Let’s bust 5 biggest myths about cryptocurrency

In the last few years, cryptocurrencies have grown in popularity. The crypto market is believed to be profitable but is no less than a roller-coaster ride. Indeed, many cryptocurrencies have already evaporated with the recent crash in prices. But the ingenious technology underpinning cryptos will transform the nature of money and finance. With so much … Read more

Don’t play politics with Covid death numbers, lets learn from them

Across the world, there is a desperate attempt to measure the cost of the Covid-19 pandemic, and one such measure is the excess deaths. In countries where robust infrastructure exists to register every death promptly, reliable and verifiable estimates of excess deaths are publicly available. However, in many countries with inadequate birth and death registration … Read more

Let’s not compare Nepal and Sri Lanka

The recent political and economic crisis in Sri Lanka has prompted people to compare Nepal’s economic environment to that of Sri Lanka. But the nature and extent of problems in the respective countries are different. Though a few indicators look similar for both countries, Nepal’s growth rate this fiscal year has significantly improved from earlier … Read more