Tag Archives: Economics
Nepal’s political show must go on (and on)
One shouldn’t watch the markets when deciding whether something of political significance is going to happen, but a decrease in the Nepali rupees’ value by 18% is hard to miss. The Nepali government has been managing to delay the country’s … Continue reading
SAARC: ineffective? Or is India just too powerful?
SAARC: Ineffective in Promoting Economic Cooperation in South Asia BY RAGHAV THAPAR Since its creation in December 1985, the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) has sought to increase economic unity between India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and … Continue reading
Foreign direct investment in Nepal
Foreign investment in a least developed country: the Nepalese experience This article aims to contribute to the literature on the developmental role of foreign direct investment (FDI) through an examination of the Nepalese experience. Despite significant liberalization of the foreign … Continue reading