The art of creating money: an appraisal of Zimbabwe’s economy


Zimbabwe’s economy continues to struggle. The much-anticipated economic growth and stability in the ‘new dispensation’ remain elusive and ordinary citizens continue to bear the brunt of the economic plunge. This report analyses key economic challenges the country faces; explores the political economy of Zimbabwe’s economic reforms; and proposes necessary reforms to turn the economy around.

About the author

Dale Doré holds a PhD in economic structural transformation from Oxford University. In 2006, he received the Global Development Network award for outstanding research on political institutions, governance and development. Dr Doré was a member of the UNDP team commissioned to prepare a strategy for Comprehensive Economic Recovery in Zimbabwe, with special responsibility for land governance and commercialisation of smallholder agriculture.

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