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Nurul Islam

  • Director
  • Bangladesh Institute of Development Economics
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Research interests

development economicsinternational tradepoverty reductionAgricultural food security

About

Nurul Islam of Bangladesh joined IFPRI as a senior policy adviser to the director general in 1987. He is currently a research fellow emeritus. Prior to this he was the assistant director general of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, Economic and Social Policy Department, deputy chairman of the Bangladesh Planning Commission, chairman of the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, director of the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, and chairman of the Department of Economics at Dhaka University. Islam received a B.A. and an M.A. in economics from Dhaka University and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.

Followers (3)

  • Maxim Kotsemir

    Maxim KotsemirState University Higher School of Economics

  • Md. Ekram Hossain

    Md. Ekram Hossain

  • Hassan Abbas

    Hassan AbbasGovernment College University Lahore

Publications

Corruption, Its Control & Drivers of Change: The Case of Bangladesh

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Thoughts on Microfinance and All That

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Hunger, famines, and poverty: A few considerations of political economy

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Asia-Pacific Development Journal (1997)
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Le secteur non agricole et le developpement rural: Analyse des problèmes et des faits

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The nonfarm sector and rural development: Review of issues and evidence

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Professional experience

Director

Bangladesh Institute of Development Economics

May 2017

Founder Director and Chairman

Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS)

May 2017

Deputy Chairman/Minister

Bangladesh Planning Commission, Government of Bangladesh

May 2017

Assistant Director General, Economic and Social Policy Department

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations

May 2017

International Food Policy Research Institute

May 2017

Research Fellow Emeritus

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

May 2017

Nuffield Foundation Fellow

London School of Economics and Dept of Applied Economics, Cambridge University, UK

May 2017

Rockefeller Fellow

Netherlands School of Economics

May 2017

Director

Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE)

May 2017

Fellow

St. Anthony's college, Oxford University, and Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford

May 2017

Chairman, Department of Economics

DHAKA UNIVERSITY

May 2017

Professor in Economics

DHAKA UNIVERSITY

May 2017

Senior Policy Adviser

IFPRI

May 2017

Professorial Research Associate

Economic Growth Center, Yale University

April 1971 - December 1971(8 months)

Professorial Research Associate

Economic Growth Center, Yale University

April 1968 - December 1968(8 months)

Visiting Professor

Economic Development Institute, World Bank

August 1967 - April 1968(8 months)

Education history

M.A. (Economics)

Harvard University

May 2017

Ph.D. (Economics)

Harvard University

May 2017

B.A. (Hons. in Economics)

DHAKA UNIVERSITY

May 2017

M.A. (Economics)

DHAKA UNIVERSITY

May 2017