Recent Submissions

  • The Independence of the Judiciary: an Assessment of the Reality of the Constitutional Doctrine in Uganda 

    Ssensikombi, Alexander (Available at SSRN 2984300., 2017)
    This paper seeks to discuss the Constitutional doctrine of the Independence of the Judiciary as enshrined in Article 128 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda (as amended); its safeguards and also gives an assessment ...
  • A Case of Retreating Horizons and Worsening Circumstances? Annual State of Constitutionalism in Uganda in 2015 

    Kirunda, Robert (Annual State of Constitutionalism in Uganda in, 2015)
    The state of constitutionalism in Uganda in 2015 calls for an analysis of various events and actions across the three arms of government. Twenty years into the promulgation of the 1995 Constitution, this chapter conducts ...
  • Investing in Social Development 2019 

    The National Budget (UNICEF, 2019)
    Promoting decent employment opportunities and labor productivity; • Enhancing effective participation of communities in the development process. Improving the resilience and productive capacity of the vulnerable persons ...
  • Investing in Justice, Law and Order (JLOS) 2019 

    The National Budget (UNICEF, 2019)
    Enhancing national policy, legal and regulatory framework through reform, harmonization and dissemination of priority laws, policies, procedures and standards; and enhancing public participation in reform processes. ...
  • Investing in education 2020 

    The National Budget Framework (UNICEF, 2020)
    The education sector is a critical component towards achieving the human capital aspirations of Uganda as articulated in the recently approved third National Development Plan (NDP III)
  • Redeem Policy Implementation In Uganda By Takling The Political Question 

    Uganda Development Management Policy Forum (2014)
    For many poor countries, especially in Africa, decision-making and policy formulation appear to be the easier job. Moving from policy making to policy execution and providing public goods and services is the tougher task. ...
  • Can The National Micro, Small And Medi-um Enterprises Policy Reap From Flexibility? 

    Uganda development management policy forum (Uganda Management Institute, 2015)
    Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) form the bedrock of most economies. They are recognized worldwide, as engines of growth and development and in many countries there has been a conscious effort to support them ...
  • Investing in Social Development 

    Economic Policy Research Centre (Economic Policy Research Centre, 2021)
    In line with the change in the budgeting approach from sector to programme based budgeting, the social development sector lies under the Governance and Security programme, the Human Capital Development and the Community ...
  • Investing in Justice, Law And Order (JLOS) 

    Economic Policy Research Centre (Economic Policy Research Centre, 2021)
    Due to the shift from Sector Based Budgeting to Programme Based Budgeting, the justice law and order sector lies under the Governance and Security programme of the third National Development Plan. The brief therefore ...
  • Investing In Education 

    Economic Policy Research Centre (Economic Policy Research Centre, 2021)
    Due to the shift from sector based budgeting to programme based budgeting, the education sector lies under the human capital development programme. The brief therefore asseses the contribution of the education sector to ...
  • Challenges of Mobilising Resources to Finance Uganda’s National Development Plan (NDP) 

    Lakuma, Corti Paul; Lwanga, Musa Mayanja (2017)
    A fall of global commodity prices and the resultant lower export revenues, reduction in donor financing and the increased expenditure on infrastructure have expanded the budget deficit in Uganda. In addition, the debt ...
  • Challenges Faced by Adolescent Girls in Urban Areas of Uganda and the Case for Targeted Social Protection Programmes 

    Mugume, Regean; Atwine, Blessing; Mpuuga, Dablin (Economic Policy Research Centre, 2021)
    Adolescent girls in urban areas of Uganda suffer unique challenges that affect their safe transition to adulthood. These challenges include;early school dropout, domestic and sexual violence, child labour and exploitation, ...
  • COVID-19 Implications on Private Investment and Markets in East Africa 

    Mwesigye, Francis (African Economic Research Consortium, 2021)
    Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which started in China at the end of 2019, has spread across the world at an increasing rate. The disease gained recognition in the rest of the World in March 2020 and no continent has escaped ...
  • Improving the growth and transition of small and medium enterprises in the Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area. 

    Kuteesa, Annette; Lakuma, Paul; Gupta, Rakesh; Kasirye, Ibrahim (Economic Policy Research Centre, 2017)
    Urban areas in Uganda are increasingly facing competition for their resources in the face of rising population. More than one out of every five Ugandans are residing in urban areas and the urban population is expected to ...
  • EPRC Annual Report July 2015 - June 2016 

    Economic Policy Research Centre (Economic Policy Research Centre, 2016)
    2015/16 was a momentous financial year for the Economic Policy Research Centre, as Cabinet approved the National Fertiliser Policy for Uganda, its strategy and investment plan, that the Centre had worked on for over five ...