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/Mr Robson Mandishekwa
Mr Robson Mandishekwa

Position: Lecturer

Department: Economics

Qualifications :

  • Mcom. Economics (MSU),
  • Bcom Economics (MSU),
  • Post graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education (MSU)

Research interests:

  • Development Economics,
  • Economics of Happiness,
  • International Economics,
  • Monetary Economics,
  • Macroeconomics


  • Published Researches


  • Testing the Twin deficit hypothesis in Zimbabwe (1985-2007), Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, Vol 5, No. 28, 2014, pp 209-217. Co-authored with, Z Tambudzai and A Marufu
  • Applicability of Wagner’s Law in Zimbabwe, Journal of International Academic for Multidisciplinary, Vol 1, Issue 12, January 2014, pp 22-31,
  • Causality between economic growth and investment in Zimbabwe, Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, Vol 5, No. 20, 2014, pp 136-140,
  • An application of the individual Travel cost method to Nyanga National park, Zimbabwe, Researchjournali’s Journal of Economics, Vol 1, No. 1, November 2013, pp 1-16. Coauthored with Manzote E,
  • and Tavengwa Gombarago E.N
  • Accepted Research Papers


  • Savings – Growth nexus: Lessons from Zimbabwe. Accepted by Journal of International Academic for Multidisciplinary.
  • Determinants of Zimbabwe’s imports from China: The case of Clothing and Textile sector (1992-2012). International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research Academy,  Co-authored with Sengwe N.
  • The relationship between Trade openness, Terms of trade and Economic Growth in Zimbabwe: A VAR approach. The Dyke, A Midlands State University Journal
  • Exports-led or growth-led exports: Zimbabwe’s experience and lessons for the future,
  • Determination of government size in Zimbabwe: Application of Armey curve.

Discussion Paperr

  • Granger causality between inflation and exchange rates: Lessons from the Zimbabwe Experience, 1985-2007, School of Economics and Finance, University of Kwazulu-Natal, Discussion Paper Number 107, 2010, Co-authored with Manzote


  • Industrial Development Policy Review- Government Complex, Gweru, Zimbabwe, 05 April 2016
  • ZNCC Business Indaba, Village Lodge, 23 October 2015

Community Engagement

Faculty Representative in the following committees:

  • Research Board
  • Editorial and Publications
  • Social Responsibility
  • Communication Skills

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