B.A., M.A. (Nairobi), Ph.D (Giessen)
Rosemary Atieno is Associate Professor at the Institute for Development Studies (IDS), University of Nairobi in Kenya. She holds a B.A. (First Class Honours) and M.A. (Economics) from the University of Nairobi, and PhD. in Agricultural Economics from University of Giessen in Germany. Her area of research is Development Economics, focussing on labour market dynamics and gender aspects of labour market participation, agro-industry linkages and agribusiness development, microfinance and development, and socio-economic development. She has consulted for a number of national and international organisations like the Ministry of Planning and National Development, Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Development in Kenya, United Nations Development Programme, International Labour Organisation, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, World Institute for Development Economics Research, African Development Bank, UN-Habitat and the World Bank among others. She is a member of African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) research network and the international Association for International Feminist Economics (IAFFE). She has coordinated to successful completion, major collaborative research projects and has conducted research within the East and Southern Africa regions. She has a number of publications and has presented papers at numerous international conferences. Prof. Atieno has also been a reviewer for academic publications and evaluator for programmes and projects. She is an external examiner in a number of universities and has been a visiting scholar at leading universities.