Lost in Transition
What holds Nepal's economy back? And what would it take to unleash its development potential? This book tries to address these issues from the perspective of a Nepali development professional with extensive experience in international development. The author offers a candid critique of what ails Nepal's politics and economy, and how to rebuild the country from the ruins of the prolonged Maoist mayhem and the mega earthquake of 2015. He calls for an end to Nepal's seemingly endless political transition and shifting the nation's focus to economic development and social ... Show more
The book is a valuable gift for Nepal's younger generation, as the author shares his inspiring vision for rebuilding a just and prosperous future.
Former Regional Director, UNIFEM
The author brings an observer's sharp eyes and an analyst's close grasp to subjects desperately in need of close scrutiny.
Prof. Kedar Bhakta Mathema
Former Ambassador, Academic
Everybody interested in contemporary Nepal should read it.
Prof. Chaitanya Mishra
Kul Gautam’s book was like a crash course for a newcomer expat like me.
Country Director, UNDP
Gautam’s book comes as an alternative narrative to the dominant radical narrative on contemporary Nepal.