Laura Nelima Barasa holds a PhD in Economics from Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands. She is currently a European Investment Bank-Global Development Network (EIB-GDN) fellow. Barasa is a lecturer at the University of Nairobi's School of Economics, teaching Econometrics, Elements of Economics, and Institutional Economics. Barasa’s research interests include innovation, agriculture, poverty, and education in low income countries.

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Kiiru, J, Barasa L.  Forthcoming.  Securing inclusive growth: Mentorship, youth employment and employment creation in Kenya. M. Ramutsindela, & D. Mickler ed., Africa and the Sustainable Development Goals.
Barasa, L.  Forthcoming.  Corruption, transaction costs, and innovation in Africa. African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development.
Barasa, L, Kimuyu P, Vermeulen P, Knoben J, Kinyanjui B.  Forthcoming.  Innovation and efficiency in manufacturing firms in sub-Saharan Africa. European Journal of Innovation Management.


Barasa, L, Kimuyu P, Vermeulen P, Knoben J, Kinyanjui B.  2017.  Institutions, resources and innovation in East Africa: A firm level approach. Research Policy. 46:280-291.


Oladipo, R, Ikimari L, Kiplang’at J, Barasa L.  2015.  General research methods. , Nairobi: Oxford University Press East Africa


Barasa, L.  2013.  Policy initiatives to promote women’s access to higher education in Kenya. C. Sehoole, & J. Knight ed., Internationalization of African Higher Education - Towards Achieving the MDG's (pp. 93-113). , Rotterdam: Sense Publishers


Barasa, L.  2011.  Economic impact of relocating hawkers from Nairobi central business district to the new Ngara market. International Journal of Professional Practice. 2(2):149-156.

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