Chris Chenga

3 years ago | January 10, 2016

OPEN ECONOMY: We’re a copy of an economy

It is widespread belief that once Zimbabwe is able to access more finance then our economy will be well positioned for ...

3 years ago | January 3, 2016

Open Economy: Confusing disruption & distortion

Disruption is a popular buzzword in the entrepreneurial community. It is meant to express a scenario where a new venture ...

3 years ago | December 13, 2015

OPEN ECONOMY: How good is corporate Zimbabwe?

Texas Instruments is an American company that designs and makes semi-conductors and sells them to other manufacturers of ...

3 years ago | December 6, 2015

OPEN ECONOMY: Keep China even closer

In 2005, renowned economist Thomas Friedman made a declarative pronouncement that the world is flat! He did not mean it ...

3 years ago | November 29, 2015

Open Economy: National Budget lacks progressivism

At a post-Budget breakfast on Friday, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa again pleaded with business to not involve ...

3 years ago | November 22, 2015

Open Economy: Offer some clarity, Minister Chinamasa

Economic observers could only watch as mainstream business reporting over-played the liquidity crisis. The time period ...

3 years ago | November 15, 2015

OPEN ECONOMY: The truth about salaries in Zim

An argument you may come across in Zimbabwe is that salaries are too high. As any declarative statement must be taken in ...

3 years ago | November 8, 2015

Open Economy: An urgent matter to be dealt with

In economic theory, the importance of specialisation and the division of labour has been well versed. In terms of ...

3 years ago | October 25, 2015

Open Economy: Who should get the 2 million jobs?

For over a century, mass job-creation has been the byproduct of a certain kind of industrialisation. Countries that ...

3 years ago | October 18, 2015

OPEN ECONOMY: A little advice to Moyo, Zhuwao

Over the last few months, a lot of focus in Zimbabwe has zoomed in on labour flexibility. Emphasis has been placed on ...

3 years ago | September 6, 2015

OPEN ECONOMY: FDI and the art of deal-making

Foreign Direct Investment can be categorised into the establishing of operations or the acquisition of already existing ...

3 years ago | August 30, 2015

Open Economy: Why nations struggle to design their own economies

There are many ways to design an economy. There is a Nordic model of welfare (Scandinavia), a centralised model of state ...

3 years ago | August 23, 2015

OPEN ECONOMY: The Indigenisation puzzle, technology excludability

The analogy of a jigsaw puzzle seems fitting when referring to indigenisation.

3 years ago | August 2, 2015

OPEN ECONOMY: Conscious capitalism and premature legislation

Last week, there were fantastic articles in The Sunday Mail focusing on implications of the Supreme Court ruling on ...