Manisha Pradhananga
Economist, Economic Research and Development Impact Department, Asian Development Bank

Manisha Pradhananga joined ADB in 2018. Prior to ADB, she was assistant professor of economics at Knox College, USA where she taught courses in macroeconomics, international trade, and economic development. Between 2011 and 2013, she worked at the ADB Institute, Japan as a research associate. She obtained her PhD in Economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and her bachelor’s degree from Mount Holyoke College, USA.


Promoting domestic tourism is essential to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic’s COVID-19 recovery.