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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …