Prof. Nelson Wawire
Dean and Associate Professor of Ecconomics
Prof. Wawire holds a PhD (Economics), MA (Economics) and Bachelor of Education (Economics and Business Studies). He has over 19 years experience in teaching, research and consultancy work with a concentration on Macroeconomics, Public Sector Economics, Research Methods, Project Planning, Implementation and Management, Project Monitoring and Evaluation. Prof. Wawire provides high level policy training, review, advisory and technical facilitation and training support to Kenyatta University and other organizations such as AERC, Government and academia. Prof. Wawire has consulted/researched for international organizations such as UNCRD, The World Bank, OSSREA, AERC, UNESCO,AfDB(African Development Bank),Barclays Bank of Kenya Limited and local ones such as IPAR and KIPPRA. He has been a co-editor for various International Journals. A reviewer for the research papers and research proposals submitted for publication to African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) and the Institute of Policy Analysis and Research (IPAR). He is a resource person at the AERC Joint Facility for Electives (JFE) and offers consultant services in matters related to comprehensive examinations and syllabuses. Prof. Wawire has been involved reviewing and developing degree programmes at Kenyatta University and AERC
Gender and development, the working of fiscal policy, monetary policy, poverty; income inequalities; economic development; human capital.