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Economic Crisis With and Without Lockdown

World economy has already been hit by recession owing to the corona virus crisis. Various estimates show that a deeper recession is looming large. Much of the reason behind the recession is accredited to draconian measures such as complete lockdown opted by the governments around the world to contain the contagion. Nevertheless, reckoning that the recession could have been completely avoided if these measures were not placed would be a biased analysis. But, if not for the lockdown, severity of the recession would not be the same.

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Ashesh Shrestha

About Ashesh Shrestha

Ashesh Shrestha is an independent researcher. He has an Economics background and is interested in Monetary economics and Public finance.

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Tourism Industry : So much to do, so little data

The tourism industry has come to an absolute halt since the beginning of the nationwide lockdown on March 24, and with every single day that it is extended, the industry loses millions of rupees. From the local guides to the large enterprises, everyone is tasting the bitterness of the sector’s vegetative state while discussions regarding the hows, whats and whens of reviving it are on the rise. 

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Anushruti Adhikari

About Anushruti Adhikari

Anushruti is a Research Intern at Samriddhi Foundation. She is a Graduate Student of Bachelors in Business Administration- Specialization in Banking and Insurance. She is interested in Economics, Policy Research and Analysis

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Lives Versus Lives

After eight weeks of compliance to a government mandated blanket lockdown, the country is onto yet another extension. 

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Ankshita Chaudhary

About Ankshita Chaudhary

Ankshita is working as the Research and Communications Officer. She is a Bachelors in Business Administration graduate from Kathmandu University. She regularly writes articles and blogs to promote alternative outlooks on contemporary political-economic debates in Nepal. She reserves interest in the area of federalism, entrepreneurship and economic development; and aspires to create institutional and policy reforms that promote evidence-based policy making in their practices.

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The Start-up Culture Post-Lockdown

Today, we can’t help but imagine the landslide of problems that are beginning to hit the start-ups as we speak. The start-up culture in Nepal has been providing a number of individuals an opportunity to test their ideas on a small scale, with non-traditional but innovative, risky but exciting short term business models, and has proven to be vibrant because of the involvement of young entrepreneurs and innovative enthusiasts, specifically in the IT sector or in the case of IT-friendly business strategies.

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Anushruti Adhikari

About Anushruti Adhikari

Anushruti is a Research Intern at Samriddhi Foundation. She is a Graduate Student of Bachelors in Business Administration- Specialization in Banking and Insurance. She is interested in Economics, Policy Research and Analysis

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