Ashesh Shrestha

Ashesh is a researcher at Samriddhi Foundation, an economic policy think tank based in Kathmandu. He has authored several research papers and written dozens of newspaper articles based on the findings of his research. Currently, his work focuses on analyzing the effect of private ownership of property on intergenerational mobility in Nepal. He is particularly involved in designing econometric tools for capturing the causal effect of private ownership of property on intergenerational socio-economic mobility. He holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from Tribhuvan University. Additionally, he has also obtained an MA Economics (STEM designated) from The University of Texas at Austin where he was a Fulbright scholar.