Economic Models For Peace, Growth And Poverty Alleviation And Resolution Of Conaict
Poverty and inequality in Nepal has increased substantially in the last two decades. Major reason for this is the failure of the economy to grow because of internal conáict and political instability. As a result of the lack of employment prospects in the country thousands of young people are forced to migrate abroad and economy has lost manpower that could actively contribute to the growth process. Nepalís performance has been dismal compared to neighboring countries in terms of per capita income either in market prices or in PPP terms.
This study has three major objectives:
(b) To Önd a mechanism that can help alleviating poverty in Nepal within a shortest possible time period.
(c) To provide a thorough comparison of successes and failures of poverty reduction strategies in South Asia, and possibly also from other regions.
Literature review: Impact of Political Conáict on Poverty and In- come Inequality
Available documents on poverty from the National Planning Commission of Nepal, Ministry of Finance and Central Bureau of Statistics explaining the poverty situation in Nepal are not up to date. Reports of international agencies such as the World Bank or the Asian Development Bank are helpful but very general and outdated particularly in the current context of conáict. Many macro and micro level studies in India could be relevant but have not been properly…