Journal of Bhutan Studies Volume 22, Summer 2010

1. Stock Market Finance and Gross National Happiness: An Institutional Fit? Evidence from Bhutan by Bruce Hearn & Michael Givel This paper studies the institutional fit and the appropriateness of neoclassical stock market institutions within the context of Buddhist informal institutions in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. This is particularly timely given the considerable media interest in … Read moreJournal of Bhutan Studies Volume 22, Summer 2010

Journal of Bhutan Studies Volume 21, Winter 2009

1. A Brief Account of Namkhai Nyinpo and his reincarnations by Sangay Wangdi The present Namkhai Nyingpo po, the 7th reincarnation Jigme Thinley Namgyal was born in eastern Bhutan in 1966 at Tongshong to Tshering Gyaltshen and Sherabmo, the wisdom Dakini. At the time of his birth, many wonderful signs appeared. The rainbow appeared over the … Read moreJournal of Bhutan Studies Volume 21, Winter 2009

Journal of Bhutan Studies Volume 20, Summer 2009

Introduction In this special edition of Journal of Bhutan Studies, we are publishing some selected papers presented at the first national story telling conference held from 21 to 23 June 2009 at the Centre for Bhutan Studies, Thimphu. Originally planned to be a small gathering of foreign and Bhutanese folklorists and storytellers, the scope of … Read moreJournal of Bhutan Studies Volume 20, Summer 2009