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Dr. Minhaj Mahmud

Senior Research Fellow


Profile

Minhaj Mahmud holds a Ph.D. degree in Economics from the University of Gothenburg and MA in Economics from the University of Manitoba. He previously taught at Queens University Belfast, Keele University, Jahangirnagar University and BRAC University as well as held research positions at BIDS and BRAC University (BIGD). He was also a Visiting Research Professor at University of Tokyo and Visiting Faculty at Jawaharlal Nehru University and University of Dhaka.  Currently he is also a Visiting Scholar of the JICA Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan.


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Area of Specialization

       

Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics, Development Economics


                 


Publications

Selected Publications

Book

Economic and Social Development of Bangladesh: Miracle and Challenges (Co-editor with Yasuyuki Sawada and Naohiro Kitano) Palgrave Macmillan; 1st ed. 2018

Journal Articles

  1. Transitions between Informal and Formal Employment: Results from a Worker Survey in Bangladesh (with Italo Gutierrez, Krishna B Kumar, Farzana Munshi and Shanthi Nataraj), IZA Journal of Development and Migration, Springer-Nature, forthcoming

  2. Aiding the Virtuous Circle? International Development Assistance and Citizen Confidence in Government in Bangladesh (with Simone Dietrich & Matthew Winters), 2018 Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, Taylor & Francis 12(4)

  3. Infrastructure and Well-being: Employment Effects of Jamuna Bridge in Bangladesh(with Yasuyuki Sawada), 2018  Journal of Development Effectiveness, Taylor & Francis 10(3):327-340

  4. Religion, Minority Status and Trust: Evidence from a field experiment (with Gautam Gupta, Pushkar Maitra, Santunu Mitra and Ananta Neelim), 2018 Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Elsevier 146(C):180-205

  5. Foreign Aid, Foreign Policy, and Domestic Government Legitimacy: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh (with Simone Dietrich & Matthew Winters), 2018 Journal of Politics, University of Chicago Press, 80(1)

  6. Perceptions of Foreign Aid Project Quality in Bangladesh (with Simone Dietrich & Matthew Winters), 2017 Research & Politics, SAGE Publishing, 4(4)

  7. Explaining Low Sustained Use of Point-of-Use Water Treatment Technology: Evidence from a Follow-up of a Randomized Controlled Trial in Bangladesh (with N Najnin, S Arman, J Abedin, L Unicomb, D Levine, K Leder, F Yeasmin, J Luoto, J Albert and S Luby), 2015 Tropical Medicine and International Health, John Wiley & Sons.

  8. Trust, Trust Games and Stated Trust: Evidence from Rural Bangladesh (with O. Johansson- Stenman and P. Martinsson), 2013, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Elsevier, 95 pp. 286-298,

  9. Learning to Dislike Safe Water Products: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effects of Direct and Peer Experience on Willingness to Pay (with J. Luoto, J. Albert, S. Luby, N. Najnin, L. Unicomb and D. Levine), 2012, Environmental Science and Technology 46 (11), pp 6244–6251

  10. 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.

  11. What Point-of-Use Water Treatment Products do Consumers Use? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial among the Urban Poor in Bangladesh (with J. Luoto, N. Najnin, J. Albert, S. Islam, S. Luby, L. Unicomb and D. Levine), 2011, PLoS ONE 6(10): e26132. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026132

  12. On the Contingent Valuation of Mortality Risk Reductions in Developing Countries, 2009, Applied Economics, Taylor and Francis Journals, 41(2):171-181, January.

  13. Trust and Religion: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh (with O. Johansson-Stenman and P. Martinsson), 2009, Economica, Blackwell Publishing, 76(3):462-485, July.

  14. 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

  1. Development Transformation in Bangladesh: An Overview (with Kei Otsuka, Yasuyuki Sawada, Ejji Yamada), Economic and Social Development of Bangladesh: Miracle and Challenges in Y. Sawada, M. Mahmud and N. Kitano(eds.) Economic and Social Development of Bangladesh: Miracle and Challenges, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018

  2. Governance Challenges: Institutional Quality and Trust in Bangladesh (with Yasuyuki Sawada), in Y. Sawada, M. Mahmud and N. Kitano(eds.) Economic and Social Development of Bangladesh: Miracle and Challenges, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018

  3. Happiness in Life Domains: Evidence from rural Bangladesh (with Yasuyuki Sawada), in Y. Sawada, M. Mahmud and N. Kitano(eds.) Economic and Social Development of Bangladesh: Miracle and Challenges, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018

  4. Urbanization and Subjective Wellbeing in Bangladesh (with Yasuyuki Sawada) in Y. Sawada, M. Mahmud and N. Kitano(eds.) Economic and Social Development of Bangladesh: Miracle and Challenges, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018

  5. Are Multiple Borrowings bad sign? Evidence from Bangladesh and India (with Yasuyuki Sawada & Mari Tanaka) in Y. Sawada, M. Mahmud and N. Kitano(eds.) Economic and Social Development of Bangladesh: Miracle and Challenges, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018

  6. Non-farm sector growth and female empowerment in Bangladesh (with Kei Otsuka, Yasuyuki Sawada, Mari Tanaka & Tomomi Tanaka), in Y. Sawada, M. Mahmud and N. Kitano(eds.) Economic and Social Development of Bangladesh: Miracle and Challenges, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018

  7. Delinking of Local and International Prices: Exploring Competition in the Bangladesh Rice Market(with S N Wadood), in M K Mujeri and W Mahmud (eds.) Adjusting to Global Economic Volatility: The Case of South Asia, Academic Foundation, New Delhi, August 2014

  8. Micro Health Insurance: Scale, Delivery and Regulatory Challenges (with Syed M Ahsan), Towards Universal Health Coverage, Bangladesh Health 2011, Chapter 8, BRAC, Dhaka 2012



Contact Details

E-mail: minhaj@bids.org.bd
Telephone: +8802 9118999


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