The overall goal of the Macroeconomics Unit is to improve public policy for growth, equity and poverty reduction through macroeconomic policy analysis and research. It focuses on the analysis of pertinent macroeconomic policy issues such as interest rates, inflation, and exchange rate movements; domestic and external public debt.
During the year 2023, the Unit planned to undertake the following studies:
1. Sovereign Debt Default- A Case Study of Zambia
2. Limiting Cash Transactions
3. Assessing Macroeconomic Performance in Zambia
4. Monetary Policy Statement Reviews
Macroeconomics Research Team:
Ignatius Masilokwa, Margret Mbewe, Timothy Sikambale and Benedikt Barthelmess