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Title:Zambia: building prosperity from resource wealth
Editors:Adam, ChristopherISNI
Collier, PaulISNI
Gondwe, Michael
Series:Africa: policies for prosperity
City of publisher:Oxford
Publisher:Oxford University Press
ISBN:0199660603; 9780199660605
Geographic term:Zambia
Subjects:economic policy
copper mining
fiscal policy
public finance
public services
private sector
Abstract:This collection of essays examines the key challenges and opportunities that Zambian policymakers face as they seek to build on the period of sustained economic growth that started in 2002. The volume is organized in four parts: 1. Growth strategies for Zambia; 2. Macro-economic policy choices; 3. The supply side: production, trade, and infrastructure; and 4. Public service delivery and the political economy of reforms. Chapters: Growth strategies for Zambia: harnessing natural resource wealth for sustainable growth (Michael Gondwe and Emmanuel Mulenga Pamu); Zambia: a time of big opportunities and tough decisions (Paul Collier); Growth, employment, diversification, and the political economy of private sector development in Zambia (Adriana Cardozo, Gibson Masumbu, Chiwama Musonda, and GaŽl Raballand); Increasing public revenue and expenditure efficiency in Zambia (Samuel Bwalya et al.); Mineral taxation in Zambia (Robert F. Conrad); Monetary policy and the exchange rate in Zambia (Isaac Muhanga, Ivan Zyuulu, and Christopher S. Adam); Financial markets and resource mobilization in Zambia (Francis Chipimo); Post-crisis financial system regulation: implications for Zambia (Austin Mwape); Mining in Zambia: revitalization and the challenges of inclusive prosperity (Christopher S. Adam, Alexander Lippert, and Anthony Simpasa); Agriculture and land (Jonathan Pycroft, Mulenga Musepa, Francis Ndilila, and Sherman Robinson); Energy policy (Alan Whitworth); Transport policy (GaŽl Raballand and Alan Whitworth); Trade policy and trade facilitation in Zambia (Massimiliano Calž, Chungu Kapembwa, and Emmanuel Mulenga Pamu); Is there a 'populist threat' in Zambia? (Nic Cheeseman, Robert Ford, and Neo Simutanyi); Rationality, cosmopolitanism, and adjustment fatigue: public attitudes to economic Reform in Zambia (Michael Bratton and Peter Lolojih); Achieving better health outcomes through innovative strategies and results-focused interventions (Collins Chansa, Mirja Sjoblom, and Monique Vledder); Housing and urbanization in Zambia: unleashing a formal market process (Sylvester Mashamba and Paul Collier). [ASC Leiden abstract]