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Has the low level of economic growth spurred informal sector activities in Uganda? An empirical analysis
(African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, 2021-09)
Purpose – In this paper, the authors examine how economic growth shapes the shadow economy in the long and short run. Design/methodology/approach – Using annual time series data from Uganda, drawn from various data sources, ...
The portrait of Uganda’s informal sector: What main obstacles do the sector face?
(Cogent Economics & Finance, 2020-10)
In this paper, using primary data collected from business owners, we examine the nature and obstacles in the informal sector of Uganda. We find that education level matters in the selection of enterprises. The bulk of ...
The shadow economy and education in Uganda: Is there a long-run relationship?
(International Social Science Journal., 2023)
Using time series data from Uganda covering the period from 1991 to 2017, this paper applies auto regressive distributed lag bounds testing approach to examine the long- and short-run relationship between education and the ...
Does income inequality increase the shadow economy? Empirical evidence from Uganda
(Development Studies Research, 2021)
This paper applies the autoregressive distributed lag bounds testing method to investigate the long- and short-run relationship between the size of the shadow economy and income inequality in Uganda. The findings reveal ...
The long-and short-run relationship between the shadow economy and trade openness in Uganda
(Cogent Economics & Finance, 2021)
This paper examines the relationship between the shadow economy and trade openness in Uganda, using autoregressive distributed lag bounds testing approach. We find that the shadow economy and trade openness have a long- ...
Institutionalized democracy and the shadow economy in the short- and long-run: empirical analysis from Uganda
(Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, 2022)
This paper investigates the relationship between institutionalized democracy and the shadow economy in both the long- and short-run. Using time series data from Uganda that cover the period from 1991 to 2015, this paper ...