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Understanding the determinants of income inequality in Uganda

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This paper aims to deepen our understanding of the determinants of income inequality in Uganda. Over the past 10 years, Uganda experienced gradual and sustained economic growth and poverty reduction. The benefits of growth, however, are not being distributed equally. The major contributions of this paper include: (i) Use of income data to decompose the contribution of each income source to overall inequality; (ii) Decomposition of consumption expenditure into subgroups in order to examine the...

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Not peer reviewed
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Makerere University (Kampala, Uganda)
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Economic Policy Research Centre
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Makerere University (Kampala, Uganda)
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Economic Policy Research Centre
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"University of Oxford", "Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (Kampala, Uganda)"
Oxford college:
Wadham College
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Makerere University (Kampala, Uganda)
Department:
Economic Policy Research Centre
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CSAE working paper series
Publication date:
2004-01-01
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uuid:23b0de43-9a31-4fb2-8a79-1662dffa862b
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ora:2636
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English
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