A rapid impact assessment of the global economic crisis on Uganda

A study supported by the International Labour Organization for the Government of Uganda

Assesses the impact of the global economic crisis on the labour market in Uganda. Contents: Introduction -- Methodology -- Brief overview of Uganda’s economy before the crisis -- The macroeconomic shock in 2008/9: transmission channels -- Demographic and labour force trends before the crisis -- The impact of the crisis on employment -- The current framework to protect the most vulnerable workers and increase their voice -- Policy priorities to address the labour market crisis -- Conclusions.