President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has been ranked among the best President’s in the World, according to a New York University and World Bank experts who ranked the President 12th in terms of influencing economic growth.
The report first released in May 2018 by the World Bank economist Steve Penning’s and New York University Economics Professor William Easterly indicates that Museveni is one of the best leaders with a significant positive impact on their countries economic growth.
The two experts define the best leaders as any leaders for whom estimated leader effect is positive and significant at the 95% level and the worst leader are those with negative and insignificant leader effects.
The findings that were entitled “Shrinking dictators: how much economic growth can we attribute to national leaders” ranked Senior General Than Shwe of Burma as number one for being the most influential leader who steered his country’s economic growth at 3.95% and shrinkage of just 0.71%. He was the head of the State of Burma between 1992 and 2011 as chairman of the State Peace and development Council (SPDC).