Jires Edson Tunguhole

TunguholeJires Edson Tunguhole:

+255 719 322 632

 P.O.BOX 3007, COEBS, SUA, MOROGORO

jirestunguhole@sua.ac.tz

School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies(COEBS) 

Department  of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Personal statement:

Jires Tunguhole is an Assistant Lecturer at Sokoine University of Agriculture, School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness. With over 5 years of experience in research, Jires Tunguhole has worked for 3 years as an Assistant Research Fellow at the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF), and later as an Assistant Lecturer at Sokoine University of Agriculture. As a Researcher and Assistant Lecturer at Sokoine University of Agriculture, his area of specialization include; Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, Energy Economics, Health Economics, Agricultural Economics and Policy Analysis.

Education

University / Institute

Year of accomplishment

Bachelor Degree in Economics

Department of Economics, University of Dar es Salaam

2010-2013

     

Master Degree in Economics

Department of Economics, University of Dar es Salaam

2013-2015

 

 Research focus (interest) and Specialization

Area of specialization include; Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, Energy Economics, Health Economics, Agricultural Economics and Policy Analysis..

Teaching

 

Module Code                              Module Title                         Role

AEA 309

Econometrics

(Year 3 Undergraduate)

Module Convenor

AEA 307

Natural Resource and Environmental Economics (Year 3 Undergraduate)

Module Convenor

AEA 201

Production Economics (Year 2 Undergraduate)

Module Convenor

AEA 104

Introduction to Micro & Macro Economics (Year 1 Undergraduate)

Module Convenor

 Experience in Provision of Research-Based Projects

1.      Analysis of the Potential Effect of Sugar Sweetened Beverages Tax on Obesity Prevalence in Tanzania: A mathematical Model. Research Team-Economic and Social Research Foundation. (2019 to date).

2.      Urban Infrastructures Finance in Tanzania Cities: The Case of Tanzania 6 Leading Cities; Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Mwanza, Mbeya, Dodoma, and Mtwara. Research Coordinator-Economic and Social Research Foundation. (2017 to 2018).

3.      Opportunities and Challenges for Private Sector Investments in Green and Inclusive Energy (GIE) Projects in Tanzania. Research Team Member-Economic and Social Research Foundation (2015-2017)

4.      Communities and Spontaneous Urban Land Resource Planning: A toolkit for Urban Expansion. Research Project Coordinator-Economic and Social Research Foundation (August, 2016 to 2017).

5.      Local Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Health System Strengthening in Africa: An Empirical Evidence Report: Submitted to the German Federal Ministry of Economic Development and Cooperation. Research Project Coordinator-Economic and Social Research Foundation (2016-2017)

6.   “Accountability Through Practical Norms: Civil Service Reforms from Below” Country case Study-Tanzania. Research Team Member-Economic and Social Research Foundation (2016-2018)

 Research publication and Books

           

Mackintosh, M., Mugwagwa J., Banda G.,Tibandebage P., Tunguhole J., Wangwe S and Njeru M.(2018). Health-industry linkages for local health: reframing policies for African health system strengthening. Oxford University Press, Health Policy and Planning, 2018, Vol. 33, No. 4

Mackintosh, M., Mugwagwa J., Banda G and Tunguhole J. (2018). Local Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Health System Strengthening in Africa: A Publication in the German Health Practice Collection

 Makene, S F., and Tunguhole J. (2018). Managing Urbanization Process towards Better Livable Neighbourhoods in Tanzania: Community Participatory Urban Planning Aproach. Policy Brief: ESRF. 

On progress: Foreign Direct Investment, Environmental Pollution and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Empirical Evidence from Panel Data.

 On progress: Employability skills for Technical and Vocational Graduates in Tanzania: What matters for Employers?

 On progress: School to Work Transition and Skills Mismatch among Graduates in Tanzania Agricultural Labour Market

 

 

 

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