Research Focus Areas

Our research activities are implemented under two kinds of arrangements, commissioned research (demand driven) and proactive core research (supply driven), with emphasis on demand-driven analytical work.

ZEPARU’s research focus is based on the following broad thematic areas:

  • Financial Sector Regulation and Development, Debt Crisis and implications on Economic Recovery & Development;
  • Macroeconomic: (Recovery, Reform and Management)
  • Regional Trade and Integration
  • Value Chains, Value Addition and Diversification
  • Policy Measures to Stimulate Savings Mobilization
  • Inclusive Economic Growth
  • Investment & Wealth Creation and Employment Creation
  • Economic Governance
  • Cross Cutting Issues (e.g. Climate change, Poverty Reduction, HIV& AIDS, Gender, Safety Nets)
  • Public Finance and Public Sector Reforms
  • SMEs, Private Sector Development and Microfinance
  • Productivity and Competitiveness
  • Infrastructure, Health, Education and Sanitation
  • Microeconomic and Sectorial analysis

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