Dr. André Bueno Rezende de Castro

Advisor at ZEF

Prof. Dr. Joachim von Braun

Dr. Lukas Kornher


Amrita Saha, André Bueno Rezende de Castro, Marco Carreras, Daniele Guariso.  2024.  Trade, technology, and local linkages in the Tanzanian textiles and garments sector.  In: Morrissey, O. ; J. Semboja ; M. Were (eds.) (eds.): Sustaining Tanzania’s Economic Development. Oxford University Press.   S. 61 - 80.  Further Information


André Bueno Rezende de Castro, Lukas Kornher.  2023.  The effect of trade and customs digitalization on agrifood trade: A gravity approach.  Q Open, Volume 3, Issue 1   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Arif Budy Pratama, André Bueno Rezende de Castro, Yauheniya Shershunovich, Hina Amber.  2023.  Do smart cities perform better in governing the COVID-19 crisis? Empirical evidence from Indonesian cities.  Urban Governance, Volume 3, Issue 1   : 58-66   . Further Information
Bueno Rezende de Castro, A.  2023.  The role of transaction costs in strengthening agricultural market linkages to achieve higher welfare in Tanzania.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information


Bueno Rezende de Castro, A., A. Ortega Sandoval, G. Odamtten.  2022.  Up around the bend? How transport poverty can lead to social exclusion in a low-income community in Lagos, Nigeria.  Journal of Transport Geography, Vol. 102   . Further Information


Saha, Amrita, Bueno Rezende de Castro, André; Carreras, Marco; Guariso, Daniele.  2020.  Trade, technology, and absorptive capacity: Firm-level evidence across geographical clusters in the Tanzanian textiles and apparel sector.  (Misc. WIDER Working Paper 2020/96) 28 (Open Acess) Further Information
Saha, Amrita; Bueno Rezende de Castro, André; Guariso, Daniele; Shepherd, Ben.  2020.  Technology demand and the role of South-South trade in Tanzania’s textiles and apparel: Examining linkages with India.  Further Information


Guadagno, Francesca; Bueno Rezende de Castro, André; Wangwe, Samuel; Delera, Michele.  2019.  Horticulture, and wood and furniture industries in Tanzania: Performance, challenges and potential policy approaches.  Download [PDF | 938.30KB]
Further Information

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
and Downloads

Andre-Castro-CV-ZEF.pdf [PDF | 219.76KB]

Research themes
  • Institutions
  • Growth, inequality and poverty
  • Global development and trade
  • Development Politics
  • Food and nutrition
  • Macroeconomic Issues
  • Innovation and science policy
Research countries
  • Brazil
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
Research projects

Team member of the research group "Volatility in commodity markets, trade policy and the poor"

Additional Information:

Since 11/2023: Policy Advisor at the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) – Bonn, Germany

10/2017 - 10/2019: Country Economist at the International Growth Centre (IGC), from the London School of Economics (LSE), in Tanzania

10/2015 - 10/2017: ODI Fellow at the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development of Uganda (Overseas Development Institute)

2014-15: MSc Globalisation and Development, University of Manchester, UK

2012-13: Graduate Diploma in Economics, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK

2008-12: BSc Economics, University of São Paulo, Brazil


Development Economics

Funding institutions


Fiat Panis Stiftung

Doctoral research funded by

DAAD Scholarship for Development-Related Postgraduate Courses, funded by The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Germany

Fiat Panis Stiftung

Advisor at ZEF

Prof. Dr. Joachim von Braun

Dr. Lukas Kornher

André Bueno Rezende de Castro

Former Junior Researcher

Former Division/Group:
Economic and Technological Change

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