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Dadhi Adhikari

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PhD Candidate

ECON 1006E
Curriculum vitae


Dadhi Adhikari is a sixth year graduate student. Before joining the department of economics at UNM, he did his master’s degree in development and resource economics from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway. He also holds an M.A. from the Tribhuvan University, Nepal. Besides having long experience of teaching at the Tribhuvan University, he holds substantial research experience in various issues facing Nepal. At the University of New Mexico, Dadhi is doing his dissertation in the area of climate change and water resources.

Teaching Interests

  • Microeconomics
  • Econometrics
  • Mathematics for Economics
  • Natural Resource Economics
  • Environmental Economics

Research Areas

  • Climate Change Impact
  • Water and Forest Resources
  • Non-Market Valuation
  • System Dynamics Modeling
  • Input-Output Analysis and CGE Modeling
  • South Asian Economic Issues. Especially poverty and use of water resources for mutual benefit.

Selected Publications

Adhikari, D., Thacher, J.A., Chermak, J.M., and Berrens, R.P. (2016). Linking Forest to Faucets in a Distant Municipal Area: Public Support for Forest Restoration and Water Security in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Water Economics and Policy, 2(3), 1650019:1-1650019:34.

Blume-Kohout, M. E., and Adhikari, D. (2016). Training the scientific workforce: Does funding mechanism matter? Research Policy45(6), 1291-1303.

Bridge, B. A., Adhikari, D., and M. Fontenla. (2016). Household-level Effects of Electricity on Income. Energy Economics. DOI: 10.1016/j.eneco.2016.06.008.

Bridge, B. A., Adhikari, D., and Fontenla, M. (2016). Electricity, income, and quality of life. The Social Science Journal, 53(1), 33-39.