Journal of Development Innovations

The Journal of Development Innovations (JDI) is a double blind peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to promote innovative and creative ideas in the field of economic development and growth. The journal accepts articles from any field that relates to economic development and growth, spanning, for example, from environment and climate change to science and engineering. The journal is published online twice in a year by KarmaQuest International.

The KarmaQuest International conducts research in its Innovation Lab whereas it applies the innovative ideas on the ground through its Impact Lab. Journal of Development Innovations is published under its Innovation Lab. Authors are requested to submit their innovative contributions so we can impact the world together in a positive way.


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Published Articles

 

Vol. 3, No. 2 (2019)

 

R&D, FDI, and Innovation: Examination of the Patent Applications in the OECD Countries
   Shankar Ghimire, Nawaraj Sharma Paudel
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Trace Element Concentrations in Arsenic (As) Contaminated Drinking Water in Nepal Reflect Sediment Surface-Ground Water Interactions
   Barbara Muller
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Religious Beliefs, Practices, and Living Conditions among Tharu Ethnic Groups in Nepal
   Ganga KC
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Threats and Conservation of Red Panda in Nepal and their Socio-economic Impacts in the Local Community
   Mahendra Bhattarai
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 Vol. 3, No. 1 (2019)

An Economic Perspective on the Challenges of Global Warming
   Albert Berry
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Infrastructural and Institutional Development in Sustainable Irrigation Management
   Ganga KC
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Climate Change and Global Warming: A Case Study from Puwa Watershed, Ilam District, Eastern Nepal
   Mahendra Bhattarai, Lochan Prasad Devkota, Gyan Kumar Chhipi  Shrestha
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Vol. 2, No. 2 (2018)

Impact of Serum Electrolyte Changes in Children with Acute Diarrhea: Identifying the Risk Factors on Children's Health Outcomes and Its Impact in Society
   Sarita KC, Sujeeta Bhandari, Babita Khanal
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Strengthening the Role of Inter-Organizational Relationships (IORs) to Improve Rural Women's Access on Microcredit: The Case Study of Nepal Women Community Service Center in Dang, Nepal 
   Bhagirath Yogi
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The Role of Saving and Credit Co-operatives in Rural Women Empowerment in Dang, Nepal
   Bhup KC, Anita KC
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Vol. 2, No. 1 (2018)

Imitate or Innovate? FDI, Technology, and Income Levels in Middle Income Countries
   Shankar Ghimire, Kul Kapri, Md Rajib-Ur Rahman
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India’s 1970s-1990s Step-wise Growth Acceleration: Causes and Impacts
   Albert Berry
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Access to credit markets and informality
   Kaushal Basnet
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Vol. 1, No. 2 (2017)

Do Humanitarian Interventions Help Humanity? An Economic Analysis of the Responsibility to Protect’ Norm in Intrastate Conflicts
   Vincent Auger, Yang-Ming Chang, Shane Sanders 
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Impact of Irrigation Management Practices on Land and Its Productivity in Addressing Hunger and Poverty
   Birendra KC, Bart Schultz, Krishna Prasad           
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Indigenous Peoples and Right to Natural Resources: An Assessment of Changing Paradigms of Forest Tenure Rights in Nepal
   Hari Prasad Bhattarai
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Do Female Education and Ownership of Asset Matter for Poverty Reduction in Nepal?
   Madhav Prasad Dahal
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Another Geological Disaster besides Earthquakes in Nepal: The Challenge of Eliminating Arsenic from Contaminated Groundwater in the Lowlands of the Country
   Barbara Mueller
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Vol. 1, No. 1 (2017)

To Formalize or Not to Formalize: Asking the Right Questions

   Albert Berry
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Effect of Credit Cooperatives in Employment Generation: Evidence from Rural Nepal
   Shankar Ghimire, Nicholas Sexton, Taylor Rigatti
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Climate Change Impact on Glacier Retreat and Local Community in the Langtang Valley, Central Nepal
   Santa Man Rai, Bishal Nath Upreti, Subodh Dhakal, Tara Nidhi Bhattarai,
   Basanta Raj Adhikari, Samjwal Ratna Bajracharya, Masaru Yoshida
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Economic Liberalization in Nepal: Evaluating the Changes in Economic Structure, Employment and Productivity
   Prakash Kumar Shrestha
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Alleviating Poverty through Job Creation: Quantity Equation of Money May Come into Play
   Bamadev Paudel
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The Impact of Remittances on Economic Development in Nepal
   Dambar Prasad Uprety
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