Our Research Areas

Emerging Themes

Conducts research on various interdisciplinary and cross-cutting issues relevant to policy and sustainable development. 

Human Development

Conducts research in areas of poverty, education, health, labour markets and other social sectors.

Macroeconomics

Conducts research and analysis with the objective to support in maintaining macroeconomic stability, growth and development.

Public Finance

Conducts research aimed at improving public policy for growth through policy analysis and research.

Trade & Investment

Conducts research and analysis to promote both domestic and international trade through promoting regional economic integration.

Transport and Infrastructure

Conducts research and analysis to inform, influence and shape policy thinking on efficiency in provision of infrastructure services.
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Research projects are led by Research Fellows who are responsible for various economic research and policy analysis programmes. Each Research Fellow is responsible for a research area called a Unit. ZIPAR has Six (6) units: Emerging Themes, Human Development, Macroeconomics, Public Finance, Trade & Investment and Transport & Infrastructure Development. Research findings are disseminated to the Government, politicians, the private sector and civil society through policy dissemination workshops, annual conferences, seminars, media meetings and publications.

The organisation structure also permits flexibility in the determination of thematic areas for the inclusion of emerging policy themes. ZIPAR's research findings are disseminated to the Government, politicians, the private sector and civil society through policy dissemination workshops, annual conferences, seminars, media meetings and publications.

Institutional Brief

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ZIPAR is a Grant-aided institution under the Ministry of National Development and Planning.

Working towards the fomulation of sound public policies.

Awards

2017 Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) Award Winner for Environmental Research zema award.fw

Contacts

 ZIPAR

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 +260-211-252559

 info (@) zipar.org.zm