- Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics. Washington State University (Expected May 2015)
- M.S. in Statistics. Washington State University (Expected August 2015)
- M.S. in Aquaculture and Fisheries. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (2011)
- M.Sc.Ag. in Agricultural Economics. Tribhuvan University, Nepal (2007)
- B.Sc. in Agriculture. Tribhuvan University, Nepal (2005)
- Agricultural Economics
- International Development
- Applied Econometrics
- Sapkota, P. and U. Bastola. On the Relationship between the Business Cycles and College Enrollments in the U.S.: a Time-Series Approach. Economics and Business Letters (Forthcoming).
- Bastola, U. and C.R. Engle (2012). Economically Important Production Relationships in Channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) Foodfish Production. Reviews in Aquaculture, 4:94-107.
- Bastola, U, C.R. Engle, A. Haukenes, and D. Freeman (2012). The Costs and Effects of Holding Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus in Multiple-batch over the Winter. Journal of Applied Aquaculture, 24:283-298.
- K. Singh, M.M. Dey, A. Laowapong, and U. Bastola. Price Transmission in Thai Aquaculture Product Markets: An Analysis along Value Chain and across Species. Aquaculture Economics and Management (Forthcoming).
- U. Bastola, M.M. Dey, and A. Laowapong. Price Transmission Relationships in Tuna Value Chain in Thailand. (Non-refereed). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy.
Manuscripts under Review:
- Mathematical Models of Channel Catfish Production (with C.R. Engle, M.M. Dey, and L. Xie). Revised and Resubmitted.
- Trade and Economic Growth in a Least Developed Economy: Evidence from Nepal (with Pratikshya Sapkota). Submitted.
- Relationships among Energy Consumption, Pollution Emissions, and Economic Growth in Nepal (with Pratikshya Sapkota). Submitted.
Selected Works in Progress:
- Trade Impact of Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak (with Thomas Marsh).
- Economic Impacts of Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak on Agro-pastoral Households in Tanzania (with Thomas Marsh).
- Total Factor Productivity in South Asian Agriculture: Estimation, Decomposition, and Convergence.
- TEACHING ASSISTANT: EconS 452 (Advanced Business Management Economics), WSU (Fall 2013).
Scholarship and Awards:
- Graduate and Professional Students Association Travel Grant, Washington State University, 2014.
- Student and Early Career Professional Travel Grant by Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, 2014.
- Future Leaders Forum Students Scholarship by Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD) to attend 2013 Future Leaders Forum and 49th Annual Conference of AIARD, June 2-5, 2013, Washington, D.C.
- United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (UN/FAO) Bursary to attend the North American Association of Fisheries Economists Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, May, 2011.
- M.S. Thesis Research Grant by Swiss Agency for International Development (HELVETAS)/Coffee Promotion Project, Kathmandu, Nepal, 2006.
- American Economic Association
- Agricultural and Applied Economic Association
- Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development
- SENATOR, Graduate and Professional Students Association, WSU, Pullman (2014 Spring – Present).
- TREASURER, Nepalese Student Association, WSU, Pullman (2013).
- TREASURER, International Student Association, UAPB, Pine Bluff, AR (2010).
- INTERNATIONAL LIAISON OFFICER, Graduate Student Association, UAPB, Pine Bluff, AR (2010).
- STATA, EViews, SAS, SPSS, GAUSS, MATLAB, R
- English (fluent)
- Nepali (native)
- Hindi (fluent)
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