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Dinesh Dhakal, Visiting Lecturer  

Office Location: 280 Rubenstein Hall, Durham, NC 27708
Duke Box: 90237
Email Address: dinesh.dhakal@duke.edu

Areas of Expertise

    MPA, Harvard University, 1989
    Post Graduate Diploma, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1986
    Bachelor of Technology, Indian School of Mines, 1982

    Representative Publications   (More Publications)

    1. Dhakal, D. "Options for Finding the Lasting Solution of Bhutanese Refugee Problem."   (May, 2007). Position Paper
    2. Dhakal, D. "Bhutan: Poverty and Development Report 2006."   (April, 2007).
    3. Dhakal, D. "Genesis of the Crisis, Refugee Problem and Possible Solution." Bhutan Nepal Relations  (February, 2006).
    4. Dhakal, D. "Nepal-Bhutan Relations." Nepal Tomorrow: Voices and Visions, Selected Essays on Nepal Koselee Prakashan. (2003).
    5. Dhakal, D; Jenkins, GP. "An Integrated Analysis of Co-generation IPP Power Agreement: The Jindal Tractebel Project in India." World Bank Case Studies Series, 2002, World Bank. (2002).
    6. Dhakal, D. "The Evaluation of Environmentally Sensitive Projects." PIAM Case Study Series, Harvard Institute for International Development, Harvard University. (1996). Twelve cases in total

    Curriculum Vitae


    Deo Narayan Sharma Dhakal is a senior fellow at DCID and has been working in its executive education programs on Project Appraisal and Risk Management and Fiscal Decentralization and Local Government since 2001. Dhakal also works as a BPA consultant in the capacity of senior cost benefit analysis expert and expert trainer for the Economic Policy Office of USAID in Washington, D.C.

    Dhakal has worked for governments, non-governmental organizations, private companies and corporations in individual countries, and for international organizations like the World Bank, USAID, African Development Bank, Islamic Development Bank, Caribbean Development Bank, United Nations Development Program and South African Development Community.  He had taught the Program on Project Investment Appraisal and Management at Harvard Institute for International Development (HIID), and also teaches Economic Appraisal and Stakeholder Analysis for Investment Appraisal overseas for Queen’s University in Canada.  He has been a senior economist at Cambridge Resource International, a private international consulting firm based in Cambridge, Mass.

    Dinesh Dhakal