Bio

Short Bio

I am a Senior Lecturer in the School of Economics at the University of Nairobi, where I teach courses in Microeconomic Theory, Labour Economics, Research Methods and Econometrics. I moved to the University of Nairobi in November, 2007 after teaching for nine years at Kenyatta University. I obtained M.A. degree in Economics from the University of Botswana and PhD degree in Economics from the University of Gothenburg.

Publications


2016

Bigsten, A, Manda DK, Mwabu G, Wambugu A.  2016.  Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa. Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa 343.

2015

Odhiambo, SA, Wambugu A, Kiriti-Ng’ang’a T.  2015.  HAS QUALITY OF GOVERNANCE AFFECTED THE EFFECTIVENESS OF HEALTH EXPENDITURE ON ADULT HEALTH IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA? European Scientific Journal . 11(16):271-297.
Odhiambo, SA, Wambugu A, Kiriti-Ng’ang’a T.  2015.  Convergence of Health Expenditure in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from a Dynamic Panel. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development . 6(6):185-205.
Odhiambo, SA, Wambugu A, Kiriti-Ng’ang’a T.  2015.  Effect of Health Expenditure on Child Health in Sub-Saharan Africa: Governance Perspective. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development . 6(8):43-65.

2014

2013

Vuluku, G, Wambugu A, Moyi E.  2013.  Unemployment and Underemployment in Kenya: A Gender Gap Analysis. Economics. Vol.2(No. 2):pp7-16.
Wambugu, A.  2013.  Family background, education and adult earnings in Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research. Vol.1(No. 9):23-40.
Wambugu, A, Ndirangu L, Onsomu E, Munga B.  2013.  Unemployment in Kenya: suggested interventions. National Economic and Social Council (NESC).

2012

2011

Wambugu, A.  2011.  The effects of educational attainment on employment outcomes in Kenya. International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies. 3(7):94-102.

2010

Wambugu, A, KABUBO-MARIARA JANE, Musau S.  2010.  Wambugu, Anthony. Website
KABUBO-MARIARA, J, Wambugu A, Musau S.  2010.  Multi - dimensional Poverty and W ell - being of W omen and C hildren in Kenya. P EP Network, PMMA Working Paper.
Wambugu, A, Onsomu E, Munga B.  2010.  Growth, Poverty and Income Inequality in Kenya: Suggested Policy Options. National Economic and Soci al Council (NESC) Paper No. 2/2010.
Wambugu, A, Onsomu E, Munga B.  2010.  Unemployment in Kenya: A Situational Analysis. National Economic and Social Council (NESC) Paper No.1/2010 ..
Bigsten, A, Wambugu A.  2010.  Kenyan Labour Market Challenges. Kenya: Policies for Prosperity. , Cambridge, UK: Oxford University Press, 267 - 292.

2009

Onsomu, E, Wambugu A, Wamalwa F.  2009.  Improving Technical, Industrial, Vocational Education and Training in Kenya. Lessons from selected countries. KIPPRA Paper No. 105 , 2009 .

2006

Söderbom, M, Teal F, Wambugu A, Kahyarara G.  2006.  Dynamics of returns to education: Evidence from two developing countries. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. 68(3):261-288.

2005

Söderbom, M, Teal F, Wambugu A.  2005.  Unobserved Heterogeneity and the Relation between Earnings and Firm Size: Evidence from Two Developing Countries. Economics Letters . 87:153-159.

2003

2002

Wambugu, A.  2002.  Family Background, Education and Earnings in Kenya , Scandinavian Working Papers in Economics (S - WoPEc) 76. Göteborg University, Department of Economics.

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