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Dr. S.M. Zulfiqar Ali

Senior Research Fellow


Dr. Zulfiqar Ali obtained his Ph.D. in Applied Economics from the University of Bath, UK in 1998. He also completed the Advanced Training Program (which is M.Phil equivalent) in Economics and Quantitative Techniques from BIDS in 1991. Earlier, he obtained B.Sc. (Hons.) and M.Sc. in Economics from Jahangirnagar University in 1989 and 1990 respectively. Later, he completed a course on "Economic Theory and Poverty Reduction: Theory, Empirical Evidence and Implication for South Asia" organised by the World Bank Institute in 1998, and another course on "Human Development: From Theory to Practice" from the Queen Elizabeth House of the University of Oxford in 2000. He joined BIDS in 1992 as Research Associate and was promoted to the position of Senior Research Fellow in 2010. He has published in both nationally and internationally accredited journals. He has also contributed to several edited volumes. His areas of interest include growth, inequality and poverty; human and social development; human wellbeing; applied economics; food security; natural resources and environmental economics; and climate change.

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