Musa Mayanja Lwanga joined EPRC in May 2011. He holds a Master's degree in International Economics from the Berlin School of Economics and Law and a Bsc. degree in Quantitative Economics from Makerere University, Kampala.

Prior to joinging EPRC, Musa worked with Biz-Econ Consultancy, Buchwerk GmbH in Darmstadt Germany and as a Research Assistant to Dr Neil Kodesh.

Musa Lwanga: publications

The Distributional Impacts of Fiscal Consolidation in Uganda

This paper employs the dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) model to examine tax design issues that arise in addressing debt increases.

Effectiveness of the Public Payroll Decentralisation Reforms in Uganda

This study examines the extent to which the decentralisation of payroll management and salary processing has achieved its intended objectives.

Boosting Domestic Revenue Mobilisation in Uganda

This study focuses on the required changes to increase Domestic Revenue Mobilization (DRM) in Uganda. Specifically, the study analyses DRM reforms, strategies and special initiatives undertaken by Uganda. 

Facilitating financial inclusion through promoting the use of mobile money as a saving avenue

Mobile money has gained so much prominence in the developing world in recent times due to its potential to bring on board the financially excluded people. This policy brief however examines the probable reasons why the saving strand has remained unpopular within both the Mobile Network Operators (MNO) and amongst the population.

This report presents the Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) rankings for Uganda, as guided by document reviews, with validation and agreement by the key stakeholders. The rankings are based on a number of different criteria, including four major themes divided into various sub-themes that are subdivided into specific economic indicators.

Musa Lwanga

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