Hari Bansh Jha

Hari Bansh Jha is Executive Director of the Centre for Economic and Technical Studies, in Kathmandu, Nepal. He was a visiting scholar at the Indian Council of World Affairs in New Delhi in 2017. He has also been a visiting professor at the Chengdu American Center for Study Abroad, Sichuan University, China, Senior Fellow at Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi; visiting scholar at Institute of Asian Studies, German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA).

Formerly a professor of economics at Nepal's Tribhuvan University, Hari Bansh’s areas of interest include, Nepal-China-India strategic affairs, border issues, conflict and peace, international migration, child labour, human trafficking, among others.