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IMPACTS OF REMITTANCE ON HOUSEHOLD EXPENDITURES IN NEPAL

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Public

Growing trend of migration and remittance from foreign employment is an important part of Nepalese economy.
This growing trend of migration has benefitted Nepal in form of remittance but if this remittance is not used in productive
uses, it can create dependency on them. Thus in this context, this study examines the effect of international remittances on
share of household expenditure. We examine different components of household expenditure using OLS regression, nearest

Nepal Infrastructure 2030: Investment and Financing Needs

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Public

This report is a joint publication of the Institute for Integrated Development Studies (IIDS) and the Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI). The major objectives of the report are to estimate infrastructure investment needs and gaps, build a strong case for the increased role of the private sector for infrastructure development in Nepal, and recommend policy and institutional reforms.

MAXIMIZING THE DEVELOPMENT IMPACT OF MIGRATION IN NEPAL: Comprehensive Market Study

Project Status
Completed
Project Start Year
2017

This report presents selected data generated from migrant workers’ and households’ surveys carried out within the project Research and Policy Dialogue Initiative on Migration and Remittances in Nepal, implemented by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Mission in Nepal in collaboration with Institute for Integrated Development Studies (IIDS), and financed by IOM Development Fund. The project aims to assist the Government of Nepal in developing evidence-based policies to harness effectively the link between migration and development.

Nepal Infrastructure 2030: Financing and Investment Needs

Project Category
Shared Growth
Project Status
Ongoing
Project Start Year
2017

The Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) and Institute for Integrated Development Studies (IIDS) at Kathmandu University in collaboration with the Government of Nepal have jointly initiated a research on the topic Identifying Infrastructure Needs in Nepal. The research aims to assess the infrastructure needs and gaps of the
country specifically on the four major areas: Energy, Transportation, Urban Development, Water and Sanitation.

The study is expected to provide valuable insights into the infrastructure requirements of the country to the policy makers. An inception workshop for the research was conducted on July 14, 2017.

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