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Uganda economic update : tenth edition – accelerating Uganda's development : ending child marriage, educating girls (English)

Following decades of sustained economic growth during which Uganda made dramatic progresstowards poverty reduction, the country has recently experienced a period of economic growthslow down. ... See More +

Working Paper 121848 DEC 01, 2017

Mawejje,Joseph; Wodon,Quentin T.; Sebudde,Rachel K. Disclosed

The cost of not investing in girls : child marriage, early childbearing, low educational attainment for girls, and their impacts in Uganda (English)

The proportions of girls marrying or having children before the age of 18 have been declining in Uganda according to data from the latest publicly available Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) implemented in 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 121896 DEC 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Yedan,Ali; Savadogo,Aboudrahyme; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Male,Chata Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Uganda (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 121093 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Research digest newsletter Vol. 12 (No. 1) (English)

This issue includes the following headings: Realizing Education's Promise; Investing in School Readiness; Can Participation by Parents Improve School Quality? ... See More +

Newsletter 120241 OCT 04, 2017

Disclosed

Disaster Risk Financing & Insurance Program – Uganda (English)

A growing number of developing countries are investing in social safety nets to improve the lives and livelihoods of billions of poor and vulnerable people, yet around 55 percent of the world's poor or 773 million people with acute needs still lack safety net coverage. ... See More +

Brief 119708 SEP 13, 2017

Disclosed

Could the debate be over ? errors in farmer-reported production and their implications for the inverse scale-productivity relationship in Uganda (English)

Based on a two-round household panel survey conducted in Eastern Uganda, this study shows that the analysis of the inverse scale-productivity relationship is highly sensitive to how plot-level maize production, hence yield (production divided by GPS-based plot area), is measured. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8192 SEP 12, 2017

Gourlay,Sydney; Kilic,Talip; Lobell,David Disclosed

Moving out and up : panel data evidence on migration and poverty in Uganda (English)

This paper examines the relationship between spatial and economic mobility in Uganda using longitudinal data from 2005 through 2012. The study relies on a detailed panel tracking survey and exploits exogenous variation in the spatial intensity of violent conflict, rainfall shocks, distance from the regional capital, and ethnic networks in urban areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8186 SEP 07, 2017

Mensah,Edouard Romeo; O'Sullivan,Michael B. Disclosed

Taxation without representation ? experimental evidence from Ghana and Uganda on citizen action toward taxes, oil, and aid (English)

Seminal arguments in political economy hold that citizens will more readily demand accountability from governments for taxes than for non-tax revenue from oil or aid. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8137 JUL 05, 2017

de la Cuesta,Brandon; Milner,Helen V.; Nielson,Daniel Lafayette; Knack,Stephen Disclosed

Uganda - About the 8th economic update (English)

In financial year 2016-2017, the Ugandan economy has grown at a much slower pace than in the past. Growth declined by 0.2 percent in the first quarter of 2016-2017, and overall growth for the year is expected to be lower than the originally projected growth rate of 5.8 percent. ... See More +

Working Paper 117322 JUN 30, 2017

000153476:Rachel K. Sebudde:rsebudde@worldbank.o; rg; Disclosed

Uganda economic update : ninth edition - infrastructure finance deficit : can public-private-partnerships fill the gap? (English)

As a result of a number of internal and external shocks, Uganda’s economy is currently growing at the lowest rate recorded over the past two decades. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS21 JUN 30, 2017

rg;; 000153476:Rachel K. Sebudde:rsebudde@worldbank.o Disclosed

Education and health services in Uganda : quality of inputs, user satisfaction, and community welfare levels (English)

Good health and quality education are essential for economic growth and poverty reduction. Unfortunately, the quality of the education and health services provided in low-income countries is often low. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8116 JUN 26, 2017

Tsimpo Nkengne,Clarence; Etang Ndip,Alvin; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Beyond income poverty : nonmonetary dimensions of poverty in Uganda (English)

The proportion of Ugandan households living in poverty reduced by more than half between 1993 and 2013. Using household survey data, this paper analyzes nonmonetary dimensions of poverty in Uganda for levels and trends, to explore whether the observed reduction in monetary-based poverty are reflected in the nonmonetary indicators of poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8111 JUN 23, 2017

Etang Ndip,Alvin; Tsimpo,Clarence Disclosed

Child marriage and fertility in Uganda (English)

In Uganda, women who marry as children have on average 10-24 percent more births over their life time as compared to women marrying after the age of 18. ... See More +

Brief 121574 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Uganda (English)

In Uganda, one in eleven children dies before the age of five; for children born of mothers younger than 18, the risk is higher.Controlling for socio-economic and other characteristics, being born of a mother younger than 18 increases the likelihood of dying before the age of five by five percentage points in the baseline model, as compared to otherwise similar children born of older mothers. ... See More +

Brief 121601 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five malnutrition in Uganda (English)

Early childbirth contributes to the risk of malnutrition for children, directly and indirectly. This brief has provided estimates of the direct impact of early childbirth on stunting in Uganda using the latest DHS survey. ... See More +

Brief 121600 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

How do women fare in rural non-farm economy ? (English)

This paper studies the gender-based differences in access to and return from economic activities in the rural non-farm economy (RNFE) using panel datasets from Uganda and Ethiopia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8080 MAY 31, 2017

Fuje,Habtamu Neda Disclosed

Uganda - Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers Program for Results Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)

The objective of the Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers Program for Results Project for Uganda is to enhance equity and efficiency of financing of decentralized social services. ... See More +

Working Paper 114442 MAY 15, 2017

Dieng,Boyenge Isasi Disclosed

Does oil revenue crowd out other tax revenues ? policy lessons for Uganda (English)

This paper examines the relationship between hydrocarbon and non-hydrocarbon revenues using a probabilistic panel model with data covering 30 resource-rich countries over 1992-2012. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8048 MAY 01, 2017

Tsoungui Belinga,Vincent De Paul; Melou,Maximillien Kaffo; Nganou,Jean-Pascal Disclosed

Uganda - Grid Based Output-Based Aid Project (English)

In Uganda, one of the world’s poorest countries and also one with very high population growth, the grid electrification rate is only about 18 percent, and power shortages remain one of the biggest obstacles to economic growth. ... See More +

Brief 116229 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Uganda economic update - Ninth edition : Infrastructure finance deficit : can public-private partnerships fill the gap? (English)

As a result of a number of internal and external shocks, Uganda’s economy is currently growing at the lowest rate recorded over the past two decades. ... See More +

Working Paper 117719 MAY 01, 2017

Kaggwa Sebudde,Rachel; Shukla,Shyamala; Goffe,Valeriya; Sterwart,Fiona; Mawejje,Joseph; Olobo,Christopher Disclosed

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Uganda economic update : tenth edition – accelerating Uganda's development : ending child marriage, educating girls (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 121848 Working Paper
The cost of not investing in girls : child marriage, early childbearing, low educational attainment for girls, and their impacts in Uganda (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 121896 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Uganda (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121093 Working Paper
Research digest newsletter Vol. 12 (No. 1) (English)
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OCT 04, 2017 120241 Newsletter
Disaster Risk Financing & Insurance Program – Uganda (English)
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SEP 13, 2017 119708 Brief
Could the debate be over ? errors in farmer-reported production and their implications for the inverse scale-productivity relationship in Uganda (English)
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SEP 12, 2017 WPS8192 Policy Research Working Paper
Moving out and up : panel data evidence on migration and poverty in Uganda (English)
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SEP 07, 2017 WPS8186 Policy Research Working Paper
Taxation without representation ? experimental evidence from Ghana and Uganda on citizen action toward taxes, oil, and aid (English)
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JUL 05, 2017 WPS8137 Policy Research Working Paper
Uganda - About the 8th economic update (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 117322 Working Paper
Uganda economic update : ninth edition - infrastructure finance deficit : can public-private-partnerships fill the gap? (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 AUS21 Working Paper
Education and health services in Uganda : quality of inputs, user satisfaction, and community welfare levels (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 WPS8116 Policy Research Working Paper
Beyond income poverty : nonmonetary dimensions of poverty in Uganda (English)
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JUN 23, 2017 WPS8111 Policy Research Working Paper
Child marriage and fertility in Uganda (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121574 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Uganda (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121601 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five malnutrition in Uganda (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121600 Brief
How do women fare in rural non-farm economy ? (English)
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MAY 31, 2017 WPS8080 Policy Research Working Paper
Uganda - Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers Program for Results Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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MAY 15, 2017 114442 Working Paper
Does oil revenue crowd out other tax revenues ? policy lessons for Uganda (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2017 WPS8048 Policy Research Working Paper
Uganda - Grid Based Output-Based Aid Project (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 116229 Brief
Uganda economic update - Ninth edition : Infrastructure finance deficit : can public-private partnerships fill the gap? (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2017 117719 Working Paper