The Berlin International Economics Congress

An Interdisciplinary Analysis of the Roles of Global Politics & Civil Society in International Economics

(Berlin; February 4th - 7th, 2010)

Professor Dipak R. Pant

Professor of Economics, Head of the Interdisciplinary Unit for Sustainable Economy at Carlo Cattaneo University

Professor Dr. Dipak R. Pant is an academic of Nepali origin who lives and works in Italy. He is an economist, an anthropologist, a consultant and an explorer who is considered a leading expert on sustainable economic development. He has advised countless NGOs and spoken at many conferences around the world on economic and social development planning.

Professor Dr. Dipak R. Pant is a an economist, anthropologist and explorer. Originally from Nepal, he has lived in Italy  for the last 15 years where he lectures in Italy at the  Carlo Cattaneo University in Castellanza, where he is Professor of Economics and he is the founder of the Interdisciplinary Unit for Sustainable Economy at the same University. He has taught classes on Culture, South Asia, and has also advised many businesses and NGOS on environmental sustainability. Additionally, he has lectured on human security issues at Western European, Chinese and American scientific institutions.

He is regarded as the pioneer of 'Extreme Lands Program' which conducts ethnographic field surveys, economic studies and collaborative economic and social development planning in the most marginal and difficult terrains of the world. He is also considered “Italy’s leading speaker on sustainable economic development”.