Centre of Excellence We are Uganda's leading think tank in economics and development policy-oriented research and analysis Read More Promoting Development By supporting the Ugandan economy to advance the role of research in policy processes. Read More Supporting Growth Researching the Ugandan economic landscape to support the country's transition to sustainable growth. Read More Ending Poverty Focusing on areas crucial to eliminating all forms of poverty Read More Measuring Change Helping the Ugandan government measure the success of its policies and programmes. Read More

EPRC Highlights

Is the NDP III strategy of reducing the informal sector achievable?

A larger part of the world’s working population earns its livelihood from the informal economy.[1] Informality is herein defined as...
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COVID-19 and e-learning in Uganda: How can the education access inequality gap be closed?

Globally, the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly disrupted education systems forcing learners and some schools to shift to...
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COVID-19: fiscal policy options to address rising inequality in Uganda

COVID-19 and its containment measures in Uganda, especially lockdowns, have resulted into new inequalities and exacerbated the existing gaps between...
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GrOW study notices baby steps of men sharing care work with their spouses

There is a notable shift by some men going out of the way to share some of unpaid care work...
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Repositioning the youth as active participants in reducing effects of COVID-19 in Uganda

Globally, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc and reverse the gains made in creating resilient and sustainable social-economic systems...
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The Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) is Uganda’s leading think tank in economics and development policy oriented research and policy analysis.

The Economic Policy Research Centre was established in 1993 as an autonomous not-for-profit organization limited by guarantee to fill fundamental voids in economics research, policy analysis, and capacity building for effective in-country contributions to Uganda’s policy processes.

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