Rachel K. Sebudde is a Senior Economist in the World Bank's Africa, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit. She has over 15 years of policy oriented economic research, policy formulation and implementation. During her time in the World Bank’s Uganda Country Office in Kampala, she has undertaken research and analytical work on economic growth and growth inclusiveness. Prior to joining the World Bank, Rachel worked with the Central Bank of Uganda. She is a fellow of the Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI), and has research affiliation with the Centre for African Studies, Oxford University and African Economic Research Consortium. Rachel attained her academic credentials from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, and McGill University, Montreal, Canada.