dr Mwilaria

Position: Lecturer
Department: Economic Theory
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100, Nairobi, Kenya

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Dr. Mwilaria, S.M., joined Kenyatta University on July 2013 from Dickinson College, Pennsylvania USA, where he was teaching economics as a visiting scholar. He received his Ph.D. and M.A. degrees from the College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University, USA.He also holds an M. SC. degree in Resource Economics from Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, West Virginia University USA, and a B.SC degree in Agricultural Engineering from Egerton University, Kenya. His research and scholarly interests are in the areas of International Trade, Macroeconomics and Microeconomics, Development Economics, Public Finance and Labor Economics.


  • Mwilaria S.M, (2011) "Trade Liberalization and Labor Market Rigidity", (ETSG) European
    Trade Study Group Journal. www.etsg.org/ETSG2011/Papers/Mwilaria.pdf
  • Mwilaria, S.M., (2011) “International Trade Policy and Labor Market Flexibility: An
    Econometric Study of the Effects of Labor Market Regulations on Trade Liberalization”.
    Midwest Economic Association Journal.


  • Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S.A. Title: "Labor Market Flexibility, Trade and Unemployment: Evidence from less developed countries" May 2012:
  • Canadian Economic Association (CEA), University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Title: "Trade Protection and Volatility" June 2012: