Staff Profile

/Mr Martin Charumbira

Mr Martin Charumbira

Lecturer : Department of Economics

Qualifications:

  • MSc Econ (UZ)
  • BSc Econ (UZ)
  • PDTE (MSU)

Research interests

Public sector Economics, Poverty and HIV/AIDS, Trade and Development and Economic Models and Policy Analysis

Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Charumbira, M., Chikoko, L. and Mafumbate, J. (2013), Elasticity of Motor Vehicle Imports with respect to Variations in Customs Duty in Zimbabwe (2009-2012), Dyke vol.7.1, pp. 153-161.
  2. Charumbira, M. and Sunde, T. Seller Concentration in the Grain Milling Industry American Journal of Economics and Business Administration, Vol 2, Issue 3, Pages 247-252.
  1. Nkomo, Farai, Mafuka, Alfred, Mafumbate, Justice and Charumbira, Martin (2013) An Analysis Of The Causes Of Bank Fragility In Zimbabwe (2003-2005). International Journals of Marketing and Technology, Vol. 3, Issue 6, pp. 1-15.
  2. Mbetu, K., Chikoko, L. and Charumbira, M. (2014) Post-Multiple Currency Strategy: Which Way Zimbabwe? OSSREA Bulletin, 11, No. 1. Pp. 15-29.
  3. Tambudzai, Z. and Charumbira, M. “Cash Shortages: Prospects for a Solution”, The Dyke Journal, vol. 2.
  4. Charumbira, M. “Applying the Gravity Model to Zimbabwe’s Trade Flows”, Africana Journal, Vol. 2, 2008.
  5. Charumbira, M. and Charumbira, M. “Impossibility of Creating a Sanction-Proof Economy”, Number 72, 2008, published by University of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa).
  6. Sunde, T. Abel, S. and Charumbira, M “An Evaluation of the Performance and Prospects of the Zimbabwean Manufacturing Sector”, Number 63, 2007, published by University of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa).
  7. Charumbira, M. “Modeling the Market Share of a Firm in the Grain Milling Sector” , Number 66, 2007, published by University of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa).
  8. Charumbira, M. “Transition to a New Currency: Is Zimbabwe Ready?, Number 77, 2008, published by University of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa).
  9. Charumbira, M. “Causality between Prices and Wages in Zimbabwe”, Number 78, 2008, published by University of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa).
  10. Abel, S., Sunde, T. & Charumbira, M.“The Relationship Between Household Expenditures and Disposable Income for Urban Households in Zimbabwe” Number 79, 2008, published by University of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa).
  11. Chipunza, T. and Charumbira, M. “An Econometric Estimation of the Child Health Production Function for Zimbawe”, Number 96, 2009, published by University of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa).

Conferences and Seminal Presentations

  • Facilitated three workshops on “Child Friendly Budgets” done by NANGO, Gweru (2009-11)
  • “Empirical Evidence on Value-Added Tax: Lessons for Zimbabwe”, Presented at the ZNCC Workshop on VAT at the Bata Sports Club on 23 July 2003, Gweru.
  • “Cash Shortages: Any Prospects fo Solutions?” Presented at the ZNCC Workshop at Lion’s Den Club on 18 September, 2003, Gweru.
  • Facilitator for workshop on “Macroeconomic Policy Analysis”, conducted by Africa Management Development Institute, 24 November to 05 December, 2008, Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • “Mining Policies, formulation, implementation and funding of the Small Scale Mining Sector in Zimbabwe”.
  • “Mining Policies, formulation, implementation and funding of the Small Scale Mining Sector in Zimbabwe”. Presented at a Small Scale Mining Indaba on Friday, March 23, 2012 at Fairmile Motel
  • Charumbira, T. and Chipunza, T. , “Fiscal Anomalies In Zimbabwe: Election Period Influences” Presentation At The MSU/UNIVEN Conference Held 14-16 October 2015, Fairmile Motel
  • Martin Charumbira & Robson Mandishekwa,Prospects  of Import Substitution as a Strategy for Sustainable Economic Development in Zimbabwe”, Presentation at the National Defence College Business Indaba Held 23 October 2015, The Village Lodge.

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