Private hydropower developers’ take on Benefit Sharing

On March 24, 2016 Samriddhi Foundation hosted an ‘Econ-ity’ discussion on the cost imposed on private developers of hydropower project

About Dhruba Bhandari

Dhruba Bhandari is Research Fellow at Samriddhi, The Prosperity Foundation. He joined the Foundation in July 2015. He completed PhD in Development Economics from Oklahoma State University (USA) in 2013. Prior to Joining Foundation, he worked as Research Associate at Oklahoma State University.

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Another empty promise!

Image source: writingserviceye.dynu.net With load shedding up to sixteen hours a day, it is indeed an energy crisis in Nepal. Government of

About Dhruba Bhandari

Dhruba Bhandari is Research Fellow at Samriddhi, The Prosperity Foundation. He joined the Foundation in July 2015. He completed PhD in Development Economics from Oklahoma State University (USA) in 2013. Prior to Joining Foundation, he worked as Research Associate at Oklahoma State University.

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Regulatory challenges in hydropower development in Nepal

  Image Source: www.proofpoint.com Out of 40,000 MW of economically feasible hydropower potential in Nepal only about 791 MW is currently

About Dhruba Bhandari

Dhruba Bhandari is Research Fellow at Samriddhi, The Prosperity Foundation. He joined the Foundation in July 2015. He completed PhD in Development Economics from Oklahoma State University (USA) in 2013. Prior to Joining Foundation, he worked as Research Associate at Oklahoma State University.

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The flaw of government enterprise: The case of Chameliya Hydropower Project

Image source: raymondpronk.wordpress.com   Supporters of government enterprises claim that the government “can” price its services and allocate its resources efficiently.

About Dhruba Bhandari

Dhruba Bhandari is Research Fellow at Samriddhi, The Prosperity Foundation. He joined the Foundation in July 2015. He completed PhD in Development Economics from Oklahoma State University (USA) in 2013. Prior to Joining Foundation, he worked as Research Associate at Oklahoma State University.

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Rise of government as paternal authority

As soon as someone hears of something that has happened or is happening that s/he doesn’t like, s/he goes, “The

About Dhruba Bhandari

Dhruba Bhandari is Research Fellow at Samriddhi, The Prosperity Foundation. He joined the Foundation in July 2015. He completed PhD in Development Economics from Oklahoma State University (USA) in 2013. Prior to Joining Foundation, he worked as Research Associate at Oklahoma State University.

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Where is the trust in the market?

It is somewhat consolation to us all, that the constitution was eventually ratified and a long political process came to

About Dhruba Bhandari

Dhruba Bhandari is Research Fellow at Samriddhi, The Prosperity Foundation. He joined the Foundation in July 2015. He completed PhD in Development Economics from Oklahoma State University (USA) in 2013. Prior to Joining Foundation, he worked as Research Associate at Oklahoma State University.

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