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Thoughts on IMF’s Regional Economic Outlook for October 2012

Fri, Oct 26, 2012 | 1:00 pm
Earlier this week, I was asked to be a discussant during the launch in Nairobi of the IMF’s regional Economic Outlook for ...

Taxes and Public Sector Pay: A Suggestion about the MPs Gratuity Award

Tue, Oct 9, 2012 | 1:02 pm
In the last few days, the various channels for news have been reporting public outrage and protest at the fact that the ...

Public Participation under Kenya’s New Public Financial Management Law

Tue, Sep 25, 2012 | 1:04 pm
On July 23rd 2012, President Kibaki signed into law five bills, among them the Public Financial Management (PFM) Bill 2012. The Public ...

Lessons Kenya Can Learn From The US Presidential Debate

Thu, Sep 20, 2012 | 1:06 pm
The news that Kenya, for the first time in its history, would be holding American-style town hall debates ahead of the transitional ...

Should Kenyan Economists be Regulated?

Fri, Aug 10, 2012 | 1:08 pm
One week ago, I made a presentation at the meeting by the Association for Professional Societies in East Africa (APSEA). The subject ...

The Youth should be the drivers of change

Mon, Jul 16, 2012 | 1:23 pm
Young People are an essential component of a nation’s development and the realization of Kenya Vision 2030, and the achievement of the ...

The Role of the Youth in Building a More Democratic Kenya

Thu, Jul 5, 2012 | 1:25 pm
Democracy is oftentimes loosely defined as a rule by the majority, where the majority has their say and way. That should mean ...

Policies & Implementation

Sat, Jun 2, 2012 | 1:29 pm
Simon’s comments and short article on policies and implementation has raised a number of issues which I want to contribute on. He ...

4 Lessons from NHIF and Missing Hospitals

Sat, Jun 2, 2012 | 1:27 pm
In the arena of public policy and business, the best lessons are often distilled into three pithy and memorable quotes. In respect ...