Dr. Alok Bohara
Professor of Economics

University of New Mexico

Short Biography

Alok Bohara, Ph. D., is a Full Professor of Economics and founding director of the Nepal Study Center (NSC) at the University of New Mexico (UNM).

Detailed Biography

Alok Bohara, Ph. D., is a Full Professor of Economics and founding director of the Nepal Study Center (NSC) at the University of New Mexico (UNM). He was born in Tansen, Palpa. A recipient of a gold medal and a Chancellor's Padak (medal) for his Master’s degree in Statistics, Dr. Bohara taught at Tribhuvan University, Nepal for three years. He received his Master's and Ph.D. from the University of Colorado (CU-Boulder) in economics (1986) with an honor of distinction. After spending a year at CU as a visitor, he joined UNM in 1987. He is also a senior research fellow at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico.