Research for Transformation and Development interfaces between advanced analytical methods and real policy solutions.The research centre is a team of highly trained economists with a wealth of policy related experience.Competencies of the Research Center include:
Microeconometric modelling using large household datasets or firm surveys. Macroeconomic modelling ranging from use of basic financial programming models, standard general equilibrium models and computable general equilibrium models tailored to MDGs.
Research for Transformation and Development provides several services within the areas of economics research particulalry economic modelling. The specific services include the following:
RTD is involved in several projects including the following:
1. A Quest for Strucural Transformation in Uganda: This paper attempts to answer whether Uganda will be able to achieve structural transformation by 2020. It also examines the current export strategy and whether this will be able to deliver the desired objective of turning Uganda into Middle Income Country status. Download draft.
Research for Transformation and Development is a research organization started 2009 out of the apparent need for action-based and analytically generated knowledge which presently is limited in the East African Region