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Pradeep Panthi, Research Associate

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Pradeep Panthi, Research Associate

Pradeep Panthi

Pradeep Panthi joined the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) as a Research Associate in August 2021.

He holds a PhD in international development from the Graduate School of International Development at Nagoya University, where he also worked as a teaching assistant. He holds a master's degree (distinction division) and a bachelor's degree, both in business studies, from Tribhuvan University.

His other previous work experiences include serving as a lecturer at Kist College of Management, a deputy manager at Batas Organization, and a supervisor and branch manager for Global IME Bank Ltd. in Nepal.

His research interests include international finance, economic development, macroeconomics, financial economics, and econometrics. His current research focuses on economic development through trade, investment, and finance; development through institutions and policy management; and the dynamics of international capital flows.

Exchange Rate Pass-through in Emerging Asia and Exposure to External Shocks

With J. Beirne and N. Renzhi. Economic Analysis and Policy, forthcoming.

Forum of International Development Studies, 51(2): 1–23, 2021.

Central banks in emerging Asia have helped to bolster the resilience of their economies to external shocks, but the exchange rate channel remains a key transmission mechanism of disturbances.

With P. Panthi, Asia Bond Monitor March 2023, Box 4, pp.12-14, Manila: Asian Development Bank.

A tightening United States monetary policy cycle in 2022 in the face of severe inflationary pressures has led to a broad-based appreciation of the US dollar.

25 November 2022 Institutional Quality as a Shock Absorber for Asian Capital Flows in Crisis Times - Asia Bond Monitor November 2022, Box 2

High levels of institutional quality help to enhance the resilience of capital flows and economic output to financial shocks.

Asia has made substantial progress on economic development over the past 3 decades, with the quality of institutions playing an important role.