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Prof. Stiglitz Set For 20th Mubiru Memorial Lecture In Kampala

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The distinguished academic will give a key presentation on the topic: “Market Failures in the Financial System: Implications for Financial Sector Policies, Especially in Developing Countries.”

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Set to be held at Speke Resort Munyonyo, the function will attract Uganda’s top government officials, economists, researchers, academics and members of the public.

Prof. Mahmood Mamdani, Director of the Makerere Institute of Social Research at Makerere University, will be the main discussant.

This function is celebrated every year in memory of Mubiru, the former governor Bank of Uganda.

Prof. Stiglitz is a pioneer in the field of economic theory and a chief policymaker.

Professor Stiglitz’s work has focused on explaining the circumstances in which markets do not work well, and how selective government intervention can improve their performance.

“The Joseph Mubiru Memorial Lecture is a public event, hosted by Bank of Uganda and free transport will be provided at the Bank of Uganda Head Office from 11am to 1:30pm,” the Central Bank said in a statement.

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