Dr Bethuel Kinyanjui Kinuthia
Dr Bethuel Kinyanjui is an economist by training. His research focuses mainly on trade and finance in developing countries. He has worked with different organizations such as UNCTAD, INFRI, AERC, WOTRO, Swiss Development Agency and IOM in different projects. He is currently working on impact of trade and labour markets in economic development, innovation in developing countries, diaspora and economic development in Kenya, cash transfer programs on Kenya and Ghana, and on financial inclusion and inequality in Kenya.
He has a PhD in Economics in Leiden University in the Netherlands. Bethuel Kinyanjui Kinuthia is a lecturer at the School of Economics, University of Nairobi.
Projects at Nuvoni
- Katja, B., Rohregger, B., Kinuthia, B., Ikua, G., Schuring, E., Adamba, C., Alatinga, K.A and N. Pouw (2021). Different pathways of social protection reforms: An analysis of long-term institutional change in Kenya. World Development. Vol. 137:1-15
- Kinuthia, B. (2020). Agricultural input subsidy and farmers outcomes in Tanzania. UNU-Wider, working paper.
- Kinuthia, B (2020) The impact of Migration, remittances and Maize production in Uganda. Working Paper, African Economic Research Consortium.
- Pouw, N., Rohregger, B., Schüring, E., Alatinga, K. Kinuthia, B., & Bender, K. (2020). Social Protection in Ghana and Kenya through an Inclusive Development Lens. Complex Effects and Risks. World Development Perspectives. Vol 17,100173
- Kinuthia, B.K. and E. Mabaya (2018). Technology Adoption and Farmers welfare in East Africa. Working Paper, Partnership for Economic Policy (under revision)
- Kinuthia, B.K and E. Mabaya (2018). Adoption and Dis-adoption and Farmers Profit in Tanzania. Working Paper, Partnership for Economic Policy (under revision)
- Kinuthia, B.K. (2018). Export Structure and Catch-up: Kenya and Malaysia. Working Paper, African Economic Research Consortium.
- Kinuthia, B. K. (2018). Credit Constraints and Agricultural Productivity in Developing Countries: The Case of East Africa. AGRODEP Working Paper 0040
Kamau, P., Kinuthia, B. K., Akinyoade, A. and Mukoko, C. (2018). Assessment of Productive Employment Policies in Kenya.
- Barasa, L., Kinyanjui, B., Knoben, J., Vermeulen, P., & Kimuyu, P. (2018). Innovation Inputs and Efficiency: Manufacturing Firms in sub-Saharan Africa, European Journal of Innovation Management. DOI: 10.1108/EJIM-11-2017-0176
- Bender, K., Rohregger, B., Kinuthia, B., Ikua, G., Pouw, N., and Schüring, E. (2018). The politics of implementation or why institutional interaction matters: The role of traditional authorities in delivering pro-poor social policies in Kenya. International Centre for Sustainable Development (IZNE) Working Paper Series No. 17/6.
- Kinuthia, B.K. (2018) “Capital flight and Monetary Policy in Kenya,” Working Paper, African Economic Research Consortium.
- Barasa, L., Knoben, J., Vermeulen, P., Kimuyu, P., & Kinyanjui, B. (2017). Institutions, resources and innovation in East Africa: A firm level approach. Research Policy, 46(1), 280–291. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2016.11.008
- Kinuthia, B. K. (2017). Export Spillovers: Comparative Evidence from Kenya and Malaysia. Journal of African Economies, 26(1), 24–51.
- Bender, K., Rohregger, B., Kinuthia, B., Ikua, G., Pouw, N., & Schüring, E. (2017). Understanding multiple trajectories of extending social protection to the poor: An analysis of institutional change in Kenya. International Centre for Sustainable Development (IZNE) Working Paper Series No. 17/6.
- Barasa, L., Kinyanjui, B., Knoben, J., Vermeulen, P., & Kimuyu, P. (2017). Innovation and Exporting in sub-Saharan Africa, Working Paper, Tilburg University.
- Kinuthia, B. K., Jonyo, F., & Siundu, G. (2017). A Provisional Analysis of Diaspora Engagement Policies in Kenya. In Africa and its Global Diaspora (pp. 251–279). Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-50053-9_9
- Njuguna, N., Kimani, D. and Kinuthia, B. (2017). Determinants and Distribution of Catastrophic Health Expenditures and Impoverishment in Kenya. Journal of Economics and Development Studies. 5. 10.15640/jeds.v5n2a8.
- Kinuthia, B. K. (2016). Technology spillovers: Kenya and Malaysia compared. The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, 25(4), 536–569.
- Fernández C., J. and Escot, L., Kabubo-Mariara, J., Kinuthia, B., Eydal, G., Bjarnason, T., (2016): Gender differences in young adults’ inclination to sacrifice career opportunities in the future for family reasons: comparative study with university students from Nairobi, Madrid, and Reykjavik, Journal of Youth Studies, Vol 19 (4): 457-482
- Kinuthia, B. K., & Murshed, S. M. (2015). FDI determinants: Kenya and Malaysia compared. Journal of Policy Modeling, 37(2), 388–400.
- Voeten, J., Kinyanjui, B.K. and Barasa, L. (2015). Qualitative Study on Innovation in Manufacturing Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Kenya: Exploration of Policy and Research Issues. Enabling Innovation and Productivity Growth in Low Income Countries, Tilburg University
- Fernández C., J. and Escot, L., Kabubo-Mariara, J., Kinuthia, B., Eydal, G., Bjarnason, T., Hrafnsdóttir, S., María del Pozo García, E. and Cáceres, J. (2014). Comparative analysis of professional and family aspirations of female and male university students from Kenya, Spain and Iceland.
- Kinuthia, Bethuel. (2013). Spotlight on the Young and Skilled: Exploring the potential contribution of Kenya’s diasporas in the South. ACP Observatory on Migration and International Organization for Migration (IOM), Switzerland. 10.13140/RG.2.1.3474.3448.
- Kinuthia, B. K., & Akinyoade, A. (2012). Diaspora and development in Kenya: what do we know? Journal of Migration Policy and Practice, 2(2), 16.
- Kinuthia, B.K (2011). Industrialization in Malaysia: Changing role of Government and Foreign Firms. Economia Mexicana, 20(2): 409-443
- Kinuthia, Bethuel. (2012). Markets vs. Government. Foreign Direct Investment and Industrialization in Malaysia. Economia Mexicana, NUEVA EPOCA. XX. 409-443.
- Kinuthia B.K (2010) “Poverty Reduction in Malaysia,” International Journal for Poverty Reduction and International Development, 1(1): 48-76
- Kinuthia, Bethuel. (2010). Does Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) accelerate growth? Evidence from Malaysia. International Journal of Liability and Scientific Enquiry. 3. 10.1504/IJLSE.2010.031826