Laura Nelima Barasa holds a PhD in Economics from Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands. Barasa is currently a lecturer at the University of Nairobi 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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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. Internationalization of African Higher Education - Towards Achieving the MDG's. , 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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