Associate Professor in the Department of Economics and Geography, Dar Es Salaam University College Of Education

Ph.D. from Monash University (Australia), Master of Art (Economics) Degree from the University of Botswana and Bachelor in Economics Degree from the University of Namibia.


Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Econometrics, Managerial Economics and Research Methods.


Development Economics, Mining, Governance, Tourism, Gender, Industrial Economics, Employment, Health Economics, Leadership and Change Management.


1. Formulation of the current 5-year strategic plan for Special Economic Zones in Tanzania. Organised by Economic Processing Zones Authority of Tanzania.

2. Reviewing of the National Employment Policy. Organised by : Ministry of Employment and Labour ( Old name).

3. Learning to Compete (L2C) project. Conducted by United Nations University – World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER).

4. Tanzania’s National Advisory Committee on Citizen Economic Empowermen. Organised by Tanzania’s National Advisory Committee.

5. The role and effectiveness of Special Economic Zones in Tanzania. Organised by United Nations University – World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER).



Selected Publications/ Books/ Conference Abstracts and Proceedings:

1. Kinyondo, A. (2021). Improving the Governance of Governments: From addressing barriers to change. In C. K.Norman, B.S. T.Neesham and  C.Kinyondo, A Transition to prosperous, resilient and Carbon-Free Economy.Cambridge University Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316389553.030

2. Kinyondo, A. and Huggins, C. (2021). State-led Efforts to Reduce Environmental Impacts of Artisanal and Small-scale Mining in Tanzania: Implications for Fulfilment of the Sustainable Development Goals. Environmental Science and Policy. 120: 157-164

3. Kinyondo, A. Pelizzo, R. (2021). How Covid-19 has Affected Africa’s Development. World Affairs. 184(1): https://doi.org/10.1177/0043820021989681

4. Kinyondo, A. and Byaro, M. (2020). Human Capital Contribution to the Economic Growth of Sub- Saharan Africa: Does Health Status Matter? Evidence from Dynamic Panel Data. In Rossi, I (ed.), Challenges of Globalization and Prospects for an Inter-civilizational World Order. Springer Nature, Switzerland, Pages 713-724.

5. Kinyondo, A and Pelizzo, R. (2020). Rural Poverty in Tanzania. Afro-Asian Journal of Economic and Finance. 1(1): 1-22

6. Kinyondo, A. (2020). Does Tanzania’s Development Trajectory borrow from the China Model? Politics and Policy. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/polp.12372

7. Byaro, M. and Kinyondo, A. (2020). Institutional Quality Explains the Difference of Natural Gas Revenues to Contribute in the Economy: Empirical Evidence from Tanzania. African Journal of Economic Review, 9(3): 84-97

8. Kinyondo, A. and Joseph, M. (2020). Women’s employment status and domestic violence in Tanzania: How do they link? International Journal of Social Welfare. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ijsw.12440

9. Kinyondo, A and Pelizzo, R. (2020). Socioeconomic Impact of Tourism: The Case of Tanzania. African Journal of Economic Review, 8(2), 239-257.

10. Kinyondo, A and Huggins, C. (2020). Centres of excellence' for artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Tanzania: Assumptions around artisanal entrepreneurship and formalization. The Extractive Industries and Society, Vol. 655. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2020.03.011

11. Byaro, M and Kinyondo, A. (2020). Citizens' Trust in Government and Their Greater Willingness to Pay Taxes in Tanzania: A Case Study of Mtwara, Lindi, and Dar es Salaam Regions. Poverty and Public Policy, 12(1), 73-83. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/pop4.271

12. Huggins C., Kinyondo A. (2019). Resource Nationalism and Formalization of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Tanzania: Evidence from the Tanzanite Sector. Resources Policy. Vol. 63. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resourpol.2019.101436

13. Kinyondo, A., and Huggins C. (2019). Resource nationalism in Tanzania: implications for artisanal and small-scale mining. The Extractive Industries and Society, 6(1), 181-189.

14. Kinyondo, A., and Byaro, M. (2019). Does Citizen's Trust in Government Increase Willingness to Pay Taxes in Tanzania? A Case Study of Mtwara, Lindi and Dar es Salaam Regions. African Journal of Economic Review, Vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 176-187

15. Kinyondo, A. and Magashi, J. (2019). The Impact of Cash Transfers on Women’s Empowerment: The Case of Tanzania Social Action Fund. Poverty and Public Policy. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/pop4.256

16. Kinyondo, A., Pelizzo, R., and Bekenova, K. (2019). The Poverty of Data in Africa: Why the Continent Needs More Bacon. World Affairs. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0043820019883614

17. Kinyondo, A. and Kagaruki, G. (2019). The Impact of Informal Financial Groups on Socio-economic Development in Tanzania. African Development Review. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8268.123667 | P a g e

18. Kinyondo, A. (2019). Is China Recolonizing Africa? Some view from Tanzania. World Affairs. https://doi.org/10.1177/004382001983933

19. Kinyondo, A and Huggins, C. (2019). Resource nationalism in Tanzania: Implications for artisanal and small-scale mining. The Extractive Industries and Society. Vol. 6 pp. 181-189

20. Kinyondo, A., and Pelizzo, R. (2018). Poor Quality of Data in Africa: What are the Issues? Politics and Policy, Vol. 46, No. 6, pp. 851- 877

21. Pelizzo, R., Kinyondo, A. and Nwokora, N. (2018). “Development in Africa”. World Affairs. Vol. 181, No. 3, pp. 256-285

22. Kinyondo, A. and Riccardo P. (2018). “Growth, Employment, Poverty and equality in Tanzania” (2018). Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies, vol.11, no.3, pp. 164-181

23. Byaro, M., Kinyondo, A., Michello, C. and Musonda, P (2018). “Determinants of public health expenditure growth in Tanzania: An application of Bayesian Model”. African Journal of Economic Review. 6(1) pp 1-13

25. Kinyondo, A. and Magashi, J. (2017).” Enhancing rural livelihoods in Tanzania: A small-holder farmers’ perspective”. International Journal of Accounting and Economics Studies. 5(2) pp. 68-79

26. Byaro, M., Kinyondo, A. and Musonda, P. (2017). "Economic Growth and Under-Five Malaria Mortality in Tanzania Mainland: From Correlation Analysis to Causality". International Journal of Health. 5(1) pp. 91- 96

27. Kolstad, I. and Kinyondo, A. (2017). “Alternatives to local content requirements in resource-rich countries”. Oxford Development Studies. 45(4) pp. 409 - 423

28. Kinyondo, A. and Villanger, E. (2017). “Local content requirements in the petroleum sector in Tanzania: A thorny road from inception to implementation?” The Extractive Industries and Society. 4(2) pp. 371–384

29. Siri, L. and Kinyondo, A. (2016) “Resource nationalism and local content in Tanzania: Experiences from mining and consequences for the petroleum sector”. The Extractive Industries and Society. 3(4) pp. 1095 - 1104.

30. Kinyondo, A and Mwoya, B. (2015). “The Relationship between Stock Market Capitalization and Money Demand in Tanzania: Evidence from ARDL Approach and Granger Causality Test”. International Journal of World History and Economics, 4(7), pp. 1-7.

31. Kinyondo, A. and Pelizzo, R. (2015). “Tourism, development, and inequality: The case of Tanzania”. Poverty and Public Policy, 7(1), pp. 64-79.

32. Pelizzo, R. and Kinyondo, A. (2014). “Public Accounts Committees in Eastern and Southern Africa: A Comparative Analysis” (2014). Politics and Policy, 42(1), pp. 77-101.

33. Kinyondo, A. (2013). “Strengthening parliaments in nascent democracies: The Need to prioritise reforms”. Australasian Parliamentary Review, 28(1), pp. 109–24.

34. Kinyondo, A. and Pelizzo, R. (2013). “Strengthening parliaments: Some lessons from the Pacific Region”. Politics and Policy, 41(3), pp. 420-446.

35. Kinyondo, A. (2012). “Return on Training Investment in Parliaments: The Need for Change in the Pacific Region”. Parliamentary Affairs, 65(3), pp. 576-592.8 | P a g e

36. Coghill, K., Holland, P., Kinyondo, A., Lewis, C. and Steinack, K. (2012). “The functions of Parliament: reality challenges tradition”. Australasian Parliamentary Review, 27(2), pp. 55-70

37. Pelizzo, R. and Kinyondo, A. (2017). Tourism in Africa: Development and Inequality. Saggistica, Italy. Pelizzo, R., Nwokora, Z., & Kinyondo, A. (2018). Dimensions of development in Africa. In Frasca, U. (Ed.), africa in the globalisation era edizioni dell'orso.

38. Kinyondo, A. (2016). “Legislative Capacity Building: Pacific Case Studies” (2016). In Lewis, C., and Coghill, K. (Eds), Parliamentarians’ professional development (pp. 123-143). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing

39. Kinyondo, A, Bezu, S., and Villanger, E. (2018). “Can Smallholders benefit from the new market opportunities from the extractive industry in Tanzania?” (2018). Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute Report No. 8

40. Birdsall, N., Fishkin, J., Haqqi, F., Kinyondo, A., et al. (2017). “How should Tanzania use its natural gas? Citizens’ views from a nationwide deliberative poll”. International Initiative for Impact Evaluation. Washington, DC.

41. Kinyondo, A., Carol, N., and Tarp, F. (2016). “The role and effectiveness of Special Economic Zones in Tanzania” (2016). UNU-WIDER Working Paper 2016/122

42. Coghill, K. and Kinyondo, A. (2015). “Benchmarks for Codes of Conduct” (2015). The Parliamentarian. Issue 1, pp. 171-173 Coghill, K., Kinyondo, A., and Neesham, C. (2015). “Recommended Benchmarks for Codes of Conduct Applying to Members of Parliaments”. Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.