Marguerite Duponchel

Marguerite Duponchel works for the Development Research Group of the World Bank. Previously, she was the Country Economist for the International Growth Centre in Uganda. She also worked for the University of Witswatersrand in South Africa, for UNDP and UNHCR. She holds a PhD in economics from the University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne. Her research interests include land, social safety nets and civil conflict.

Content by Marguerite Duponchel
  • Publication - Project Memo

    Uganda's poverty dynamics (Project Memo)

    21 Feb 2016 | Andy McKay, Marguerite Duponchel, Sarah Ssewanyana

  • Project

    The spatial dynamics of land use change in Kigali: Calibration, impact, and policy impliations

    Kigali has unusually advanced land use planning and formality, through national land registration, district land use plans, and a detailed Kigali City masterplan. This study assesses 1) to what extent buildings comply with the masterplan; 2) to what extent residents are aware of the masterplan; and 3) what solutions to increasing masterplan compliance would be...

    18 Nov 2015 | Klaus Deininger, Daniel Ayalew Ali, Marguerite Duponchel

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    Review of the PPP law

    The purpose of this note is to highlight the main issues that a government should address at the outset of its public private partnerships (PPP) reform programme. The following can be viewed as the essential building blocks of a sound PPP reform agenda: Enabling legislation Supporting Institutions Regulatory framework that facilitates proper planning Good fiscal...

    4 Sep 2014 | Ronald Fischer, Marguerite Duponchel

  • Project

    Big hits within the EAC

    We use a large sample of export transactions from customs files across six developing countries and several years to explore the extent of pricing to market and volume responses to exchange-rate variations in the East African Community (EAC), a customs union, and a control group of exporters from developing countries outside the region. We find that, relative to the control...

    1 Sep 2013 | Andrew Zeitlin, Olivier Cadot, Marguerite Duponchel, Mélise Jaud, Alan Asprilla

  • Publication - Working Paper

    How Do Exporters Adjust to Exchange-Rate Fluctuations? New Evidence from the East African Community (Working Paper)

    1 Mar 2013 | Alan Asprilla, Nicolas Berman, Olivier Cadot, Marguerite Duponchel, Mélise Jaud

  • Project

    Fiscal Strategy Incorporating Oil

    This paper addresses a number of macroeconomic concerns facing a devel- oping country that falls upon a large stock of a valuable natural resource. Our focus is on Uganda, on whose territory substantial amounts of oil were recently discovered. Although this rather unexpected event is likely to affect the lives of many— in fact, arguably most— Ugandans, history is full of...

    1 Apr 2012 | Per Krusell, Marguerite Duponchel, John Hassler, Abdulaziz Behiru Shifa, Daniel Spiro