Richard Kima is a UNU-WIDER Research Fellow. He is currently working on the Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development (SA-TIED) programme in Pretoria, South Africa. He is primarily involved in research and capacity development activities across various workstreams of the programme.
Before joining UNU-WIDER, Kima was a research fellow at the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Australian National University, where he investigated the resilience of the Australian economy to recessions over the last few decades.
Prior to that, he completed a research fellowship at Monash University, where he conducted research on the effects of the interactions between uncertainty shocks and financial frictions for business cycle fluctuations.