My name is Mr. Simeon Kiptarus Nganai a Lecturer/Research Fellow in Economics at the Department of Economics, School of Business and Economics, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya and a CPh.D Candidate in Economics at African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) and

Moi University (MU), Kenya to graduate in 2021. I hold Master of Arts (M.A) Degree in Economics and Bachelors of Arts (B.A) Degree in Economics, from Moi University, Kenya. I am also affiliated with Kenya Institute of Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) as

Research Consultant (RC) and Research Assistant (RA). Having worked in governmental and private sector in the areas of governance, development, teaching and policy over the last ten years, I am keen to take my professional and academic career forward through pursuing further research in Economics and applied fields. My Teaching and Research interests are in Political

Economy. Public Sector Economics. Health Economics. Biostatistics. Trade and International Finance. Financial Econometrics. Macroeconomics. Energy Economics. Taxation. Agricultural Economics. Natural Resources and Environmental Economics and Applied Econometrics broadly lie in Policy formulation and Implementation with a regional focus on Taxation,

Financial Inclusion, Education, Health and Environment. My vision and wish are to enhance and continue a long-term teaching and research engagement with students in Kenya, Africa and beyond. I am highly motivated and excited to work hard in the upcoming future research. I have experience using R, SPSS and STATA from my coursework and online course. I am a Reviewer of four peer reviewed journals Internationally and member of American Economic Association (AEA) in the United States of America (USA) amongst others.