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Faculty / Associate Professors / Bidhan Acharya

Title: Mr.
Name: Bidhan Acharya
Designation: Associate Professor
Address: Pratibimba, Satdobato (North-East), Lalitpur-15, Nepal.
Tel: (977-01) 536 953.
Email: bidhan@wlink.com.np, bidhan.acharya@gmail.com

Academic degree:
  - PhD Candidate 2007- . (TU)
  - PGD in Population and Development, 1994, ISS, The Hague, The Netherlands
  - MA in Population Studies, Tribhuvan University, 1992

Additional Academic Trainings:
  - International Training in Demographic Aspects of Population Ageing and Its Implications for Socio-Economic Development, Policies and Plan, November 2005, INIA, UN, Malta
  - Summer Course in Survey Research Techniques (Specialization in Questionnaire Design), 1997, ISR, University of Michigan, USA

Major Publications:
  - Role of Male in Improving Women's Reproductive Health (Mahilako prajanan swastha sudharma purushko bhumika), a book in Nepali published by Family Planning Association of Nepal, 2003.
  - "A Review of Trafficking Problems with Reference to Nepal", in Bal Kumar KC (ed.), Population and Development in Nepal, Vol. 10, 2002.
  - "Fertility Differentials in Nepal: An Analysis of Some Selected Variables of BDC Survey Data", in KC, Bal Kumar (ed.) Population and Development in Nepal, Vol.7, 2000.
  - "Contraception in Nepal: Prospects and Challenges", in Bal Kumar KC (ed.), Population and Development in Nepal, 1999.
  - Determinants of Age at Marriage and Fertility: A Study of Some Selected Villages of Kathmandu, in Bal Kumar KC (ed.), Nepal Population Journal, July 1996.
  - "Family Planning: Concepts and Issues", in Bal Kumar KC (ed.), Population and Development in Nepal, June 1996.

Research Work:
  - Male Involvement in Reproductive Health, 2003, CReHPA
  - Reproductive Health Survey, Kathmandu: UNFPA, EU and Aama Milan Kendra, 2000.
  - A Study on the Influence of Selected Macroeconomic Variables on Fertility and Mortality in Nepal, UNPIN, Kathmandu September-November 1998.

Areas of Interest:
  Fertility, Caste/Ethnicity and Research Methodology

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