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Research interests

I am an economist and my recent research interests are in superannuation, pension , climate change and modern slavery.

My industry experience includes five years of consulting for the World Bank. As a part of the Social Protection Unit at the Bank, I worked closely with the government and participated in public policy debates. In addition, I also worked as a researcher at the International Monetary Fund exploring international capital movements and foreign aid,

I worked as a Primary-Investigator in multiple large-scale studies in areas of education, health, agriculture and labour force. I have been involved in several experimental and non-experimental projects exploring early childhood education, behavior and pattern of tobacco use among adult smokers, adoption of new agricultural technology ect. 

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 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

1 Sept 200228 Feb 2007

Award Date: 28 Feb 2007

Economics, MA

1 Sept 200130 Aug 2002

Award Date: 31 Aug 2002

External positions

Associate Professor, University of Dhaka

10 Dec 2013 → …

Consultant, World Bank (Vietnam)

1 Jan 201230 Jun 2017

Assistant Professor, University of Dhaka

17 Aug 20079 Dec 2013

Research area keywords

  • Pension and superannuation
  • Carbon Markets
  • Modern Slavery
  • Digital Assets
  • Development Economics
  • International Economics

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