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  • University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh House 56, Road 4/A Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209
  • PhD, VBS, Purvanchal University,India,2005

    Master Degree [two-year Program] in Economics , Banaras Hindu University [BHU], India , 1995

    Bachelor in Education [B Ed] from Banaras Hindu University [BHU], India , 1996

    Bachelor Degree (Honours) in Economics , DEI, Agra, India , 1993

Areas of Interest
Business Studies, Women and Gender Studies ,Environmental and Sustainable Financing  

Pinki Shah, PhD



She has Eighteen years teaching experience in India and Bangladesh. Starting with ‘O’ and ‘A ‘level (GCSE) teaching in some reputed English medium schools of the country, she has been engaged in teaching Economies and Business Studies in Universities as in ULAB. She has passion for extracurricular activities especially sports and social welfare activities. She is the founder President of ProWA-a Professional Women Association for the academicians, and life member of the Bangladesh Economic Association. In the university, She worked as the advisor of Social Welfare Club and Chairman of the Sexual Harassment Committee. Currently she is working as the Coordinator of the Extra-Curricular activities and Clubs of ULAB.

Research & Awards


The ‘Vice-Chancellor’s award of Excellence 2015’ for community engagement in recognition of outstanding performance and valuable contribution from University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB).


Journal Articles

Shah, P. & Habib, S. M. A (2014). Marketing of Agricultural Products in Bangladesh: Prospects of Commodity Exchanges. Janata Bank Journal of Money, Finance and Development, Vol-1 (No-1), 75-85.

Shah, P. & Gulshan, S. (2012). Accessibility of ICT Tools among Urban Middle Class Housewives in Bangladesh. International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and society, Vol-7, (Issue-6). 

Shah, P. & Habib, S. M.A. (2011). A Guidance Framework for Developing Pro-Poor Value Chain. International Journal of Economic Perspectives. International Economic Society. Vol-5(Issue-4) 

Shah, P. & Habib, S. M.A. (2011). Implications of the Current Global Crisis for Trade Financing of Banks in Bangladesh. Journal of Banking and Finance Letters, Vol-3(Issue-1)

Shah, P.& Habib, S. M.A. (2011). ‘Prospect of Developing an Effective Agricultural Commodity Market in Bangladesh. International Journal of Economic Perspectives, International Economic Society.Vol-5(Issue-3)

Shah, P. & Habib, S. M.A. (2010). Economics of Integrating Access to Finance and Access to Information in Bangladesh Economy.  Banking and Finance Letters, Vol-2 (No-1), 

Shah, P. (2008). Measuring External Sector Openness of Bangladesh Economy. Journal of Eastern University, Vol-1 (No-1), 15-44. 

Shah, P & Habib, S. M.A. (2006). External Financial Integration and India’s Economic Growth. Finance India,

Shah, P. & Habib, S. M.A. (2000). Multilateral Agreement on Investment: Implications for the FDI Policies of the South Asian Countries. Bank Prikrama ,Vol- 25, (No. 1),19-47.


Shah, P. & Habib, S. M. A. (2013). Green Banking Practices and Sustainable Energy in Dhaka City, Zubir, S.S and C A Brobbia (ed), Sustainable City VIII, (Vol- 1), UK: WIT Press. 

Newspaper & Magazines

Shah, P. (2015,November,7). Women’s commuting in Dhaka city: A critical Challenge.  Financial  Express. Retrived from http://print.thefinancialexpress-bd.com/2015/11/06/115790

Shah, P. (2011, September 17). E waste - A Growing Concern. The Daily Star. Retrived from http://www.thedailystar.net/news-detail-202751

Shah, P. (2009, March, 9). Eve-Teasing and Violence against Women. The Daily Star. Retrived from http://www.thedailystar.net/news-detail-83301

Conference Proceedings

Shah, P, & Habib,S. M. A (2015, July, 09-12). An Assessment of the Impact of Green Banking Initiative of Bangladesh Bank on Environmentally Sustainable Banking in Bangladesh. Paper presented in the Third European Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment. Brighton,UK

Shah, P. & Gupta, S. (2014,December,). Financial Inclusion of Low Income Working Women: Bangladesh Perspective, Proceedings of the Annual Banking Conference .(pp.207-219). BIBM, Dhaka

Shah, P. Gulshan, S. & Gupta, S. (2012,December) Awareness and Accessibility of Banking Products among Bangladeshi Women. Proceedings of the Annual Banking Conference. BIBM, Dhaka

The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh and its curricula are accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.

emk Since March, 2018, the University of ​Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) is associated with the EMK Center as its management partner along with the American Center of U.S. Embassy Dhaka.