Effect on Migration and Economy Due to COVID- 19 in Nepal

7 Pages Posted: 11 Jan 2021

Date Written: October 22, 2020


The overall purpose of the article is to analyze the effects of COVID-19 on the economy and future migration aspects of Nepal. The article discusses how push factors induce migration. The paper also presents the negative effects of pandemic on country’s economy and migration. Finally, in order to mitigate the negative effects of pandemic, the government needs to bring people centred innovative plans to address the effects of COVID-19 on economy otherwise there remains a high chance of emigration from Nepal in the future.

Keywords: COVID-19, economy, push and pull factors, migration

Suggested Citation

Niroula, Ghanashyam, Effect on Migration and Economy Due to COVID- 19 in Nepal (October 22, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3759134 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3759134

Ghanashyam Niroula (Contact Author)

Kathmandu University ( email )

School of Education
Lalitpur, AK 44600

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