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Economywide and distributional impacts of water resources development in the coast region of Kenya : implications for water policy and operations (English)

A water-focused computable general equilibrium and microsimulation models were applied to analyze the economywide and distributional impacts of the multipurpose Mwache dam investment in the coast region of Kenya. ... See More +

Working Paper 126189 MAY 01, 2018

Beyene,Lulit Mitik; Namara,Regassa Ensermu; Sahoo,Amar; Shiferaw,Bekele Ambaye; Maisonnave,Helene; Saltiel,Gustavo Disclosed

School costs, short-run participation, and long-run outcomes : evidence from Kenya (English)

Access to school has risen dramatically in recent decades, with large gains from reducing costs. Few studies report long-term impacts, however. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8421 APR 30, 2018

Evans,David; Ngatia,Irene Muthoni Disclosed

The impact of interest rate caps on the financial sector : evidence from commercial banks in Kenya (English)

Interest rate caps can have far-reaching consequences on the composition and maturity of commercial bank loans and deposits. This paper carefully documents these impacts on the formal financial sector in Kenya after the recent interest rate caps of 2016. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8393 APR 02, 2018

Safavian,Mehnaz S.; Zia,Bilal Husnain Disclosed

Kenya economic update : policy options to advance the Big 4 - unleashing Kenya’s private sector to drive inclusive growth and accelerate poverty reduction (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125056 APR 01, 2018

Awiti,Christine Achieng; Dennis,Allen Curtis K.; Mutie,Celina Katunda; Sanya,Sarah Oludamilola; Angelique,Umutesi; Wankuru,Peter Chacha; Pape,Utz Johann; Mistiaen,Johan A.; Tolchinsky,Marina; Chengula,Ladisy Komba; Safavian,Mehnaz S.; Ramana,Gandham N.V.; Khatimba,Anne; Muthembwa,Keziah Muthoni; Rosauer,Vera Atieno Oloo; Waiharo,Robert Disclosed

Kakuma as a marketplace : a consumer and market study of a refugee camp and town in northwest Kenya (English)

In a remote area of northwest Kenya lies a sprawling mass of tents and shelters made of mud brick and cement blocks. It is Kakuma camp, one of the largest and longest-standing refugee camps in the world, which was established in 1992 for refugees fleeing conflict in Sudan. ... See More +

Working Paper 125918 APR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Kenya - Enabling private-sector participation in infrastructure and social services (English)

Kenya is developing programs to foster private sector participation in infrastructure investments to help address the funding gap in the sector. ... See More +

Brief 125276 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Redistribution and group participation : experimental evidence from Africa and the UK (English)

This paper investigates whether the prospect of redistribution hinders the formation of efficiency-enhancing groups. An experiment is conducted in a Kenyan slum, Ugandan villages, and a UK university town and used to test, in an anonymous setting with no feedback, whether subjects join a group that increases their endowment but exposes them to one of three redistributive actions: stealing, giving, or burning. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8330 FEB 05, 2018

Fafchamps,Marcel; Hill,Ruth Disclosed

NEDI : boosting shared prosperity for the North and North Eastern counties of Kenya (English)

The North and North Eastern region of Kenya is historically underserved and is performing below national average on development indicators. Poverty levels are extremely high at 70 percent, compared to 45 percent national average. ... See More +

Working Paper 123734 FEB 01, 2018

Disclosed

Performance evaluation of public health laboratories in Kenya (English)

This paper presents findings from a performance evaluation of laboratories in Kenya supported under the East Africa Public Health Laboratory Networking Project (EAPHLNP). ... See More +

Working Paper 125799 FEB 01, 2018

Lehmann,Joel Thomas; Muture,Bernard; Matu,Martin; Schneidman,Miriam Disclosed

Inclusive and effective citizen management : participatory budgeting - Makueni and West Pokot counties (English)

The introduction of citizen engagement into law is an idea that is gaining popularity around the world. New provisions in Kenya’s Constitution enshrine openness, accountability, and public participation as guiding principles for public financial management. ... See More +

Working Paper 124669 JAN 01, 2018

Omolo,Annette Akinyi; Macphail,Bruce; Wanjiru,Rose Ruth Disclosed

Sustainable banking network (SBN) : country progress report - addendum to SBN global progress report : Kenya (English)

Market-based sustainable finance initiatives led by members of the Sustainable Banking Network (SBN) have made significant progress in directing the financial sector toward sustainability. ... See More +

Working Paper 124233 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Kenya accountable devolution program (English)

The Kenya Accountable Devolution program (KADP) works with government at both county and national levels. The program addresses key capacity gaps to make devolution respond to citizens' needs through strengthened institutions, improved service delivery and citizen engagement. ... See More +

Brief 123445 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Kenya economic update - Poised to bounce back? : reviving private sector credit growth and boosting revenue mobilization to support fiscal consolidation (English)

This is a critical time for Kenya, as the incoming administrations at national and devolved levels face the high expectations of ordinary Kenyans to deliver on ambitious economic development agendas and hasten the attainment of Vision 2030. ... See More +

Working Paper 121895 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

Moving toward UHC : Kenya - national initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)

This brief presents: Kenya’s snapshot; existing national plans and policies to achieve universal health coverage (UHC); key challenges on the way to UHC; and collaborative efforts to accelerate progress toward UHC. ... See More +

Brief 122044 NOV 30, 2017

Disclosed

Mini grids in Kenya : a case study of a market at a turning point (English)

The Global Facility on Mini Grids of the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) hired Castalia to study the regulation of mini grids in six jurisdictions in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia (Kenya, Tanzania, and Nigeria; and Bangladesh, Cambodia, and the state of Uttar Pradesh in India). ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 121835 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Kenya (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 120969 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Designing an innovative financing model for early stage clean technology companies : Kenya climate ventures (English)

A great number of clean energy, water supply, and climate-smart agriculture business models are emerging to address climate challenges in developing countries. ... See More +

Brief 119909 SEP 01, 2017

Lee,Jin Sook Disclosed

Standing out from the herd : an economic assessment of tourism in Kenya (English)

In recent years, the prospects of Kenya’s tourism industry have been clouded by a perfect storm of misfortunes – insecurity, growing global competition, and unsustainable tourism development. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS16758 SEP 01, 2017

Mogollon,Maria Paulina Disclosed

Realizing the devolution dividend in Kenya through cohesive public finance management and public participation at county level : challenges, lessons learned, and recommendations (English)

This report covers four areas that had been identified by County officers from both the County Executive and the County Assembly as areas that have brought conflict and disharmony in Counties. ... See More +

Working Paper 124693 AUG 01, 2017

Wanjiru,Rose Ruth; Otsola,Paul Wafula; Kangu,Mutakha; Werunga,Murumba; Owuor,Christine Anyango; Omolo,Annette Akinyi Disclosed

Inclusive and effective citizen engagement : participatory budgeting - Makueni and West Pokot counties (English)

The introduction of citizen engagement into law is an idea that is gaining popularity around the world. New provisions in Kenya’s Constitution enshrine openness, accountability, and public participation as guiding principles for public financial management. ... See More +

Working Paper 114993 MAY 01, 2017

Omolo,Annette Akinyi; Macphail,Bruce; Wanjiru,Rose Ruth; Peixoto,Tiago Carneiro Disclosed

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Economywide and distributional impacts of water resources development in the coast region of Kenya : implications for water policy and operations (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126189 Working Paper
School costs, short-run participation, and long-run outcomes : evidence from Kenya (English)
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APR 30, 2018 WPS8421 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of interest rate caps on the financial sector : evidence from commercial banks in Kenya (English)
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APR 02, 2018 WPS8393 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya economic update : policy options to advance the Big 4 - unleashing Kenya’s private sector to drive inclusive growth and accelerate poverty reduction (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125056 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Kakuma as a marketplace : a consumer and market study of a refugee camp and town in northwest Kenya (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125918 Working Paper
Kenya - Enabling private-sector participation in infrastructure and social services (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 125276 Brief
Redistribution and group participation : experimental evidence from Africa and the UK (English)
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FEB 05, 2018 WPS8330 Policy Research Working Paper
NEDI : boosting shared prosperity for the North and North Eastern counties of Kenya (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123734 Working Paper
Performance evaluation of public health laboratories in Kenya (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 125799 Working Paper
Inclusive and effective citizen management : participatory budgeting - Makueni and West Pokot counties (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 124669 Working Paper
Sustainable banking network (SBN) : country progress report - addendum to SBN global progress report : Kenya (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 124233 Working Paper
Kenya accountable devolution program (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123445 Brief
Kenya economic update - Poised to bounce back? : reviving private sector credit growth and boosting revenue mobilization to support fiscal consolidation (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 121895 Working Paper
Moving toward UHC : Kenya - national initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)
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NOV 30, 2017 122044 Brief
Mini grids in Kenya : a case study of a market at a turning point (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121835 ESMAP Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Kenya (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120969 Working Paper
Designing an innovative financing model for early stage clean technology companies : Kenya climate ventures (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119909 Brief
Standing out from the herd : an economic assessment of tourism in Kenya (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 AUS16758 Working Paper
Realizing the devolution dividend in Kenya through cohesive public finance management and public participation at county level : challenges, lessons learned, and recommendations (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 124693 Working Paper
Inclusive and effective citizen engagement : participatory budgeting - Makueni and West Pokot counties (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 114993 Working Paper