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GTAP Resource #2667

"Patterns of Growth and Public Spending in Uganda: Alternative Scenarios for 2003-2020 "
by Lofgren, Hans, Carolina Diaz-Bonilla, Jouko Kinnunen and Dino Merotto

We explore the effects of alternative growth patterns, domestic policies, and foreign aid in Uganda. The analysis is based on a Ugandan version of one-country CGE model MAMS of the World Bank. The results pinpoint to the importance of export market access for sectors which experience TFP growth. This is especially pertinent to agriculture. We also suggest that only marginal gains are available from reallocating government outlays, unless government can raise its overall productivity or receive more foreign aid. A substantial increase in foreign aid – and in government services - is needed for reaching other MDGs than MDG 1.

Resource Details (Export Citation) GTAP Keywords
Category: 2008 Conference Paper
Status: Published
By/In: Presented at the 11th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, Helsinki, Finland
Date: 2008
Version: 2
Created: Kinnunen, J. (4/13/2008)
Updated: Kinnunen, J. (4/28/2008)
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- Agricultural policies
- Economic growth
- Economic development
- Economic analysis of poverty
- Labor market issues
- Technological change
- Dynamic modeling
- Africa (East)

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