Dr. Dil Bahadur Rahut

Country of current residence

Japan

Current position

Senior Research Fellow

Current institute employer

Asian Development Bank

Since

2021

Website current institute

www.adbi.org

Previous positions

- 2013 - 2020 Program Manager (Socio Economics) CIMMYT, Mexico
-September 2011-2013: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, South Asian University -September 2011-Till date: Editor, Journal of Research & Development -June 2008- August 2011: Chief, Research, Planning & Monitoring Department -Project Director, Company Secretary, Compliance Officer Credit Card, Bank of Bhutan -Chief Executive Officer, (June 2009-Bank of Bhutan Securities Limited -Board of Director, Royal Securities Exchange of Bhutan (RSEB), Thimphu BHUTAN -Consultant, Asian Development Bank -COnsultant, Danida - ICRIER, New Delhi, India; Sr. Researcher & Japan Chair - WorldFish Centre, Cambodia, Research Fellow (Economics & Rural Livelihood) -Jr. Researcher, ZEF, Bonn, Germany -Research and Statistics Officer, Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan

Awards

GRETha Development Award 2013

Professional memberships

Indian Econometric Society

Profession

Economist

Specialisation

Applied Economics

Degrees / expertise

Educational Qualification:

1. Ph.D. (Applied Economics), Center for Development Research, University of Bonn, Germany

2. Masters in International Political Economy, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba Science City, Japan. (2001-2003)

3. Masters in Policy Management, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba Science City, Japan. (2001-2003)

4. Masters in Business Administration (Financial Management), L.N. Mishra Institute of Eco. Dev & Social Change, Patna India (1994-1996)

5. Bachelors of Science, Scottish Church College, Calcutta University, Calcutta, India (1991-1993) Other

Other Training:

1. Introduction to Corporate Social Responsibility Duration: Four Weeks Institute: INWENT, The World Bank Institute

2. Facets of International Banking Duration: Three days Institute: Citibank, Calcutta, India

3. Use of Consultancies services Duration: Three days Organized by the Asian Development Bank & Ministry of Finance of Bhutan at Thimphu Bhutan.

4. Introduction to Corporate Social Responsibility Duration: Four Weeks Institute: INWENT, The World Bank Institute

5. Balance of Payment Statistics Duration: Six weeks Institute: IMF Institute, Washington D.C, USA

6. Monetary Theory & Monetary Policy Duration: Three weeks Institute: Studienzentrum, Gerzensee (Foundation of Swiss National Bank) Gerzensee, Switzerland

7. Diploma in Computer Programming & P.C Application Duration: One Year; simultaneously with B.Sc. (Part-time) Institute: Computer Point, Calcutta

 

Professional experience

Countries of Work

Bhutan, India, USA, Switzerland, Japan, Germany, Cambodia, Lao, Thailand, Vietnam Experience:

Position: Chief; Research, Planning and Monitoring Division Organization: Bank of Bhutan Address: Phuentsholing BHUTAN

Position: Sr. Fellow & Japan Chair Organization: ICRIER Address: New Delhi India Employment Record:

Position: Research Fellow (Economics & Rural Livelihood) Organization: WorldFish Centre Address: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Position: Jr. Research Fellow Organization: ZEF Bonn, Center for Development Research Address: Bonn University Walter-Flex-Str. 3 D-53113, Bonn, Germany www.zef.de 2. From 2001 to 2003

Position: Masters Student under World Bank Scholarship

From 1997-2001 Position: Research & Statistics Officer Organization: Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan (Central Bank) Address: Thimphu Bhutan

2014

Ali A., Erenstein O., and Rahut D.B..  2014.  Impact of direct rice-sowing technology on rice producers’ earnings: empirical evidence from Pakistan.  Development Studies Research, 1 (1)   : 244-254   . (Open Access)  
Ali, A, O Erenstein, and Rahut D.B. 2014.  2014.  Gender contribution in production of high value crops: empirical evidence from Pakistan.  Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 24 (3)   : 936-944   .
Micevska Scharf M., and Rahut D. B..  2014.  Nonfarm Employment and Rural Welfare: Evidence from the Himalayas.  American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 96 (4)   : 1183-1197   .
Rahut, D. B., Ali. A., Menale K., Paswel P M.,and Chudamani B..  2014.  Rural Livelihood Diversification Strategies in Nepal.  Poverty & Public Policy, 6 (3)   : 259-281   .
Rahut, D. B., Behera B., and Ali A.  2014.  Household access to water and choice of treatment methods: Empirical evidence from Bhutan.  Water Resources and Rural Development, 5   : 1-16   .
Rahut, D. B., Das S., De Groote H., and Behera B.  2014.  Determinants of household energy use in Bhutan.  Energy, 69   : 661-672   .

2012

Dil Bahadur Rahut.  2012.  In Search of Prosperity: Analyzing the External Trade Policy of Bhutan.  Bhutan Journal of Research and Development. , 1 (1)   .
Rahut, B.D. and M. Micevska Scharf.  2012.  Nonfarm Employment and Income in Rural Cambodia.  Asia-Pacific Economic Literature, 26 (2)   : 54-57   .
Rahut, D.B. and M. Micevska Scharf.  2012.  Livelihood Diversification Strategies: Evidences from Himalayas.  Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 56 (4)   : 558-582   .
Rahut, D.B., I. Velasquez Castellanos and P. Sahoo.  2012.  Performance Financial Institution in Bhutan.  Asia-Pacific Development Journal, 19 (1)   : 97-138   . Further Information
Velaasquez Castellanos I. and D. B. Rahut.  2012.  Household Welfare, extreme and chronic poverty between indigenous groups of Bolivia.  Journal of Poverty and Policy , 4 (2)   : 1-28   . Further Information

2011

Dil Bahadur Rahut.  2011.  Role of Regional Trade and Rural Development for Food Security in Bhutan.  In: Surabhi Mittal and Depti Sethi (eds.): Policy Option to Achieve Food Security in South Asia. Foundation Books ISBN : 9788175968097,.   Page 182-205.  Further Information

2010

Dil Bahadur Rahut, Ivan Velaasquez Castellanos and Pravakar Sahoo.  2010.  Commercialization of Agriculture in Himalayas.  Further Information

2008

Micevska. M. and Rahut D. B..  2008.  Rural Non-Farm Employment and Income in Eastern Himalayas, Economic Development and Cultural Change.  57   : 163–193   . Further Information
Rahut. D.B..  2008.  Rural Non-Farm Sector: Employment and Investment Opportunities ,.  In: Edited by Mukherejee. A and Mittal. S (eds.): Food and Agriculture. Cambridge Press, India.  

2007

Rahut D. B., Hap Navy.  2007.  Poverty Impact Assessment in TSSLP Communes, Cambodia; Technical Report. Asian Development Bank TA 4197 CAM.. 
Rahut D. B., Hap Navy and B D Ratner.  2007.  Enabling Alternative Livelihoods for Aquatic Resource Dependent Communities of the Tonle Sap, Summary Research Note, Asian Development Bank TA 4669-CAM. 
Rahut. D.B..  2007.  Dutch Disease and Possible Alternatives Available.  Economic and Political Weekly (EPW), 42   : 22   .

2006

Rahut D. B.  2006.  Rural Non-farm Employment in the Lower Himalayas of Eastern India- A Micro-econometric Analysis.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Rahut, D.  2006.  Rural Non-Farm Employment in Lower Himalayan Region of North Eastern India (A Micro-economic Analysis).  Thesis at  ZEF. 
Rahut. D.B..  2006.  Determinants of poverty in Nepal: a study of disadvantaged people..  In: Anil Bhuimali (eds.): Globalisation and Human Rights. Serials Publication.   172 p. 

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
and Downloads

Rahut_Dil_brief_cv.pdf [PDF | 237.41KB]

Research themes
  • Renewable energy
Research countries
  • India
Additional information

dilbhutan@gmail.com

Professional experience

Countries of Work

Bhutan, India, USA, Switzerland, Japan, Germany, Cambodia, Lao, Thailand, Vietnam Experience:

Position: Chief; Research, Planning and Monitoring Division Organization: Bank of Bhutan Address: Phuentsholing BHUTAN

Position: Sr. Fellow & Japan Chair Organization: ICRIER Address: New Delhi India Employment Record:

Position: Research Fellow (Economics & Rural Livelihood) Organization: WorldFish Centre Address: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Position: Jr. Research Fellow Organization: ZEF Bonn, Center for Development Research Address: Bonn University Walter-Flex-Str. 3 D-53113, Bonn, Germany www.zef.de 2. From 2001 to 2003

Position: Masters Student under World Bank Scholarship

From 1997-2001 Position: Research & Statistics Officer Organization: Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan (Central Bank) Address: Thimphu Bhutan

Degrees

Educational Qualification:

1. Ph.D. (Applied Economics), Center for Development Research, University of Bonn, Germany

2. Masters in International Political Economy, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba Science City, Japan. (2001-2003)

3. Masters in Policy Management, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba Science City, Japan. (2001-2003)

4. Masters in Business Administration (Financial Management), L.N. Mishra Institute of Eco. Dev & Social Change, Patna India (1994-1996)

5. Bachelors of Science, Scottish Church College, Calcutta University, Calcutta, India (1991-1993) Other

Other Training:

1. Introduction to Corporate Social Responsibility Duration: Four Weeks Institute: INWENT, The World Bank Institute

2. Facets of International Banking Duration: Three days Institute: Citibank, Calcutta, India

3. Use of Consultancies services Duration: Three days Organized by the Asian Development Bank & Ministry of Finance of Bhutan at Thimphu Bhutan.

4. Introduction to Corporate Social Responsibility Duration: Four Weeks Institute: INWENT, The World Bank Institute

5. Balance of Payment Statistics Duration: Six weeks Institute: IMF Institute, Washington D.C, USA

6. Monetary Theory & Monetary Policy Duration: Three weeks Institute: Studienzentrum, Gerzensee (Foundation of Swiss National Bank) Gerzensee, Switzerland

7. Diploma in Computer Programming & P.C Application Duration: One Year; simultaneously with B.Sc. (Part-time) Institute: Computer Point, Calcutta

 

Doctoral research funded by

BMZ via DAAD & GTZ

Dil Bahadur Rahut

Former Junior Researcher

Former Department :
ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change

Office E-Mail:
drahut(at)adbi.org