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"Selected Essays on Nepali Economy"

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This special edition volume is an effort to build a greater understanding of Nepali economy. Issues covered in this volume are helpful to frame a forward-looking vision of Nepal's prospects. The wide span and electicism of topics reflects both the versatility of development challenges in a low-income country and the complex, interwoven linkages across sectors.

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Soaring Food Prices in Nepal: Causes and Consequences

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In order to make appropriate policy decisions, we need to understand the causes of the current price spike, the implications for prices and price volatility in the future, and the impact of food price inflation on households. This policy paper intends to enhance understanding of food price inflation by reviewing the price trends of selected food commodities, examining underlying causes of food price rises as well as discussing policy options for the government’s consideration.