Dr Jacob Omolo

Labour Economist

Dr. Jacob Omolo is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Applied Economics at Kenyatta University (Kenya). He is also the Head of the Department of Applied Economics at the University. He holds a PhD in Labour Economics from Kenyatta University in Nairobi Kenya; Master of Arts in Economic Policy Management from Makerere University in Uganda; Master of Arts in Economics from Kenyatta University in Nairobi; and Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya. Dr. Omolo is a well-qualified, highly competent and diversified public sector consultant with in-depth knowledge, work and research experience in workforce development, skills development and reskilling of workforce, youth employment, and labour market dynamics. Dr. Omolo’s research and work interest are in areas of trade union transformation strategies; wage determination; policy design and analysis; monitoring and evaluation, including impact assessment; inclusive growth and employment policies; and productivity management.