neftalk

neftalk is a discussion series which aims at addressing the gap on pertinent economic development issues.

June 10, 2011

Douglas Brooks discusses the implications of Asia’s growing middle class for global rebalancing, and economic development and poverty reduction in the region. 

March 10, 2011

Much has been said about the problems with tourism in this country, but is there a way we can look at the silver lining in the dark clouds to fully unleash Nepal's potential? 

December 01, 2010

Nepal continues to find itself in a difficult post-conflict transition and nation-building process, and faces the simultaneous challenges of developing state institutions, supporting economic development and balancing individual and group rights in a way that fosters a sense of common Nepali citizenship. Rhetoric must now be transformed into implementation as the country drafts a constitution and develops a political and economic framework for a New Nepal. 

October 06, 2010

Private Sector and Development Organizations have been working together in Nepal for quite a while. However, to date, little has been achieved and the full potential of collaboration between private sector and development organizations is yet to be realized. A more structured approach to collaboration is needed to maximize benefits, develop ways forward and address the problems faced by the economy. 

June 22, 2010

Mergers and Acquisitions are slowly becoming buzzwords in the Nepali business-o-sphere. This neftalk addresses the many questions that remain in people's mind. Is it good for companies to merge or acquire, or be acquired? Do mergers and acquisitions actually enhance shareholder value? What are the tax implications in Nepal? Are there laws relating to that? Is it just a financial deal or are there softer issues involved? Mergers and Acquisitions are slowly becoming buzzwords in the Nepali business-o-sphere. This neftalk addresses the many questions that remain in people's mind. Is it good for companies to merge or acquire, or be acquired? Do mergers and acquisitions actually enhance shareholder value? What are the tax implications in Nepal? Are there laws relating to that? Is it just a financial deal or are there softer issues involved? 

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