Dr. Dorcas Mbuvi


Research group(s):
3. Economic Development, Innovation, Governance and Institutions
2. Social Protection, Inclusive Innovation and Development

Dorcas is a researcher at UNU-MERIT and in charge of the FINISH-INK project, where the institute is tasked with its impact assessment. She is involved in several research collaborations with diverse institutions including UNU-INWEH (McMaster University, Canada) and UNU-EHS (Bonn, Germany). She is a founding member, lecturer and coordinator of the Risk and Vulnerability specialization; that is part of the MSc in Public Policy and Human Development at Maastricht University (Netherlands). She teaches several undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate courses; supervises; advises and mentors students as well as reviews manuscripts for publication in diverse international peer review journals. Previously, Dorcas worked and consulted for several entities including the European Union (European Economic and Social Committee) and GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH). Dorcas has a PhD in Economics and Governance from Maastricht University (Netherlands). Her research interests span a variety of themes including: public policy analysis & impact assessment; disaster risk assessment, reduction & financing; financial inclusion & inclusive economic development; integrated natural resource management & governance; productivity & efficiency analysis; and water, sanitation, energy & health nexus.

Selected publications by Dorcas Mbuvi