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Mr Fanuel HAZVINA

Lecturer

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Qualifications: BSc (Hons) Economics, UZ; MSc Economics, UZ

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Research Interests: International Trade, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Mr Hazvina’s biography

Fanuel Hazvina is a lecturer in the Economics department (UZ) teaching Mathematics for Economics II, International Trade Theory and Policy, Environmental Economics and Natural Resource Economics.  He joined the department as a full time lecturer in November 2004.  Before joining the University of Zimbabwe’s Economics Department, Mr Hazvina worked as an Energy Development Officer in the Ministry of Energy and Power Development. He has more than 11 years extensive research experience in macroeconomics, development, and international trade issues (WTO, regional integration, ACP/EU Trade Relations and Negotiations).  He has specific expertise in Trade Negotiations, Regional Integration, and Implementation of trade commitments and Capacity Building for Government Officials, Private Sector representatives and Civil Society. He has provided Technical Advice in the ACP/EU negotiations on Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) as an Econometrician and Macroeconomic Development Expert for the ESA-EU EPA Negotiations. Mr Hazvina also has practical experience in working with trade promotion organizations (TPOs) in Zimbabwe and Zambia. Over the years, Mr Hazvina has also been a consultant to the following organizations with which he has produced technical and policy documents: (1) World Bank; (2) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); (3)Trade and Development Studies Centre; (4)Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), (5) Zimbabwe Economic Research Unit (ZEPARU), (6) USAID Strategic Economic Research and Analysis (SERA); (7) ZimTrade; (8) UNECA (9) African Union Commission among others.

Publications

  1. Zivengwa T.; Ndedzu D.; Hazvina F.; and Mavesere I.M (2013). Investigation the causality between education and economic growth in Zimbabwe. Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities.
  2. Chifamba, R  and Hazvina, F (2012). The Delink between SADC Trade Liberalisation and Poverty Reduction. Africa Institute of South Africa, Pretoria South Africa. - Book Chapter in ‘Regional Trade Integration, Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction in Southern Africa’ Edited by M. Tekere.
  3. Hazvina, F. and Govinda, T (2012). Economics of Biofuels in Zimbabwe, published as World Bank Technical Paper to the Government of Zimbabwe
  4. Hazvina F. Hurungo J. And Chugumira G. (2011) Technical Paper on Regional Trade Integration in SADC: Towards Deeper Integration. ZEPARU Working Papers.
  5. Zivengwa, T, Sakutukwa, T and Hazvina, F.(2008) (published as a backdated issues.  Financial sector deepening sophistication and growth nexus, ZAMBEZIA, University of Zimbabwe Publications.
  6. Zivengwa T and Hazvina, F. (2010).  Mapping an Ideal Currency Regime for Zimbabwe- Journal of Strategic Studies, Issue No. 1
  7. Zivengwa, T., Hazvina, F. and Maphosa, N. (2011). Impact of Dollarization on education of the girl child: Case Study of the Faculty of Social Studies, University of Zimbabwe, ZJER, University of Zimbabwe
  8. Hazvina, F. Zivengwa T and Makochekanwa, A. (2010). Zimbabwe: The 11th Province of South Africa – From one form of Domination to Another ‘Horse and Rider Relationship’ Journal of Strategic Studies, Issue No. 1
  9. Hazvina, F. (2012).18th African Union Summit endorses the establishment of a Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA)  in Africa. Southern African Trade and Development Newsletter, March 2012, Issue No. 38
  10. Hazvina, F. (2012). Towards regaining regional competitiveness: Zimbabwe launches new Industrial Development and Trade Policies. Southern African Trade and Development Newsletter, March 2012, Issue No. 38
  11. Hazvina, F. (2012)Towards a Continental FTA (CFTA) in Africa: Trade Facilitation Programs in Eastern and Southern Africa- Southern African Trade and Development Newsletter, June 2012, Issue No. 39

Mr Benson, Mutongi, Zwizwai

Lecturer

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 Mr Benson, Mutongi, Zwizwai

Qualifications: BSc (Hons) Economics, UZ; MA in Development Economics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Research Interests: Development Economics, SDGs, Macroeconomics Policy, Science Technology and Development, Climate Change.

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Mr Zwizwai’s biography:

Benson Zwizwai is a holder of a Masters Degree in Development Economics from Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, USA. He also holds a BSc degree in Economics from the University of Zimbabwe. He has extensive experience, spanning more than 30 years, in undertaking policy oriented research on economic development issues as well as related consultancy services for government and international development partners. He was a research fellow in Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Zimbabwe, became Head of the Department of Economics and Technology Studies of IDS and later, Deputy Director of Institute, before joining the Economics Department on full time basis in 2011. He has experience in implementing, coordinating and managing large-scale complex developmental research projects and programmes involving multi-disciplinary teams. Mr Zwizwai has undertaken research and consultancy services for the following, international development agencies and NGO’s among others, for which he produced technical and policy documents: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCATD), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), International Labour Organisation (ILO), European Union (EU), United States Agency for International Development, (USAID); African Development Bank (ADB); Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada; Practical Action Southern Africa, HIVOS Netherlands, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and Carnegie Corporation of New York. He is the National Co-ordinator of the Zimbabwe Chapter of the Africa Technology Policy Studies (ATPS) Network consisting of Chapters in 27 African countries and 2 in the diaspora (UK and USA) and with Headquarters in Nairobi - a multi-disciplinary network of researchers, practitioners and policy makers that promotes science, technology and innovation (STI) policy research, dialogue and practice, for sustainable African Development

Publications:

Science and Technology Development” Book chapter in Beyond the Enclave: Towards a Pro-Poor and Inclusive Development Strategy for Zimbabwe; edited by G. Kanyenze, T. Kondo, P. Chitambara and J. Martens; Weaver Press, Harare, 2011.

Agriculture and Agro-Industrial Development in a Post Crisis Era: Case Studies of Liberia and Zimbabwe, Volume 3: Zimbabwe Case Study, Cardno Emerging Markets (UK), 2010.

Zimbabwe Scoping Study on Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), with Mpande R., Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA), Harare 2010.

Assessment and Description of Environment Statistics System in Zimbabwe, with Wekwete N and Gurajena R, Zimstat, Harare, 2010.

Determining the Magnitude of, and Measures to Eliminate Energy Poverty in Zambia, Practical Action Southern Africa, 2009.

Feasibility Study for a National Biogas Commercialisation and Promotion Programme in Zambia with Mika L. Practical Action, Southern Africa (2008).

“Deepening Integration in SADC: Zimbabwe – Missing SADC Macroeconomic Targets”, Regional Integration in Southern Africa, Book Series, Vol. 10, 2007, Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Botswana Office, Gaborone.

“Information and Communication Technologies, Gender and Human Development in Zimbabwe”, with Tizora P. Background paper for the 2007 Zimbabwe Human Development Report on “Gender and Human Development”, 2007.

An Alternative Science and Technology Policy for Southern Africa” with Halimana M.C., book chapter in T. Kondo, G. Kanyenze and J. Martens (Edit) The Search for Sustainable Human Development in Southern Africa, ANSA, Harare 2006.

Impact of Micro-Finance on Enterprises, Particularly Those Owned by Women, with Halimana M.C., Zimbabwe Association of Microfinance Institutions, Canadian Development Agency, Institute of Development Studies, UZ 2004.

 “Zimbabwe: Economic Policy-Making and Implementation: A Study of Strategic Trade and Selective Industrial Policies” with Kambudzi A. and Mauwa B. book chapter in Charles Soludo, Osita Ogbu and Ha-Joon Chang (ed) The Politics of Trade and Industrial Policy in Africa: Forced Consensus? : Africa World Press, IDRC, 2004.

"Rural Development Indicators in Southern Africa" in Proceedings of the First Integrated Rural Development Program - Public Policy Colloquium, W K Kellogg Foundation 2001.

“Science and Technology in the Era of Globalization: Implications for Human Development”, A research report for the 1999 Zimbabwe Human Development Report on “Globalization and Human Development”, Harare, 1999.

"Information for Economic Reform and Structural Adjustment in Zimbabwe" in M Lundu (Ed). The Political Economy of Information on Development, Democracy and Security in Southern Africa, 1996, SAPES Books.

Macro Policy Framework for the Development of Small-Scale Industries (SSI) in Zimbabwe, ILO-EAMAT: Addis Ababa, 1996.

Economics of the Health Sector in Zimbabwe, with Schwartz, J.B. Report prepared for USAID / Zimbabwe. May 1995.

Interlinkages Between Trade and Environment: A Case Study of Zimbabwe, with Nkomo, J. and Gumbo, D., UNCTAD, Geneva, 1995.

Technology Acquisition and Development in Zimbabwe: The Hwange Thermal Power Station, in Osita O, Oyeyinka B and Mlawa H (Edit) Technology Policy and Practice in Africa, International Development Research Center, Ottawa, Canada, 1995.

Coordinated African Program of Technical Assistance on Trade on Services: A Study on Services in Zimbabwe, with Halimana C., Sibanda A., Kaliyati J. and Braathen E., Consultancy Report Number 24, IDS, University of Zimbabwe, 1994.

"Zimbabwe's Structural Adjustment Program: The First Year Experience" with Kadenge P.G. and Ndoro H. in Mwanza A.L. (Edit) Structural Adjustment Programs in SADC, SAPES Books Harare, 1992.

"The Flexible specialization Paradigm: It’s Relevancy to Small Scale / Light Engineering Sector of Zimbabwe" in Proceedings of Seminar on Flexible Manufacturing Technologies: An Alternative Industrialization Path? Policy Research and Strategic Planning Institute (PRSPI), DOC 32. Accra, Ghana, 1992.

Small Scale Metalworking/ Light Engineering Industries in Zimbabwe: A Sub-Sector Study, with John Powell, Intermediate Technology Development Group (ITDG), Harare 1991.

An Assessment of Human Resources for the Development of Electric Power, Household Energy and Energy Planning in Zimbabwe, with Sam Moyo, ZIDS Consultancy Report Number 6, UZ, Harare, 1991.

"A Study of the Transfer of Technology and Technology Acquisition in the Metals and Metal goods Sector in Zimbabwe" in Manuscript Report 242e Technology Policy Studies in Eastern and Southern Africa  IDRC.CRDI.CIID, Canada, 1990.

 “A Study of the Transfer of Technology and Technology Acquisition in the Metals and Metal Goods Sector in Zimbabwe”, with Ndela, D. B., Kaliyati, J. and Mutungwazi, D. in East Africa Technology Policy Studies Network (EATPS), Technology Policy Studies in Eastern and Southern Africa Nairobi, International Development Research Centre (IDRC), 1990.

Lessons From World Bank Experience with Industrial Adjustment Lending in Turkey: Background Country Paper for the Second Report on Adjustment Lending, Industry Development Division, World Bank, Washington D. C. 1989.

Benson Zwizwai (1988) "Towards an Electricity Demand Model for Zimbabwe"; in Anders Agren (Edit) Econometrics Training Program, University of Uppsala, Sweden, 1988.

Programmes Offered

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) Honours Degree in Economics
  • Master of Science (MSc) Degree in Economics
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) Degrees
  • Executive Certificate in Economics

 

Description & Entry Requirements
The Department currently offers the Bachelor of Science (BSc) Honours Degree in Economics at the Undergraduate Level. In addition, it teaches students from other Departments in the Faculties of Social Studies, Commerce and Arts. At the Post-graduate Level, the Department offers the Master of Science (MSc) Degree in Economics by coursework and dissertation. The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) Degrees are attained by theses. Currently the MSc is available both on Full-time and Part-time basis. Entry requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree is eleven points. For MSc admission, a prospective candidate must have at least an Upper Second Class pass in BSc (Hons) Economics. Students with lower qualifications may be admitted if they have at least two years working experience in a relevant field. The Department is able to offer a limited number of Scholarships to Post-graduate students. In addition to the MSc, the Department offers an MPhil and a DPhil by research.

Staff

Senior Lecturer and Chairperson

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Prof. Albert Makochekanwa
Qualifications: PhD University of Pretoria, South Africa, MSc Economics, UZ; BSc (hons) Economics, UZ; and Certificate in Project Management, Unisa.
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Senior Lecturer

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Dr Pheneas Kadenge
Qualifications: PhD (Economics) Gothenburg, Sweden, MSc Economics, UZ; BSc (hons) Economics, UZ;
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Senior Lecturer

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Dr Clever Mumbengegwi
Qualifications: Bachelor of Economics (University of Monash, Australia),Bachelor of Economics (Hons) Monash University, Australia; Master of Economics (University Of Monash, Melbourne, Australia; Doctor of Philosophy (Washington State University, U.S.A.)
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Senior Lecturer

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Dr Takawira Mumvuma
Qualifications: PhD Development Studies (ISS, The Hague Netherlands); MSc Economics, UZ; BSc (Hons) Economics, UZ
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Research Interests: Development Economics, Industrial Economics, Policy Reforms, SMEs Development.

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Senior Lecturer

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Dr. Zhou H

Qualifications: BSc (Hons) Economics, MSc Economics, (UZ), PhD.(Univ. of Hull)

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Research Interests: Labour, Macroeconomic and Industrial Issues

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Lecturer

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Mr  Fanuel HAZVINA

Qualifications: BSc (Hons) Economics, UZ; MSc Economics, UZ

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Research Interests: International Trade, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

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Lecturer

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Mr. Zivengwa, T

Qualifications: BSc (Hons) Economics, UZ; MSc Economics, UZ

Research Interests:  Development and Institutional Economics, Macroeconomic policy and Agricultural Economics.

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Senior Lecturer

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Mr. Tichaendepi Robert Masaya
MA, Economics 1967, (Indiana University, USA); MSc Economics, (USA) 1971, (London); MIS, London 1974

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Lecturer

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Mr Makoto
Qualifications: MSc Economics, UZ, BSc (Hons) Economics, UZ
Research Interests: Development Macroeconomics, International Economics, Monetary Economics, Applied Econometrics and Public Debt.
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Lecturer

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Mr Ithiel Munyaradzi Mavesere
Qualifications: MSc Economics, UZ; BSc (Hons) Economics, UZ; UZ Dip. (Education), UZ
Research Interests: Monetary Economics, Labour Economics and International Economics
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Prof. K. Nyikahadzoi 
DPhil Zwe, MPhil Zwe, Bsc (hons) Economics Zwe
Key Research Areas: rural development, rural livelihoods and food security
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Lecturer

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Mr. Tendai Makova
Qualifications: MSc Economics, UZ; BSc (Hons) Economics, UZ
Research Interests: Industrial Economics, Public Finance, Development Economics.

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Lecturer

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Mr Carren Pindiriri
Qualifications: BSc (hons) Economics, UZ; MSc Economics, MPhil, (Oslo)(DPhil Student)
Research Interests: Developmental, Environmental and Health Economics.
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Lecturer

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Mr Desmond Ndedzu
Qualifications: MSc Economics, UZ; BSc (Hons) Economics, UZ
Research Interests: Public Finance and Development Economics
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Lecturer

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Mr Tamuka Joel Mukura
Qualifications: MSc Economics, UZ; BSc (Hons) Economics, UZ
Research Interests: Agricultural Economics, Development Economics and Macroeconomics.
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Mr Edgar Muhoyi
Research Interest: Development Economics, Labour Economics, Microeconomics and Macroeconomics.
Qualifications: MSc Economics, UZ; BSc (Hons) Economics, UZ
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Ms Nobuhle Maphosa
Qualifications: MSc Economics, UZ, BSc (Hons) Economics UZ
Research interests: Microeconomics, agricultural, public sector and managerial Economics
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Lecturer

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Mr Benson Mutongi Zwizwai
MSc Economics, UZ; BSc (Hons) Economics, UZ

Lecturer

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Mrs Emily, Rwaveya
MSc Economics, UZ, BSc (Hons) Economics, UZ

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Office and Information Manager

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Mrs Lucy Mutuma

Qualifications: Diploma in Secretarial Studies, Bachelor of Arts in English and Communication Studies, ZOU, Executive Development Program , Business Studies, UZ

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