Recent Submissions

  • Higher Education Expenditure and Economic Growth in Kenya 

    Wambua, L. N; Mugendi, C. (Strategic Journals, 2019-07-09)
    Higher education investment has been at the centre of government policy since independence with a commitment to fight ignorance. This study aimed at analyzing the relationship between higher education expenditure and ...
  • The Effects of Income Diversification and Non –Performing Assets on Interest Spread among the Kenyan Commercial Banks 

    Maigua, Peter Mwangi; Mugendi, Charles Ndegwa; Njuru, Stephen Gitahi (IISTE, 2018)
    Banking institutions plays a major role in a country’s and global economy. An efficient financial intermediation has a direct impact on effectiveness of investable resource mobilization, and thus, economic development. ...
  • Foreign Direct Investment Spill over’s on Domestic Firms: a Case of Kenya’s Domestic Firms 

    Mugendi, Charles Ndegwa; Njuru, Stephen Gitahi (American Research Institute for Policy Development, 2016-12)
    Many developing countries, Kenya included have instituted many measures in order to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI). These measures sometimes have been at the expense of domestic firms. This is done with is ...
  • Determinant of Foreign Direct Investment Spillovers; Kenya’s Domestic Firms Case 

    Mugendi, Charles Ndegwa; Njuru, Stephen Gitahi (Center for Promoting Ideas, 2016-09)
    Developing countries and emerging economies increasingly see foreign direct investment (FDI) as a catalyst to the development of domestic firms. This development can be through spillover effects whose presence can ...
  • The Nature of Foreign Direct Investment Spillovers Effects on Domestic Firms in Kenya 

    Mugendi, Charles Ndegwa; Ndegwa, Charles; Nganga, Tabitha Kiriti; Muchai, Diana (International Journal of Development and Sustainability, 2015)
    During the recent years, it has been observed that countries compete with each other to attract foreign investment. This has been done owing to the notion that when foreign companies invest in a host country, productivity ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Effect of Diaspora Remittances on Health Outcomes in Kenya 

    Kibet, Weldon; Rono, Gladys (International Organization Of Scientific Research (IOSR), 2021)
    Background: A healthy population positively impacts on a country’s economic growth. However, two measures of health outcomes in Kenya -life expectancy at birth and under-five mortality rate, on average are 58.2 years and ...
  • Towards Sustainable Water Supply: Enhancing Project Accountability Practices in Water Supply Projects Within Nairobi City County’s 

    Gichohi, Wanjiru R.; Sang, Paul; Kosimbei, George (The Asian Institute of Research, 2019)
    Sustainability of water supply has over the years become a key concern for the global community due to water stress and scarcity attributable to climate change and other anthropogenic factors. This is especially crucial ...
  • The Effect of The Size of the Informal Sector on Economic Growth in Kenya (1974 to 2016) 

    Opondo, Mary Awuor; Etyang', Martin N.; Okeri, Susan; Njuguna, Angelica (International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research, 2019)
    The Kenyan economy is dual and predominantly informal. The size of the sector in the country has grown over time. The sector employed 19 percent of the total workforce in 1974 which increased to 84 percent in 2016. The ...
  • Efficiency in provision of public goods and services by devolved sectors of Tharaka Nithi county government in Kenya 

    Kamiru, Purity Kanja; Mwilaria, Shadrack (International Academic Journal of Economics and Finance (IAJEF), 2020)
    A government of any country has a major role of making available public goods for its burgesses. There are however emerging Concerns about whether governments are really efficient as they carry out the task of providing ...
  • The sources of housing prices growth in Kenya 

    Stephen Githae Njaramba, Stephen Githae; Gachanja, Paul; Mugendi, Charles (International Peer Reviewed Journals and Books (IPRJB), 2018)
    Purpose: The objective of the study was to analyze the sources of housing prices growth in Kenya Methodology: The study used time series data for the period 1960 to 2015 and adopted an ARDL modeling approach. The model ...
  • Macroeconomic environment and public debt in Kenya 

    Makau, Justus Kalii; Njuru, Stephen; Ocharo, Kennedy (International Peer Reviewed Journals and Books (IPRJB), 2018)
    Purpose: To estimate the optimal levels of real economic growth rate needed to stabilize debt levels and carry out a stochastic debt simulation to determine the possible future debt path and its distribution in Kenya. ...
  • Dynamic relationship between the housing prices and selected macroeconomic variables in Kenya 

    Njaramba, Stephen Githae; Gachanja, Paul; Mugendi, Charles (Stratford Peer Reviewed Journals and Book Publishing, 2018-08)
    In Kenya housing prices are considered high and have still continued to rise. This has made housing affordability and access a preserve of the top income earners. Consequently, large population live in houses with reduced ...
  • Fiscal policy and public debt in Kenya 

    Makau, Justus; Ocharo, Kennedy; Njuru, Stephen (IOSR Journals, 2018)
    Fiscal policy in Kenya has been unstable. Fiscal balance to GDP ratio worsened from a surplus of 0.2 percent to a deficit of 7.6 percent while debt to GDP ratio rose from 25.4 to 56.2 percent between 1963 and 2015. This ...

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