Recent Submissions

  • Firm’s Characteristics and Productivity in Kenya 

    Mugendi, Charles Ndegwa; Gachanja, Paul Mwangi; Nganga, Tabitha Kiriti (American Research Institute for Policy Development, 2015-09)
    There has been different theoretical argument on the link of different firm’s characteristics on productivity. According to various literature size of the firm, firm’s ownership characteristics, skilled labour force ...
  • Labour Diversity and Domestic Firm’s Productivity in Kenya 

    Mugendi, Charles Ndegwa; Ocharo, Kennedy Nyabuto (Center for Promoting Ideas, 2015-07)
    This study attempted to empirically examine the effect of labour diversity on firm’s productivity in Kenya. To achieve this objective primary data was collected from various firms. Thereafter analysis was done using Feasible ...
  • Effects of Fiscal Decentralization on Poverty Reduction in Kenya 

    Mwiathi, Peter Silas; Wawire, Nelson H.W.; Okelo, Perez A. Onono (International Educative Research Foundation and Publisher, 2018-01-31)
    The Kenya government has instituted fiscal decentralization over the years to promote social economic development, reduce poverty and income inequality and ensure balanced regional development. Despite these efforts, ...
  • Response of Sorghum Production in Kenya to Prices and Public Investments 

    Onono, Perez A. (Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2018-01-30)
    Expansion of sorghum production in the arid and semi-arid areas in Kenya has been singled out as a potential for addressing food security challenges due to climate shocks affecting maize production and reduced availability ...
  • Income Convergence in the East African Community 

    Githuku, Simon; Omolo, Jacob; Mwabu, Germano (African Journal of Economic Review, 2018-01)
    The East African Community partner states aim to establish a Monetary Union by 2023. As advanced by the optimum currency area theory, countries seeking to enter into a monetary union should be as similar as possible to ...
  • Drivers of Technological Innovations: Evidence from Kenya’s Micro and Small Enterprises 

    Njiraini, Peter; Omolo, Jacob; Gachanja, Paul (SCR, 2018-05-31)
    Growth of micro and small enterprises (MSEs) is fundamental to the Kenyan economy. These enterprises play a pivotal role in Kenya’s overall economic growth. In spite of the role that MSEs play, their growth is usually ...
  • Employment Intensity of Output Growth in Kenya 

    Thuku, Gideon Kiguru; Omolo, Jacob; Muniu, Joseph (IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance (IOSR-JEF), 2019-06-21)
    Creation of productive and sustainable employment opportunities remains a key policy priority of most countries including Kenya. Employment creation in Kenya has been based on the premise that high economic growth should ...
  • Production Capacity of the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry in Kenya 

    Vugigi, S.K.; Thoithi, G.N.; Ogaji, J.I.; Onuonga, S.O. (East and Central African Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2017)
    This study aimed to determine the production capacity in the Kenyan pharmaceutical industry and to forecast the year for full capacity utilization. Data was collected on installed, available and utilized capacities in this ...
  • Fiscal Policy and Capital Flight in Kenya 

    Muchai, Dianah Ngui; Muchai, Joseph (Blackwell Publishing, 2016)
    : Capital flight has been an issue of concern for Africa because it reduces the continent’s much needed investible funds. In Kenya, the country lost US$ 4.9 billion in real terms from 1970 to 2010 through capital flight. ...
  • Drivers of Employment Elasticities in Kenya 

    Thuku, Gideon Kiguru; Omolo, Jacob; Muniu, Joseph (IISTE, 2019-08-31)
    The relationship between output growth and employment elasticities has been of intense debate among many economists. Though there is no conflict between the two objectives, the question that arises is the rate at ...
  • Assessing the Stability of Money Multipliers: Evidence from Kenya 

    Onuonga, Susan Moraa (IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance (IOSR-JEF), 2018-07-02)
    This paper investigated the stability of money multiplier using Kenyan data for the period 1983- 2015.This paper used Maki(2012) tests for cointegration allowing for unknown number of structural breaks and the Dynamic ...
  • Family Networks and Microcredit Access in Kenya 

    Kinyanjui, George Kariuki; Mdoe, Idi Jackson (Journal of African Political Economy and Development, 2017-12)
    For a long time now, social networks have been hailed for lowering otherwise high information and search cost to agents as well as making a principal’s market dominance increasingly ample. We therefore use the data from ...
  • Mobile Telephony, Social Networks and Credit Access: Evidence from MSMES in Kenya 

    Mdoe, Idi Jackson; Kinyanjui, George Kariuki (Taylor & Francis, 2018-04-17)
    Access to credit by micro, small and medium enterprises is key for growth and employment. However, it is hindered by information asymmetry. We investigated the effect of mobile telephony and social networks (group networks) ...
  • Cost- Saving Measures in Public Secondary Schools: are These Strategies Making Education Affordable In Kisumu West District, Kisumu County, Kenya? 

    Nyangia, Ezekiel Onyango; Orodho, John Aluko (Journal of Education and Practice, 2014)
    The major thrust of the study reported in this paper was to examine the cost-saving measures employed by school managers to make education affordable in public Secondary Schools in the study locale of Kisumu West District. ...
  • Assessment of Home Grown School Feeding Programme (HGSFP) Theory in Kinango Sub-County, Kwale County, Kenya 

    Karisa, Kadenge Stephen; Orodho, John Aluko (IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 2014)
    The problematique of this study is that despite the fact that there has been a lot of rhetoric from various stakeholders regarding the perceive direct benefits of the home grown school feeding programme (HGSFP)theory, no ...

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