Research Series (Economic Policy Research Centre) ISSN 2411-4499

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Rural Women Entrepreneurship in Uganda : A Synthesis Report On Policies, Evidence, and Stakeholders

This synthesis report puts into perspective the nature of Uganda’s rural woman entrepreneurs, paying close attention to the women targeted by the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Programme (UWEP).

This synthesis reviews the institutions, policies, laws, implementation plans and evidence that are aligned to support social protection in Uganda.

A Comparative analysis of the tourism sectors in the East African Community - the way forward for Uganda

The study seeks to answer the following question: What are the impediments to the sector and what should be done to achieve full potential? 

The enactment of Uganda’s first National Development Plan has largely been marked by poor implementation of its activities, leading to poor budget outcomes.

The paper suggests reforms aimed at increasing technical capacity at three levels: budget forecasting, budget operation in responding to budget shortfalls/surplus, and technical efficiency and effectiveness in sectoral reallocation in the face of implementation costs.

Uganda’s progress towards achieving inclusive sustainable growth is curtailed by large deficits in infrastructure stock, particularly in the transport and energy sectors. This study explores options for financing the scaling up of infrastructure development in Uganda.

This paper aims to establish whether the protection given to the list of sensitive products since 2005 has increased the regional capacity of the East African Community (EAC) to produce, reduced the importation of the same products from the rest of the world, increased intra-EAC trade, and/or improved welfare.

This paper examines the determinants of price differentials across 79 districts in Uganda. It identifies the main production areas for key agricultural commodities and consumption destinations.

This paper provides a micro perspective on the impact that mobile money services have on an individual’s saving behavior using 2013 Uganda FinScope data. 
Socio-Economic Effects of Gambling: Evidence from Kampala City Uganda

The paper explores the socio-economic implications of the gambling industry on welfare and the economy, level of participation and adequacy and effectiveness of the regulatory framework in Kampala City.

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