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Dr. S.M. Zahedul Islam Chowdhury

Research Fellow


Profile

Dr. S.M. Zahedul Islam Chowdhury obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from Istanbul University, Turkey under Turkish Government Scholarship.He completed B. Sc. (Hons.) and M. Sc. in Economics from Jahangirnagar University. He joined BIDS as Research Associate in April 2004. He has published articles in domestic and international academic journals. He has completed several training programs in various issues at home and abroad. Recently he has participated in training on "China-Bangladesh Capacity Building Program" operated by Yunnan Academy of Social Sciences (YASS) sponsored by Chinese Embassy to Bangladesh. He did research and published article on People- to-People Contacts issue among Bangladesh China India Myanmar (BCIM) Forum countries .He also did Joint Research on "One Belt, One Road and BCIM Economic Corridor: Bangladesh Perspectives". He is currently involved in several studies funded by Government, private and international agencies. He has completed studies in several issues like Demography and Population Studies, Health Economics, Health and Environment issues, Social Security, Human resources development, Women's empowerment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Poverty alleviation, Agricultural Technology, Access to Information, Financial liberalization, Child development and adolescents' issue, Youth development, social security, Infrastructure development, Skills gap analysis, Special Economic Zones, and Trade issue etc. etc.



OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Member, Social Thematic Working group, National Guideline for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Planning Division, Ministry of Planning

Member, Technical Committee, Impact of Climate Change on Human Life (ICCHL) Program, BBS

Focal Point (BIDS), Agricultural Research Management and Information System (ARMIS) Program, BARC, Dhaka

Member, Tender Evaluation Committee, Grihayan Tahabil, GoB

Member, Committee for the Feasibility Study of the Project "Strengthening Bangladesh Institute of Management (BIM)", Ministry of Industries

Member, Job market Assessment and Employment Taskforce, Ministry of education

Member, Tender Evaluation Committee, Bangladesh Anti-Corruption Commission 

Member, Panel for Evaluation of Research Proposal, SSRC, Ministry of Planning

Member, Technical Sub-Committee, Environment, Climate Change and Disaster Statistics (ECDS) Project, BBS

Member, Committee for Proposal Evaluation, Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA)

Member, Proposal Evaluation Committee, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Shilpa Nagar (BSMSN) Development Project 

Member, Academic Council, Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Youth Development, Bangladesh

Member, Technical Sub-committee (Socio-economic), National Data Coordination Committee, BBS



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Area of Specialization

   D  Demography and Population Studies, Health Economics, Health and Environment issues, Social Security, Human resources   development, Women's empowerment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Poverty alleviation, Agricultural Technology, Access   to Information, Financial liberalization, Child development and adolescents' issue, Youth development, social security,     Infrastructure development, Skills gap analysis, Special Economic Zones, and Trade issue etc. etc.


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Contact Details

E-mail: zahed@bids.org.bd
PABX Extn. 880-02-58160430-37(251)
Telephone: 880-2-58160463 (Office)
Mobile: +8801749614965


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