Growth and Poverty Reduction: Evaluating Rwanda's First PRS
Country Economic Report
Arne Bigsten , David Yanagizawa
This study on Rwanda is part of a series of annual studies, undertaken by various Swedish universities and academic research institutes in collaboration with Sida. The main purpose of these studies is to enhance our knowledge and understanding of current economic development processes and challenges in Sweden's main partner countries for development co-operation. it is also hoped that they will have a broader academic interest and that the collaboration will serve to strenghen the Swedish academic resource base in the field of development economics. This report has been prepared by Arne Bigsten and David Yanagizawa at the Department of Economics at the University of Gothenburg. Its focus is on the issue of economic growth, the development of the productive sectors and the constraints to growth, against the backdrop of the aspirations laid down in the country's Poverty Reduction Strategy.