DR. JAMES KARAU

 

 
Title Dean & Senior Lecturer
Office Dean of Students
Ext/Phone +254 723661790
Email jkarau@daystar.ac.ke

 

Summary

  • Dr. James Karau is currently the Dean of Students in Daystar University. He is also a senior lecturer of Economics in School of Business and Economics. He joined Daystar as full-time faculty member in 2007. He has also taught at Kenyatta University and St. Paul’s University on part time basis. He possesses extensive experience in university teaching and research in the field of Economics and has also participated in local and international conferences. He has also been involved in collaborative research with the Agricultural Research Foundation. He is a member of Nairobi South Regional Council of the Fellowship of Christian Unions Colleges and Universities in Kenya. He is also the founding Chair of Lukenya Housing Cooperative

 

 

Education

 

  • Holds a PhD degree in Economics from Kenyatta University, Kenya. His PhD thesis focused on using one way fixed effects least squares dummy variable model to analyze Economic, Institutional and Governance Factors influencing FDI in East Africa Countries.
  • Holds a Master of Arts (MA) degree in Economics from University of Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Economics and Sociology from Egerton University, Kenya

 

Research Interest

Research interest is in the broader field of applied macroeconomics, including:

  • International Economics
  • Real Estate
  • Microeconomic and Macroeconomic Modelling and Time series analysis.