Position: Lecturer
Department: Applied Economics
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Dr. Isaac Kimunio lectures in the School of Economics, Kenyatta University. Dr. Isaac Kimunio is also a researcher in Theme 3, namely; “Violence, Crisis and Women’s Work” for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) project at the Kenyatta University Women Economic Empowerment Hub. He holds a PhD in Economics, specializing in monetary economics from Kenyatta University. Isaac has a strong desire for research and teaching and his research interests are on monetary, financial economics and econometrics. Isaac is also a member of The Econometrics Association of Kenya (EAK) where he is the head of research. Isaac’s work experience includes having worked with Barclays Bank of Kenya for more than five years in various departments. He has also worked as a trainer of trainers with the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics and with Mukuru Slums Development Projects (MSDP). At MSDP, he worked on a project funded by OXFAM UK using mobile money transfer to help the urban poor.


  • Kimunio, I. and Maingi, S.W. (2022), "A Markov regime-switching (MS) approach to modeling the effects of fiscal policies and COVID-19 pandemic on tourism destination competitiveness in Kenya", Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Insights, ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print.
  • Kimunio, I.K., Muniu, J.M. & Kinuthia, B.K. Foreign-owned banks and their impact on Kenya’s financial stability. SN Bus Econ 1, 18 (2021).
  • Kimunio, Isaac & Etyang, Martin N. (2014) Stock Market Liberalization, Stock Market Performance and Economic Growth in Kenya. International Journal of Economics and Finance. Vol 6(4) 196-209.

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