Research Completed


Economic Cost of Arsenic Disaster: Policy Choices for Bangladesh

Research Team:  M. Zakir Hossain Khan, A K Enamul Haque Sponsored By: South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economists (SANDEE)  The study looks in to the severity of arsenic poisoning in Bangladesh and measures health impact and cost associated with arsenic contamination. Results shows that...

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Identifying Activities for Pro-Poor Employment and Income in Coastal South

Research Team: Sajjad Zohir, Sara Zabeen, Hosneara Munni, Sujan Ghosh Sponsored by: Save the Children UK, Dhaka The study reviewed existing literature on the selection criteria and development interventions for the extreme poor in the country in general and specifically in the south-western districts. The study identified...

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Impact of Price Increase on Poor Households and Children Wellbeing

Team leader: Mohammed Helal Uddin Sponsored by: Save the Children UK, Dhaka The study intends to address the situation of unstable food prices including the time of 2007-2008 financial crisis which has affected the people of Bangladesh specifically worsens the condition of the poor.


Number of MFI clients moving out of $1.25 a day threshold

Team Leader: Sajjad Zohir Sponsored by: Microcredit Summit Campaign The study the number of household micro-credit borrowers who crossed the thresholds of internationally comparable poverty line between 1990-2008.


Small Grants and Academic Partnership Program of IFC-BICF

Research Team: A.K. Enamul Haque, Wahiduddin Mahmud, Sajjad Zohir, Professor Salim Rashid, Professor Anis Chowdhury, Fahad Khalil Sponsored by: BMB Mott MacDonald, Netherlands Investment Climate in South West Region of Bangladesh: A study of the Manufacturing Sector Investment Climate in Bangladesh: Enhanced Role of the Capital Market...

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