Wachira Rhoda Gakuru is a citizen of Kenya. She has been an AGRODEP member since October 2010. At present, Rhoda is a Policy Analyst at the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA). In this position, Rhoda conducts research on macroeconomic issues, poverty, and growth and income inequality. Before joining KIPPRA, Rhoda worked for the UK Department for Transport. She holds a BSC degree in Economics from University of Leicester, UK and an MSC Economics from University of Warwick, UK. Her research interests include research on macroeconomic issues mainly fiscal policy, poverty, growth, and income inequality.