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Md Nahid Ferdous Pabon

Research Fellow


Md Nahid Ferdous Pabon joined BIDS as Research Associate in 2017 and was promoted to Research Fellow in 2022. He obtained his master's in Economics from Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA in 2021. Earlier, he obtained bachelor's in Economics from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Prior to joining BIDS, Pabon worked with the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), BRAC University, Bangladesh as a Research Associate. 

Pabon's research interest is in applied microeconomics with focus on labor and development issues. Pabon is currently on leave for his PhD study in Applied Economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.

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Area of Specialization

Research Interest: Applied Microeconomics with focus on Labor and Development issues


Journal articles:

1. COVID-19 and SMEs: Early Evidence on Impact and Coping Strategies (with Kazi Iqbal, Tanveer Mahmood), Forthcoming, Bangladesh Development Studies

2. Aggregation, Asymmetry and Common Factors for Bangladesh's Exchange Rate-Trade Balance Relation (with Rabeya Khatoon et al.),  Empirical Economics, September 2021,

3. Payment Behaviour to Municipal Service Provision in Bangladesh (with Sultan Hafeez Rahman), September 2018, Bangladesh Development Studies, 41(3): 35-56,

4. Quality of Growth in Bangladesh: Some New Evidence (with Kazi Iqbal), June 2018, Bangladesh Development Studies, 41 (2): 43-64,

5. Pharmaceutical Industry in Bangladesh: Prospect and Challenges (in Bengali) (with Nazneen Ahmed, Rizwana Islam), Bangladesh Unnayan Samikkhaya, 38: 79-114,,%20Rizwana%20&%20Pabon_IPharmaceutical_Industry.pdf

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