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DR AUGUSTUS SAMMY MULUVI

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SENIOR LECTURER
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+254 723 245 311
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+254 733 740 534
Division / Faculty
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
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DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS
SUMMARY

Dr Augustus Muluvi holds a PhD in Economics specializing in Trade and Development Economics and a Master’s degree in Economics both from Dar es Salaam University and a Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Sociology) from Egerton University. Dr Muluvi is a Senior Lecturer since the year 2013 and currently the Chairman of Economics Department.

Dr Muluvi has extensive experience in both teaching and research acquired both in Egerton and in other government institutions. Dr Muluvi has extensively published in different journal on trade, agriculture and other related areas. In addition, Dr Muluvi has participated in various government taskforces to advice on public policy research.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
  1. PhD Economics, University of Dar es Salaam (2008)
  2. MA Economics, University of Dar es salaam (1995)
  3. BA Economics and sociology, Egerton University (1991)
FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION
  • Development Economics
  • International Trade
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
  1. Accreditation of ODEL Programs and Institutions Virtual Training Workshop by CUE-10th-12th June 2020 and Follow-up Meeting on 17th July 2020.
  2. Pedagogical Leadership in Africa (PEDAL) Training, 7-14th August, 2018, Nairobi.
  3. ISO 9001: 2015, Quality Management Systems Documentation and Risk Based Thinking Training Courses, September 2017, Nairobi
  4. Mwongozo Training, February 2017, Mombasa
  5. External Peer Reviewers Training, CUE, November 2015, Nakuru
  6. Corporate Governance Training on Sept 5-6, 2014 at Enashipai Lodge, Naivasha
  7. Think Thank Initiative Learning Events, May 2014, Nairobi
  8. Senior Leadership Development Program-Kenya School of Government, March-April 2014
  9. Economic Issues in Regional Integration organised by IMF Institute for Capacity Building, Dar es Salaam, September 2013
  10. Strategic communication, effective blogging and effective use of social media by Brookings Team, August 2013, Nairobi
  11. EACC training on corruption, February 2013, Nairobi
  12. Application of EAC trade statistics data base May 2013-Panafric Hotel, Nairobi
  13. Public-Private Cooperation Training Design Process, August 2012, Nairobi 
WORK EXPERIENCE

2020: Chairman, Economics Department, Egerton University, Njoro

2013-To Date: Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics, Egerton University

2019-To Date: External Examiner-Economics Department, Kenyatta University

2015-To Date:  External Peer Reviewer with Commission for University Education (CUE)

2016-2018: Ag Program Coordinator-KIPPRA and Head of Productive Sector Division

2016-2018: Principal Policy Analyst and Head of Productive Division, KIPPRA

2011- 2016: Senior Policy Analyst and Head of Trade and Foreign Policy Division, KIPPRA

2011-2016: Member of National Committee on World Trade Organization

2011-2015:  Member of task force developing Kenya’s Regional Integration Strategy convened by Prime Minister’s Office

2012-2014:  Member of task force developing Diaspora Policy

2011-2013:  Member of task force on Kenya’s Trade Remedy Bill by Ministry of Trade

2008- 2010: Lecturer, Department of Economics, Egerton University

2008-2010: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences representative to Graduate School, Egerton University

1995- 2004:  Assistant Lecturer, Department of Economics, Egerton University

1991- 1993: Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, Egerton University

KEY PROJECTS
  1. Regional Assessment of the Impact of Climate Change on Agricultural Production, Trade and Food Security in the East African Region, 2014-18. United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Project-Ksh 35 million (4 years)
  2. Strengthening the Public Financial Management of the County Governments in Kenya, 2016-17, International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Project -Ksh 17 million (3 years)
  3. US-Africa Relations: Eastern Africa and the Horn Position, 2014. ACBF Project-Ksh 1.5 million (6 months)
  4. Kenya: Company Perspectives, 2014. An ITC Series on Non-Tariff Measures Geneva International Trade Centre (ITC) project- Ksh 4 million (1 year)
  5. Policy and Programmatic Actions to Address Food Price Volatility in Kenya, 2012. Food and Agricultural Organization of UN (FAO) Project-Ksh1.5 Million (6 Months)
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Domestic
  • Regional
  • International Trade

 

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
  1. OtiOtieno J, Kiprop S, Muluvi A (2021). Determinants of Capital Flight in the East African Community, Journal of economics and Sustainable Development, Vol 12, No 10eno J, Kiprop S, Muluvi A (2021). Determinants of Capital Flight in the East African Community, Journal of economics and Sustainable Development, Vol 12, No 10
  2. Ng’ang’a M, Maina I, Kiprop S, Muluvi, A, Obare G and Kiteme B. (2021). The impact of community-based water development projects on rural poverty among small-holder farmers: Evidence from the Ewaso Ng’iro North Catchment Area, Kenya : Journal of Cogent Economics & Finance . https://www.tandfonline.com/loi/oaef20
  3. Ng’ang’a M, Maina I, Kiprop S, Muluvi, A. (2020). Impact of Water-related Collective Action on Rural Household Welfare in Upper Ewaso Ng’iro North Catchment Area: The application of the endogenous switching regression. Journal of Cogent Food & Agriculture. https://doi.org/10.1080.
  4. Muluvi AS, Githuku S, and Onyango, C. (2016). Implication of Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) on Kenya. Journal of World Economic Research. Vol. 5, No. 3, 2016, pp. 15-25
  5. Muluvi AS, (2014). The East African Community Integration Process and Economic Growth of Member Countries; Eastern Africa Social Science Research Review Journal, Vol. 30(2):1-17.
  6. Mwaura NS, Muluvi AS and Mathenge JN (2014). African Leafy Vegetables and Household Wellbeing in Kenya: A Disaggregation by Gender; Current Research Journal of Social Sciences, Vol 6(4): 82-94
  7. Njiru N, Muluvi AS, Owour G and Langat J (2013). Effects of Khat production on Rural Household’s Income in Gachoka Division Mbeere South District, Kenya; Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, Vol.4 (2):54-59.
  8. Mutai BN, Agunda EN and Muluvi AS (2013). Determinants of smallholder sweet potato farmers’ participation in different market options: The case of Vihiga County, Kenya; Journal of Development and agricultural Economics, Vol. 5(8): 314-320.
  9. Muluvi AS (2011). Firm Level Determinants of Investment in the Kenyan Manufacturing Firms; Current Research Journal of economic Theory, Vol.3 (3): 93-98
  10. Muluvi AS (2011). Firm Level Determinants of Exporting Behavior: Evidence from Kenyan Manufacturing Firms; Eastern Africa Social Science Research Review Journal, Vol. 27(2):1-19
  11. Muluvi AS (2011). Learning by Exporting or Self-selection: The Case for Kenyan Manufacturing; African Research Review Journal, Vol. 5(4): 25-33
  12. Muluvi AS and Chawenza R (2010). Determinants of Exporting Behavior of Kenyan Manufacturing Firms; International Journal of Management Research and Technology, Volume 4. Number 2: 229-246
  13. Laibuni N, Nyangena J, Muluvi AS and Onyago C (2019). Climate Change, Agricultural Production, Trade, Food Security and Welfare in East African Community, Working Paper No.31. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  14.  Muluvi AS et al (2019). An Assessment of the Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability - Nakuru County, Special Paper No. 26. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  15. Muluvi et al (2019). An Assessment of the Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability - Baringo County, Special Paper No. 25. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  16. Muluvi et al (2019). An Assessment of the Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability - Kakamega County, Special Paper No. 24. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  17.  Muluvi et al (2019). An Assessment of the Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability – West Pokot County, Special Paper No. 23. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  18. Muluvi et al (2019). An Assessment of the Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability - Kajiando County, Special Paper No. 22. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  19. Muluvi et al (2019). An Assessment of the Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability - Makueni County, Special Paper No. 21. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  20. Muluvi AS et al, (2017) Transforming Agribusiness, Trade and Leadership: A Capacity Needs Assessment of the Tea Value Chain in Kenya. KIPPRA Special Paper-SP No. 17/2017
  21. Githuku S, Odhiambo P and Muluvi AS (2016). Rethinking Africa’s Industrialization strategy using Kenya as an example; The Horn Economic and Social Policy Institute (HESPI), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. https://docplayer.net>138516327
  22. Muluvi AS, Githuku S. and Onyango C. (2015). The Implication of Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) on Kenyan economy. KIPPRA Discussion Paper No.175, 2015
  23. Muluvi AS and Githuku S (2014). A Review of Institutional and Regulatory Framework for Domestic Trade in Kenya; KIPPRA Discussion Paper No. 161, 2014
  24. Muluvi AS, Kamau P and Gitau C (2014). Import demand and Economic Growth in Kenya. KIPPRA Discussion Paper No. 162, 2014.
  25. Muluvi AS (2012). Is the East African Community Inducing Growth? KIPPRA Discussion Paper No. 132, 2012
  26. Muluvi AS, Kamau P, Githuku S and Ikiara M (2012). Accelerating Growth Through Improved Intra-African Trade, African Growth Initiative at Brookings. https:www.brookings.edu>research>acceratings.gr
CONFERENCES & INVITED PRESENTATIONS
  1. Rethinking Africa’s Industrialization strategy using Kenya as an example; The Horn Economic and Social Policy Institute (HESPI), 26th October 2016-Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  2. Research Quality and Modeling, 17th-21st, February 2015- Think Tank Exchange 2015, Istanbul, Turkey
  3. US-Africa Relations: EAC and the Horn, 17th-19th July 2014- Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  4. Emerging Regional Policy Research Concerns and Needs in COMESA-11-13th August 2014, Safari Park, Nairobi, Kenya
  5. African Leafy Vegetables and Household Wellbeing in Kenya: a Disaggregation by Gender. 4th International Conference of the African association of agricultural Economists, September 22-25, 2013, Hammamet, Tunisia.
  6. How Kenya can cooperate closely with South Africa on Global Multilateral Agenda, January 20th, 2012- SAIA, Johannesburg, South Africa
TEACHING AREAS
  1. Development Economics
  2. Macroeconomics
POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION
MASTERS LEVEL :
  1. Malit JO (KM 17/17539/17): Analysis Of Market Outlets, Social Networks and Post-Harvest Losses Among Aquafarmers in Selected Counties In Kenya
  2. Shem JO (AM16/11663/16): Determinants of Capital Flight in East African Community (1988-2018).
  3. Agunda EN (KM 17/2420/09): The Determinants of Smallholder Sweet Potato Farmers Participation in Different Market Options: The Case of Vihiga County, Kenya
  4. Simon NM (KM17/2395/09): The Contribution of African Leafy Vegetables to Household Wellbeing in Kiambu District, Kenya: A Disaggregation by Gender.
  5. Njiru NM (KM 17/2453/09): Effects of khat Production on Rural Household’s Income: the case of Gachoka Division, Mbeere-South District, Embu County, Kenya.
  6. Mwangi JK (KM17/2407/09): Factors Determining Profitability of Diversified Cash Crop Farming Among Small-Scale Tea Farmers in Gatanga District, Kenya
  7. Mwangi JK (KM17/2407/09): Factors Determining Profitability of Diversified Cash Crop Farming Among Small-Scale Tea Farmers in Gatanga District, Kenya
  8. Karanja DK (AM16/2779/10): Firm-Level Determinants of Manufacturing Firms’ growth in Kenya
PhD. LEVEL :
  1. Mwaura SN (KD15/213061/17): Impacts of Water-Related Collective Action on Household Welfare in Kenya, the Case of Ewaso Ng’iro North Catchment
OTHER SOCIETIES
  1. Kenya Institute of Management. MNO. 14632
  2. African Economic Research Consortium
REFEREES

Prof Kennedy Ondimu,

Director of Quality Assurance

Egerton University,

P.O Box 536-20115,

Egerton, Kenya.

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Dr Jacob Chege

Dean, School of Business,

South Eastern Kenya University (SEKU),

P.O Box 170-90200,

Kitui, Kenya.

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Dr Ben Mwasi,

Registrar Planning,

University of Eldoret,

P.O Box 1125-30199,

Eldoret, Kenya.

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