School of Business and Economics

Dr Jacob ChegeSenior Lecturer and current Dean School of Business and Economics

School of Business and Economics

Primary Discipline: Economics


  1. PhD (Economics), Egerton University,
  2. Advanced Certificate Degree (Entrepreneurship Development) University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  3. MA (Economics) and BA (Economics),University of Nairobi

Other Credentials/Recognitions & Awards

Current Professional/Scientific Interests, Memberships, and Activities:

  • Member, Economists Association of Kenya

Research, Scholarly, Professional and Scientific Activities

Dr Chege is an economist in the field of institutional and industry economics. He has researched and published widely on firm investment behavior, firms’ growth and industrial performance, business environment, role of institutions, regulations and networks.
Jacob has been heavily involved in policy process and capacity building, particularly through technical committees and working groups with various government ministries and private sector