Research Papers/Topics in Transport Economics and Planning

Road Transport Infrastructure and Economic Growth in Kenya

The empirical debate on the role of road transport infrastructure on domestic economic growth is inconclusive and is characterized by two main opposing views: the road-led economic growth hypothesis and the distorting effect of infrastructure growth hypothesis. The objective of this paper is to examine the effect of road transportation infrastructure on economic growth in Kenya using time series data over the period 1990-2020. Empirically, the study develops a transport-growth model that is a...

Inflation and Gross Domestic Product (Gdp) in Uganda (1984w 2014)

ABSTRACT This research investigated the effect of inflation rate on gross domestic product (GDP) in Uganda during the period of 1984-2014 by using Correlation and Linear regression analysis to analyse and interpret the findings of data. The rate of gross domestic product was falling for the last four years in Uganda (UBO5).The researcher obtained yearly collected data of the two variables under this study from the Bank of Uganda website, Uganda bureau of statistics and World Bank. The researc...

The Applicability Of The School Effectiveness And School Improvement Approaches To School Reform In Africa

The Applicability Of The School Effectiveness And School Improvement Approaches To School Reform In Africa

Contribution Of County Bursary Fund On Access And Equity In Financing Public Secondary School Education In Siaya County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Globally, there exist bursary schemes that are in place to enhance access and equity in the provision of education to the disadvantaged. In Kenya, there have been bursary schemes that enhances access and equity in the provision of secondary school education. With Siaya County’s 16% of the population having secondary school education, below the neighbouring Kisumu county’s 25%, Vihiga county’s 20% and Kakamega county’s 19%, coupled with inequity in bursary distribution, the Co...

Influence Of Institutional Inputs On The Quality Of Secondary School Education In Migori County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Institutional inputs are resources invested in the school system to enhance quality. In Kenya quality is measured primarily by performance in education but it can also be measured by availability, adequacy and utilization of resources. There are several ways of measuring performance including achievement in national examinations. The extent to which institutional inputs influence performance in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) is at variance. In Kenya there are differe...

Influence Of Forgone Earnings On Primary To Secondary Education Transition In Mbita Sub-County, Kenya.

ABSTRACT Free Secondary Education policy was introduced in Kenya in 2008 with an aim of making sec-ondary education affordable so as to enhance access, transition, retention and student academic performance. However, this has not been realized in Mbita sub-county where the average prima-ry to secondary education transition rate from 2010 to 2014was at 46.94%, lagging behind the neighbouring Suba sub county and the national rates at 59.78% and 72.78% respectively during the same period. A rece...

AN EVALUATION OF FEDERAL ROAD SAFETY COMMISSION DRIVING SCHOOL STANDARDIZATION PROGRAMME (DSSP)

ABSTRACT This research carefully evaluate the driving school standardization programme (DSSP) since its inception in the year 2008. Investigation were made into the objective of DSSP. Secondary data were collected to determine the post and preDSSP effect on road traffic crash as well as the vehicular population at every given year. Three sets of primary data were collected. Firstly to ascertain the level of compliance by the driving schools on the driving school standardization programme,...