Lecturer

BSoc, MA
gchirwa@cc.ac.mw   

Classes- ECO 212- Mathematics for Economists, ECO 430- Health Economics, ECO 420- Econometrics, ECO 690- Health Economics.

Gowokani Chijere Chirwa is a Lecturer in Economics. He holds a Master in Economics as well as Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science majoring in Economics and Sociology from University of Malawi. He has taught Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Health economics, Mathematics for economics and econometrics at undergraduate levels. He has more than 8 years’ fieldwork data collection and analysis. His main interests are in application of econometric methods in health.

Currently he is on study leave and studying PhD at the University of York. For more information, vist; http://www.york.ac.uk/economics/our-people/student-profiles/gowokani-chirwa/#profile and https://www.york.ac.uk/che/staff/students/gowokani-chirwa/

Alternative Contact : gcc509@york.ac.uk

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

Mchenga, M., Chirwa G.C., and Chiwaula , L.S (2017). Impoverishing effects of catastrophic Health. International Journal for Equity in Health. http://equityhealthj.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12939-017-0515-0

Kaluwa ,B.M.K and Chirwa G.C.(2017). Competition, regulation and banking industry pricing conduct in Malawi. African Review of Economics and Finance . ISSN 2042-1478. 9 (2)

Rosenberg, E.N., van Lettow,M., Tweya, H., Chiwaula, L.S ., … , Chirwa, G.C.(2014).Improving PMTCT Uptake and Retention Services Through Novel Approaches in Peer-Based Family-Supported Care in the Clinic and Community: A 3-Arm ClusterRandomized Trial (PURE Malawi). Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes(1999), 67(0 2), S114–S119. http://doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000000319   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25310116  

Chaponda, M., Chirwa, G.C., and Kambewa., P. (2013) Determinants of using voluntary counselling and testing for HIV/AIDS in Malawi. Malawi Medical Journal 25(4): 125–186. ( Published as abstract). https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4052233/

Chiwaula, L,S.,  Chirwa, G.C.,  Cataldo, F.,  van Lettow, M.,  Rosenberg, N., Tweya, H.,Sampathkumar,V.  Hosseinipour.,M., Schouten, E., Kapito-Tembo,A.,  Eliya,M., Phiri, S.,and the PURE Consortium Malawi . (2013). Equity in health access and outcomes in PMTCT care in the context of option B Plus in Malawi. Malawi Medical Journal 25(4): 125–186 (Published as Abstract). https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4052233/

 

WORKING PAPERS

Chirwa,G.C., and Chaweza, R.D.C(2017). Willingness to pay for Digital Terrestrial transmission in Malawi

Chirwa,G.C.,  Kamwanja., T., Thula ,. M. and  Lungu, M. (2017). Impact of Remittances on Exchange Rate and Economic Growth in Malawi

Chiwaula L.S., Chirwa, G.C., Phiri.S, and PURE Consortium.(2016). Equity in access and Health Outcomes in PMTCT Services in the Context of Option B+ in  Malawi

Novignon, J., Chirwa,G.C., and Frempong,B.R.(2017). Agricultural input subsidy, food price shocks and malnutrition in Malawi.

Chirwa,G.C. , Chilongo, M.,  and Sithole, L., (2016). HIV and AIDS Stigma: What Drives the  Gender HIV/AIDS Accepting Attitudes Gap in Malawi? (Paper presented at Malawi AIDS conference 2016 and in Review at Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) and also at 11th Interest conference Malawi http://interestworkshop.org/fullprogram/ May 2017

Chirwa,G.C., Sithole, L., Mhango., C., Banda, C.R. and Saulosi.  T. (2016). Accounting for  Heterogeneity in HIV Comprehensive Knowledge in Malawi . Paper presented at 11th Interest conference Malawi http://interestworkshop.org/fullprogram/ May 2017

Chiwaula,. L.S., Chirwa., G.C., Binauli, L., and Banda , J. Nagoli, J.(2016).Willingness to Pay  for Fish Solar Tent Dryers Among Fish Processors from Lake Malawi

Chirwa,G.C.,  Tsokalida E.E., Jere ., L., and Sambo,. E. (2016). Does Tourism Have Any Impact  on Malawian Economy?  

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