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  the_farsight

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

‘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  the_farsight

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  Subrina Shrestha

Is taxing private electric vehicles really regressive?

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

Economy  Sabin Jung Pande

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