Impact of Remittances on the Nepalese Economy: Opportunities and Challenges

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  • Laxmi Sharma Department of Rural Development, Padmakanya Multiple Campus, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/rdj.v4i1.64026

Keywords:

remittance, migration, poverty reduction, sustainable growth, household income

Abstract

This study focuses on the role of remittances in the Nepalese economy drawing on data from the different secondary data. It analyzes the influence on household income, poverty alleviation, and overall economic development. The research then presents regression analysis between remittance and HDI and finds a high correlation. While finding remittance to be critical to Nepal's improving quality of life, the study also highlights challenges associated with remittances, including brain drain and over reliance. The article advocates for a strategic approach to continue maximizing their positive impact on the national economic landscape.

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Published

2024-03-22

How to Cite

Sharma, L. (2024). Impact of Remittances on the Nepalese Economy: Opportunities and Challenges. Rural Development Journal, 4(1), 37–57. https://doi.org/10.3126/rdj.v4i1.64026

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