Economic Policy Analysis in Zimbabwe: A Review of Zimbabwe Economic Policies: Special Reference to Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim Asset)

19 Pages Posted: 26 Jan 2014

Date Written: January 24, 2014

Abstract

This paper aims to explore and analyse factors that hinder policy success in Zimbabwe. The paper discusses the nature of policy formulation, policy support and usefulness of joint policy formulation in Zimbabwe. A critical analysis of the current economic policy in Zimbabwe scheduled to transform Zimbabwe for 2013 to 2018 is also discussed. The study also analyses the various economic policies adopted by Zimbabwe since 1990s, their success and failure factors. The study emphasize the business community to support government policies so as to reap the desired results. Politics have been found to disturb the effect of policies through sabotage (withholding contribution).

Keywords: Zim Asset, Policy Analysis, Zimbabwe, Bacossi, ESAP, STERP

JEL Classification: B22, A23, A11, C50, E50, E60, E61, E64, F02

Suggested Citation

Bonga, Wellington Garikai, Economic Policy Analysis in Zimbabwe: A Review of Zimbabwe Economic Policies: Special Reference to Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim Asset) (January 24, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2384863 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2384863

Wellington Garikai Bonga (Contact Author)

Great Zimbabwe University ( email )

P. O. Box 1235
Masvingo
Masvingo, Masvingo 00263
Zimbabwe

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