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Nurul Islam

  • Director
  • Bangladesh Institute of Development Economics
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  • 23

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Research interests

Agricultural food security poverty reduction international trade development economics

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 Kotsemir State University Higher School of Economics

  • Md. Ekram Hossain

    Md. Ekram Hossain

  • Hassan Abbas

    Hassan Abbas Government 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

Founder Director and Chairman

Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS)

Deputy Chairman/Minister

Bangladesh Planning Commission, Government of Bangladesh

Assistant Director General, Economic and Social Policy Department

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations

International Food Policy Research Institute

Research Fellow Emeritus

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Nuffield Foundation Fellow

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

Rockefeller Fellow

Netherlands School of Economics

Director

Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE)

Fellow

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

Chairman, Department of Economics

University of Dhaka

Professor in Economics

University of Dhaka

Senior Policy Adviser

International Food Policy Research Institute

Professorial Research Associate

Yale University Economic Growth Center

April 1971 - December 1971 (8 months)

Professorial Research Associate

Yale University Economic Growth Center

April 1968 - December 1968 (8 months)

Visiting Professor

Economic Development Institute, World Bank

August 1967 - April 1968 (8 months)

Education history

Harvard University

M.A. (Economics)

Harvard University

Ph.D. (Economics)

University of Dhaka

B.A. (Hons. in Economics)

University of Dhaka

M.A. (Economics)