Beatrice Mkenda

Name:  Beatrice Kalinda Mkenda

Title:    Senior Lecturer


Areas of Specialization:

International trade; Development economics; Macroeconomics; Poverty analysis; Gender analysis



  • “Globalisation and Rural Household Welfare in Tanzania”, Tanzania Economic

Trends, Volume 19, No. 2, December 2006.

  • “Globalization and Job Insecurity in Tanzania’s Manufacturing Sector”, Tanzanian

Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 7, No. 1, March 2007, IDS, UDSM.

  • “Do Foreign-Owned Firms Pay Higher Wages than Locally-Owned Firms? Evidence from Tanzania’s Manufacturing Sector”, Business Management Review, Vol. 11, No. 2, July-December, 2007, Faculty of Commerce and Management, UDSM.
  • “Tanzanian Trade Flows – Does Real Exchange Rate Volatility Matter?” with Igogo, T., and Luvanda, E., Tanzania Economic Review, Vol. 2(1), 2012.
  • “Tanzania’s Revealed Comparative Advantage and Structural Transformation”, Botswana Journal of Economics, Vol. 12 (1), April 2014.
  • “Determinants of Informal Employment: A Case of Tanzania Construction Industry”, with J. Aikaeli, Botswana Journal of Economics, Vol. 12 (2), December 2014.
  • “Informal Construction Employment, Earnings and Activities: A Boon or Bane for Tanzania? with J. Aikaeli, Tanzania Economic Review, Volume 4 Nos 1&2, 2014.
  • “What Determines Labour Force Participation of Tanzanian Women?”,

TanzanianJournal of Population Studies and Development, Vol. 21, No. 2, 2014.


International Conferences:


  • UNU-WIDER Development Conference “Think Development – Think Wider”, 13-15 September 2018, Helsinki, Finland.
  • UNU-WIDER Development Conference “Responding to Crises”, 23-24 September 2016, Helsinki, Finland.
  • UNU-WIDER's 30th Anniversary Conference on “Mapping the Future of Development Economics” – 17-19 September 2015, Helsinki, Finland.


Contacts: Email:  Phone:+255 784 426752