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Prof Joseph Stiglitz, the recipient of Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2001) and former Senior Vice President of the World Bank, delivered a well attended public lecture at the Chandaria Auditorium ,University of Nairobi on May 9, 2018. Prof.  Stiglitz, was also a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Development Studies (IDS), University of Nairobi, under a Rockefeller Foundation Grant during the period 1969-1971.



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When the world renowned scholar Prof Joseph Stiglitz lands in Kenya to deliver a public lecture at the University of Nairobi on May 9, 2018, not many people may recall his Kenyan link in the long academic journey that culminated in Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science (2001).

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Prof Winnie Mitullah’s blog relating to Non- Motorised Transport (NMT) book she co-edited  has been published on TheCityFix! The book, Non-motorized Transport Integration into Urban Transport Planning in Africa, explores challenges  pedestrians and cyclists face in cities of the developing world and the  opportunities these cities have to provide for walking and cycling. It is based on in-depth research conducted in Cape Town (South Africa), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and Nairobi (Kenya).

 



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IDS Director Prof Winnie Mitullah participated in Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) meeting held in Washington DC , USA. The program will lead the establishment of a research network of African universities and promote evidence-based transport policies and strategies.  



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Kenya continues to be rated among the best-performing sub-Saharan economies despite hitches such as the government’s  poor performance  in keeping prices stable, creating jobs, and managing the economy.

According to a  recent Afrobarometer Dispatch, Economic paradox in Kenya: More favourable perceptions amidst economic insecurity,” the  impressive performance is attributed to lower oil prices, improved tea and horticulture exports, infrastructural growth, and increased remittance inflows.



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