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Arbogast Moshi

Lecturer and Head of the Department of Economics, The University of Dodoma

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Arbogast Moshi is a Lecturer and Head of the Department of Economics of The University of Dodoma.  He has worked for the University of Dodoma for more than 15 years.  He has Msc and PhD in Agricultural Economics from Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania; Post Graduate Diploma in Poverty Analysis, Erasmus Rotterdam University, Institute of Social Studies, Netherlands and Post-doctoral on “Local and regional variations in conditions for agriculture and food security in Tanzania” Lund University, Sweden, under AgriFoSe-CIDA Scholarship.

He has other trainings on applied labour Economics (UNU-WIDER Summer School- Cape Town), Computable General Equilibrium Modeling (University of Laval, Canada), Applied Geographical Information System (GIS) (The University of Dodoma), and Service Provision Assessment (SPA) Data Analysis (USAID/ DHS-Zanzibar, Tanzania).  Others include Tax-benefit micro-simulation analysis (UNU WIDER, Helsinki Finland), TAZMOD- a tax-benefit Micro simulation Model for Tanzania (UNU WIDER, UDSM, United Nations University- Helsinki, Finland) and Economic Impact Evaluation methods and tools of public policies, programmers and projects.

His Research Interests focuses on Agricultural productivity, Economics of climate change, Food demand analysis, Human capital, skill demands, and earnings inequality; Labor market and societal impacts of technological change; and labor force participation among others.

He has done number of research and consultancy works with the government and international organisations including Tanzania Road Fund Board Services, President’s Office, Regional Administration and Local Government); Plan International Tanzania country office, UNU-WIDER- SOUTHMOD project, NORAD and IFAD