[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Kencho, Associate Lecturer” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”12998″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”right” style=”vc_box_outline” border_color=”white”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][td_block_text_with_title custom_title=”Faculty/Department” header_color=”#a34725″]

 Department of Finance & Business

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  1. Masters in Economics (MEcon), Graduate School of Development Economics (GSDE), NIDA University, Thailand (2018)
  2. Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE), Samtse College of Education, Bhutan (2011)
  3. Bachelor in Economics with Environmental Science, Sherubtse College, Bhutan (2010)

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  1. Managerial Economics for MBA
  2. Economics and Markets
  3. Macroeconomics for Governance
  4. Bhutanese Economy
  5. Taxation in Bhutan

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  • Since 2012

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  1. Distinction medal for master’s degree, Graduate School of Development Economics (GSDE), NIDA University, Thailand, 13th September 2018.
  2. 175th IIER Excellent Paper Award, International Institute of Engineers and Researchers, 22nd July 2018.
  3. 13th RICA conference recipient, College of Economics, Ritsumeikan University, Noji-Higashi, Kusatsu, Kyoto, Japan, 11th October 2018.
  4. Three certificates of Excellent performance in Economics, Graduate School of Development Economics (GSDE), Dean, NIDA University.
  5. Recognition from RCSC for achieving the distinction of Grade Point Average (GPA) during master’s degree, on 8th November 2018.

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  1. The Returns to Education in Bhutan: Employing a Pseudo-Panel Approach. Thesis published, Graduate School of Development Economics (GSDE), NIDA University, Thailand.
  2. Private Returns to Education: A study on Bhutan. Published in International Journal of Management and Applied Science (IJMAS), ISSN:2394-7926, Vol – 4, Issue – 9, September 2018.
  3. Comparative Analysis of Health care demand and Financial Systems of India and Bhutan. Conference on ‘Investment in Human Capital’, published in the conference proceeding, Loyola College of Economics, Chennai, India.
  4. 7th International Conference on Advancement of Development Administration (ICADA), Abstract published in ICADA proceedings, SSIS, Bangkok, Thailand, 2nd June 2018.
  5. New Economics Textbooks for classes IX, X, & XI, Author, Royal Education Council (REC), Bhutan.
  6. Impact Analysis of Education in Emergency (EIE): A case of Bumthang dzongkhag. Dzongkhag Education Sector, Bumthang, 30th November 2020.

Selected Experience

  1. Public Debt and Debt Management in Bhutan: competency-based training for Accounts Assistants.
  2. Financial Forecasting Process and Methods: competency-based training for Finance Officers.
  3. Macroenvironment and Gewog economy: competency-based training for newly elected local leaders.
  4. Research supervisor for RCSC-selected Administrative Service (AS) category participants.
  5. Coordinator for Foundational In-service Training (FIT) phase II, Finance Service category.
  6. Unit convenor for MBA, PGDFM, FIT I & II, GDA, DFM, and CIA.

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  1. Economic development policy
  2. Education
  3. Monetary and Fiscal policy
  4. Market behavior and microfinance

[/td_block_text_with_title][td_block_text_with_title custom_title=”Contact Details” header_color=”#a34725″]Email address: kencho@rim.edu.bt

Telephone No: 02-351013 (207)[/td_block_text_with_title][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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