Ole Boysen

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This paper analyzes the poverty impacts of an economic partnership agreement (EPA) between Uganda and the EU. As Ugandan exports are also eligible for duty-free access to the EU under the Everything But Arms scheme the main impact of the EPA will be to require liberalization of EU exporters’ access to the Ugandan market. There are fears this could threaten(More)
This paper analyses the poverty impacts of an economic partnership agreement (EPA) between Uganda and the EU. As Ugandan exports are also eligible for dutyfree access to the EU under the Everything But Arms scheme the main EPAinduced change will be the requirement to liberalise EU exporters' access to the Ugandan market. Fears have been raised that this(More)
Acknowledgements We would like to thank Sheila Page and Dirk Willem te Velde for very helpful comments on earlier drafts of this paper. Alan Matthews would also like to acknowledge the German Marshall Fund for supporting research into the impact of the Common Agricultural Policy on developing countries on which this paper has drawn. The views expressed and(More)
This paper applies an integrated CGE-microsimulation model to analyse the impact of the 2006-08 increase in commodity prices on Uganda. Previous impact analysis studies suggested that the food price shock increased poverty in Uganda as there are more net food buyer than net food seller households. We show that the agriculture commodity price shocks were(More)
This paper presents the development of a decision support system for solving a timetabling problem in the Department of Management Science and Information Systems at the Pennsylvania State University. Currently the problem is solved by hand and this solution procedure is highly time consuming. Although several papers concerning this topic have been(More)
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