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  • Ndulo, Manenga; Sakala, Martin (World Employment Programme Research (WEP), 1987-05)
    Zambia is one sub-Saharan African country which has been almost continuously facing a severe deterioration in its terms-of-trade, mainly resulting from the fall in the price of copper, its main export product. Several ...
  • van de Walle, Nicolas; Chiwele, Dennis Kaputo (USAID Zambia, 1994-11-04)
    This report assesses the impact of democratization on the process of economic reform in Zambia. Since the early 198Os, Zambia and most other African nations have been grappling with a serious economic crisis and many have ...
  • McPherson, Malcolm F. (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), 1995-11)
    Many development economists believe that there is, or ought to be, an optimal sequence of policy reforms for countries that are in the process of structural adjustment. There are now many theoretical approaches to economic ...
  • Pellechio, Anthony J; Hill, Catharine B (INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF) Fiscal Affairs Department, 1996-06)
    Two methods of calculating the value-added tax (VAT) base, using production and consumption data, respectively, have been applied in different countries to estimate VAT revenue. It is not apparent that these methods should ...
  • Brownbridge, Martin (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), 1996-06)
    For over 20 years until the early 1990s Zambia had entailed extensive government ownership and administrative controls over markets, including financial and banking markets. Interventionist policies, combined with a steep ...
  • Saasa, Oliver S (Institute for African Studies, University of Zambia (UNZA), 1996-10)
    Macroeconomic policy reform is arguably the most pressing national challenge facing most economies of Sub-Saharan Africa. The overall objective of these programs is transforming the policy environment and correcting ...
  • Copestake, James G. (Centre for Development Studies, University of Bath and Environment and Development Consultancy Ltd., 1997-04)
    The main purpose of this report is to present a balanced assessment of prospects for sustainable growth in smallholder agriculture in Zambia in the light of recent reforms. Given their historical underdevelopment in Zambia, ...
  • Copestake, James G. (Centre for Development Studies, University of Bath and Environment and Development Consultancy Ltd., 1997-04)
    The main purpose of this report is to present a balanced assessment of prospects for sustainable growth in smallholder agriculture in Zambia in the light of recent reforms. Given their historical underdevelopment in Zambia, ...
  • Diop, Francois; Seshamani, Venkatesh; Mulenga, Chola (Partnerships for Health Reform (PHR), 1998-05)
    This report represents an effort to supplement Zambia’s long-running debate on health policy reforms. Since the introduction of health reforms in Zambia in 1992, there have been several policy issues that have been the ...
  • McPherson, Malcolm F.; Rakovski, Tzvetana S. (Harvard Institute for International Development (HARVARD UNIVERSITY), 1999-01)
    This paper estimates a small macroeconometric model of the Zambian economy. It is based on annual data from 1967 to 1997 and provides projections for 1998 and 1999. The estimates are derived using Three Stage Least Squares ...
  • Rakner, Lise (Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, Nicolas van de Walle, Michigan State University, USA Dominic Mulaisho, Lusaka, Zambia, 1999-09)
    From a position in the 1980s as a ‘non-reformer’, in the early 1990s a new government came to power in Zambia with the expressed intent to undertake policy reform. Donors rewarded this local ownership of a policy process ...
  • Ndulo, Manenga; Musonda, Chanda (CAPAS, 2000)
    The economic importance of the health services sector in less developing countries (LDC) cannot be overstressed. The sector can be a major contributor to output, the generation of employment opportunities, export earnings ...
  • Andersson, Per-Åke; Bigsten, Arne; Persson, Hakan (Swedish Agency for Research Cooperation with Developing Countries (SAREC) and the Social Science Research Council (HSFR)., 2000)
    The study discusses the structural problems of Zambia's economy and the policies of structural adjustment attempted in the 1990s. It uses a general equilibruim model to analyze the impact of various strategies with regard ...
  • Andersson, Per-Åke; Sjöö, Boo (Harvard Institute for International Development (HIID), 2000-02)
    This paper analyses the relation between money and inflation during the structural adjustment program (SAP) in Zambia, 1987-1993. In contrast to many other studies of inflation in developing countries, this study focuses ...
  • Bigsten, Arne; Mugerwa, Steve Kayizzi (Department of Economics, Göteborg University, 2000-05)
    Zambia’s experience in the 1990s illustrates that, on their own, policy changes will not redress decades of mismanagement, especially when the degree of commitment of the elite remains unaltered. In 1991, the Movement for ...
  • Gilson, Lucy (Partnerships for Health Reform (PHR), 2000-09)
    This report provides an analysis of the process of health care financing reform in South Africa and Zambia during the 1990s. It is based on detailed investigations of experiences from the time of political transition in ...
  • McCulloch, Neil; Balch, Bob; Cherel-Robson, Milasoa (Institute of Development Studies University of Sussex, 2000-11-04)
    Zambia has undergone a dramatic transformation of economic policy during the 1990s. The election in 1991 of the Movement for Multi-party Democracy government saw the introduction of a series of major economic reforms ...
  • Gilson, Lucy; Kalyalya, Denny H.; Kuchler, Felix; Lake, Sally; Oranga, Hezron (2001)
    Although the need for a pro-poor health reform agenda in low and middle income countries is increasingly clear, implementing such policy change is always difficult. This paper seeks to contribute to thinking about how to ...
  • Ndulo, Manenga (University of Zambia, 2001-01)
    One of the major results of the Uruguay Round was the creation of a General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS). The GATS established multilateral rules and disciplines on policies affecting trade in services. Built in ...
  • Heijden, Hendrik Van der (United Nations University (UNU), World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001-09)
    The move towards multiparty democracy in Zambia in the early 1990s was heralded as the beginning of a new era of more pluralist politics in Africa. The new government’s willingness to adopt economic reforms and policies, ...