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Staff Profile

Ms Tafuteni Nicholaus Chusi - Lecturer

Area of Expertise

Business Economics, Finance, Accounting, Industrial Organization, Competition Policy and Antitrust

Work Experience

Ms. Tafuteni Chusi works as a Lecturer in the Department of Development Finance and Management Studies at the Institute of Rural Development Planning in Dodoma city, Tanzania. She is an Industrial Economist with several years of experience as a researcher, trainer and consultant in the field of industrial management and development, competition economics, competition policy, digital economy, business management, public and private finance, entrepreneurship and microfinance development, investment analysis, Taxation and capital markets.

Professional Skills

  • Wide experience (since 2014) in Budgeting, Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) of various projects (in the Government of Tanzania, The Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar and different private organizations)
  • Wide knowledge and skills in the use of professional software such as Python, R, Stata, SAS, SPSS, and MATLAB
  • Creating online platforms for collecting mobile data using the latest technologies, such as Survey Solutions and OpenDataKit (ODK).
  • Wide knowledge and skills in writing technical and scientific reports
  • Extensive skills in preparing investment plans as well as strategic plans
  • Wide knowledge in industrial management, business models, innovation management and digital economy
  • Experienced in conducting research and consultancy in local as well as international organization such as UNICEF and UNDP
  • Extensive skills in Competition policy (FCC and EACCA) and machine learning
  • Wide knowledge and skills in industrial development issues
  • Knowledge and skills in action-oriented research

Research and academic Interests

Main research and academic interest are on industrial economics, competition policy and antitrust, digital economy, finance, business management, taxation, entrepreneurship, microfinance development, capital markets.