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Kinyanjui Mungai

Kinyanjui Mungai is a Senior Research Analyst currently working in the Rwanda Economy Digitalisation Programme where he focuses on research, data analysis and providing payments advisory on policy considerations. Prior to this programme, his work at Cenfri had focused on several payments and digitalisation related projects including the Eswtaini CBDC diagnostic, The Pacific Island Digital Identity Diagnostic, and the Eswatini National Payments Vision and Strategy, among others. Kinyanjui’s key interests are in better understanding the opportunities for innovation in the African continent.

  • PhD in Economics with a focus on financial inclusion, the University of the Western Cape
  • M.Com in Economics, the University of the Western Cape
  • B.Com Honours in Economics, the University of the Western Cape
  • B.Com, University of the Western Cape

Recent Work by Kinyanjui Mungai
Digitalisation and financial inclusion in agriculture
Agriculture is the largest sector in the Rwandan economy, with...
Understanding CBDC and its application in emerging markets
Central banks have cited several reasons for considering or piloting central bank digital currencies (CBDC). These inclu...
CBDC for emerging markets: realities and expectations
Cenfri has deepened its work on CBDC amid growing interest from central banks ...
The unpopular choice: Taxing digital payments in the era of digitalisation
Historically, low-income consumers in emerging economies often perceive banking services as too expensive. As a result, these consumers opt out of ...