Dr Caroline Wanjiru Kariuki

Dr Caroline Wanjiru Kariuki

Academic Director, Lecturer

Caroline holds a PhD in Economics from Curtin University, Australia. Her research involved examining the determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in African countries. She also holds a master’s in Accounting and an undergraduate degree in Economics and Financial Planning from Curtin University. She is the current Academic Director in the Strathmore Institute of Mathematical Sciences.

Prior to joining Strathmore University, Caroline was in Australia where she worked in the financial planning industry and also taught economics at Curtin University and Edith Cowan University. Furthermore, Caroline has participated in research projects that involve working with stakeholders in the banking sector such as the Kenya Bankers Association, taking part in workshops that entail working with international organisations such as USAID and has presented her research in conferences.

Economics and Econometrics.

Kariuki C. (2015). The Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in the African Union. Journal

of Economics, Business and Management, 3, 346-351.

Othieno, F., & Kariuki, C. (2016). Sectoral Risk and Return: Implications on Commercial Banks’

Credit Extension in Kenya. Presented at the Kenya Bankers Association Banking Research Conference, Nairobi. Retrieved from http://www.kba.co.ke/working_paper.php

Kariuki, C., Kimundi, G., & Makambi, S. (2017). The Nexus between Financial Inclusion and

Financial Stability. Credit, Savings and Asset Quality of Kenyan Banks. Presented at the Kenya Bankers Association Banking Research Conference, Nairobi. Retrieved from http://www.kba.co.ke/downloads/WPS-07-2018.pdf

Kariuki, Caroline. (2018, January 10). Focus more on the clients as financial inclusion grows.

Business Daily. Retrieved from https://www.businessdailyafrica.com/analysis/Focus-more-on-the-clients-as-financial-inclusion-grows/539548-4259040-nfyyat/index.html

Email Address: cwkariuki@strathmore.edu

Telephone Number: + 254 703 034 167