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    2017 Graduation Ceremony Notice

    The University of Zimbabwe 2017 Graduation Ceremony will be held on FRIDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 2017 at the UZ Athletics Stadium.

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    Selections for August 2017 Intake are now complete. List of Successful Applicants to be is available here on the website. Click on Readmore to view the list.

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    Launch of the 2016-2020 University of Zimbabwe Strategic Plan

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Mr. Ashok Chakravarti

Academic Interests: Institutional Economics; Institutions and Economic Performance; Institutional Change.

1. Chakravarti, A. (2012), “Economic Performance and the Visible Hand: Theory and Evidence”. 2012. Edward Elgar (USA and UK).
2. Chakravarti. A. (2006), “Aid, Institutions and Development: New Approaches to Growth, Governance and Poverty”. 2006. Edward Elgar (USA and UK).
3. Chakravarti A. (2010), “Rationality, Opportunism and Market Performance”. Working Paper No. 1/2010, Department of Economics, University of Zimbabwe. June 2010.
4. Chakravarti A. (2008), “A Theory of Discontinuous Change”. Working Paper No. 164, Dept. of International Development, Oxford University, U.K. June 2008.
5. Chakravarti A. (2004), “Livelihoods Scoping Study of the Zambezi Valley”. DFID/Save the Children, Harare.
6. Chakravarti A. (1995), “Malawi: Salt Marketing and Distribution Study”. Harvard Institute for International Development, Malawi.
7. Chakravarti, A. (1994), “Malawi: Seed Policy Study”. USAID, Malawi.
8. Chakravarti, A. (1991) "Aid Flows to Malawi 1986-90: an Analysis". Department of Economic Planning, Government of Malawi.
9. Chakravarti, A. (1984) "Generalized Scheme of Trade Preferences and the Asian Least Developed Countries: an Analysis of Approaches and Potential Benefits". UNCTAD.
10. Chakravarti, A. (1983)"Trade Sector Issues in the Least Developed Countries of Asia and the Pacific". UNCTAD.
11. Chakravarti, A. (1983) "Bhutan: Economic Memorandum". Planning Commission, Government of Bhutan.
12. Chakravarti, A. (1982) "Protection of the Synthetic Fibres and Yarns and its Implications for Inter-fibre Policy". Economic and Political Weekly, Bombay, India.
13. Chakravarti, A. (1972) "Social Profitability of Training Unskilled Workers in India, an Application of the Little-Mirrlees Method". Oxford Economic Papers.
14. Chakravarti, A. (1972) "Social Profitability of selected Public Sector Enterprises in India", M. Phil. thesis to University of Oxford.
15. Chakravarti, A. (1971) "Developmental Impact of the International Finance Corporations Projects: 1956-71". Research Report to I.F.C., World Bank.

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