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Dr Beatrice W. Muriithi

Through the Women for Africa Foundation's "Science by Women" Program, the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics is pleased to host visiting researcher, Dr. Beatrice W. Muriithi during the 2018-19 academic year.

Beatrice Muriithi holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics from the Center of Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany. She is a postdoctoral fellow in the Social Science and Impact Assessment Unit of the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology in Nairobi, Kenya.

Her work focuses on the assessment of the socio-economic and gender impacts of the Centre’s technologies. Her research interests include development economics, microeconomics, institutional economics, impact assessment, and gender analysis and food security.

Dr. Muriithi has close to 10 years of development research experience in both interdisciplinary and multicultural teams, including as a junior researcher at ZEF and as a research assistant at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Nairobi.

Dr. Muriithi with Barcelona GSE Director Teresa Garcia-Milà at this fall's Economics Trobada
Dr. Muriithi with Barcelona GSE Director Teresa Garcia-Milà at this fall's Economics Trobada

About the "Science by Women" program

The goal of the FMxA's Science by Women Program is to enable African women researchers to play a leading role in the transition of Africa to a knowledge-based and innovation-led economy through research that can be transferred into products, processes, services and technologies having impact on people´s lives.

The Barcelona GSE established a collaboration agreement with the Women for Africa Foundation in 2015, pledging to work with the organization to leverage economic research via activities designed specifically for African women.

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