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How China Escaped The Poverty Trap: A Blog Series

Wed, Nov 9, 2022 | 11:48 am
Part 1: Governance and The Recipe for Development   Introduction Yuen Yuen Ang is a scientist in political economy. Her work is ...

Women’s Economic Empowerment and Fiscal Policy: A Note for Kenya’s 13Th Parliament

Thu, Nov 3, 2022 | 3:23 pm
Overview and Policy Issues Even though the constitutional requirement of the two-thirds gender rule has not been met, the recently concluded elections ...

Implementation Considerations for Kenya’s Fuel Subsidy Reform

Wed, Oct 5, 2022 | 11:04 am
Kenya’s fuel stabilization fund became operational in April 2021. This policy’s intention was to stabilize consumer prices against unpredictable swings in global ...

The Pros and Cons of the Ksh 3500 Fertilizer Subsidy

Fri, Sep 23, 2022 | 8:31 am
Introduction Like Kenyan Presidents before him, the 5th President of Kenya, Willian Ruto has pledged to introduce a fertilizer subsidy. In this, ...

Why Do Ideas Matter in the Management of Economic Policy in Kenya?

Fri, Sep 16, 2022 | 9:49 am
Many different tools are used by governments around the world, including the government of Kenya, to manage their economies which are collectively ...

Promoting Gender Equality in Free Trade Agreements

Sun, Sep 11, 2022 | 9:32 pm
The objectives of Kenya’s trade policy are to advance the nation toward a more liberalized trading environment, enhance and expand overseas markets ...

The Unintended Consequences of Kenya’s Policy Against Substitutes for Breast Milk

Wed, Sep 7, 2022 | 1:01 pm
Kenya has always emphasized the importance of infant nutrition by supporting and encouraging breast-feeding of infants as the best start in life. ...

Why Central Bank of Kenya Attempt to Control the Exchange Rate won’t work

Mon, Sep 5, 2022 | 11:52 am
Following claims of scarcity of the US dollar in Kenya as a result of disruptions in global supply chains, the Central Bank ...

Foreign aid and the challenges in Kenya

Tue, Aug 16, 2022 | 4:12 pm
By Chiara Müller - She is a intern at the IEA-Kenya. Globally, foreign aid is one of the largest components of foreign ...