Prof. Albert Makochekanwa is an economist with over 14 years of experience in economics and social science issues. He has worked extensively in Africa, specifically, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Botswana and Ethiopia. Prof. Makochekanwa has published several journal papers, book chapters and contributed to several studies on economic issues in Southern Africa. Prof. Makochekanwa holds a Ph.D. in Economics Degree (University of Pretoria, South Africa), a Master of Science (MSc) in Economics Degree (University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe) and an Honours in Economics Degree (University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe).
Over the years, Prof. Makochekanwa has also been a consultant to the following organizations with which he has produced technical and policy documents: (1) World Bank, Washington DC, USA; (2) World Bank Institute (WIB) Washington DC, USA; (3) United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Virtual Institute (UNCATDVi), Geneva, Switzerland; (4) Trade and Industrial Strategies (TIPS of South Africa) and AusAID, (5) Center for Global Development (CGD), Washington DC, USA; (6) United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Harare, Zimbabwe; (7) African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Kenya; (8) Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Canada; (9) Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI), Namibia, (10) Underhill Capital Solutions, South Africa, (11) University of Mauritius (UoM), Mauritius; (12) Trade and Development Studies Centre, Zimbabwe, (13) Ministry of Industry and Commerce (Zimbabwe), and (14) COMESA Secretariat (Zambia), among others.