Governance Division

The Governance Division carries out evidence based research and analysis to support in enhancing efficiency of institutions by strengthening good governance within public and private sector. The key research themes include: devolution process, constitutional and political reforms, public sector/administration/management reforms and rule of law. The division also undertakes capacity building activities to public officers and KIPPRA young professionals and influences policy through participation in several economic policy task forces in the Government.

 

Infrastructure and Economic Services Division

The Infrastructure and Economic Services Division conducts evidence-based research and analysis to inform, influence and shape policy thinking on efficiency in provision of infrastructure services, optimal establishment and economic impact of infrastructure in the country. The key research themes include: Energy, Information and Communications Technology, Transport, Water and Sewerage System, Building and Construction. The division also undertakes capacity building activities to public officers and KIPPRA young professionals and influences policy through participation in several economic policy task forces in the Government.

 

Macroeconomics Division

The Macroeconomics division undertakes research and analysis with the objective to support in maintaining macroeconomic stability, growth and development. The key research themes in the division include: Economic growth analysis; Fiscal policy; Monetary policy; External sector; and forecasting analysis that is achieved through using tools like macro-econometric model (KTMM), Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) and poverty modules. The division also undertakes capacity building activities to public officers and KIPPRA young professionals and influences policy through participation in several economic policy task forces in the Government, including the standing membership to macro working group.

 

Private Sector Development Division (PSDD)

The Private Sector Development Division (PSDD) conducts objective research and analysis aimed at promoting private sector development. The area of focus includes: investment opportunities and growth; financing needs of private sector; role of the government in private sector growth; and firms operations and performance.  The division undertakes capacity building activities to public officers and KIPPRA young professionals and influences policy through participation in several economic policy task forces in the Government.

 

Productive sector division

The Productive sector division carries out research and policy analysis to support government efforts in enhancing productivity of Kenya economy in meeting the development goals. It organizes its research along three primary sectors of the economy namely; Agriculture, Tourism, and Natural resources and environment. The division undertakes capacity building activities to public officers and KIPPRA young professionals and influences policy through participation in several economic policy task forces in the Government.

 

Social Sector Division

The Social sector division undertakes objective research to support development of strong human capital, improve social welfare and entrench national values for sustained development. The key research themes include poverty dynamics, social protection, population dynamics, inequalities, health, education, and labor markets. The division also undertakes capacity building activities to public officers and KIPPRA young professionals and influences policy through participation in several economic policy task forces in the Government.

 

Trade and Foreign Policy division

The Trade and Foreign Policy division conducts research and analysis to promote both domestic and international trade through promoting regional economic integration, and enhancing Kenya’s relations and diplomatic engagements with the international community. The division also undertakes capacity building activities to public officers and KIPPRA young professionals and influences policy through participation in several economic policy task forces in the Government.