A Health and Development Economist with over 20 years of research in Policy Analysis, Costing and cost-effectiveness, Impact evaluations, Equity, and welfare analysis. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from University of London.
Holds a Master of Science degree in Quantitative Economics from Makerere University, with over 10 years of research and training, with specialty in quantitative analysis and highly proficient in STATA, working on large databases to conduct econometric analysis. His recent research focuses on agriculture and firm productivity, education and development, and women economic empowerment.
Fred Kasalirwe is an Economist and Research fellow at Policy Analysis and Development Research Institute with over 8 years of experience in social and economic development research, training and project management, with great research experience in Economic Policy Analysis and social research.
He has undertaken research projects at co-leader, coordination, supervisory and analysis levels supported by but not limited to, Ministry of Health, Stop Malaria Project, Maestral International LLC, Oxford Policy Management, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), AVSI Foundation Uganda, DfID, International Development Research Center (IDRC), Malaria Consortium Uganda, World Vision Uganda, Mercy Corps Uganda and the World Bank and has worked on research projects in Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Burundi, Rwanda, and South Sudan.
Anitah is a Young Professional Researcher at PADRI. She is pursuing a Master’s degree in Economics with a bias in Policy and Planning from Makerere University and holds an undergraduate degree in Development Economics. She has a wealth of experience in collection of both Qualitative and Quantitative data.
Her areas of interest are Socio-development, Health and Environment research. She has participated in different Research projects like YEMESA and Cost of Living with Disability Survey. Anitah has experience working in remote areas across the country. In addition, she is excellent at Administration, coordination and Networking.
Leilah is a Young Professional Researcher holding bachelors Degree in Journalism and mass communication from Ndejje University, she has been a research fellow in policy analysis and development research institute(PADRI) since 2015 to date, through some good years of Experience in research and project coordination, she has gained solid experience in both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies.
She has participated in different Research projects like: : Keeping Children in Healthy and Protective Families (KCPHF Project), November 2017-date, commissioned by USAID in Partnership with a consortium of organizations led by Catholic Relief Services (CRS), sturdy on national house hold Disability survey under Development pathways, (MGLSD) in September – November 2019,she was also engaged in Economic Evaluation of the Home and community-based combined treatment of Malaria and Pneumonia among children age 49 months and below in Uganda, funded by, School of Public Health, Makerere University, March 2012 –Jan2013.YEMESA and Cost of Living ,,she has a growing management skill which has contributed to the success of projects that PADRI is engaged in.in addition she is good at coordination, communication skill and net working.
Holds a PhD in Economics from University of Nottingham, United Kingdom with wide experience in policy research and analysis in the field of health, education, Labor Markets, Gendered Budgeting and analysis; women empowerment and income inequality (CV here)
Dr. Asiimwe John Bosco holds a PhD in Statistics from Makerere University with excellent skills of over 15 years in Data Management and analysis of survey data, and very knowledgeable in using Survey CTO, Survey Solutions, SPSS and STATA software.
Holds a Doctorate degree in Economics, specializing in international trade and development from University of Nottingham (UK). Has worked with a number of institutions including the European Union (EU), the World Bank, DFID, Trade Mark Southern Africa (TMSA), Trademark East Africa (TMEA) and brings his international experience to the PADRI team.
An associate Professor of Children and Youth studies and a specialist in the field of child protection and the youth. He holds a Ph.D. in Social and Cultural Anthropology (University of Vienna, Austria), and has widely researched on issues vulnerable children and child protection, child labour and youth welfare. His research has shaped policy and practice in the field of children in Uganda and across the region.
Dr. Sseruyange holds a Doctorate in Economics from Wageningen University, Netherland, with over 15 years of vast experience in conducting field experiments including natural experiments that employ Randomized Control Trails (RCTs) and Lab-in-the-Field experiments and excellent in panel data analysis and household surveys.
Possesses a Ph.D. in Development Economics from Wageningen University, The Netherlands, with research experience in impact evaluations techniques including Randomized Control Trials (RCTs) and
Lab-in-the-Field experiments and in causal analysis with Survey. Her recent research has focused on experimental research on clean energy use among food vendors in urban areas; labour and financial markets incentives for women and sustainable Gender-based violence prevention and responses. (CV
Joyce possesses a Ph.D. in Economics from Dar es Salaam University-Tanzania, with a wealth of experience in research work using both quantitative and qualitative methodologies and skilled in quantitative data analysis using STATA. Her current research focuses on women entrepreneurship and financial inclusion.
Clare holds Master’s Degree from Erasmus University, International Institute of social studies, Hague in The Netherlands, and a Masters in Anti-Corruption Studies from Austria. She is currently a PhD fellow at CHUSS, Makerere University. Her research focuses on Governance, gender, and political corruption from complexity and historical perspective.
Julius Sseninde (MSc. Population and Reproductive Health)
Associate Research Fellow
Has wide experience in Qualitative research with specialty in phenomenology, ethnography, grounded theory, and case study methodologies on population and health research. He is versatile working with NVIVO, and other qualitative data analysis packages. (CV here)