Madina Guloba is an Economist, with a PhD and Masters of Arts in Economics from University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania under the Collaborative Postgraduate Programme of the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Nairobi-Kenya. She also at the UNU-WIDER, Helsinki, Finland under PhD internship programme in 2013. Madina is currently a Research Fellow at the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC). She has more than eight years of research experience in which she has worked on several projects and published in the field of development economics, gender, climate change, education, environment, natural resources and labour markets. Madina is a member of the International Association of Feminist Economist (IAFFE), AERC alumni, member of the National Advisory Committee on Monitoring and Evaluation representing Research and Academia and the National Sub -committee of Evaluations. She is also a member of the National African Statistical Society She sits on the National 

Madina Guloba: publications

The Gender Issues in Uganda: An analysis of Gender-based violence, Asset ownership and Employment

This report provides friendly facts on sex disaggregated information on prominent gender issues on Gender Based Violence specifically physical and sexual, asset ownership and employment in Uganda.

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.

A pathway to social protection development in Uganda: A synthesis report

The funds allocated to social protection in Uganda are still small and insufficient. More still, the actions taken by the institutions responsible for spearheading social protection are not adequate. This synthesis reviews the institutions, policies, laws, implementation plans and evidence that are aligned to support social protection in Uganda.

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). In particular, it looks at the status of women employment and entrepreneurship in Uganda, laws and policies, and assesses the viability of women entrepreneurship.

Governments’ financing of social protection initiatives dismal

The need for multi-faced interventions from both state and non-state actors is essential in addressing various vulnerabilities within different social groups.

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