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Swarnim Wagle: An Economist and Politician’s Biography

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Born in 1975 AD, 2031 B.S., in Bungkot, Gorkha Nepal. Dr. Swarnim Wagle is an economist, public policy analyst, and politician in Nepal. As of now, Swarnim is almost 49 years old.

Swarnim Wagle Bio

Name Dr. Swarnim Wagle
Age & DOB 49 years, 1975AD, 2031B.S.,
Height 5 feet 8 inches
Place of Birth Bungkot, Gorkha Nepal
Horoscope Libra
Profession Economist, Public Policy Analyst, Politician
Wife Ms. Shachi Wagle
Children Avas Wagle (Son)
Net Worth $1 to $5 million Approx


Swarnim Wagle was married to Shachi Wagle in 2008. There is no more information about his father, mother, or other family members. He has a son named Avas Wagle.

swarnim wagle family


Swarnim Wagle was Board 2nd in the SLC examination of 2046. He was a very sharp boy for his age. He did his schooling at Budhanilkantha School in Kathmandu. Also, he completed his high school education there.

After his high school graduation, Swarnim decided to enroll in economics for further study. His decision was very risky at that time, as people with good marks would choose either medicine or engineering.

He was very different from other students, so he chose economics. His pertinacity was to build the nation by helping the government in the economic sector.

Dr. Swarnim Wagle did his three years of bachelor’s in economics at the London School of Economics. He earned his master’s degree from Harvard University in the USA. He then obtained his Ph.D. from Australia.

Swarnim Wagle Career

Dr. Swarnim Wagle worked for UN agencies and the World Bank for almost 20 years. He was also the co-leader of the Post-Disaster Need Assessment (PDNA).

He has been actively involved in economic research and policy formulation in Nepal and has contributed to various national and international organizations.

Swarnim Wagle served as a member of the National Planning Commission of Nepal from 2014 to 2018. During his tenure, he played a key role in shaping Nepal’s development policies and strategies.

He was instrumental in the formulation of the 14th National Development Plan, which aimed to guide Nepal’s development efforts for the period 2016-2021.

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Photo: Swarnim Wagle Facebook

Wagle has also been associated with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He served as an economist at the IMF from 2009 to 2014, where he worked on macroeconomic policy issues and provided advice to member countries.

His experience at the IMF allowed him to gain valuable insights into global economic trends and policies.

In addition to his professional roles, Swarnim Wagle has been actively involved in research and academia. He has published numerous articles and research papers on various economic and development topics.

Wagle is known for his expertise in areas such as fiscal policy, monetary policy, poverty reduction, and sustainable development.

Swarnim Wagle’s contributions to economics, policy analysis, and development planning have been widely recognized.

He has received several awards and accolades for his work, including the Mahendra Bidya Bhusan Class “A” Medal, one of the highest honors given by the Government of Nepal for academic excellence.

Political Career

Swarnim Wagle has been an active member of the Nepali Congress for decades. He had his own dream of making Nepal an economically prosperous country. But the Nepali Congress didn’t provide him with enough space to exaggerate his talent and expertise in this country.

He then joined the Rastriya Swotantra Party (RSP) in March 2023 to participate in a by-election in Tanahun-1. Surprisingly, Swarning Wagle won the election and is a current MP in Nepal.

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Photo: Swarnim Wagle Facebook

Obviously, his voice in parliament will make all Nepalese proud, especially the people of Tanahun-1.

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