Ibrahim Kasirye joined the Centre as Young Professional in 2002, re-joining the Centre as Research Fellow in 2010 and has risen through the ranks to become Principal Research Fellow effective November 2013.

Dr Kasirye was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Development Economics at the University of Manchester-UK in 2011 and has extensive experience in micro analysis of Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) and national household surveys. He has researched and published in the areas of gender, health, education, food security and socioeconomic aspects of HIV/AIDS.

Some of his past research has been presented at the annual Centre for Study of African Economics (CSAE) conference at the University of Oxford and UN-WIDER Institute of Development Economic Research (UN-WIDER) in Helsinki, Finland.

Dr. Kasirye is also a recipient of a number of grants from the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC); and the Centre for Environment Economics and Policy in Africa (CEEPA).

Ibrahim Kasirye: publications

How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted Ugandan businesses? Results from a business climate survey

This special issue of the Uganda Business Climate Index examines the effect of the risk presented by COVID-19 pandemic on Uganda’s businesses. The report indicates that that small and medium businesses have experienced the largest effects of the risk associated with COVID-19 compared to large scale businesses. In addition, agriculture enterprises have been worst hit due to challenges of accessing inputs arising from transport restrictions and the ban on weekly markets, as well as due to the lost demand and the shift from consumption of fresh agricultural produce to dry rations.

Agriculture Finance Year Book 2019: Development Financing for Agro-industrialisation

The 2019 Agricultural Finance Yearbook, which is the ninth edition in the series, offers in-depth analysis of the trends in the sector performance, with particular emphasis on interventions to promote agro-industrialisation.

The Gender Issues in Uganda: An analysis of Gender-based violence, Asset ownership and Employment

This report provides friendly facts on sex disaggregated information on prominent gender issues on Gender Based Violence specifically physical and sexual, asset ownership and employment in Uganda.

Education, Marriage, Fertility and Labour Market Experiences of Young Women in Uganda: Evidence From a Qualitative Assessment

Using qualitative methodologies, this paper explores the inter linkages between the transitions from school to work or motherhood and/or marriage and the ensuing effects on future labour market outcomes and choices.

Drivers for Early Labour Market Transitions of Young Women in Uganda: Evidence from the 2015 School to Work Transition Survey

This paper jointly estimates the drivers of key life cycle decisions of educational attainment, marriage age, age of first birth and age at first entry into the labour market for young women in Uganda aged 15-24 years.

Ibrahim Kasirye

Ibrahim Kasirye

Principal Research Fellow
ikasirye@eprcug.org

 

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