CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR JULY 2021

The overall year on year inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 6.44 per cent, in July 2021. This was mainly driven by rise in prices of commodities under: food and non-alcoholic beverages (8.84 per cent); housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (6.03 per cent); and transport (10.33 per cent) between July 2020 and July 2021. These details are presented in Tables 1 and 2.

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Inequality Trends and Diagnostics in Kenya – Report

There are several reasons that motivate the analysis of inequality which has been a dominant feature
of the Kenyan economy since the early 1900s. A key motivation is that Kenya has no previous studies
that have comprehensively analysed multidimensional inequality. The study is also motivated by
cross country empirical studies that find that inequality is negatively associated with economic
growth

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