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Working Paper
The making (and unmaking) of Uganda’s ethnic-based decentralization programme

Uganda’s post-colony continues to be haunted by the colonial logic of ethnicity. This logic has mapped the country’s post-colonial political landscape as a terrain on which spirals of ethnic-based conflicts and violence are the norm...

Ethnic inequality Decentralization Colonialism
Working Paper
Does project-level aid for water and sanitation improve child health outcomes?: Evidence from household panel data in Uganda

Empirical studies on the effectiveness of aid to the water, sanitation, and hygiene sector (WASH aid) have focused primarily on access to these services as the benchmark for evaluating the effectiveness of aid in this sector...

Aid effectiveness Public health Water
Blog
Want to catch up on UNU-WIDER research? Here are 10 of the most interesting papers published over the last year

In this blog, the managing editor of the WIDER Angle shares his personal view on some of the most important —and potentially overlooked— work recently released in the WIDER Working Paper Series...

Inequality Macroeconomics Indonesia
Seminar
Launch of the Uganda Revenue Authority secure research lab
19 May 2022
Protea Hotel by Marriott, Kampala, Uganda
Past event
About
Secure research data lab in Uganda Tax administration data Uganda SDG17
Presentation
Jukka Pirttilä on personal income tax reform in Uganda

Jukka Pirttilä , UNU-WIDER Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow, gives a presentation at the Tax for Development webinar series on 5 April 2022 (CET). The webinar series is hosted by Chr. Michelsen Institute . The topic of Pirttilä's...

5 April 2022
Online, Oslo, Norway
Past event
Technical Note
The Uganda Revenue Authority firm panel

This technical note describes the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) firm panel, which is constructed from administrative corporate income tax (CIT) returns and firm registration data for the financial years 2013/14–2019/20...

Tax data Corporate income tax Uganda
Project workshop
Work-in-progress meeting on tax research collaboration in Uganda

As part of the Building up efficient and fair tax systems – lessons based on administrative tax data project, a work-in progress meeting was held online between UNU-WIDER and Uganda Revenue Authority ( URA ). The topics discussed in this...

7 December 20218 December 2021
Online, Kampala, Uganda
Past event
Working Paper
Pre-colonial centralization and tax compliance norms in contemporary Uganda

The paper examines the legacy of pre-colonial centralization on tax compliance norms of citizens in contemporary Uganda...

Tax compliance Uganda
Policy Brief
New directions for presumptive tax in Uganda Uganda presumptive tax Tax administration
News
Press Release | New UN study reveals limited impact of tax and social protection policies in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa Africa SOUTHMOD Tax-benefit microsimulation
Policy seminar
Assessing Presumptive Tax Policy in Uganda

This online event will be organized to introduce the results of an assessment of presumptive tax policy in Uganda. The seminar will cover effect estimates of Uganda's recent presumptive tax reform and recommendations for amending the tax regime...

26 August 2021
Online, Kampala, Uganda
Past event
Research Brief
Simplifying the tax filing of small businesses in Uganda: Does it make a difference? Tax compliance Small business Uganda
Working Paper
The effects of personal income tax reform on employees’ taxable income in Uganda

We evaluate a major personal income tax reform in Uganda that came into effect in 2012–13. The reform increased the tax-free lower threshold, increased tax rates for higher incomes, and introduced an additional highest tax band...

Personal income tax Uganda Administrative data
Presentation
Maria Jouste on Tax for Development

Maria Jouste , UNU-WIDER Research Associate, will give a presentation at the Tax for Development webinar series on 17 November 2020 (CET). The webinar series is hosted by Chr. Michelsen Institute . The topic of Jouste's presentation will be...

17 November 2020
Past event
Presentation
Maria Jouste at the North East Universities Development Consortium

Maria Jouste , UNU-WIDER Research Associate, will present a research paper at the North East Universities Development Consortium on 6 November 2020. The virtual conference, hosted by Dartmouth College , will be held 6-7 November (EST). The topic of...

6 November 2020
Past event
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