Dr. Chandra Bahadur Adhikari

Name: Dr. Chandra Bahadur Adhikari

Position / Job Title: Researcher (Lecturer in Economics)

Responsibilities: Conducting Research and supervising thesis/dissertations in multi disciplinary aspects in Economics. 

Areas of Interest: My research and teaching focuses in many areas within micro and macroeconomics including;

·         Statistical time series and econometric models

·         Applied Microeconomics

·         Development Economics, Poverty and Inequality

·         Technical Efficiency (SDF and DEA Models)

·         Economic Planning

Academic Qualifications:

·         PhD in Economics,University of Reading, UK

·         MSc in Industrialization, Trade and Economic Policy, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

·         Master’s Degree in Economics and Bachelor’s Degree in Economics (with History),  Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Professional Service:

Serving as a Reviewer to international journals including, Agricultural Economics and Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology.

Computer Skills

Good command in various Econometrics, Statistical and other Software Packages including LIMDEP, NLOGIT, GAUSS, SPSS, SAS, Minitab, GENSTAT, Matlab, Eviews, Frontier 4.1, DEAP, R-Project, Simply-Personnel (HR Software).

Mailing Address:                                                                            

CNAS, Tribhuvan University                                       

P.O.Box NO.: 3757                                                     

Kathmandu, Nepal

Phone: +977-9841583747

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Main Publications and Research

v  Adhikari, C. B. and Bjorndal, T. (forth coming). Economic Relationship between Access to Land and Rural Poverty in Nepal, Applied Economics Journal, 21 (1).

v  Adhikari, C. B. (2012). Technical Efficiency in Agricultural Production: The Case of Chitwan Nepal, Asia-Pesific Journal of Rural Development, XXII: 57-77.

v  Adhikari, C. B. and Bjorndal, T. (2012). Analyses of Technical Efficiency Using SDF and DEA Models: Evidence from Nepalese Agriculture, Applied Economics, 44:3297-3308.

v  Adhikari, C. B. (2012). Nexus between Poverty and Productive Efficiency among the Farming Households, Contributions to Nepalese Studies, 39 (2): 201-222.

v  Adhikari, C. B. (2011). The Economic and Social Aspects of the Chhetri Ethnic Group in Nepal. Report Submitted to National Planning Commission, Kathmandu, Nepal.

v  Adhikari, C. B. (2011). Determinants of Growth Rate of Per Capita Income and Manufacturing Output in Process of Economic Development in Nepal, Contributions to Nepalese Studies, 38(1): 55-74.

v  Adhikari, C. B. (2011). The Economic, Social, and Ethnographic Study of the Hill Brahmins in Nepal. Report Submitted to National Planning Commission, Kathmandu, Nepal.

v  Adhikari, C. B. (2011). Poverty, Efficiency and Human Rights Issues in Nepal. Report Submitted to Human Rights Organisation of Nepal (HURON), Anamnagar, Kathmandu.

v  Adhikari, C. B. (2011). Socio-economic and Ethnographic Study of the Brahmins and Chhetris in Nepal. HURON, 15: 63-74.

v  Adhikari, C. B. (2010). Reform as an Effective Approach to Alleviate Rural Poverty and Inequality in Nepal. Nepalese Journal of Development and Rural Studies, 7 (2): 9-33.

v  Adhikari, C. B. (2009). Poverty Linkages to Productive Efficiency and Access to Land: Illustration from Nepal. Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing.

v  Adhikari, C. B. and Bjørndal, T. (2009). Can Land Reform be an Effective Approach to Alleviate Poverty and Inequality in Nepal? Institute for Research in Economics and Business Administration (SNF), Bergen, Norway.

v  Adhikari, C. B. and Bjørndal, T. (2009). Measuring the Extent of Technical Inefficiency in Nepalese Agriculture using SDF and DEA Models. Institute for Research in Economics and Business Administration (SNF), Bergen, Norway.

v  Adhikari, C. B. and Chatfield, P. (2008). The Role of Land Reform in Reducing Poverty Across Nepal. Paper Presented at the Third Annual Himalayan Policy Research Conference Nepal Study Centre, Wisconsin, Madison, USA.

v  Adhikari, C. B. (1999). Needs for Development. Bibek, 4, 118-120.

v  Adhikari, C. B. (1997). Economic Planning and its Objectives, Luna Bi-monthly, 15, 9-19.

v  Adhikari, C. B. (1996). Objectives, Policies and Characteristics of Budget. Luna Bi-monthly, 13,6-19.

 v  Adhikari, C. B. (1995). Economic Development and Indicators. Luna Bi-monthly, 11,108-121.