Prof. Ken Schoolland in Nepal
The bestselling author & economist, Prof. Ken Schoolland visited Nepal and interacted with hundreds of students, journalists and professionals during his 10 days stay. Ken Schoolland is presently an Associate Professor of Economics and Political Science at Hawaii Pacific University. His book The Adventures of Jonathan Gullible has been translated in 47 languages worldwide with more than 67 editions.
Prof. Schoolland discussed his book and how it relates to a under- developed country like Nepal amongst the audiences of his lecture series. During the interaction with college students, he also explained the global financial crisis and its impact. The different colleges that hosted the discussions were: ACE Institute of Management, Apex College, King’s College, National College for Development Studies, Nobel Academy & White House Graduate School of Management in Kathmandu and Janamaitri Multiple Campus in Pokhara. A short animation “The Philosophy of Liberty” which is also the epilogue to his book was screened in the interaction program and was highly received for its simple yet in-depth explanation about Liberty.
Society of Economics Journalists – Nepal also organized a discussion program with Prof. Schoolland with several established economic journalists representing major media houses. During the event, senior journalists and economists shared about the status of Nepalese economy and to which Prof. Schoolland responded with analytical comments. He also answered to queries from the journalists with his opinions and international experiences.
The UK Commentary Edition of The Adventures of Jonathan Gullible is available for free download at
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