Prof. Dr. R.K. Shah teaches economics at the Central Department of Economics. Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal. Shah also teaches Economics for MA and M.Phil. levels. Shah also supervises MA, M.Phil. theses and Ph.D. dissertations.
Prof. Shah writes in the areas of public economics and fiscal policy, Value Added Tax (VAT), Micro-finance as well as demography. He has published about 2 dozen.books, some of which are textbooks for certificate level, undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Prof. Shah has also published various articles in his field of study and research in many peer-reviewed national and international journals.
Prof. Shah has earned membership to several economic forums and organizations. He is the Life Member of Indian Economic Association (IEA), Indian Labor Economics and Economic Association of Bihar and Jharkhand (EABJ), Economic Association of UP and Uttarakhand (UPUEA) and Nepal Economic Association of Nepal (NEA). Prof. Shah has received the prestigious Nepal Vidhyabhusan ‘Ka’ twice from the Head of the State of Nepal.
Microfinance In Nepal – R.K. Shah