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Dr Wangaru Wang'ombe

Job: Senior Lecturer Economics

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Faculty of Business and Law

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: 0116 207 8207

E: wwangombe@dmu.ac.uk

 

Research group affiliations

  • The Centre for Enterprise and Innovation (CEI)
  • The Institute for Sustainable Economics

Publications and outputs 

  • Solomon, Allen and Wang’ombe (2019), ‘The Impact of Social Media on Business Growth in Developing Countries’ 

– Conference Paper, June - 2019

  • Wangari Wang’ombe, Paul Turner and Zheng Wang (2019), ‘Economic Integrations and their Role in Intra-Africa Trade’, Current Analysis on Economics & Finance, Vol. 1, pp.57-62
  • Wangari Wang’ombe, (2013), ‘An empirical investigation of measures to enhance intra-Africa trade’, Loughborough University Institutional Repository, PhD Thesis
  • Wang’ombe, W. and Mogotsi, I. B. P., (2008), ‘Manufactured Imports and Industrial Development: The Case of Kenya’, Journal of Social and Economic Policy, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp.157-176

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Research interests/expertise

Macroeconomics, with a keen interest in development Economics, International trade & Economic Integrations.

Areas of teaching

MICRO ECONOMICS, MACRO ECONOMICS, INTERNATIONAL TRADE, FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS, MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS

Qualifications

PGCE, PHD Economics, MA International Trade- Economics, BA Economics

Courses taught

ECON1543, ECON2552, ECON3538, MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS

Membership of professional associations and societies

FHEA

Projects

ADRELO -2020

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Externally funded research grants information

ADRELO 2020 - Co-Principal Investigator, UK / East Africa Arm (Jan 2020 – Ongoing) 
Title: Advancing Resilience in Low Income Housing Using Climate-Change Science and Big Data Analytics (2020-2023)
Funding Body: Belmont Forum - UKRI
As a Co-PI in the UK arm, I am responsible for generating phased performance reports for the implementation of the strategies implemented in East Africa, with a focus on the semi-arid regions as well as flood prone regions. My reports will be based on ongoing analysis of the effectiveness of the implemented strategies with a key focus on projected economic impacts within this region, taking consideration of the demographical complexities, in order to comply with stated SDGs.