+ Paul KAMAU
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Research Interests: Chinese impacts on global clothing industry, global value chains, Kenyan clothing industry
Languages: English, Kiswahili
Bio: Paul Kamau is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Development Studies (IDS), University of Nairobi. He holds a PhD in Development Economics from the University of Nairobi; MSc in Economics from University of Zimbabwe; and BA Economics from University of Nairobi. His research interests are on Political Economy of International Trade, Industrial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa with particular emphasis on Textiles & Clothing and Food Processing. Dr. Kamau coordinates several research projects such as the African Clothing and Footwear Research Network (ACFRN); the Afrobarometer East Africa (www.afrobarometer.org); and Successful African Firms and Institutional Change (SAFIC). His teaching areas are in international trade, entrepreneurship; human development, industrial development and research methods.