Ramesh Paudel obtained his PhD in Economics from The Australian National University, Canberra and Master by Research in Economics from the University of Wollongong.
His research interests relate to development economics, international trade, trade and financial reforms, landlockedness, energy and economic growth in South Asia, foreign direct investment in the Sub-Saharan African (SSA) region, and remittance flow into South Asia.
Current research projects deal with the reform’s impact on economic development, international trade patterns of landlocked countries, and determinants of FDI in the SSA, trade facilitation in South Asia, structural transformation of Nepal, and economic policy of Nepal.
Economic Growth, Development Economics, International Trade, Financial and Trade Reforms, Landlocked Economies, FDI in African Region, Energy Economics, Remittance flows and migration, Applied Economics-Time-series and panel data analysis, structural transformation, economic policies.
Recently published papers
Kalirajan, Kaliappa and Paudel, Ramesh C. (2015), “India’s Trade Deficit with China: Will Free Trade Agreement (FTA) work for India”,Global Economy Journal, 15(4), 485-505.
Paudel, Ramesh C. and Burke, Paul J.,” (2015), Exchange Rate Policy and Export Performance in a Landlocked Developing Country: The Case of Nepal”,Journal of Asian Economics, 38(2015), 55-63.
Paudel, Ramesh C. (2014), “Economic Growth in Developing Countries: Is Landlockedness Destiny? ”,Economic Papers: A journal of applied economics and policy, 33(4), 339-361.