Established in January 1995, the Population and Ecology Research Laboratory (PERL) is a social science research and training venture for Nepalese and U.S. students and scholars studying social and environmental science.

Recent Publications

Allendorf, Keera and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2013. "Determinants of Marital Quality in an Arranged Marriage Society." Social Science Research. 42(1):59-70. PMCID: PMC3711098.

Ghimire, Dirgha J. and William G. Axinn. 2013. “Marital Processes, Arranged Marriage, and Contraception to Limit FertilityDemography 50:1663-1686. PMCID: PMC3786027.

Jennings, Elyse A., William Axinn, and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2012. "The Effect of Parents' Attitudes on Sons' Marriage Timing." American Sociological Review. 77:923-945. PMCID: PMC3590910.