M.S. Rural Development Planning, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, 1993
B.S. Agricultural Economics, Tribhuvan University, 1986
Dr. Bhandari's research focuses on the socioeconomic and cultural determinants of population health, migration, and fertility in developing countries, population and environment relationships, sociology of agriculture, rural social change, social research methods.
Bhandari, Prem and Dirgha J. Ghimire. Forthcoming. "Rural Agricultural Change and Fertility Transition in Nepal." Rural Sociology PMCID: PMC Journal - In Process.
Shrestha, Sundar S. and Prem Bhandari. 2007. "Environmental Security and Labor Migration in Nepal." Population and Environment 29(1):25-38.
Bhandari, Prem. 2004. “Relative Deprivation and Migration in an Agricultural Setting of Nepal.” Population and Environment 25(5): 475-499.
Shivakoti, Ganesh P., William G. Axinn, Prem Bhandari, and Netra B. Chhetri. 1999. “The Impact of Community Context on Land Use in an Agricultural Setting.” Population and Environment 20(3):191-213.