Economy

Kathmandu’s decay: What it was, what it turned into and how?

Kathmandu: The legend and the legacy Legend about Kathmandus evolution holds that the valley was once a huge lake some thousands years ago. A visiting …

Environment  Sabin Jung Pande

Kathmandu - A crumbling valley!

Valleys and cities should be young, vibrant, inspiring and full of hopes with a system in place that works for all classes of people. What …

Environment  TFS

Understanding banking liquidity

We often hear news that the economy or the banking industry is facing liquidity crisis. Sometimes, they say its just credit crunch silly a shortage …

Banking & Finance  Prabodh Sharma

What does the new budget have for Nepal's agriculture sector?

Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada unveiled budget plans for the upcoming fiscal year last Thursday. The new budget has some new provisions for the agriculture sector …

Economy  TFS

Dissecting fuel price and why Nepal should disrupt its fuel dependency?

Fuel price is one of the principal drivers of inflation, taking its effect by pushing upliving and business costs. As anyone can see, economies run …

Economy  TFS

Nepal’s high inflation, high borrowing cost and pay gap trap

Nepals economy has been crawling as one of the least developed in the world for over decades now. That boils down to poor living standard …

Economy  Sabin Jung Pande

We are practicing bad, ill-informed and sub-optimal macroeconomics

Dr Surya Raj Acharya is a staunch advocate of infrastructure investments to stimulate Nepals economy to the next level. He stresses that some of those …

Interview  TFS

How Kathmandu’s lethal pollution is its worst economic adversary?

Cities on lockdown due to corona pandemic has provided a momentarily respite with improved air quality to many cities across the world including the ailing …

Economy  Sabin Jung Pande

Is taxing private electric vehicles really regressive?

In his third annual budget presentation that Finance Minister (FM) Yubaraj Khatiwada announced few weeks back, the government raised tax brackets for private electric vehicles …

Economy  Sabin Jung Pande

‘GDP' & 'Development’ Lessons for Nepal

The constraints of GDP are well known bynow. We know the discourse and the paradigm shift that is being advocated. In case of Nepal, the …

Economy  TFS

The failures of GDP

A brief history of GDP In the history of measurement of economic development, nothing surpasses GDPs stronghold on global economies. The single statistical measure obtained …

Economy  Sabin Jung Pande

Sustaining economic shocks – Diluted societal safety nets and financial planning

With Nepali society transitioning rapidly in last few decades, Nepals financial sector too has transformed. Yet, progress is slow in terms of upgrading the lives …

Banking & Finance  Subrina Shrestha

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