Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2003
M.A., University of Michigan, 2000
B. Sc., Tribhuvan University, 1986
Dr. Ghimire, is research investigator at Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan and Director of the Institute for Social and Environmental Research, Chitwan Nepal. He studies the relationship among social context, social change, family organization, marriage arrangement, and first birth timing in Nepal. His research also includes the inter relationship between population and environmental dynamics. He is a PI on the Developmental Idealism and Family and Population Dynamics in Nepal research project.
Dirgha Ghimire’s Research Profile at the Population Studies Center
Program in Society, Population, and Environment (SPE)
Thornton, Arland, Georgina Binstock, Dirgha J. Ghimire, Colter Mitchell, Mansoor Moaddel, Yu Xie, Li-Shou Yang, Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi, et al. 2012. "Knowledge and Beliefs about National Development and Developmental Hierarchies: the Viewpoints of Ordinary People in Thirteen Countries." Social Science Research, 41(5): 1053-1068.
Thornton, Arland, Alexandra Achen Killewald, Jennifer S. Barber, Georgina Binstock, Dirgha J. Ghimire, Ronald F. Inglehart, Rukmalie Jayakody, Yang Jiang, et al. 2010. "Creating Questions and Protocols for an International Study of Ideas About Development and Family Life." In Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional and Multicultural Conexts edited by Janet A. Harkness, Michael Braun, Brad Edwards, Timothy P. Johnson, Lars Lyberg, Peter Ph. Mohler, Beth-Ellen Pennell, Tom W. Smith. John Wiley & Sons, Inc..