Mpho Raboloko

Research Fellow 1

Mpho Raboloko is a Research Fellow in the Macroeconomics & Development Unit at BIDPA. He holds a
Master of Arts (Economics) and Bachelor of Arts (Economics) both from the University of Botswana. He is
a beneficiary of the Barclays F. G. Mogae Scholarship, which he was awarded to pursue the Master of Arts
(Economics) in 2011. His research interests are on macroeconomic modelling & forecasting and
macroeconomic policy, analysis & reporting.

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Journal Articles:

  • Raboloko, M. (2019). Services Sector and Economic Growth in Botswana, Journal of
    Business Management and Economics, Vol. 10(1). pp. 001-008
  • Raboloko, M. (2019). The Impact of Infrastructure on Economic Growth in Botswana,
    BIDPA Working Paper No. 66
  • Mogomotsi, P. K., Kolobe, M., Raboloko, M. and Mmopelwa, G. (2019). The Economic
    Contribution of Tourism to Local Communities: The case of Khumaga and Moreomaoto
    villages, Botswana, PULA: Botswana Journal of African Studies, Vol. 32, No 1, pp. 84 – 99
  • Raboloko, M. (2018). Determinants of Service Sector Growth in Botswana, BIDPA
    Working Paper No. 56.
  • Mmolainyane, K., Sekakela, K., Motsatsi, J. and Raboloko, M. (2018). 2018/19 Botswana
    Government Budget: Briefing Note. BIDPA, Gaborone, Botswana.
  • Molebatsi, K. and Raboloko, M. (2016). Time Series Modelling of Inflation in Botswana
    using Consumer Price Indices, International Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol. 8, No.
    3, pp. 15 – 22.
  • Zimunya, F. M. and Raboloko M. (2015). Determinants of Household Debt in Botswana: 1994 – 2012, Journal of Economics and Public Finance, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 14 – 36.
  • Raboloko, M., Motlaleng, G. R. and Bakwena, M. (2014). Determinants of Inflation in Botswana: 2003 – 2011, Asian-African Journal of Economics and Econometrics, 14(2): 195-210.
  • Sekwati, L., Narayana, N. and Raboloko, M. (2012). Understanding the Nature of Household Poverty in Botswana, PULA Journal of African Studies 26(1): 71 – 81

Key Projects

The following is a list of some of the projects Mr. Raboloko has been involved in since joining BIDPA:

  • Evaluation of the Citizen Economic Empowerment Policy in Botswana. Client: Public Procurement
    and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB), 2018.
  • Customer and Operator Perceptions Survey. Client: Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority
    (BOCRA), 2018.
  • Review the Revised National Policy on Incomes, Employment, Prices and Profits of 2005. Client:
    Ministry of Finance and Economic development, 2017.
  • Evaluation of National Campaigns Against Alcohol Abuse in Botswana. Client: Ministry of Health &
    Wellness, 2017.
  •  Value Chain Mapping for Dairy and Piggery Sectors. Client: Centre for the Development of Enterprise
    (CDE), 2015.