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economist , consultant

Mwangi S. Kimenyi, Kenyan economist, consultant. Recipient Georgescu-roegen Prize In Economics, Southern Economic Association, 1991, Outstanding Research Award, Global Development Network-world Bank, 2001, Outstanding Research On Public Transist, Senate Of State Of Mississippi, 1991. Co-founder Hekima Community Library., Thika, Kenya, 2003; Member of Public Choice Society, Southern Economic Association, American Economic Association.

Background

Kimenyi, Mwangi S. was born on December 12, 1956 in Thika, Kenya. Son of Francis and Beth Njeri Kimenyi.

Education

Bachelor of Science Chemistry, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1980. Master of Arts International Affairs, Ohio University, Ohio, 1982. Master of Arts Economic, Ohio University, Ohio, 1982.

Doctor of Philosophy Economic, George Mason University, Virginia, 1986.

Career

Executive director Kenya Institute For Public Policy Research And Analysis, Nairobi, Kenya, since 1999. Associate professor University Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, since 1991. Assistant professor University Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi.

Economic advisor Government Of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya, since 2004. Director Equity Building Society, Nairobi, Kenya, 2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Economics Of Poverty, Discrimination And Public Policy, Ethnic Diversity And The State. Editor: Institutions And Collective Choice In Developing Countries, Strategic Issues In Microfinance, Restarting And Sustaining Economic Growth In Africa, Devolution And Development.

Membership

Co-founder Hekima Community Library., Thika, Kenya, 2003. Member of Public Choice Society, Southern Economic Association, American Economic Association.

Connections

Married Irene Wangui Kimani. Children: Francis Wesley, Bedan Kimani, Robert Mburu.

father:
Francis Kimenyi

mother:
Beth Njeri Kimenyi

spouse:
Irene Wangui Kimani

child:
Francis Wesley Kimenyi

child:
Bedan Kimani Kimenyi

child:
Robert Mburu Kimenyi