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Discussion Paper No. 13 of 2002 on Human Capital Externalities and Returns to Education in Kenya
(The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), 2002)
This study has used micro data to analyse the effect of human capital externality on earnings and returns to education. The parameters of the earnings function are estimated using the ordinary least squares method. The ...
Discussion Paper No. 71 of 2008 on Does Adoption of Improved Maize Varieties Reduce Poverty? Evidence from Laikipia and Suba Districts in Kenya
(The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), 2008)
Adoption of technologies that increase farm yields is a prerequisite for poverty alleviation in agrarian societies. However, the link between adoption of improved varieties and poverty reduction is not well understood or ...
Discussion Paper No. 32 of 2004 on User Charges and Utilization of Health Services in Kenya
(The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis, 2004)
This paper uses data from Kenya to examine the role of user charges and quality of health services in determining the choice of healthcare providers. We find that an increase in the price of public health services diverts ...