Governor, Central Bank of Tanzania
Professor Benno Ndulu currently serves as a Lead Sector Specialist with the Macroeconomic Division of the World Bank for Eastern Africa from the Tanzania Country Office. He is best known for his involvement in setting up and developing one of the most effective research and training networks in Africa, the African Economic Research Consortium.
He served first as its Research director and later as its Executive Director. He received a honorary doctorate from the ISS in the Hague in recognition of his contributions to Capacity Building and Research on Africa in 1997. Following his Ph.D. degree in economics from Northwestern University in Evanston, he taught economics and published widely on growth, adjustment, governance and trade.
The Institute of Social Studies awarded its honorary doctorate to Benno Ndulu in 1997.