Latest News & Announcements

Appointment of Departmental Chairman

Dr. Oleche was appointed the chairman of the Department of Economics and and Development Studies Effective 18th December 2022 . He replaces Prof. Anthony Wambugu Who has served at the position for six (6) years. The Department Congratulates Dr. Martine Oleche and wishes him well in the new appointment. It is with gratitude that the Department wishes Prof Anthony Wambugu well in all his future endeavors.

A Kenyan UON - Economics Student Crowned Winner of Africa's Biggest Beauty Contest 


The event was held on the night of  9th Sept 2022 in Abuja Nigeria.  BAIP is one of the most prestigious fashion and pageant competitions in the continent.  

After winning this competition, Messryis set to participate in other events  such as  Miss world International , Miss Globe and Miss Tourism. 


The U.o.N Department of Economics Congratulates Miss. Messry Mercy Lung'atso for this achievement and wishes her well in all her future pageant endeavors.



Mr. Isaiah Kiprono Byegon successful defends his PhD Thesis

Mr. Isaiah Kiprono Byegon successful defends his PHd Thesis


On Thursday, July 4th 2022 Isaiah Byogon defended his thesis titled : ANALYSIS OF CHILD DEPRIVATIONS AND WELL BEING INEQUALITIES IN KENYA


Byegon has published in reputable journals that are peer reviewed 


The Department congratulates Mr. Byegon on this achievement.


UoN to Conduct Research on Unpaid Care and Domestic Work

The University of Nairobi in partnership with UN Women, Women Count data hub and the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hosted a webinar on ‘Further Analysis of Time Use Data’ on Thursday, June 9,2022.

In this webinar, participants got to understand the importance of time use surveys, the modules that are used to inform research in this area and that women form 75% of the people who take part in unpaid care and domestic work.