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Uganda Economic Update, 12th Edition : Developing the Agri-Food System for Inclusive Economic Growth (English)

Real GDP growth rebounded strongly to 6.1 percent in FY17/18, from 3.9 percent the previous year. The rebound was largely driven by a pick-up in investments and exports, and on the back of strengthened credit to the private sector and good weather. ... See More +

Working Paper 132140 NOV 01, 2018

Walker,Richard Ancrum; Stucka,Tihomir; Mikulcak,Friederike; Sebudde,Rachel K. Disclosed

Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform – Uganda (English)

Sixteenth in a series of annual reports comparing business regulation in 190 economies, Doing Business 2019 covers 11 areas of business regulation. ... See More +

Working Paper 131719 OCT 31, 2018

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Vanishing Returns? Potential Returns and Constraints to Input Adoption among Smallholder Farmers in Uganda (English)

This paper estimates the profitability of fertilizer and hybrid seeds in Uganda, using agronomic evidence on the yield returns to inputs from experimental fields, as well as output price data from local markets between 2000 and 2012. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8627 OCT 29, 2018

Hill,Ruth; Mejia-Mantilla,Carolina; Vasilaky,Kathryn Disclosed

Vanishing Returns? Potential Returns and Constraints to Input Adoption Among Smallholder Farmers in Uganda (English)

This paper estimates the profitability of fertilizer and hybrid seeds in Uganda, using agronomic evidence on the yield returns to inputs from experimental fields, as well as output price data from local markets between 2000 and 2012. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 131553 OCT 01, 2018

Hill,Ruth; Mejia-Mantilla,Carolina; Vasilaky,Kathryn Disclosed

Closing the potential-performance divide in Ugandan agriculture (English)

Agriculture accounts for 70 percent of employment, overwhelmingly on small farms; occupies half of all land area, and provides half of all exports and one-quarter of GDP in Uganda. ... See More +

Working Paper 127252 JUN 19, 2018

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Reviewing sanitation in Uganda to reach sustainable development goals (English)

This policy note draws upon information collated during a diagnostic study on the state of household and institutional sanitation in rural and urban areas, and presents the barriers and drivers of improvement of sanitation in the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 127162 JUN 01, 2018

Gibson,Jim; Eales,Kathy; Nsubuga-Mugga,Chris Davis Disclosed

Research digest newsletter Vol. 12 (No. 3) (English)

This issue focuses on FCV Countries and Topics and features the following articles: Confronting the Development Challenges of Fragility, Conflict, and Violence; What Drives the Radicalization of Foreign Terrorist Recruits? ... See More +

Newsletter 126360 MAY 22, 2018

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Social accountability and service delivery : experimental evidence from Uganda (English)

Corruption and mismanagement of public resources can affect the quality of government services and undermine growth. Can citizens in poor communities be empowered to demand better-quality public investments? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8449 MAY 21, 2018

Fiala,Nathan V.; Premand,Patrick Disclosed

Better than most : teacher beliefs about effort and ability in Uganda (English)

Do teachers have accurate beliefs about their effort and ability? This paper explores this through a survey experiment in public-private partnership schools in Uganda, wherein teacher self-beliefs are contrasted with their beliefs about other teachers in the same school. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8440 MAY 14, 2018

Sabarwal,Shwetlena; Kacker,Kanishka; Habyarimana,James Paul Disclosed

Reviewing national sanitation to reach sustainable development goals (English)

The government of Uganda has given strong emphasis to eradicating open defecation and to encouraging people to invest in safe containment systems. ... See More +

Working Paper 127163 MAY 01, 2018

Gibson,Jim; Eales,Kathy; Nsubuga-Mugga,Chris Davis Disclosed

Uganda economic update, 11th edition : financing growth and development - options for raising more domestic revenues : factsheet May 2018 (English)

Uganda collects 14 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in both taxes and nontax revenue, which is insufficient to finance its development. ... See More +

Working Paper 126183 MAY 01, 2018

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Uganda economic update, 11th edition : financing growth and development - options for raising more domestic revenues (English)

Uganda's fiscal policy has remained mainly expenditure driven, with domestic revenue continuing to lag. This has resulted in a widening financing gap. ... See More +

Working Paper 126184 MAY 01, 2018

Sebudde,Rachel K.; Kajubi,Moses Misach; Stucka,Tihomir; Mawejje,Joseph; Walker,Richard Ancrum Disclosed

Eyes in the sky, boots on the ground : assessing satellite- and ground-based approaches to crop yield measurement and analysis in Uganda (English)

Crop yields in smallholder systems are traditionally assessed using farmer-reported information in surveys, occasionally by crop cuts for a sub-section of a farmer's plot, and rarely using full-plot harvests. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8374 MAR 26, 2018

Lobell,David B.; Azzari,George; Marshall,Burke; Gourlay,Sydney; Jin,Zhenong; Kilic,Talip; Murray,Siobhan Disclosed

The performance of a consumption augmented asset index in ranking Households and Identifying the Poor (English)

Asset ownership indices are widely used as inexpensive proxies for consumption. This paper shows that these indices can be augmented using dichotomous indicators for consumption, which are equally easy to obtain. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8362 MAR 08, 2018

Ngo,Diana; Christiaensen,Luc Disclosed

Redistribution and group participation : experimental evidence from Africa and the UK (English)

This paper investigates whether the prospect of redistribution hinders the formation of efficiency-enhancing groups. An experiment is conducted in a Kenyan slum, Ugandan villages, and a UK university town and used to test, in an anonymous setting with no feedback, whether subjects join a group that increases their endowment but exposes them to one of three redistributive actions: stealing, giving, or burning. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8330 FEB 05, 2018

Fafchamps,Marcel; Hill,Ruth Disclosed

As good as the networks they keep? : improving outcomes through weak ties in rural Uganda (English)

The authors examine an intervention randomized at the village level in which female farmers invited to a single training session were randomly paired with farmers whom they did not know and encouraged to share new agricultural information throughout the growing season for a recently adopted cash crop. ... See More +

Journal Article 125361 JAN 09, 2018

Vasilaky,Kathryn N.; Leonard,Kenneth L. Disclosed

Uganda - Better data, better resilience : lessons in disaster risk finance from Uganda (English)

A growing number of low- and middle-income countries are investing in social safety nets to improve the lives and livelihoods of their poor and vulnerable residents. ... See More +

Brief 122588 JAN 01, 2018

Maher,Barry Patrick; Poulter,Richard Andrew 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

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

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

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

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Uganda Economic Update, 12th Edition : Developing the Agri-Food System for Inclusive Economic Growth (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 132140 Working Paper
Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform – Uganda (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131719 Working Paper
Vanishing Returns? Potential Returns and Constraints to Input Adoption among Smallholder Farmers in Uganda (English)
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OCT 29, 2018 WPS8627 Policy Research Working Paper
Vanishing Returns? Potential Returns and Constraints to Input Adoption Among Smallholder Farmers in Uganda (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 131553 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Closing the potential-performance divide in Ugandan agriculture (English)
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JUN 19, 2018 127252 Working Paper
Reviewing sanitation in Uganda to reach sustainable development goals (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127162 Working Paper
Research digest newsletter Vol. 12 (No. 3) (English)
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MAY 22, 2018 126360 Newsletter
Social accountability and service delivery : experimental evidence from Uganda (English)
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MAY 21, 2018 WPS8449 Policy Research Working Paper
Better than most : teacher beliefs about effort and ability in Uganda (English)
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MAY 14, 2018 WPS8440 Policy Research Working Paper
Reviewing national sanitation to reach sustainable development goals (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 127163 Working Paper
Uganda economic update, 11th edition : financing growth and development - options for raising more domestic revenues : factsheet May 2018 (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126183 Working Paper
Uganda economic update, 11th edition : financing growth and development - options for raising more domestic revenues (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126184 Working Paper
Eyes in the sky, boots on the ground : assessing satellite- and ground-based approaches to crop yield measurement and analysis in Uganda (English)
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MAR 26, 2018 WPS8374 Policy Research Working Paper
The performance of a consumption augmented asset index in ranking Households and Identifying the Poor (English)
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MAR 08, 2018 WPS8362 Policy Research Working Paper
Redistribution and group participation : experimental evidence from Africa and the UK (English)
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FEB 05, 2018 WPS8330 Policy Research Working Paper
As good as the networks they keep? : improving outcomes through weak ties in rural Uganda (English)
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JAN 09, 2018 125361 Journal Article
Uganda - Better data, better resilience : lessons in disaster risk finance from Uganda (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122588 Brief
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
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
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Uganda (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121093 Working Paper