Kenneth Macharia is an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Social Sciences, Chuka University. Prior to joining Chuka University, Ken worked as an Accountant at KenolKobil Limited and as a Pensions Advisor at CIC Insurance Group. Ken holds a BSc. (Economics and Statistics), MSc. Economics and CPA-K. He is currently undertaking a PhD in Economics at the University of Nairobi. His research interests include energy economics, environment and resource economics, agricultural economics, efficiency and productivity analysis and econometrics.