Research plan

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Research Plan

The analysis of economic development of Tanzania since 1980 to 2014

Introduction

The introduction will introduce Tanzania concerning the geographical position. Also, research will dwell more on the social, economic and political structure of the country. The economic growth and development greatly depend on the social, economic and political pillar. The introduction will highlight current data on the gross domestic product, the share of world gross domestic product (%), per capita income level and population. Lastly, highlight parts covered in the research i.e. literature review, data analysis, and conclusion and recommendation.

Literature review

The literature review will introduce various theories on economic growth and development. Also, literature will define various variables affecting economic growth and development for example GDP, Per capita income, and population. Consequently, the literature review will establish the link between economic growth and development attainment with variables obtained in the data analysis. The literature obtained from books, journals, and online resources. The section will enable the researcher to make reference in supporting data analysis, conclusion, and recommendation.

Data analysis

The researcher will analyze data using Microsoft Excel and SPSS. The tool enables present research data to inform of graphs and charts. The presentation will ensure that audience understands the data easily and make a comparison between different variables and relate to economic growth and development attainment.

Results discussion

The discussion will dwell on giving a reason for the trend taken by data analyzed above. The section seeks to link literature review and data analyzed. The discussion gives a better understanding of Tanzania trend in economic and development attainment.

Conclusion

The researcher will conclude result discussion above by mentioning the overall position of the country’s economic growth and attainment. The section informs the audience what the research concluded According to the introduction, literature review, data analysis, and discussion.

Recommendation

The researcher establishes key areas that need improvement. Also, the researcher will not only identify areas of improvement but also provide strategies.

GDP (US$ Billions)

Per capita Income (US$ Billions)

Population (Billions)

Share of World GDP %

4,654.66

4,711.09

4,713.70

4,672.02

4,693.73

4,880.40

5,154.77

5,476.02

5,799.00

6,017.70

6,441.45

6,574.91

6,613.30

6,693.08

6,797.96

7,040.68

7,360.64

7,620.12

7,902.71

8,181.67

8,585.34

9,100.28

9,752.18

10,423.74

11,239.73

1,064.05

12,068.09

1,146.33

12,881.16

1,226.93

13,801.92

1,313.96

14,828.35

1,402.32

15,721.30

1,460.46

16,828.56

1,543.69

17,913.80

1,637.08

19,155.77

1,740.42

20,489.15

1,834.28

21,967.09

1,941.30

Source: World Bank

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Databank.worldbank.org. Available at: http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=2&country=SOM&series=&period=# [Accessed 16 Apr. 2016].