Keshav Raj Panthee is a PhD Scholar and a Research Director of Academy of Innovation for Economic Development Nepal. He has completed Masters in Economics in 2006 from Central Department of Economics, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. He has contributed his student and youth life of more than 10 years as a volunteer social worker for the motivation of youth of different parts of Nepal.

His expertise includes gender analysis, software based data analysis (MS-Excel, SPSS, STATA, E-views), life skill training, trade, growth and development. Recently he is enhancing knowledge on energy and climate based issues. His areas of interest mainly include macroeconomic issues. He has also attended national and international seminars on various subjects and published journal as well as newsletter articles.

Currently he is working as Lecturer of Economics at Koteshwor Multiple Campus, Kathmandu. He is also a M.Phil. scholar at Central Department of Economics, Tribhuvan University.