Department welcomes Prof. Shiva Raj Adhikari, PhD as new head of the department.

CEDECON’s new building is under construction.

The exams have been resumed at the Department following health protocol and guidelines.
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Message from Head of the Department

Welcome to the Central Department of Economics (CEDECON), Faculty
of Humanities and Social Science, at Tribhuvan University (TU).

 CEDECON, established in 1959, is one of the oldest and biggest departments in TU’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Science. CEDECON is a pioneer in offering academic courses, promoting research, and producing high-quality economists for our nation and for the world.

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Established in 1959, Central Department of Economics (CEDECON) is one of the oldest and biggest departments at Tribhuvan University (TU). Primarily a teaching faculty, the Department also undertakes research activities and publication works. With more than 120 students in MA and 35 in MPhil enrolled each semester, CEDECON is well equipped with high-level specialized faculty members recognized for their academic and professional contributions within and outside Nepal.


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Recent Activities


Paper submissions for CAICE-2023 is OPEN now. First Date of Publication: May 01, 2023Theme: Building Institutions for Economic Prosperity The Central Department of Economics at Tribhuvan University, CEDECON-TU, is delighted to announce the CEDECON’s Annual International Conference in Economics (CAICE)-2023. The conference will take place in Kathmandu on September 21st, …

Call for Graduate Student Research Panel at Himalayan Policy Research Consortium (HPRC)

Call for3rd Graduate Student Research Panel We are happy to announce that the Central Department of Economics   (CEDECON) is collaborating with the Himalayan Policy Research Consortium (HPRC) at Nepal Study Center, University of New Mexico to organize a HPRC’s 3rd Graduate Students Research Panel, to be held virtually on July 23rd, …

15th Plan Mid-Term Review

Central Department of Economics has completed an assignment titled “Midterm review of 15th periodic Plan”. This task has been carried out for the National Planning Commission, Government of Nepal. The published report is available here.

Admissions open for the MPhil-PhD program in Economics

Office of Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tribhuvan University invites applications for admission to the MPhil-PhD program in Economics. The eligibility criterion and other details can be found in the attached documents. The key dates are: Applications submission deadline: No later than 2079-05-24 BS Applications submission deadline (with …

Call for application for a Residential workshop in Energy Economics and Policy

October 08-13, 2022, Kathmandu, Nepal Central Department of Economics, Tribhuvan University (CEDECON-TU), Kathmandu, Nepal, in collaboration with the Center for Energy Policy and Economics, Swiss Federal Institute of the Technology (CEPE-ETH), Zurich, Switzerland, is organizing a residential workshop on “A block course on the Introduction in Energy Economics and Policy” …

EJoN invites article

Celebrating 45 years of EJoN publication !! Central Department of Economics, Tribhuvan University is pleased to invite articles for the 2022 issues of The Economic Journal of Nepal (EJoN)- a quarterly publication of the Central Department of Economics. All submissions should be made by June 15, 2022. The submission guideline …

A seminar on SDG, CSR, Philanthropy, and the role of corporations

Central Department of Economics, Tribhuvan University organized a seminar on “SDGs, CSR, Philanthropy, and the role of corporations” on March 28, 2022. The guest speaker for the session was Dr. Henry Peter, Professor at the Faculty of Law and Head of the Geneva Center for Philanthropy of the University of …

Department organized an interaction program

Central Department of Economics (CEDECON) organized an interaction program titled “New Challenges of Nepalese Economy and Their Remedial Measures.”  The interaction program brought academia and high-level policymakers together, comprising the former finance ministers, former vice-chair of the National Planning Commission, economic advisor of the Ministry of Finance, and senior economists. …

Notice to submit Research Proposal

This is to notify the students who appeared in the final examination of the fourth semester (MA in Economics) to submit their research proposal for thesis writing in the prescribed format of the Central Department of Economics (CEDECON), Tribhuvan University. Fellowships are available for thesis writing. Internship opportunities are also …

Call for papers: Journal of Economics Students’ Society

Rules for Manuscripts Submission and General Guidelines Manuscript Submission The manuscript submitted should not have been published or is under consideration for publication elsewhere. The main author should take permission from all the co-authors and other responsible authorities before submission.  ECOSS will not be responsible for any claim made by …

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