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Taylor, Rosemary

Rosemary Stanley Taylor is a lecturer of Economics at the University of Dar es Salaam School of Economics (UDSoEC), a research fellow, and a policy interaction officer at EfD Tanzania. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Capital University of Economics and Business (CUEB), China, a Master of Arts in Economics, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Dar es Salaam. Before joining the University, Dr. Taylor worked as a competition and market research officer with the Fair Competition Commission in Tanzania.

Research interests

Dr. Taylor’s research interests are natural resources and environmental economics, development economics, international trade, and gender economics. In her research, Dr. Taylor has analyzed the fiscal effects of natural resource revenues in resource-rich sub-Saharan African economies. She has also completed and published numerous research that has informed policies and business decisions on Tanzania’s investment, trade, natural resources, youth employment, and other timely topics. Dr. Taylor is currently involved in research on Sustainable Transition to Clean Energy Services in Tanzania as a post-doc fellow under the NORHED II project themed “energy economics, governance, and research competence building.”


Supervising 3 master’s students and 1 Ph.D. candidate specializing in energy economics, development, and international trade.


  • National Investment Development Policy in Tanzania, URT, 2022
  • National Investment Development Strategy in Tanzania, URT, 2022
  • National Local Content Assessment in Tanzania, URT, 2022

Policy engagement

  • Board member of the Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) Board of Directors.
  • Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC).
  • Member of the Board of the School of Law at the University of Dar es Salaam.


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People | 19 December 2017