Recent Submissions

  • Policy Monitor, Issue 12 No. 3, Jan-March 2021 on Building Back for Recovery: Focus on Smart Cities, Innovation, and Sustainable Food Systems 

    The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis, 2021)
    This article analyzes the country’s recent economic developments with a focus on four key areas: the growth of economic activities, monetary and financial policy, fiscal developments and the external sector. According to ...
  • Quarterly Market Analysis Report April-June 2021 

    The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) (The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), 2021)
    The global economy is expected to grow by 6.0 per cent in 2021, with emerging markets and developing economies making the highest contribution to this growth. Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to grow by 3.4 per cent in 2021, ...
  • Policy Monitor, Issue 12 No. 4, April-June 2021 on Building Back for Recovery: Perspectives on Health, Equity, Digital Trade and Administration of Justice 

    The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) (The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), 2021)
    The theme of this issue is “Building Back for Recovery: Perspectives on Health Equity, Digital Trade and Administration of Justice”. The edition focuses on three articles: Prioritizing health equity in building back better ...
  • 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 ...
  • Discussion Paper No. 234 of 2020 on Youth Employment in the Pharmaceutical Industry in Kenya 

    Luseno, Samantha; Obere, Sabina (The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), 2020-12)
    The challenge of creating jobs for the youth is at the core of the development agenda in Kenya. This agenda has been driven by the youth bulge that the country is experiencing which calls for adoption of targeted initiatives ...
  • Discussion Paper No. 230 of 2020 on Assessing the Employment Creation Potential of the Tea Sector in Kenya 

    Kataa, Samuel ; Kipsaat Josphat (The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), 2020-11)
    The objective of this study is to map the tea value chain in Kenya, identify constraints that hinder the growth of the tea sector, determine employment creation potential of the tea sector, and finally determine sectoral ...
  • Policy Brief No. 5 of 2019-2020 on MSE Business Environment in Busia County 

    The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) (The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), 2020-11)
    The County Business Environment for MSEs (CBEM) framework has been developed to monitor key issues that require policy interventions in creating an enabling environment for the Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) sector in ...
  • 3rd KIPPRA Annual Regional Conference [Video] 

    Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) (Produced by ReWild Africa for the Think Tank Initiative, 2020-07)
    The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) is organizing the 3rd KIPPRA Annual Regional Conference themed “Enhancing inclusivity through empowering persons with disabilities”. The conference offers ...
  • 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, ...
  • Quarterly Market Analysis Report January-March 2020 

    Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) (The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), 2020)
    This is a quarterly market analysis report prepared by The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis on the performance of the Financial market of Kenya. The report focuses on different sectors of the economy ...
  • Policy Brief No. 01 of 2020-2021 on Short-Term Effects of Covid-19 and Containment Measures on Kenyan's Economy 

    Laichena, Joshua, Kihiu, Evelyn, Omanyo, Daniel [et...al] (The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), 2020)
    This policy brief summarizes the key findings of the research work undertaken by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission and the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) and ...
  • Quarterly Market Analysis Report July-October 2020 

    Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) (The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), 2020)
    The COVID-19 pandemic remains a major downside risk to global economic activity. Advanced economies are projected to contract by 8 per cent and emerging markets and developing economies by 3 per cent growth in 2020. Kenya’s ...
  • Quarterly Market Analysis Report April-June 2020 

    Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) (The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), 2020)
    This is a quarterly market analysis report prepared by The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis on the performance of the Financial market of Kenya. The report focuses on different sectors of the economy ...
  • Welcome to KIPPRA [Video] 

    Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis; Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) (The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), 2020)
    All you have to know about the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis and more. Website: www.kippra.or.ke
  • COVID-19 Impacts and Short-Term Economic Recovery In Kenya 

    Nechifor, V; Ferrari, E.; Kihiu, E.; Laichena, J.; Omanyo, D; Musamali, R.; Kiriga, B.; Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) (The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), 2020)
    This technical report focuses on the short-term implications on the wider Kenyan economy of the COVID-19 lockdown by taking into account several impact channels (labour productivity, export demand and tourism, remittances, ...
  • Policy Monitor, Issue 11 No. 3, January-March 2020 on Building Kenya's Resilience in Navigating Global Turbulence and Transitions 

    Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) (The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), 2020)
    The theme of this edition is the contemporary Subject on Building Kenya's Resilience in Navigating Global Turbulence and transitions. the topics of focus in this edition include Recent Economic developments in Kenya; an ...
  • Conference Proceeding No. 10 of 2020 on Enhancing Inclusivity Through Empowering Persons with Disabilities 

    The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) (The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), 2020)
    The choice of the theme focusing on persons with disabilities arose from the previous two conferences, in which delegates observed that issues affecting PWDs and their contribution to socio-economic development had not ...
  • Discussion Paper No. 244 of 2020 on Assessment of Meteorological Drought in Main Climatic Zones of Kenya 

    Nyangena, John (The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis, 2020)
    This paper presents a spatio-temporal assessment of meteorological drought in four counties of Kenya using Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI). Monthly rainfall data from the Climate Hazards group InfraRed Precipitation ...
  • Policy Brief No. 03 of 2020-2021 on Women's Access to Agricultural Finance in Kenya 

    Kihiu, Evelyne; Munene, Bonface (The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis, 2020)
    Agriculture plays a critical role in the Kenyan economy. The sector contributes approximately 34.2 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product and employs over 60 per cent of the population of which 70 per cent are ...
  • Policy Brief No. 04 of 2020-2021 on Local Content in the Energy Sector: Prerequisite for Enhancing Local Content 

    Wanjiru, Isaac Waithaka; Mbaka, Charity Kageni; Njogu, Humphrey; Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) (The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), 2020)
    Countries that are endowed with resources globally are progressively tightening their local content requirements with a view to deriving maximum benefits from their resources. Local content can be defined as the value ...

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