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Wajid Hasan Shah

Research Fellow (On Leave)


Wajid Hasan Shah joined BIDS in July of 2001. He has a Masters in Economics from the University of Missouri – Columbia, and a Bachelor's from Truman State University with a major in Economics and a minor in Mathematics. He completed an evening MBA in Development Management from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) under University of Dhaka during his tenure at BIDS. Prior to joining BIDS, he had taught Economics part-time at the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology and was also Technical Editor for the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)'s Food Management Research Support Project (FMRSP) in Bangladesh. He prepared the Microfinance II report for the World Bank Office Dhaka and also revised and edited the report on the Bangladesh Integrated Nutrition Program (BINP) as well as reviewed the role & scope of gender in past and present World Bank activities in Bangladesh for formulating a future course of action while working as a Short-term Consultant for their Social Sector Team. He had also worked on Foreign Direct Investment and Supplier's Credit for the Economics Team of the World Bank Office Dhaka. He had worked as a teaching assistant during his stay abroad. While at BIDS, he worked on the TRACE project, and also participated in the EU Country Strategy Evaluation for Bangladesh. He also carried out an evaluation of the effectiveness of the Small Grants Program for the World Bank in Bangladesh. His areas of research interest include foreign investment, the stock market, NGOs and health economics.

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