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Mahir A. Rahman

Research Associate


Profile

Mahir A. Rahman joined BIDS as a Research Associate in May, 2019. He completed B.S.S. (Honors) and M.S.S. in Economics from the University of Dhaka respectively in 2016 and 2017. Prior to joining BIDS, he served as a Lecturer in the Department of Economics, East West University. Prior to that, he worked as a Programme Associate at the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD). Mahir's research focuses on Labor and Development Economics as well as Health Economics. He also takes a keen interest on behavioral and experimental economics, areas which attracted him since his student days.


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Area of Specialization

Labor Economics; Development Economics; Health Economics


Publications

1. Bidisha, S. Haque, Mahmood, T. & Rahman, M.A. (2021) Earnings inequality and the changing nature of work: Evidence from Labour Force Survey data of Bangladesh. WIDER Working Paper 2021/7. Helsinki: UNU-WIDER. https://doi.org/10.35188/UNU-WIDER/2021/941-9

2. Mehareen, J., Rahman, M. A., Dhira, T. A., & Sarker, A. R. (2021). Prevalence and socio-demographic correlates of depression, anxiety, and co-morbidity during COVID-19: A cross-sectional study among public and private university students of Bangladesh. Journal of Affective Disorders Reports, 5, 100179. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadr.2021.100179

3. Dhira, T. A., Rahman, M. A., Sarker, A. R., & Mehareen, J. (2021). Validity and reliability of the Generalized Anxiety Disorder-7 (GAD-7) among university students of Bangladesh. PloS one, 16(12), e0261590. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0261590

4. Rahman, M. A., Dhira, T. A., Sarker, A. R., & Mehareen, J. (2022). Validity and reliability of the Patient Health Questionnaire scale (PHQ-9) among university students of Bangladesh. PloS one, 17(6), e0269634. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0269634

Newspaper Articles:

https://www.thedailystar.net/author/mahir-rahman

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