Country Office Contacts

Bhutan Development Bank Limited Bldg.
Norzam Lam
Thimphu, Bhutan
Resident Representative
& Sr. Country Economist
Genevieve Boyreau

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 244
Thimphu, Bhutan

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Bhutan Research


Working Paper
Mar 24, 2014

Growth slowed to 4.6 percent in 2012 as steps to curb a potential credit bubble combined with sluggish growth in agriculture and a delay in the construction of the Punasantgchhu I hydropower project to dampen...

Policy Note
Kotikula AphichokeOct 06, 2013

Bhutan has undergone a major socio-economic transformation over the past few decades. Today, as a middle-income country guided by the unique development philosophy of Gross National Happiness, it continues to...

Working Paper
Sep 12, 2013

Bhutan's growth remains strong, at an average annual rate of over 8 percent. The recent slowing of the Indian economy and the Indian rupee's sharp depreciation are having a negative, albeit still limited, impact...

Policy Research Working Paper
Timilsina Govinda R., Acharya Kumud, Gautam Mahesh R.Jun 01, 2013

This paper reviews the literature on the potential biophysical and economic impacts of climate change in the Himalayas. Existing observations indicate that the temperature is rising at a higher rate in Nepal and...

Apr 23, 2013

To regain the strong growth it had before the global crisis, South Asia will have to manage a combination of persistent external economic headwinds and increasing regional macroeconomic and structural ...

Representative to Bhutan

Apr 11, 2014: This Week in #SouthAsiaDev

Liana Pistell

Apr 10, 2014

Apr 4, 2014: This Week in #SouthAsiaDev

Liana Pistell

Apr 03, 2014

What if you and I were born on the same day?

Luis Andres

Apr 02, 2014

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