ECONOMIC GROWTH, TRADE, & DEVELOPMENT POLICY
Nepal is one of the top performers in human development index (HDI), thanks to the progress in health and education. Since 1980 Nepal has made the greatest strides in improving human development.
Check out this cool representation of the top improvers in HDI between 1970 and 2005. The full paper with fantastic representations of HDI (and its components) ranking by Cesar Hidalgo is here.