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Uganda's Economic Reforms: Insider Accounts

Florence Kuteesa, Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Alan Whitworth, and Tim Williamson


Following fifteen years of Idi Amin, war and civil war, the Ugandan economy was in ruins by the time peace was restored in 1986. Since then Uganda has consistently been one of the fastest growing economies in Africa, leading to a substantial reduction in poverty. This book helps explain how this economic transformation was brought about. Uganda's success has arguably had more influence on development thinking and on the international aid architecture than any other country. The HIPC debt relief initiative, the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, and the growth of budget support have all be ... More

Keywords: economic reform, growth, aid, Uganda government, poverty, debt relief, budget support

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199556229
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556229.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Florence Kuteesa, editor
Public Expenditure Management Consultant based in Kampala

Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, editor
Governor of the Bank of Uganda

Alan Whitworth, editor
Economic Adviser, DFID Zambia

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