Profile:Dr. Minhaj Mahmud

PhD in Economics (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)
Senior Research Fellow, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies and
member, Governing Body, Economic Research Group (ERG)
 

Dr. Minhaj Mahmud currently serves as a senior research fellow at Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies. He was affiliated with various economic groups and organizations such as Lahore Journal of Economics, Lahore School of Economics, Association for Economic and Development Studies on Bangladesh, ICDDR Bangladesh, Environmental Economics Unit, University of Gothenburg, European Association of Environmental and Resources Economics. He also held various teaching positions in several universities including Queens University Belfast. Keele University, Staffordshire, BRAC University, Dhaka, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh among others. Dr Minhaj completed his PhD in Economics from University of Gothenburg, Sweden and MA in Economics from University of Manitoba, Canada. He also completed Advanced Training in Economics and Quantitative techniques, BIDS in 1993. He Did his MSc and BSc in Economics from Jahangirnagar University in 1992 and 1991 respectively.

Senior Research Fellow, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), Dhaka
Research Adviser, BRAC Institute of Governance & Development (BIGD), Dhaka
Consultant, ICDDR, B, Dhaka
Editorial Board member, Lahore Journal of Economics, Lahore School of Economics, Pakistan
Member, Governing Body, Economic Research Group, Dhaka
Member, Association for Economic and Development Studies on Bangladesh, USA
Research Associate, Environmental Economics Unit, University of Gothenburg
Member, European Association of Environmental and Resources Economics
Associate Professor of Economics, BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Lecturer, Environmental Economics, Queens University Belfast, UK
Lecturer, Economics, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
Assistant Professor, Economics, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh

– Trust, Trust Games and Stated Trust: Evidence from Rural Bangladesh (with O. Johansson-Stenman and P. Martinsson), 2011, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Elsevier, forthcoming.
– What Point-of-Use Water Treatment Products do Consumers Use? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial among the Urban Poor in Bangladesh (with Jill Luoto, Nusrat Najnin, Jeff Albert, Sirajul Islam, Steve Luby, Leanne Unicomb and David Levine), 2011, PLoS ONE, forthcoming.
– Saving lives versus life years in rural Bangladesh: An Ethical Preferences Approach (with O. Johansson-Stenman and P. Martinsson), 2011, Health Economics, Wiley InterScience, 20(6), June.
– Trust and Religion: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh (with O. Johansson-Stenman and P. Martinsson), 2009, Economica, Blackwell Publishing, 76(3):462-485, July.
– On the Contingent Valuation of Mortality Risk Reductions in Developing Countries, 2009, Applied Economics, Taylor and Francis Journals, 41(2):171-181, January.
– Does Stake Size Matter in Trust Games (with O. Johansson-Stenman and P. Martinsson), 2005 Economics Letters, Elsevier, 88(3): 365-369, September.

Book Chapters

– Micro Health Insurance: Scale, Delivery and Regulatory Challenges(with Syed M Ahsan), Towards Universal Health Coverage, Bangladesh Health 2010, Chapter 8, 2011, forthcoming
– Financing Health Care: An Evaluation of NGO- led Micro Health Insurance (with Syed M Ahsan, S A Hamid, and S Barua), Towards Universal Health Coverage, Bangladesh Health 2010, Chapter 5, 2011, forthcoming
– The Challenges of Good Governance, Implementation Capacity, and Monitoring and Evaluation in Implementing the Plan, Background Papers for the Sixth Five Year Plan (2011-2015), Planning Commission, Government of Bangladesh and the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies and the, Dhaka , 2011, forthcoming.
– Domestic Resource Mobilization Efforts since Independence (with S Harun and K Islam), 1998, in Bangladesh at 25: An Analytical Discourse of Development, University Press Limited, Dhaka.

Visiting Faculty, Department of Economics and Social Sciences, Brac University, Dhaka,
Visiting Faculty, Centre for International Trade and Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Adjunct Faculty, Health Economics, James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Dhaka
Visiting Researcher, Environmental Economics Unit, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Teaching & Research Assistant, Economics, University of Gothenburg
Academic Intern, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), London
Teaching Assistant & Instructor, Economics, University of Manitoba, Canada
Research Officer, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies

Dr. Minhaj Uddin Mahmud
Member, Governing Body,
Economic Research Group (ERG).

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