Edward Bbaale is an Associate Professor of Economics at Makerere University. He received post-graduate training (at PhD level) in Economic Theory; Microeconomic, Macroeconomics and Econometrics which greatly shaped his analytical skills. He holds a PhD (Economics), Johannes Kepler University of Linz-Austria, M.A. (Economic Policy and Planning), Makerere University, and B.A. (Economics), Makerere University, Edward is also currently the Dean of the School of Economics, Makerere University. He has very rich hands-on experience in economics research with a bias towards Development- Micro-economics.