Raghu Bir Bista

RAGHU BIR BISTA
PERSONAL DETAILS
Address: Chapagaon Village -3, Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Nepal
Postal Address: G.P.O No: 9137, Kathmandu, Nepal

Contact No: Nepal: +977-1- 5526394 (Off.) 5570451 (Res.) 9841 227590 (Mobile) ;

E-mail: bista3@hotmail.com; bistanepal@gmail.com
Date of Birth: 17 Nov. 1972
Nationality: Nepali

PRESENT STATUS: Lecturer, Department of Economics, Tribhuvan University (from 1999 to till date)
: PhD scholar in Economics in Tribhuvan University, Nepal
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
• Skills of Excel, SPSS and E-views;

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
• 2008-10-M.Phil in Economics, Jadavpur University, India
• 1996-M.A. Economics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
• 1994- B.SC. Math and Statistics, Patan Multiple Campus, Nepal
• 1991- I.SC. Physical Group, Patan Multiple Campus, Nepal
EMPLOYMENT RECORD
• 2004- Lecturer, Department of Economics, Patan Multiple Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
• 1999- Assistant Lecturer, Department of Economics, Patan Multiple Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Researcher /Consultancy Service

• The Assessment of Policy Impact on the Poverty and Employment for DFID/ National Planning Commission, 1 June, 1999 to 1 Aug 1999
• Assessment Study of Production Credit for Rural Women Program (PCRW) in Laliptur for Center for Integrated Development Studies 1 March 1999 to 1 Sept 1999

• The Impact of Globalization on the Tourism Industry and Poverty Alleviation In Nepal” for ACTION AID NEPAL 1 Sept 1998 to 15 Jan 1999

• Impact Study on Foreign Direct Investment on poverty and inequality in Nepal for Action Aid Nepal in 12 March 2003- 12 Jan 2004

• A Study on Indo-Nepal and Nepal-China Trade in WTO eras for CIDS & ROYAL ECONOMIC SOCIETY, UK (15 April 2004-30 Sept 2004)

• The Feasibility study on Skill development training and micro-credit need to Gender Based Violence (GBV) survivors in five project districts for Family Planning Association Nepal -CIDS January-February 2006

• Research Assistant, in Poverty Monitoring Unit/GTZ German International Organization (19 August 2002 to 12 May 2003)
• Conducting Thematic Study on Forestry, vegetable seeds, and vegetables, Improved Stove etc.; Reporting “ Poverty Colloquium Series (III, IV, V, VI)”
• Assisting in report writing to the expert; Involving field study of the Impact Assessment Study of Economic Promotion of Rural Development Program/ GTZ in Lamjung, Bhojpur, and Sankhuwasabha ; Report writing “ Relevancy of Economic Promotion to the Target Group for poverty reduction”

Book Publication

Economics of Nepal published by New Hira Books in 2011

Global role of Nepalese Forest published by Lambert Publication, Germany in 2010

Economics of Nepal: observation, experience and discussion published by CIDS in 2008

Foreign Direct Investment in Nepal, a reference book based on empirical studies published by Center for Integrated Development Studies Nepal and funded by Action Aid Nepal, Sid Clouston Research, USA and Royal Economic Society, UK
The book was well reviewed in Nepal and was reviewed by Peer Economic Journal, Singapore Economic Review, Singapore in 2006
The book, Foreign Direct Investment in Nepal is nominated in the Colleague Award 2007 of International Convention of Asian Scholars, Malaysia. Its rank was 14th.
Peer Reviewed Paper Publication

International Publication
• Low Carbon Economy and Developing countries: A Case of Nepalese Forest in the book, Advanced Analytics for Green and Sustainable Economic Development (ed.) published by IGI Global, 2011, USA

• Contract forest: Is it alternative to Community Forest, in the book, Environmental Security and Sustainable Development in South Asia published by New Delhi, Global Vision Publishing House, 2011.
• Aiming higher - the need for cogeneration in Nepal published in Cogeneration & On-Site Power, Vol 8 Issue 4, UK: Penn Well Corp and World Alliance Decentralized Energy (WADE), July 2007. www.cospp.com
• Urban Development in Nepal published in the book, Urban Development Debates in the New Millennium edited by K.R. Gupta and PrasenjitMaiti published by Atlantic publishers and distributors, New Delhi, 2006
Nepal
• Foreign Direct Investment in Nepal: Regression analysis in aspect of GDP growth and export, published in Economic Journal of Development Issues, edited and published by Department of Economics and Population, Patan Multiple Campus, Tribhuvan University, 2005
• Direction and Effectiveness of Trade Policy Reform: A Case Study of Indo-Nepal Trade Development , published in Economic Journal of Development Issues, Department of Economics and Population, Patan Multiple Campus, Tribhuvan University, 2005
• Wage Inequality in FDI Industries: Gini coefficient Analysis (A Case Study of Nepal)published in Economic Journal, Central Department of Economics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, 2005, No.109
• Assessment of Production Credit for Rural Women Program: A case study of Chapagaon VDC, published in Economic Journal edited by Department of Economics, Patan Multiple Campus, Kathmandu, Nepal 2001.

TRAININGS
• 2012-Writeup training in climate change in Kathmandu organized by Teri, India and University of Sussex

• 2011- APN Training Program in Technological Innovation, Green Economy and Climate change, in China
• 2007- A Training Course in Fundamental of Microeconomics for Environmental Economics from SANDEE, Institute of Policy Studies and World Bank Institute (WBI).

• 2004- Post Graduate Course on Critical Perspectives on the New Local politics of Democratization in LDCS from University of Oslo, Norway;

• 2004- A Basic Course on Environmental & Natural Resource Economics from SANDEE, Institute of Policy Studies and World Bank Institute (WBI);

• 2004- International Training on Renewable Energy in Local, National and Global Context from IRADe and Ministry of Renewable Energy, the Government of India

• 2004- Policy Research and Proposal Writing Training from SANDEE, Institute of Policy Studies and World Bank Institute (WBI).