The impact of political instability on economic and social sustainability: the case of Nepal

Paudyal, Ratna and Abraham, Anne (2010) The impact of political instability on economic and social sustainability: the case of Nepal. In: Accounting Pioneers, Mentors and Explorers , 9-10 Dec 2010, Sydney, Australia.

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Purpose: This research paper, describes the number of different economic programs introduced in Nepal between
1990‐2010.The study focus on how those programs are affected from political instability and corruption to
ensure social and economic sustainability in the life of poor people.
Design/methodology/approach: This research is based on a document analysis (Journal articles, Web page, Reports of various institutions) A conclusion is derives via qualitative data analysis from subjective approach.
Findings: The results showed that the program which was introduced by Outsiders (Other than government
organisation) is effective to bring social and economic sustainability in the life of a poor people. However,
the programs introduced by the government were failed to achieve their goal because of political meddling.
Research limitations/implications: The research was conducted via secondary data analysis (document analysis) therefore, it is recommended that the future research can be carried via primary data.
Practical implications: The research will provide valuable guidelines to the Nepalese government and other government of developing countries, which are suffering from political crisis to implement their plan and policies effectively.
Social implications: This research is very help for the Nepalese societies to understand the role of the Nepalese government to address social and economic problem. In addition, it will help them to evaluate the efficiency of political government.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2011 01:41
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:51
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nepal; economic sustainability; government planning
Fields of Research : 14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140202 Economic Development and Growth
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1502 Banking, Finance and Investment > 150205 Investment and Risk Management
16 Studies in Human Society > 1606 Political Science > 160606 Government and Politics of Asia and the Pacific
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 94 Law, Politics and Community Services > 9499 Other Law, Politics and Community Services > 949999 Law, Politics and Community Services not elsewhere classified

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