Position: Tutorial Fellow
Applied Economics
Contact Address:
P.O Box 43844-00100 Nairobi
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Mr. Peter K. Musyoka lectures in the School of Economics, Kenyatta University. He holds a B.ed (Economics & Mathematics) from University of Nairobi and MA (Economics) from Chancellor College, University of Malawi. Prior to joining Kenyatta University, he worked with different organizations such as Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA); African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), BIMAS; and Equity Bank Ltd. He has also done consultancy work for Transparency International (Kenya); Kenya Human Rights Commission; The Treasury, Kenya, among other organizations. His research interests are in human capital development. Mr. Musyoka is currently pursuing PhD in Economics.


  • Oketch, M., Ngware, M., Mutisya, M., Kassahun, A., Abuya, B., & Musyoka, P. (2014). When     to  randomize: Lessons from Independent Impact Evaluation of Reading to Learn     (RtL)     Programme to improve literacy and numeracy in Kenya and Uganda. Peabody Journal of      Education, Vol. 89, No.1, Pg. 17-42. DOI:10.1080/0161956X.2014.862470
  • Ngware, M.N., Ciera, J., Musyoka, P.K., & Oketch, M. (2013). The influence of classroom  seating position on student learning gains in primary schools in Kenya. Creative     Education, Vol. 4, No. 11. Pg. 705-712
  • Abuya, B.A., Oketch, O., Ngware, W. M., Mutisya, M., & Musyoka P. K. (2013). Experiences of  parents with the Reading to Learn approach: a randomised control trial initiative     to  improve  literacy and numeracy in Kenya and Uganda. Education 3-13:     International Journal of     Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education     DOI:10.1080/03004279.2013.829859
  • Oketch, M., Mutisya, M., Sagwe, J., Musyoka, P. & Ngware, M. (2012).  The effect of active teaching and subject content coverage on students’ achievement: Evidence from primary schools in Kenya. London Review of Education, Vol.10, No.1. Pg.19-33.    DOI:10.1080/14748460.2012.659057
  • Abuya, B. A., Moses, O. & Musyoka, P. (2012). Why do pupils dropout when education  is  ‘Free’? Explaining school dropout in the settlements of Nairobi. Compare: A     Journal of     Comparative and International Education,     DOI:10.1080/03057925.2012.707458