|Education||Ph.D, Economics, University of Nairobi|
|STAARS Research||Gender differences in Agricultural Technology Adoption: The Case of Modern Banana Varieties in Kenya|
Muthoni Ng’ang’a (Ph.D) is an assistant lecturer at Kenyatta University and Strathmore University. She attained her PhD in Economics from the University of Nairobi in 2019. In her PhD thesis, she wrote essays on academic achievement in public and private primary schools in Kenya where among other things she examined gender gaps in mathematics scores. She is an East Africa Social Science Translation (EASST) fellow, University of California, Berkeley (2019). Muthoni's main research interests are in agriculture, education, labour and gender issues, and in using randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to evaluate interventions in those sectors. Current research projects include Using iBeacons to Track the Distribution of Development Goods in Kenya.