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Beyond Macroeconomic Stability :, The Quest for Industrialization in Uganda, Abebe Aemro Selassie

Abstract
Uganda has registered one of the most impressive economic turnarounds of recent decades. The amelioration of conflict and wide ranging economic reforms kick-started rapid economic growth that has now been sustained for some 20 years. But there is a strong sense in policy making circles that despite macroeconomic stability and reasonably well functioning markets, economic growth has not translated into significant structural transformation. This paper considers (i) Uganda's record of economic transformation relative to the high growth Asian countries and (ii) the contending explanations as to why more transformation and higher growth has proved elusive
Table Of Contents
Contents; I. Introduction and Summary; Figures; 1. Per Capita Real GDP; II. The Stylized Facts of Uganda's Recovery; 2. Per Capita Real GDP Growth; 3. Average Real Per Capita GDP Growth in Developing Countries, 1990-2007; 4. Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction; III. Economic Transformation; 6. Sectoral Composition of GDP, 1990/91 and 2005/06; 5. Per Capita Income and Growth; 7. Share of Industry and Services inTotal Output; 8. Share of Urban Population; 9. Indicators ofFinancial Deepening; 10. Savings and Investment; 11 Export Performance; 12. Trade Intensity in 1990
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (45 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781451870893

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