Nurul Islam

  • Director
  • Bangladesh Institute of Development Economics
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Publications

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Readers

Research Interests

Agricultural food security poverty reduction international trade development economics

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

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.

Publications

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

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Six-Points Programme or Independence?

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The Daily Star (March 26) (2012)

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Thoughts on Microfinance and All That

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"Foreign aid to agriculture: Review of facts and analysis"

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Experts and economic policymaking

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East Asia Forum (2011)

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Professional experience

Director

Bangladesh Institute of Development Economics

Present

Founder Director and Chairman

Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS)

Present

Deputy Chairman/Minister

Bangladesh Planning Commission, Government of Bangladesh

Present

Assistant Director General, Economic and Social Policy Department

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations

Present

Research Fellow Emeritus

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Present

Nuffield Foundation Fellow

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

Present

Rockefeller Fellow

Netherlands School of Economics

Present

Director

Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE)

Present

Fellow

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

Present

Chairman, Department of Economics

University of Dhaka

Present

Professor in Economics

University of Dhaka

Present

Senior Policy Adviser

International Food Policy Research Institute

April 1994

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

Ph.D. (Economics)

Present

Harvard University

M.A. (Economics)

Present

University of Dhaka

M.A. (Economics)

Present

University of Dhaka

B.A. (Hons. in Economics)

Present