Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • Demand for Reproductive Health Vouchers and Utilization: A Case Study of Output Based Approach in Kilifi Kenya 

    Mwangangi, Mary N.; Kioko, Urbanus; Korir, Julius (NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme, 2017)
    Demand side financing initiatives are different forms of financing health services that aim to minimize financial obstacles to accessing health care and also decrease inequities by ensuring that services are made affordable ...
  • Microfinance Institutions’ Social Intermediation and Micro and Small Enterprises Survival in Thika Town, Kenya 

    Wairimu, Zabron Chege; Mwilaria, Shadrack Mwenda (Lyceum of the Philippines University, Batangas, 2017-05)
    The continuous rapid growth of microfinance institutions in Kenya seems not to offer enough solution to the micro and small enterprises survival challenges with more than a one-third of MSEs start-ups collapsing within the ...
  • Intra-Regional Agricultural Exports in the East African Community 

    Ouma, Duncan O. (African Journals Online, 2017)
    This study investigated the causes of intra-EAC agricultural exports. Five Augmented gravity models were estimated using the Pseudo Poisson Maximum Likelihood (PPML) Approach. The study used panel data from UNCOMTRADE, ...
  • Constraints on Research Productivity in Kenyan Universities: Case Study of University of Nairobi, Kenya 

    Muia, A.M.; Oringo, J.O. (Multidisciplinary Journals, 2016)
    Besides teaching, research has become a core function of universities around the world. Yet, like in many African countries, Kenyan universities still lag behind in terms of research productivity, due to factors many ...
  • Household Poverty Determinants in Kenya: A Demographic and Health Survey Wealth Index Approach 

    Gachanja, P.M.; Kinyanjui, G.K. (Amen-Ra Theological Seminary, 2016)
    This paper shows that the Demographic and Health Survey Wealth Index need to be used with caution in the analysis of household poverty in Kenya. Thus, we depict a case of varied results when the wealth index is directly ...
  • Agricultural Trade and Economic Growth in East African Community 

    Ouma, D.; Kimani, T.; Manyasa, E. (AJER, 2016)
    East African Community states, as many other states in the region, depend largely on agricultural activities to boost their economic growth and create employment. Up to 80 per cent of the populace depends on agriculture ...
  • Field time constraints for farm planning models 

    Etyang, Martin N.; Preckel, P.V.; Binkley, J.K.; Doster, D.H. (Elsevier Masson, 1998)
    Resource limits for weather dependent constraints in farm planning models are often implemented as chance constraints. Procedures for setting right-hand sides for these constraints are often based on rules of thumb which ...
  • The effects of financial repression on economic growth in Kenya. 

    Gitau, Gabriel K.; Kosimbei, G. K. (Asian Society of Business and Commerce Research, 2015)
    Financial repression refers to the notion that a set of government regulations, laws, and other non-market restrictions prevent the financial intermediaries of an economy from functioning at their full capacity. The study ...
  • Public debt and economic growth in the East African Community. 

    Kosimbei, G. K.; Kwoba, Pauline L. (Global Research Society, 2015-08)
    Public debt is among the main macroeconomic indicators that constitutes a country’s image in international markets and is an inward foreign direct investment flow determinant. A sound public debt management leads to economic ...
  • Effects of regional integration on economic growth of East African community 

    Muriuki, Tina K.; Kosimbei, G. K. (IJECM, 2015-11)
    This study looks into regional integration and how economic growth has affected it. Regional integration enables partner states to come together and form a group where they could promote economic and political cooperation ...
  • Tax effort differentials between Kenya and Nigeria 2002 – 2012 

    Muthui, J. N.; Akims, K.; Mdoe, J. I.; Thuku, G. K. (2015-04)
    Most developing countries are confronted with the need to provide/improve public infrastructure, education, health services and so on toward enhancing economic development. To meet these budgetary demands, these countries ...
  • 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 ...
  • Demand for Reproductive Health Vouchers and Utilization: A Case Study of Output Based Approach in Kilifi Kenya 

    Mwangangi, Mary N.; Kioko, Urbanus; Korir, Julius (NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme, 2017)
    Demand side financing initiatives are different forms of financing health services that aim to minimize financial obstacles to accessing health care and also decrease inequities by ensuring that services are made affordable ...
  • Microfinance Institutions’ Social Intermediation and Micro and Small Enterprises Survival in Thika Town, Kenya 

    Wairimu, Zabron Chege; Mwilaria, Shadrack Mwenda (Lyceum of the Philippines University, Batangas, 2017-05)
    The continuous rapid growth of microfinance institutions in Kenya seems not to offer enough solution to the micro and small enterprises survival challenges with more than a one-third of MSEs start-ups collapsing within the ...
  • Intra-Regional Agricultural Exports in the East African Community 

    Ouma, Duncan O. (African Journals Online, 2017)
    This study investigated the causes of intra-EAC agricultural exports. Five Augmented gravity models were estimated using the Pseudo Poisson Maximum Likelihood (PPML) Approach. The study used panel data from UNCOMTRADE, ...
  • Constraints on Research Productivity in Kenyan Universities: Case Study of University of Nairobi, Kenya 

    Muia, A.M.; Oringo, J.O. (Multidisciplinary Journals, 2016)
    Besides teaching, research has become a core function of universities around the world. Yet, like in many African countries, Kenyan universities still lag behind in terms of research productivity, due to factors many ...
  • Household Poverty Determinants in Kenya: A Demographic and Health Survey Wealth Index Approach 

    Gachanja, P.M.; Kinyanjui, G.K. (Amen-Ra Theological Seminary, 2016)
    This paper shows that the Demographic and Health Survey Wealth Index need to be used with caution in the analysis of household poverty in Kenya. Thus, we depict a case of varied results when the wealth index is directly ...
  • Agricultural Trade and Economic Growth in East African Community 

    Ouma, D.; Kimani, T.; Manyasa, E. (AJER, 2016)
    East African Community states, as many other states in the region, depend largely on agricultural activities to boost their economic growth and create employment. Up to 80 per cent of the populace depends on agriculture ...
  • Field time constraints for farm planning models 

    Etyang, Martin N.; Preckel, P.V.; Binkley, J.K.; Doster, D.H. (Elsevier Masson, 1998)
    Resource limits for weather dependent constraints in farm planning models are often implemented as chance constraints. Procedures for setting right-hand sides for these constraints are often based on rules of thumb which ...
  • The effects of financial repression on economic growth in Kenya. 

    Gitau, Gabriel K.; Kosimbei, G. K. (Asian Society of Business and Commerce Research, 2015)
    Financial repression refers to the notion that a set of government regulations, laws, and other non-market restrictions prevent the financial intermediaries of an economy from functioning at their full capacity. The study ...
  • Public debt and economic growth in the East African Community. 

    Kosimbei, G. K.; Kwoba, Pauline L. (Global Research Society, 2015-08)
    Public debt is among the main macroeconomic indicators that constitutes a country’s image in international markets and is an inward foreign direct investment flow determinant. A sound public debt management leads to economic ...
  • Effects of regional integration on economic growth of East African community 

    Muriuki, Tina K.; Kosimbei, G. K. (IJECM, 2015-11)
    This study looks into regional integration and how economic growth has affected it. Regional integration enables partner states to come together and form a group where they could promote economic and political cooperation ...
  • Tax effort differentials between Kenya and Nigeria 2002 – 2012 

    Muthui, J. N.; Akims, K.; Mdoe, J. I.; Thuku, G. K. (2015-04)
    Most developing countries are confronted with the need to provide/improve public infrastructure, education, health services and so on toward enhancing economic development. To meet these budgetary demands, these countries ...
  • Mobile teledensity and economic growth: A case of Sub-Saharan Africa (1988-2010) 

    Wainaina, Martin C.; Obere, Almadi; Wawire, N. H. W. (Global Research Society, 2014-12)
    The need for an efficient, modern telecommunication sector is now regarded as crucial to economic growth in transition countries. Various studies have given conflicting findings on the relationship between economic growth ...
  • Customer relationship management practices as recipe for customer loyalty: A literature review 

    Kangu, Maureen; Wanjau, Kenneth; Kosimbei, George; Arasa, Robert (2013)
    According to empirical evidence the extent of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) benefits to an organization will vary depending on the nature of the business concerned. They are likely to be more substantial in the ...