Mani Nepal

Programme Coordinator SANDEE

Mani Nepal is SANDEE Program Coordinator and Lead Economist at ICIMOD. He manages SANDEE’s research activities, co-ordinates trainings, provides technical supports to the SANDEE researchers, and works as the technical editor of SANDEE working paper series. His research interest is in applied economics including non-market valuation of environmental goods and services, household energy, climate change, survey design, impact evaluation of programs and policies, and development issues such as poverty, inequality and conflict. He is an adjunct professor at Agriculture and Forestry University. Earlier, he worked as associate professor at Tribhuvan University, assistant professor at the University of New Mexico, visiting faculty at Kathmandu University, and held senior economist position at the Department of Finance and Administration, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. He has a MS degree in Policy Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and doctoral degree from the University of New Mexico in Environment and Development Economics, and Applied Econometrics.