Gakuru, Wachira Rhoda

Title
Ms.
Gender
Female
Primary email address
Country of Citizenship
Current country of residence
Current Cohort
2010 Member
Position
Policy Analyst
Main duties in the current work
conducts research on macroeconomic issues, poverty, and growth and income inequality
Organization
UN Environment Programme (UNEP)
Phone (Office)
(+) 254-20-2719933/4
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Fields of Specialization (Please, check at most three fields.)
Applied Econometrics
Development Economics
Experimental Economics
Month
October
Year
2010
First name
Wachira
Last name
Gakuru
Bachelor's degree
BS
University
University of Leicester, UK
Biography generated from the system
Ms. Wachira Gakuru is a citizen of Kenya. She has been an AGRODEP member since October, 2010. At the present, Wachira is a Policy Analyst at the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). In this position, Wachira conducts research on macroeconomic issues, poverty, and growth and income inequality. Before joining UN Environment Programme (UNEP), Wachira worked for . She holds a BS in from University of Leicester, UK, a MSc in from University of Warwick, UK, and a in from . She is specialized in Applied Econometrics. She is interested in .
Master's degree
MSc
University
University of Warwick, UK
Street name and number
Bishops Garden Towers, Bishops Road
City
Nairobi
Country
Street name and number
Bishops Garden Towers, Bishops Road
City
Nairobi
Country
2011 Participation rate
0.71
2012 Participation rate
0.38

Wachira Rhoda Gakuru is a citizen of Kenya. She has been an AGRODEP member since October 2010. At present, Rhoda is a Programme Officer for the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), based in the Nairobi office. She was previously a Policy Analyst at the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA). 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.