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The Importance of ‘Where’ in Revitalization Strategies for Nepal — Part 3

09.29.2020 | Articles | Paul Lundberg, Indra Sharan KC
SUMMARY This is the third of a four-part series emphasizing open access to place-based digital data as the basis for post-COVID revitalization efforts in Nepal. Part 1 introduced the need for greater efforts to foster open data sharing. Part 2 recognized the potential for access to open digital data...

COVID-19 and Tourism in Nepal: Opportunities for New Pathways

09.25.2020 | Articles | Posh Raj Pandey
INTRODUCTION Flip through any important official or political document, whether the Constitution of Nepal, the election manifestos of political parties or a development plan of the government, tourism seems a magic wand for socio-economic transformation and development in Nepal. As the country is bl...

Economic Reforms for Economic Prosperity: There is no Alternative to Speedy Reform

09.23.2020 | Articles | Sujeev Shakya
SUMMARY The post-pandemic recovery will require large sums of investment that will not be met through interventions from development partners. Nepal will have to open itself to foreign investments by competing with other countries to attract investments and technology to push growth along with craft...

Russian Economic Footprint in Ukraine

09.18.2020 | Case Studies
Download the Report Here   On September 14, CIPE Partner, the Centre for Economic Strategy, launched a report on Russian Economic Footprint in Ukraine with the webinar, “Russian Investments bypass Sanctions in Ukraine: How to stop them.” Eric Hontz, CIPE Deputy Regional Director, gave...

Thailand: Jump- Starting Economy After Keeping COVID-19 At Bay

09.17.2020 | Articles | Phisanu Phromchanya
INTRODUCTION Thailand has emerged as a success story in containing the COVID-19 outbreak, but the country still faces tremendous pressure on several fronts. A major effort will be required to pull Southeast Asia’s second largest economy back from the abyss. This paper will examine in general terms...

Due Process during COVID-19 in Sri Lanka

09.16.2020 | Articles | Nishana M Weerasooriya, Ahalya Lelwala
INTRODUCTION On 11 March 2020, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). In Sri Lanka, the first diagnosis of COVID-19 was reported on 27 January 2020. Indication of the spread of the virus was visible from 11 March 2020, after the second patie...

COVID-19 and Remittance Flows in Nepal: Potential Turning Point for Development

09.04.2020 | Articles | Posh Raj Pandey
The Nepali economy shows an atypical structural change over the past one and half decades – the movement of labor out of agriculture was not triggered by new jobs in industries or in high skilled professional services, but by foreign employment opportunities. The remittances sent by such migra...

Against the Norm? Populism and the Coronavirus in Pakistan

09.02.2020 | Articles | Dr. S Akbar Zaidi
In the last decade, the pandemic of populism, both of the left and the right, has spread far and wide across continents, across different types of countries of varying levels of ‘development’. From Venezuela and Brazil in South America, to Mexico and the USA in North America, right across South ...
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