Labour force participation rates and economic growth rate in Uganda (2005-2015) BY

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Kampala International University, College of Economics and Management
This study summarizes all five chapters in this report about labor force participation rates and economic growth rate in Uganda (2005-2015) .Chapter one presents the background to the study, problem statement, purpose of study, Research Objectives, and questions, study hypothesis, study scope, significance and operational definitions Labor Force Participation Rate means the number of persons in the labor force expressed as a percentage of the working-age. Literature on the area of study was done in line with the study objectives to gain deep insight into the concepts under investigation. Chapter three presents the research design, population size, sampling technique, research instrument, data collection procedure and source, and method of d data analysis. The research also used to correlate the two variables to find the Pearson coefficient and Coefficient of determination to find the strength of relationship for the labor force participation rate and economic growth (GDP) in Uganda from 2005 to 2015. Chapter four presents’ data using figures and graphs based on the research objectives and the corresponding research questions, testing the hypothesis and for implication of the findings. (i) To establish the trend of Labor force participation rate in Uganda (2005-2015), (ii) To establish the trend of GDP Growth Rate in Uganda (2005 to 2015), (iii)To investigate the relationship between Labor force participation rate and GDP Growth Rate in Uganda (2005 to 2015). In the conclusion there fore relationship between Labour Force Participation Rate and GDP growth rate has been significant relationship according to the fitted line. Regression analysis, correlation, the use of parametric test were performed and found that a strong positive correlation between Labour Force Participation Rate and GDP growth rate is statistically significant.
A research report submitted to the college of economics and management science in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of Bachelor of Arts in Economics of Kampala International University
Labour force, participation rates, economic growth rate, Uganda