Mr. Rijal has been working as a Senior Economist at Institute for Integrated Development Studies (IIDS). Before joining IIDS, he was a Research Associate at the Samriddhi Foundation where he co-authored a book on hydropower and contributed towards papers on foreign direct investment, anticompetitive practices, transmission system and trade.
He has also been associated with the United States Institute of Peace and National Economic Concern Society. He enjoys writing on energy and economic issues. He has also worked as an expert in the Nepal Economic Summit and Agriculture and Water Resource Committee of parliament as an invitee member. Mr. Rijal also looks after South Asia Network of Economic Research Institutes (SANEI) as its Manager as its secretariat is relocated at IIDS.
He has participated in Ninth South Asian Economic Summit, Integrating BIMSTEC Conference, BIMSTEC Expo and Energy, Economy and Environment Conference in various countries as a panelist. He has a master degree in Economics.
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