Recent Submissions

  • Food security and welfare changes under COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa: Impacts and responses in Kenya 

    Nechifor, Victor; Ramos, Maria Pricila; Ferrari, Emanuele; Laichena, Joshua; Kihiu, Evelyne; Omanyo, Daniel; Musamali, Rodgers; Kiriga, Benson (Global Food Security journal, 2021)
    The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all Sub-Saharan economies through a multitude of impact channels. The study determines the medium-term macroeconomic outcomes of the pandemic on the Kenyan economy and links the results ...
  • Spatial Variation of Household Energy Consumption Across Counties in Kenya 

    Mbaka, Charity Kageni (African Geographical Review, 2020)
    Kenya has reported a trajectory of success towards universal access to sustainable and modern energy sources over the past years. However, the discussion on the spatial variations of energy consumption is limited especially, ...
  • Households' Energy Preference and Consumption Intensity in Kenya 

    Kisaka, Oscar Masika; Gikonyo, Joseph; Mbaka, Charity Kageni (BioMed Central Ltd, 2019)
    There have been notable joint efforts from the private and public sectors in promoting households’ access to clean and efficient energy sources. Despite the noteworthy progress realized over the years, the consumption and ...
  • Agricultural market access and dietary diversity in Kenya: Gender considerations towards improved household nutritional outcomes 

    Kihiu, Nyathira Evelyne; Amuakwa-Mensa, Franklin (ScienceDirect.com, 2019)
    Achieving food and nutritional security by all people at all times is a key development goal at the global, regional and national levels. To achieve access to sufficient safe food of acceptable quality at all times, gender ...
  • Determinants of micro and small enterprises growth in Kenya 

    Shibia, Adan Guyo; Barako, Dulacha Galgallo (Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 2017)
    The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effects of investment climate and firm-specific variables on the growth of micro and small enterprises (MSEs) in Kenya. The paper utilized a cross-section survey data of 2,536 ...
  • Effects of Financial Literacy on Individual Choices Among Financial Access Strands in Kenya 

    Shibia, Adan Guyo; Kieyah, Joseph (International Journal of Business and Economics Research, 2016)
    This paper investigates effects of financial literacy on individual choices among formal financial services, informal financial services, and complete financial exclusion in Kenya. The study employed cross-sectional analysis ...
  • Africa's Development Metamorphosis: Lessons from China 

    Kivoi, Douglas L. (Scholars Citech Research Organization, 2016)
    China is a fast-growing world economy that has overtaken the United States of America. Africa has for a long time relied on donor funding and grants from Bretton woods institutions and Western countries to fund its development ...
  • Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers and Fiscal Capacity 

    Osiolo, Helen Hoka (International Journal of Public Administration, 2016)
    An intergovernmental fiscal transfer is an instrument used by governments to equalize fiscal capacity. However, with the large discrepancies in fiscal capacity among Local Authorities (LAs) in Kenya, it is evident that the ...
  • Impact of Foreign Direct Investment Volatility on Economic Growth on Kenya: EGARCH Analysis 

    Kirwa, Lelei Ngeny; Mutuku, Cyrus (Science Publishing Group, 2014)
    This study investigated the impact foreign direct investment volatility on growth in Kenya using time series data spanning 1970 to 2011. An endogenous growth model was estimated using the ordinary least squares to determine ...
  • An Efficient Approach to Reduce Alerts Generated by Multiple IDS Products 

    Nguyen, Tu Hoang; Luo, Jiawei; Njogu, Humphrey Waita (International Journal of Network Management, 2014)
    Intrusion detection systems (IDSs) often trigger a huge number of unnecessary alerts. Managing the overwhelming number of alerts, especially from multiple IDS products, is a concern to every security analyst. Analyzing and ...
  • Trade Liberalization and Economic Growth: The Role of Regulatory Policies 

    Biwott, Peter K.; Moyi, Eliud D.; Khainga, Dickson (Journal of World Economic Research, 2013)
    This paper investigates the relationship between international trade liberalization and economic growth with a focus on the role of regulatory policies in a selected sample of sixteen sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) countries. ...
  • Credit and Employment Growth Among Small Enterprises in Kenya 

    Moyi, Eliud Dismas (International Journal of Business and Economics Research, 2013)
    Policy makers in Kenya expect micro and small enterprises to provide the bulk of new jobs created in the economy yet these enterprises face significant credit constraints. This study applied regression analysis to establish ...