Coordinator, Centre For Behavioural Studies

B.A.Economics., M.A.Economics (University of Dar es Salaam), PhD Economics (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)



  1. “The influence of energy policy on charcoal consumption in urban households in Tanzania” (with Doggart, N, Meshack,C.K.,Ishengoma, R., Morgan-Brown, T. , Abdallah, J.M., Spracklen,D.V., and Sallu,S.M.), Energy for Sustainable Development (2020), forthcoming.
  2. “Paddy Post-Harvest: The Role of Preferences and Structural Factors in Storage and Processing Decisions of Smallholder Rice Farmers” (with Travis Lybbert, Yonas Alem and Håkan Eggert); European Review of Agricultural Economics (2020), pp. 1–34, doi:10.1093/erae/jbz052
  3. “Determinants of Soil Conservation Technologies Among Small-Scale Farmers in Tanzania; Evidence from National Panel Survey” (with Jovin A. Lasway and George R. Temba), African Journal of Economic Review, Volume VIII, Issue I, January 2020.


  1. “Climate variability and post-harvest food loss abatement technologies: evidence from rural Tanzania”, (with Simon Wagura), Studies in Agricultural Economics, Vol. 121, pg 30-40 (2019); accessed at
  2. “Why (field) experiments on unethical behaviour are important:

Comparing stated and revealed behaviour”, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Vol. 156, December 2018, Pgs 71-85 (with Yonas Alem, Håkan Eggert and Martin Korcher): accessed at

  1. “Land Tenure Security and Internal Migration in Tanzania (2018)”, UNU-WIDER WIDER Working Paper No.158 (also under review), Accessed at  (with Tseday J. Mekasha , Finn Tarp and Wilhelm Ngasamiaku)
  2. “How much are the tourists willing to pay for the malaria control in Tanzania? Evidence from a Contingent Valuation Study in Zanzibar”Tanzania Economic Review Journal , Vol. 7, 1&2, (2017).
  3. “The political economy of Growth and Distribution: Experience in the first decade of 2000s”. In Rwegasira, D., Mbelle,A. and Aikael, J. (Edts), T  he economy of Mainland Tanzania into the 2000s: Productivity, Human capital and Other leading issues (2016), Dar es Salaam University Press, Dar es (joint book chapter with Mkenda, A. and Luvanda, E.)


  1. “Improving Welfare Through Climate-Friendly Agriculture: The Case of the System of Rice Intensification.”  Environmental and Resource Economics 62 (2015):243–263 (with Alem, Y and Håkan, E)