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Determinants of a Firm's Level of Exports: Evidence from Manufacturing Firms in Uganda

"The aim of this study was to establish why Ugandan manufacturing firms decide to enter the export market. The study built on previous studies by including business environment factors, factor intensity variables and specific firm characteristics...

Does Corporate Leadership Matter? Evidence from Nigeria

"This study examines the impact of top management changes on stock returns in Nigeria from 1997 to 2005. The study also reflects on the impact of board composition and politics on shareholders’ wealth. The test of shareholder wealth effects around...

Privatization and Enterprise Performance in Nigeria: Case Study of Some Privatized Enterprises

"This study appraises the post-privatization performance of some privatized enterprises in Nigeria. The specific indicators examined are profitability, productive efficiency, employment, capital investment, output, prices and taxes. The study meas...

Incentives and Firms’ Productivity: Exploring Multidimensional Fiscal Incentives in a Developing Country

This paper investigates the impact of fiscal incentives on firms’ productivity using Cameroonian firms as a case. Data is used from the World Bank Enterprise Survey for over 300 firms to calculate the productivity of firms. The Enterprise Survey a...

Abstruse Business Registration Process impeding Youth Entrepreneurship; A Case of Katakwi District

Youth unemployment remains a serious growing and critical policy challenge in Africa and at global level. It is reported that in 2013, youth (aged 15 to 24) in sub-Saharan Africa were twice as likely to be unemployed compared to any other age coho...

Leadership in Rwanda's Economic Development

Managing for Development Results (MfDR) is a management strategy that focuses on using performance information to improve decision making. MfDR involves using practical tools for strategic planning, risk management, progress monitoring, and outcom...

Institutional Framing and Entrepreneurship Capital in Uganda

"In this paper we attempt to examine how institutional framing, human capital, and entrepreneurial moral values shape new firm creation since these variables are not mutually exclusive but rather complementary. This study is based on the observati...

Fiscal Policy and Public Debt Sustainability in Uganda

The level of Uganda’s public debt has created doubts regarding the government’s sustained ability to repay. This is because of both the rapidly increasing debt accumulation as well as share of interest payments in the national budget. The brief ex...

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