Bhutan

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Working Paper
Apr 01, 2014

After a policy-engineered slowdown in 2012, which saw GDP growth decline to 4.8 percent, the lowest since 2008, Bhutan's economy is expected to rebound to 6.5 percent this year, supported by hydropower ...

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...

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