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

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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

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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

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3rd periodic state report on ICESCR

“Nepal acceded to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), without any reservation. Nepal submitted its Second Periodic Report under the ICESCR on 30 June 2006. The present Third Periodic Report contains the measures taken to implement … Continue reading

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