Dr. Dipa Adhikari is currently serving as Executive Director of Institute of Socioeconomic Research and Development (ISRD). Dr. Adhikari is also a Lecturer of Tribhuvan University in NIMS College and Padmakanya Multiple Campus. She has completed M.B.S from Tribhuvan University, Nepal and Ph.D. from Dalian University of Technology, China, in 2015 with specialization in Energy Productivity and Convergence. She completed postdoctoral research work in 2017 from School of Management at Harbin Institute of Technology, China.
She has been awarded with Nepal Bidhya Bhusan “Ka” from the President of Nepal in 2015. Her research interests are energy economics, economic growth, econometric modeling, tourism economics, financial markets, strategic management, productivity growth and convergence.She has published research papers in several journals such as Modern Economy, International Journal of Economics, Finance and Review of Economics and Finance, etc.