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Dr Shahriar earned his Bachelor degree with Honours in Economics from the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh and completed his Masters in Development Economics from Williams College under the auspices of a Fulbright Fellowship. He earned his PhD from Purdue University. He conducts empirical and experimental research on microfinance, financial inclusion, entrepreneurship, and crowdfunding. His research has appeared in the Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance. Journal of Business Venturing, and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice  among others. Dr Shahriar has held teaching positions at BRAC University in Bangladesh.

Monash teaching commitment

Teaching Commitment

BEX6013 Issues in Financial Institutions (Ph D)

BFF5130 Case Studies and Research in Banking and Finance (Masters)

BFX4080 Issues in Banking (Honours)

BFF 3331 International Banking and Finance (Bachelor)

BFF 2401 Commercial Banking and Finance (Bachelor)

BFF 3170 Management of Financial Intermediaries (Bachelor)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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