[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1510120428671{margin-top: -30px !important;margin-bottom: 20px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Sonam Choiden, Senior Lecturer” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”988″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”right” style=”vc_box_outline” border_color=”white”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][td_block_text_with_title custom_title=”Faculty/Department” header_color=”#a34725″ header_text_color=”#ffffff”]

 Department of Finance & Business

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  1. PhD in Economics with specialization in Happiness Economics from QUT Business School, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia
  2. MMS (Economics) from Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
  3. PGDip Economics (honors) from Waikato University, Hamilton, NZ
  4. PGCE from Samtse College of Education, Bhutan
  5. B.A Economics (honors) from Sherubtse College, Kanglung (Delhi University, India).

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  1. Economics
  2. Economics of Happiness and GNH
  3. Economics of Public Issues
  4. Development Economics
  5. Environmental Economics
  6. Statistics
  7. Data Analysis and Decision Making
  8. Qualitative/Quantitative Research Methods
  9. Concepts and measurements of GNH

[/td_block_text_with_title][td_block_text_with_title custom_title=”Teaching Experience” header_color=”#a34725″ header_text_color=”#ffffff”]Since 1998[/td_block_text_with_title][td_block_text_with_title custom_title=”Awards” header_color=”#a34725″ header_text_color=”#ffffff”]Bhutan

  • Royal Civil Service Bronze Medal for 10 or more years service to the King, the Country and the People

Australia Awards:

  • Royal Civil Service Bronze Medal for 10 or more years service to the King, the Country and the People
  • Australian Leadership Award (2011)
  • Endeavour Postgraduate Award (2011)

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  • PhD Thesis (2016): The Economics of Happiness: Insights into the Gross National Happiness in Bhutan, QUT ePrints.
  • Choiden, S. (2010). Management of community Forestry in Bhutan, Thimphu, Bhutan:Kuensel Publications.
  • Choiden, S. (2009). Fragile Mountain ecosystem: The Spine of Bhutan, RIM Newsletter, issue (6).
  • Choiden, S. et al (2007). Applicability of the programs offered at Sherubtse. college, Bhutan Journal of Research and Development(BJRD), ….(1).
  • Choiden, S. (2006). Middlemen as experts-A review, SherubDoenme: The Research Journal of Sherubtse College, 6(1).

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  1. GNH Measures
  2. Policy Analysis
  3. Wellbeing at workplace
  4. Business Environment
  5. Corporate Governance
  6. Efficiency and productivity of firms/businesses/agencies

[/td_block_text_with_title][td_block_text_with_title custom_title=”Contact Details” header_color=”#a34725″ header_text_color=”#ffffff”]eMail : sonam_choiden@rim.edu.bt

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