Muhajir Kachwamba

.Dr. Muhajir Kachwamba was born in 1973. He has worked as a senior lecturer of Institutional and development economics (2003 - May 2019) at Mzumbe University in Tanzania.  Between 2005- 2007 he pursued a Master degree (Project Management) at the University of Agder in Norway.  He pursued PhD studies in International Management specialized in Economics at the University of Agder, Norway from 2008-2013. His areas of research interest include; development economics, Information economics, public policy, regulatory and institutional economics and project management. Between December, 2014 and March 2016; he served as the head of department of research and publications at Mzumbe University. He also served as the coordinator of quality assurance at Mzumbe University (Dar es salaam Campus College) 2016-April 2019.  In 2017-201, he was appointed and served as a member of the Tanzania Tax Revenue Appeals Tribunal (TRAT) where he has provided more than 40 opinions to form part of Ruling and Judgments on tax disputes between tax payers and the Commissioner General (TRA). He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of MASSA Institute of Social Sciences Research, a research-based organization focusing on social sciences research.  


He has published several research papers and offered professional advisory and training services in the areas of investment promotion, Foreign Direction Investment, strategic planning, public sector marketing, public policy and project management. He has also teaching experience in economics courses particularly theory of consumer behaviour, demand and supply analysis, markets, government regulation and income distribution, monetary economics, Keynesian macroeconomics, project planning and implementation and public policy. In terms of research experience, he  has experience in quantitative research techniques particularly econometrics using STATA software for data analysis.  Furthermore, Dr. Kachwamba has expertise in policy impact evaluation using experimental and non-experimental studies




Title Country Themes
Local authorities and tax collection: Experimental evidence from Tanzania Tanzania, United Republic of Fiscal policy


Dr Muhajir Kachwamba
MASSA Institute of Social Sciences Research

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