Peter Carroll

Peter Carroll is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at the University of Michigan. He studies the political economy of development and political behavior. His work focuses on the transformative role of mobile technology on the economic and political lives of low-income households in East Africa and on the impact of distributive politics on infrastructure development in Africa.

Content by Peter Carroll
  • Project

    Identifying bottlenecks in public investment in Uganda

    The Ugandan government has doubled its funding of public investments between 2011 and 2017, however, public investments remain plagued by inefficiencies that limit their contribution to value addition and GDP (Ayebare, forthcoming). Estimates from the World Bank in 2016 suggest that due to inefficiencies in public investment management in the preceding decade, every dollar...

    15 Feb 2020 | Peter Carroll