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KEYNOTE AND PLENARY TALK
Kailash Hall, ICIMOD
15 March 2023
Mani Nepal & Manashree Newa
Organisers: South Asian Economics Students’ Meet (SAESM), Nepal Economic Association, and SANDEE
SANDEE-ICIMOD is hosting the South Asian Economics Students Meet (SAESM) on 15 March 2023 at the ICIMOD headquarters. This event is part of the 18th SAESM, a prestigious academic event where undergraduate economics students from different universities across South Asia come together for knowledge sharing and learning.
Our Director General, Pema Gyamtsho, will deliver the keynote address followed by a plenary talk from Mani Nepal, Lead Economist and Programme Coordinator, SANDEE. This will be followed by a panel discussion and the budding economist final round.
The first SAESM was conducted in 2004 in New Delhi. The 18th edition is being hosted by the Central Department of Economics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, Nepal Economic Association, and SANDEE from 12–17 March 2023 in Kathmandu. The theme for the conference is ‘Towards Resilient South Asian Economies’. Over 130 economics students and their mentors will attend the conference and present their papers under 10 sub-themes. This event provides an opportunity for students to develop and present academic papers on various issues of regional importance, network, and learn from each other.
Tea and coffee
*Rapporteur: Mona Sharma, Communications Officer, ICIMOD