Dr. Perez Onono

Position: Lecturer
Department: Applied Economics
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844 , 00100 Nairobi
Telephone (Office): +254-20-8710901/19 Ext. 3621/3622
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Dr. Perez Ayieko Onono is a Lecturer in the School of Economics, Kenyatta University She is a holder of a PhD in Economics, M.A in Economics from Kenyatta University, Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) from Maseno University and Bsc. in Agricultural Economics from Egerton University. She also has a certificate training in guidance and counseling Prior to joining Kenyatta University in 2008, Perez worked for twelve years as a teacher under the Teachers Service Commission (TSC), during which period she taught in two Kenyan secondary schools. In her last station; Moi Suba Girls Secondary School, she served as he Head of Technical subjects for five years.

Membership in Professional Societies
International Joint Technical and Scientific Committee of the Cooperation and Development Network (CDN)

2012: PhD (Economics): Kenyatta University
2008: MA (Economics): Kenyatta University
1999: P.G.D (Education): Maseno University
1993: Bsc. Agricultural Economics: Egerton University
1989: Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education: Kisumu Girls High School
1987: Kenya Certificate of Education: Nyakach Girls Secondary School
1983: Certificate of Primary Education: Homa Lime Primary School

Areas of Research focus
Agricultural policy analysis, Agricultural productivity, Taxation policy, Fiscal decentralization, Public debt, Human Development and Poverty analysis

Recent consultancies

  • 2018: Concept Note for the 3rd formula for revenue allocation by the Commission for Revenue Allocation (CRA) of Kenya
  • 2018: A review of productivity and profitability determination and data requirements in the context of the project by Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) titled "Agricultural Mechanization Indices and Evaluation of Agricultural productivity for Major Value Chains in Kenya”
  • 2017 Peer review of articles for publication by the Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics
  • 2017: Review of Institutional Project Proposals to the National Research Fund (NRF)
  • 2016: Review of Post graduate (MA/MSC and PhD) research Proposals to the NRF
  • 2016: Review of Research proposals to the National Council for Science, Technology and Innovations (NACOSTI)
  • 2014: Review of the curriculum for Master of Science in Economics for Daystar University
  • 2012 Development of the Curriculum for Bachelor of Science in Financial Economics for Daystar University

Recent publications

  • Ateka JM, Onono P, Etyang M (2018). Technical Efficiency and its Determinants in Smallholder Tea Production: Evidence from Nyamira and Bomet Counties in Kenya. Global Journal of Science Frontier Research: D Agriculture and Veterinary. Vol. 18 Issue 3: 57-70 Online ISSN: 2249-4626; Print ISSN: 0975-5896
  • Ateka JM, Onono P, Etyang M (2018). Productivity and Its Determinants in Smallholder Tea Production in Kenya: Evidence from Bomet and Nyamira Counties of Kenya. Journal of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, 4(2): 416-422.
  • ISSN: 2167-0477 Mwiathi P. S, N. H.W.Wawire & P.A. Onono- Okelo (2018): Effects of Fiscal Decentralization on Poverty Reduction in Kenya. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research. Vol. 6, No. 1: 213 – 230 ISSN 2411-2933
  • Onono P. (2018): Response of Sorghum Production in Kenya to Prices and Public Investments. Sustainable Agriculture Research; Vol. 7, No. 2: 19-29.
  • ISSN 1927-050X E-ISSN 1927-0518
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  • Onono, P. (2016): Economic Effects of Inter-community Conflicts In Kenya: Evidence of the Importance of Peace in the Realization of Sustainable Development. International Journal of Cooperation & Development. 3(2): 118-129. ISSN 2382-5014
  • Meah, D.O., Onono, P.A. and Ocharo, K.N. (2016): “Foreign direct investment, institutional quality and economic growth in Kenya”, International Journal of Development and Sustainability, Vol. 5 No. 7, pp. 295-307. ISSN: 2186-8662
  • Tuitoek, S. B, Onono P, Makori, S (2015): Effects of East African Community Customs Union on Trade and Economic Growth in Kenya. Research Journals. Vol. 3 No. 4 October. ISSN 2347-8233
  • Wawire, N.H.W, P.A Onono (2015) Research Methods (ECO300): Kenyatta University. Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning
  • Onono, P.A (2014) Taxation Economics and Policy (EAE301): Kenyatta University.Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning
  • Onono, P. A (2014) Economics of Public Expenditure (EAE201): Kenyatta University. Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning
  • Kirui, E, Wawire N. H. W and Onono, P (2014): Macroeconomic variables, volatility and Stock Market returns: A case of Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya. International journal of Economics and Finance. Vol. 6 No. 8 August. ISSN 1916-971X (print) /ISSN 1916-9728
  • Onono, P.A., Wawire, N.W.H. and Ombuki, C. (2014): Response of Food Crops Production to Economic Incentives in Kenya. Deutschland/Germany. Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Onono, P.A., Wawire, N.W.H. and Ombuki, C. (2013): The response of maize production in Kenya to economic incentives, International Journal of Development and Sustainability, Vol. 2 No. 2, pp. 530-543. ISSN: 2168-8662
  • Onono, P.A, Wesonga, M, W and Obere, A, J (2008): Determinants of Adoption of Organic manures in Urban Vegetable Production: A Case Study of Migori municipality. International Journal of Afro-Asian Studies (IJAAS):Vol. 1 No. 1: Spring 2008 (pg. 53-64) ISSN: 0974-3537
  • Wawire, N.H.W, P.A Onono (2012): Project Appraisal (EAE412): Kenyatta University. Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning

Conference Presentations

  • “Participation in Farmer Field School Extension and its Effects on Productivity in Smallholder Tea Production in Kenya” A paper presented at the 12th international Scientific and Technological Conference held at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) on 23rd – 24th November, 2017
  • “Economic Effects of Inter-community Conflicts In Kenya: Evidence of the Importance of Peace in the Realization of Sustainable Development”. A presentation made at the sixth International Seminar of Cooperation for Development on International Cooperation challenges for peace, organized by Escuela Latino Americana de Cooperación y Desarrollo (ELACID) of the University of San Buenaventura in Cartagena, Colombia on 18th – 19th August, 2016



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