Lecturer and Head, Department of Economics, University Of Dar Es Salaam School Of Economics

B.A (Economics), M.A (Economics), PhD (Economics) (Dar)


  • Microeconomics
  • Econometrics
  • Public Finance
  • Health Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Development Economics


  • Health Economics
  • Taxation
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Macro Modelling
  • Public Sector Economics
  • Policy Analysis
  • Environment and gender
  • Refugee and humanitarians.


  • collaborative research work establishing CLEAN-Air(Africa) research Unit in the region. Among various agenda, the research explores behavioural challenges and enablers to foster uptake and sustained use of Clean cooking energy in Africa. (with National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), United Kingdom (UK) Government and University of Liverpool, UK.- A Five Year Project)
  • Everyday Humanitarianism in Tanzania (EveryHumanTZ) (with Copenhagen Business School and at the University of Dar es Salaam, also including Roskilde University, University of Copenhagen and London School of Economics, A Five Year Project)
  • Revenue Enhancement and Voluntary Tax Compliance among Presumptive Taxpayers in Tanzania (with Behavioural Insight Team, Bank of Tanzania, Ministry of Finance and Planning, Tanzania Revenue Authority, National Bureau of Statistics and Centre for Behavioural Studies, University of Dar es Salaam)


  1. with Namuliira,P and Lokina,R (2022). “Household Welfare Perspective of Family Planning Utilization in Uganda”, African Sociological Review, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp.26-52
  2. with Ngasamiaku, W (2021). “Are Sectors Hit Equaly by COVID – 19 Pandemic? Some Insights from Assessing the Economic Impact of the Pandemic on Selected Sectors in Tanzania”, African Journal of Economic Review, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 51-69: Special Issue on COVID-19
  3. with Karamagi, I (2021). “Poverty Changes in Tanzania: An Assessment of Income Growth, Inequality and Population Shifts in Kagera, 1991-2010”, Tanzania Economic Review, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 73-89
  4. with Ngasamiaku, W (2021) “Towards Dynamic Assessment of Determinants of Household Vulnerability to Poverty in Tanzania”, The African Review, Vol. 48, pp. 1-21
  5. Pantaleo, I (2020) “Are Households in Tanzania Vulnerable to Poverty”, Business Management Review, Vol 23, No. , pp. 19-30
  6. with Temba, G (2019) “Socio-Economic Determinants of Diarrhoeal Morbidity among Children in Tanzania”, African Journal of Economic Review, Vol. VII, 2, pp. 147-164
  7. with Kisanga, E (2018). “An Assessment of Tanzania’s Approach on Oil and Gas Revenue Management”, in O. Kweka and H. Majamba Ed. Scientific, Legal and Social Economic Aspects of Oil and Gas in Tanzania, Dar es Salaam: TUKI, UDSM, ISBN. 9789976535518
  8. Pantaleo, I (2018) “Consumption Dyanamics in Kagera Region in Tanzania, 1991-2010”, Tanzania Economic Review, Vol. 8, 1&2, pp.20-37
  9. with Chagama, A (2018) “Impact of Microfinance Institutions on Household Welfare in Tanzania: Propensity Score Matching Approach”, The African Review, Vol.45, No. 2,pp.168-203
  10. with J. Kaswalalah (2017) “The Dynamics of Health Inequality in Kagera Region in Tanzania”, Tanzania Economic Review, Vol.7, Issue No.1&2
  11. with J. Aikaeli, H. Mkai, K. Mdadila and J. Mduma (2017)  “Social Return on Investment for Front Line Health Workers in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda”, A Report
  12. with  Cecilia Lutrel (2008) “Budget Support, Aid Instruments and the Environment-The Tanzania Country Context”, ODI Papers,-A Paper that was tracking expenditures and aid on Environmental Issues:



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