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Felix Adamu Nandonde, Richard Adu-Gyamfi, TinayeSonto Mmusi, Herbert Wamalwa, Simplice A. Asongu, Johannes Pieter Opperman, Jeremiah R. Makindara - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

In recent decades, the impact of South African foreign direct investment in Africa has been captured by research and policy. This paper investigates linkages and spillover effects of South African foreign direct investment in Botswana and Kenya. The study uses primary data to investigate...

– The case of the mobile money transfer industry
Dianah Ngui, Peter Kimuyu - Oxford University Press, 2018
Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Guadalupe Bedoya, Amy Dolinger, Khama Rogo, Njeri Mwaura, Francis Wafula, Jorge Coarasa, Ana Goicoechea, Jishnu Das - Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2017 - Geneva, Switzerland

Objective To assess compliance with infection prevention and control practices in primary health care in Kenya. Methods We used an observational, patient-tracking tool to assess compliance with infection prevention and control practices by 1680 health-care workers during outpatient...

– infection prevention and control practices in Kenya
Guadalupe Bedoya, Jishnu Das - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Part of Journal Special Issue Measuring quality of care

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Margaret E Kruk, Adanna Chukwuma, Godfrey Mbaruku, Hannah H Leslie - , 2017 - Geneva, Switzerland

Part of Journal Special Issue Measuring quality of care

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Margaret E Kruk, Adanna Chukwuma, Godfrey Mbaruku, Hannah H. Leslie - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Objective: To analyse factors affecting variations in the observed quality of antenatal and sick-child care in primary-care facilities in seven African countries. Methods: We pooled nationally representative data from service provision assessment surveys of health facilities in Kenya, Malawi,...

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Miriam Rabkin, Matthew Lamb, Zainab T Osakwe, Peter R Mwangi, Wafaa M El-Sadr, Susan Michaels-Strasser - Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2017 - Geneva, Switzerland

Objective To develop a novel measure to characterize human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) programme quality at health facilities in Kenya and explore its associations with patient- and facility-level characteristics. Methods We developed a composite indicator to measure quality of HIV...

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Fredrick O. Wanyama, Anna McCord - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Literature on social protection in Kenya shows progress in implementation of cash transfers but not the social health insurance scheme. With a dearth of explanation for this contrasting promotion of social protection, this paper examines the role of Kenya’s political settlement and the...

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– The case of the mobile money transfer industry
Dianah Ngui Muchai, Peter Kimuyu - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

The mobile money transfer industry has been the most successful information and communications technology-enabled service in Kenya, having recorded an exponential growth relative to its neighbours within the East Africa region. This could be attributed to Kenya’s status as a leading...

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– Comparative Evidence From Kenya and Malaysia
Bethuel Kinyanjui Kinuthia - Journal of African Economies, 2017

Part of Journal Special Issue Learning to Compete

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– The case of East Africa
Charles Kunaka, Gaël Raballand, Mike Fitzmaurice - UNU-WIDER, 2016 - Helsinki, Finland

In East Africa, there have been numerous concerns over logistics efficiency. Among them, the regional integration of the trucking industry is perceived as a major problem. This paper utilizes a combination of unpublished data surveys and published data (mainly port data) to assess the extent...

Book Chapter
– Economic growth, labor market dynamics, and prospects for a demographic dividend
Mwangi S. Kimenyi, Francis M. Mwega, Njuguna S. Ndung'u - Brookings Institution Press, 2016 - Washington DC

From the book: Africa's Lions

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Christina Golubski - UNU-WIDER, 2016 - Helsinki, Finland

From 2000-2014, like many other sub-Saharan African countries, Kenya experienced high growth, at an average of 4.37 percent. Unfortunately, the 2007-2008 election-related violence as well as the global financial crisis halted much of Kenya’s economic progress, meaning it has lagged slightly...

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– African Context and the Case of Kenya
Sirkku K. Hellsten - Journal of International Development, 2016

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid for Gender Equality and Development

Book Chapter
– A Long-Term Perspective
Arne Bigsten, Damiano Kulundu Manda, Germano Mwabu, Anthony Wambugu - Oxford University Press, 2016 - Oxford, United Kingdom
Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– A systems approach
Amy Rose, Ignacio Pérez-Arriaga, Robert J. Stoner - Applied Energy, 2016 - Amsterdam, Netherlands

Part of Journal Special Issue Prospects for Renewable Energy in Africa

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