Front Matter

Front Matter

Hema De Zoysa, Robert Sharer, and Calvin McDonald
Published Date:
December 1995
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    © 1995 International Monetary Fund

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    Sharer, Robert L.

    Uganda: adjustment with growth, 1987–94 / Robert L. Sharer, Hema R. De Zoysa, and Calvin A. McDonald.

    • p. cm. — (Occasional paper,; 121)

    • Includes bibliographical references.

    • ISBN 1-55775-461-6 (alk. paper)

    • 1. Structural adjustment (Economic policy)—Uganda. 2. Economic stabilization—Uganda. 3. Uganda—Economic conditions—1979-I. De Zoysa, Hema R. II. McDonald, Calvin A. III. Title. IV. Series: Occasional paper (International Monetary Fund); no. 121. HC870.S5 1995

    338.96761—dc20 95-7670 CIP

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    The following symbols have been used throughout this paper:

    • … to indicate that data are not available;

    • — to indicate that the figure is zero or less than half the final digit shown, or that the item does not exist;

    • – between years or months (e.g., 1991–92 or January–June) to indicate the years or months covered, including the beginning and ending years or months;

    • / between years (e.g., 1991/92) to indicate a crop or fiscal (financial) year.

    “Billion” means a thousand million.

    Minor discrepancies between constituent figures and totals are due to rounding.

    The term “country,” as used in this paper, does not in all cases refer to a territorial entity that is a state as understood by international law and practice; the term also covers some territorial entities that are not states, but for which statistical data are maintained and provided internationally on a separate and independent basis.


    This paper is based on internal staff reports and research papers prepared in the context of consultations between the IMF, the World Bank, and Uganda during 1987–94 and includes information available through June 1994. The authors are indebted to Richard C. Williams for his helpful comments, Ian McDonald for his valuable editorial advice, Janet Bungay of the African Department for editing the original manuscript, Rozlyn Coleman of the External Relations Department for editing the final paper and coordinating its production, Luca Errico for his assistance in preparing the tables, and Michelle Bell for secretarial assistance.

    The opinions expressed in the paper are those of the authors and should not be construed as representing the views of the Government of Uganda, Executive Directors of the IMF, or other members of the IMF staff.

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