Visit by Professor M. G. Quibria
Professor M. G. Quibria is in BIDS from Mid-January to mid-August 2014 as a Visiting Senior Fulbright Fellow. Dr. Quibria is currently Professor of Economics at Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD. Prior to joining MSU, Dr. Quibria worked at the Asian Development Bank, Manila, and Asian Development Bank Institute in Tokyo for more than two decades in various senior positions in research and evaluation departments.
In addition, Dr. Quibria held various teaching and research positions with University of Dhaka; Nuffield College, Oxford; Boston University, FASID-GRIPS graduate program in International Development , Tokyo; and Singapore Management University. He also acts as a consultant to the Asian Development Bank, World Bank and various agencies of the United Nations on international trade and development issues.
Dr. Quibria is the recipient of a numbers of awards and honors, including; the senior Fulbright awards twice; the Ford Foundation Graduate Fellowship(Princeton University); the Senior Commonwealth Academic Fellowship (Oxford University); the UNU-WIDER Research Fellowship; and National Merit Scholarships.
He obtained his BA (honors) and MA degrees, with first class, from University of Dhaka; and his MA and PhD in economics from Princeton University; and post-doctoral education from Nuffield College, Oxford.
Dr. Quibria’s research concerns theory, policies and practices of international development and trade. He is the author/editor of a dozen of scholarly books and monographs published by prestigious academic publishers and more than eighty research papers in leading refereed journals in economics and international development. He also acts as a referee or is in the editorial boards of many leading economic journals. He has contributed many op-ed pieces to well-known national and international newspapers.