in developing countries.  With a special interest in behavioral and experimental economics,

Ruhinduka has also explored various experimental behaviors such as honesty; risk and time preferences in a natural field set up and analyzed how these experimental behaviors influence actual field behavior of economic agents such as farmers in rural Africa. Driven by the nature of his research interests, Ruhinduka has extensive field work experiences in implementing large and complex surveys in both rural and urban environment of developing world.He has completed his PhD in Economics at the University of Gothenburg Sweden in December, 2015 and has actively participated in various professional trainings on impact evaluation and experimental economics offered at different parts of the World. In addition to his PhD training, he is a 2015 visiting scholar at the Population Studies Training Centre (PSTC) at Brown University as well as Centre for Effective Global Action (CEGA) of the University of California, Berkeley-USA.  During his professional career, he has been consulted extensively with various national and international organizations such as World Bank, NORAD, Oxford Policy Management, Clinton Foundation, Twaweza and the United Republic of Tanzania.

People | 6 March 2015