Nurul Islam

Bangladesh Institute of Development Economics

Location
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Discipline
Economics
Interests
Agricultural food security, poverty reduction, international trade, development economics
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Followers (2)

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.
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Publications

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

Islam N

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Thoughts on Microfinance and All That

Islam N

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

Islam N

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Le secteur non agricole et le developpement rural: Analyse des problèmes et des faits

Islam N

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

Islam N

Asia-Pacific Development Journal (1997)

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El sector no agricola y el desarrollo rural: Analisis de cuestiones de interés y pruebas

Islam N

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Growth, poverty, human development in Pakistan

Islam N

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Reflections on democracy and development in Bangladesh

Islam N

Journal of Bangladesh Studies (1999)

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Reducing vulnerability to natural disasters: Lessons from the 1998 floods in Bangladesh

Carlo del Ninno; Paul A. Dorosh; and Nurul Islam

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Exploration in development issues: Selected articles of Nurul Islam

Islam N

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Making of a nation, Bangladesh: An economist's tale

Islam N

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Experts and economic policymaking

Islam N

East Asia Forum (2011)

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Six-Points Programme or Independence?

Islam N

The Daily Star (March 26) (2012)

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"Reflections on Governance and Development"

Islam N

Journal of Bangladesh Studies (2010)

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"Role of Experts in Policy Advice: Lessons of Experience"

Islam N

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"Looking outward: Bangladesh in the world economy"

Islam N

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"Indo-Bangladesh economic relations"

Islam N

Economic & Political Weekly (2004)

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"Rural nonfarm microenterprise: Salient features and issues"

Islam N

Reducing rural poverty in Asia: Challenges and opportunities for microenterprises and public employment schemes (2005)

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"Reducing rural poverty in Asia: Challenges and opportunities for microenterprises and public employment schemes"

Islam N

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"Reducing poverty and hunger in Asia"

Islam N

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"The world economic crisis and the lessons for developing countries: Acceptance speech delivered in Dhaka, on March 31, 2010, at the Bangladesh Bank Award Ceremony"

Islam N

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"The army, UN peacekeeping mission and democracy in Bangladesh"

Islam N

Economic & Political Weekly (2010)

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

Islam N

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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

Chairman, Department of Economics

DHAKA UNIVERSITY

Present

Professor in Economics

DHAKA UNIVERSITY

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

Senior Policy Adviser

IFPRI

April 1994

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

DHAKA UNIVERSITY

M.A. (Economics)

Present

DHAKA UNIVERSITY

B.A. (Hons. in Economics)

Present

Harvard University

Ph.D. (Economics)

Present

Harvard University

M.A. (Economics)

Present