Research Papers

May 10, 2020

The effect of short-term bank loan financing on financial performance of manufacturing Small and Medium Enterprises...

By Byombi Kamasa Vedaste & Dr. Charles Ruranga

Short-term loan financing is one of ways used to fasten financial performance and growth of firms mainly those operating in manufacturing domain....

May 10, 2020

Effect of EAC single customs territory on trade facilitation in Rwanda

By Dr. Jean Paul MPAKANIYE

East African Community (EAC) is an organization of east African countries composed by 6 countries including Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Burundi,...

May 10, 2020

Analysis of recent evolution of economic sectoral output, employment and structural economic transformation in EAC...


This paper examines the effect of a variate of drivers of economic growth in East African Community (EAC) countries from 1991 to 2018. Different...

May 10, 2020

Analysis of Causes of Business Failure in Rwanda : Learning from Small and Medium Enterprises...

By DANIEL Twesige, UZZIEL Hategekimana, EDIE JONES Nkubito, INNOCENT Hitayezu

The Rwandan government has come up with different strategies in order to transform its economy since the year 2000, these includes Vision 2020 in...

Jan 9, 2019

Effect of Foreign Aid on Real Exchange Rate in Rwanda

Joseph Gasana and Charles Mulindabigwi Ruhara

This study examines the effect of foreign aid inflows on the real exchange rate in Rwanda. It uses annual time series data for the period of 1980...

Jan 9, 2019

Closing the Poor-rich Gap in Contraceptive Use : Evidence from Rwanda

Dr. Dieudonne Ndaruhuye Muhoza

Rwanda has made impressive increase in population growth control during the last decade. The Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (CPR) rose threefold...

Nov 7, 2018

Population Growth Control in Rwanda : Closing the Poor-Rich Gap in Contraceptive Use in Rwanda

By Dr. Dieudonne Ndaruhuye Muhoza

Nov 2, 2018

The Impact of Financial Education through Savings and Credit Cooperatives in Rwanda

By Innovatons for Poverty Actions (IPA)