Professor of Economics
University of Maryland
Office: Molinaro 272
Phone/Voicemail: (262) 595-2662
Fax: (262) 595-2120
“Household Work, Labor Time and the Schooling of Girls in Rural South Asia”, Journal of Developing Areas, Forthcoming 2012.
“A Collateral Damage of Development Policy: Paharis in the Chittagong Hills" in Mohaimen, N. ed. Between Ashes and Hope: Chittagong Hill Tracts in the Blind Spot of Bangladesh Nationalism. Drishtipat and Manusher Jonno. Dhaka, 2010. 99-102.
Quddus, M., Khan, F., and Ahmed., A. “An Introduction to the Role of NGOS in Bangladesh” in Khan, F., Ahmed, A., and Quddus, M., eds. Recreating the Commons? NGOs in Bangladesh. University Press Limited, Dhaka, 2009. 3-25.
“A Decade of Trade Liberalization: How Has Domestic Industry Fared in Bangladesh?” in Andaleeb, S. A., ed. The Bangladesh Economy: Diagnoses and Prescriptions. University Press Limited, Dhaka. 2008. 37-49.
“A Blueprint for an Augmented Gender Development Index” in Andaleeb, S. and Islam, M. eds. Development Issues of Bangladesh III: Human Development and Quality of Life in Bangladesh. University Press Limited, Dhaka. 2006. 169-194.
“Credit for Self Employment: Analysis with a Computable General Equilibrium Incorporating Household Production in Rural Bangladesh” in Akram, T., Hossain, A. and Khan, F. eds. Economic Analyses of Contemporary Issues in Bangladesh, University Press Limited, Dhaka . 2006. 121-137.
“Non-Government Organizations: Public or Private Sector?”, Journal of Bangladesh Studies, Vol 7. No. 2, 2005. 52-54.
"Gender Violence and Development Discourse in Bangladesh", International Social Science Journal, September 2005, Vol. 57 Issue 184, 219-230.
Steel and Engineering and the Diffusion of Technological Capability". 2003. in Andaleeb, S., Ali, A., and Kuddus, R., eds., Development Issues of Bangladesh, The University Press Limited, Dhaka. 363-382.
“(dis)Locating the Chittagong Hilltracts in the Development of Bangladesh”. 2002. Journal of Bangladesh Studies, Vol 4. No. 1. 37-46
“Multilateral Lending Institutions and Economic Liberalization in India” (with Roby Rajan) in C. Jayachandran, N. Balasubramanian, and S.M. Dastagir, ed. 1998. Managing Economic Liberalization in India: Directions for the 21st Century, India: Macmillan
“A General Equilibrium Application of Learning by Doing: Should Bangladesh Protect its Capital Goods Sector?” in The Bangladesh Development Studies, Spring 1997.
With M. Quddus, Bangladesh Economy in the 21st Century. University Press Limited, Dhaka, 2012.
With Ahmed, A., and M. Quddus, Re-Creating the Commons? NGOs in Bangladesh. University Press Limited, Dhaka. 2009.
With Akram, T., and Hossain, A. Economic Analyses of Contemporary Issues in Bangladesh. University Press Limited, Dhaka. 2006.
“Migration and Gender within Indigenous Communities in Bangladesh” presented at the
International Association for Feminist Economics Annual Meeting, Hangzhou, China, June 2011.
“Public Sector, Private Firms or NGOs - Where Do Women in Bangladesh prefer to Work” presented at 19th Biennial Meeting Of Association Of Indian Economic And Financial Studies, Kenosha, May 2011.
“Predicaments of Plains Adibashis or Indigenous Groups in Bangladesh” Center for South Asia Lecture Series, UW-Madison, March 2011
“Transitions in Tribal Economies in Southwestern Bangladesh” presented at the Eastern Economics Association Meeting, New York, February 2011.
“The Fourth World Crisis in Development Policy” presented at the American Economic Association Meetings in Denver, Colorado, January 2011.
“Towards a Post-colonial Feminist Economics” presented at the International Association for Feminist Economics Annual Meeting, Boston, June 2009.
“Preserving Forests: Why and For Whom?” presented at Bangladesh Development Initiative “Bangladesh in the 21st Century" at Harvard University, Boston, June 2008.
“NGOs - The Preferred Employer for Working Women in Bangladesh?” presented at the International Association for Feminist Economics Meeting, Bangkok, June 2007.
“Localizing Gender Development Indices: The South Asian Particular” presented at the American Economics Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, January 2007.
“Welfare Effects of Skilled Labor Flows between the North and South” presented at the Midwest Economics Association Annual Meeting, March 2006.
‘Development Policy under Migrant Skilled-Labor-Producing Manufacturing Sectors’ presented at the Eastern Economics Association Meeting, February 2006.
“Building Networks in the “Fourth World”: The Chittagong Hill Tracts in Bangladesh” Presented at the Sustainable Community Conference, Institute for Sustainable Futures, Hanoi, January, 2006.
“Household Work and the Schooling of Girls in Rural Bangladesh” presented at the International Association For Feminist Economics Meeting, Washington D.C., June 2005.
“Whither Im(e)migration Policy in Contemporary Globalization” presented at the Allied Social Science Associations Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, January 2005.
“Gender Empowerment as Development Discourse in Bangladesh” presented at the 31st Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI. October, 2002.
“Globalizing India and her Women” presented at A Wisconsin Symposium on India & Globalization: Challenges & Opportunities, Neenah, WI. October 2001
“Micro-credit in the US and Developing Countries: A Comparative Perspective” presented at the Midwest Economics Association Meeting, Chicago, March 2000.
“Regional Development Issues in Bangladesh: the Case of Chittagong Hill Tracts” presented at the Midwest Business Economics Association Meeting, Chicago, March 2000.