Ram C. Acharya, Ph.D.

Ram AcharyaRam C. Acharya, Ph.D.: CFFN Executive Member (2006 – 2009), Research Chair (2007 – 2009)

Dr Acharya is a research economist at the Strategic Investment Analysis branch of Industry Canada, Government of Canada, and an Executive Member of the Canada Forum for Nepal. He completed his M.A. (Economics) degree from Tribhuvan University, and M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Economics from University of Ottawa, Canada. Prior to coming to Canada, he worked at Nepal Rastra Bank, Tribhuwan University, and Ministry of Finance in Nepal as an economist. He has carried out significant research studies pertaining to Canada’s economic policies and writes extensively on economic costs and benefits of education and research. A significant part of his research work is published in referred journals and conference proceedings. His research interests also include the economic impact studies of education and research