The Quest For An Information Society

Institute of Economic Affairs

The Quest For An Information Society    |   File Size: 1.27 MB Downloads: 2513   |   Post Date: 30 November 2008

Kenya like other African countries has come a long way in the development of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) and its applications over the last decade. A decade ago, a phone was a privilege and belonged to a few; internet belonged to even fewer and mostly to international NGOs and international organisations. In 2007, this has changed radically with both the cellular phone and internet being readily available. It took a combination of lobbying by domestic forces, international pressure, technological forces, local and international domestic investors and of course the government deregulation to bring about this change.


Engendering Education Sector Budget:Reforming Future Education Sector Budgets

Institute of Economic Affairs

Engendering Education Sector Budget:Reforming Future Education Sector Budgets    |   File Size: 236.8 kB Downloads: 4158   |   Post Date: 30 November 2008

This paper thoroughly analyses budgetary, policy implications and recommends way forward for the education sector. The main purpose is to inform the budget proposals and contribute to Medium term expenditure framework (MTEF) education sector as the salient features that could spur the sector for economic and social development.


Taxation & Tax Modernization in Kenya: A Diagnosis of Performance & Options for Further Reform

Eliud Moyi & Eric Ronge

Taxation & Tax Modernization in Kenya: A Diagnosis of Performance & Options for Further Reform    |   File Size: 791.91 kB Downloads: 34940   |   Post Date: 30 November 2008

This paper discusses some of the important issues related to tax administration, tax policy and tax modernization as implemented in Kenya. This is approached from both macroeconomic and microeconomic viewpoints using data from 1996 to 2005. The macroeconomic perspective focuses mainly on issues of tax yields and structure of taxation while the microeconomic perspective looks at specific issues of tax design and tax administration.


Public Private Partnerships (PPP) Practice and Regulatory Policy in Kenya

Institute of Economic Affairs

Public Private Partnerships (PPP) Practice and Regulatory Policy in Kenya    |   File Size: 383.74 kB Downloads: 9271   |   Post Date: 30 November 2008

The Government is increasingly seeking to develop financing mechanisms, which bring together the public and private sectors, not only to control budgetary expenditure but also to pool these two sectors' specific know-how.


Budget Analysis, Monitoring and Impact Assessment from a Gender Perspective

Institute of Economic Affairs

Budget Analysis, Monitoring and Impact Assessment from a Gender Perspective    |   File Size: 2.12 MB Downloads: 2125   |   Post Date: 30 November 2008

This is a report of a training workshop organized by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) and Abantu for Development on Budget Analysis, Monitoring and Impact Assessment held between September 4th and 8th 2005 at the Great Rift Valley Lodge Naivasha.


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