Date: 7-8 November, 2019
Attended “GReCEST Annual Conference 2019” in Beijing, China
Date: 29 October, 2019
Brainstorming on curriculum of BIDS Master in Development Economics course
Date: 28 October, 2019
Review of admin issues in BIDS with Admin team
Date: 27 October, 2019
Special Guest, IFPRI book launch ('The Making of the Blue Revolution in Bangladesh")
Date: 22 October, 2019
Attended Special R&P meeting to discuss BIDS Research Almanac 2019
Date: 13 October, 2019
Interview with Prothom Alo and Business Standard
Date: 13 October, 2019
Attended meeting with representative from GSF on NIPN-related progress
Date: 25-27 September, 2019
-attended the “12th South Asian Economic Summit” held in Colombo, Sri Lanka and chaired the session on “4th Industrial Revolution on Agriculture”.
Date: 12 September, 2019
Interviewed by "The Daily Business Standard"
Date: 8 September, 2019
Chaired "Session on Social Networks and Local Service Delivery" by South Asia Policy Network, World Bank and SANEM
Date: 7 September, 2019
Was a Discussant on " Bangladeshe Kromobordhoman Ay Boishommo: Shamadhan Kon Pothe?" at Bangladesh Economic Association Conference
Date: 5 September, 2019
Chaired internal seminar on " Evaluation of SME Foundation" by Dr. Monzur Hussain et al
Date: 3 September, 2019
Chaired internal seminar on " Why do Bangladeshi Cattle Yield High Returns" by Kazi Ali Toufique et al
Date: 2 September, 2019
Attended 9th Institute of Public Finance Bangladesh (IPF) Executive Committee Meeting
Date: 29 August, 2019
Attended BIDS and The Bonik Barta annual event titled "Gunijon Shangbardhona- 2019"
Date: 28 August, 2019
Presided over the consultation meeting with Channel I at BIDS
Date: 27 August, 2019
Chaired the seminar titled “Poverty Dynamics and Banking: A Microeconometric Analysis” by Dr. Arya Pillai, University College Dublin at BIDS.
Date: 22 August, 2019
Meeting with Dr. Channing Arndt, Director, Environment and Production Technology Division, IFPRI and Dr. Shahidur Rashid, Director, South Asia, IFPRI
Date: 8 August, 2019
Meeting of the Board of Trustees, BIDS.
Date: 6 August, 2019
Monthly meeting at Ministry with Honorable Planning Minister.
Date: 4 August, 2019
Viva-voce examination for recruitment of Publication Officer.
Date: 25 July, 2019
Nutrition Policy Mapping Workshop organised by Hellen Keller and BIDS, Lake Castle, Gulshan.
Date: 22 July, 2019
Monetary Policy Review meeting with Economists organised by the Bangladesh Bank, Sonargaon Hotel.
Date: 18 July, 2019
Dinner meeting to introduce new Chief Economist of the World Bank in South Asia, Sonargaon Hotel.
Date: 16 June, 2019
Budget analysis published in the daily star
Date: 30 May, 2019
Interviewed by Nagorik TV and Deepto TV on budget 2019-20
Date: 29 May, 2019
1. Met with representatives from WFP; Mr. Dipayan Bhattacharya, Deputy Country Director, Dr. Din Ara Wahid, Head, VAM and Ms. Arifeen Akter, Program Policy Officer, VAM to discuss progress of research of WFP-funded study on Rohingyas.
2. Chaired internal seminar on 'Household Disaster Preparedness Behaviour' - a proposed study by Dr. Azreen Karim.
Date: 27 and 28 May, 2019
Interviews by electronic media including NTV, Ekattor TV, Independent, Shomoy TV
Topics: Budget, rice price slump, rice exports