Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Dr. Evelyne Kihiu-Kathuli Profile

Name: Dr. Evelyne Kihiu-Kathuli
Title/Qualification: PhD, Economics
Position: Lecturer
Department: Business and Economics
School:   Business and Economics
Area of Specialization:  Development Economics
Contact Address: P.O. Box 29518-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
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Short Biography

Dr. Evelyne Kihiu is a lecturer in the School of Business and Economics at the University of Embu. She holds a PhD (Development Economics, Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Bonn, Center for Development Research, MA Economics from the University of Botswana (under the African Economic Research Consortium Collaborative Masters Programme) and BA (Economics major, First-Class Honours) from Kenyatta University. Dr. Kihiu is the Economics Programme leader, School of Business and Economics, University of Embu. Dr. Kihiu lectures in both undergraduate and post graduate (Masters and PhD) programmes in the field of economics and has strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills and research experience. She has attended and presented papers in both international and local conferences/seminars, and published papers in refereed journal.

Research Interests

1.Growth and Development
     Macroeconomics  and Fiscal Management
     Monitoring and analytical assessments of Financial trends  Markets
     Development and Environment
     Optimal growth; Sustainability
2.Natural resources, ecosystem services and environmental quality
    Economics, incentives and institutions for ecosystems and biodiversity
    Natural resources: monitoring and evaluating management, use and conservation
    Economic issues in environmental quality and degradation
3.Inequality and poverty
    Behavioral and Social Aspects
4.Social Development
   Youth, Gender and Social issues
   Social welfare
   Inequality and Poverty
   Community development and organization