Dirgha J. Ghimire
Principal Investigator


Prem Bhandari
Senior Research Scientist, Institute for Social and Environmental Research – Nepal
Ph.D. Rural Sociology and Demography, The Pennsylvania State University, 2006
M.S. Rural Development Planning, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, 1993
B.S. Agricultural Economoics, Tribhuvan University, 1986
Research Interests
Dr. Bhandari’s research focuses on the socioeconomic and cultural determinants of population health, migration, and fertility in developing countries, population and environment relationships, sociology of agriculture, rural social change, social research methods.