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  • BBA
    MSc
    PhD

Areas of Interest

Economic Growth, Intra-regional Trade and FDI, Public Finance, Remittances and Poverty etc.

Md. Imran Hossain, Phd

Assistant Professor

Overview

I have completed my Honors (BBA), Masters (Development Economics) and PhD (Development Economics) in Japan. I have also studied BSc in Civil Engineering and Diploma in Japanese Language as a grantee of Japan Ministry of Education Culture Science and Technology (MEXT) Scholarship. I have 5 years’ working experience as a Teaching and Research Assistant at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan. Currently I am teaching Mathematics and Economics in both graduate and undergraduate levels at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB).

Research & Awards

Current Research Projects:

  • Determinants and Prospects of Intra Regional Trade in South Asia: A Gravity Model Simulation Approach
  • Determinants and Prospects of Intra Regional FDI in South Asia: A Gravity Model Simulation Approach
  • Measuring Effectiveness of Public Expenditure in Bangladesh: A Case Study in the Education Sector
  • Impact of Government Expenditure in Bangladesh: An Empirical Analysis

Publications

Journal Articles

Hossain, M. I. (2015). An Empirical Investigation of the Impact of Foreign Remittances on Poverty in Developing Countries. Economy, 2(2), 44-48.

Hossain, M. I. (2015). Intra Regional Trade, Intra Regional FDI and Economic Integration: The South Asian Perspective. International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, 3(5), 203-228.

Hossain, M. I. (2015). Foreign Trade and Economic Reforms in South Asia. European Journal of Business and Management, 7(6) 126-139. 

Hossain, M. I. (2015). Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Economic Reforms: The South Asian Perspective. European Journal of Business and Management, 7(5), 155-170.

Hossain, M. I. (2013). Economic Liberalization Reforms May Explain The Impressive GDP Growth in Bangladesh. Ritsumeikan Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, 32, 101-113.

Hossain, M. I. & Rahman, M. J. (2013). Corporate Governance Practices in Bangladesh. Journal of Socioeconomic Research and Development, 10(3), 1507-1511.

Hossain, M. I. & Rahman, M. J. (2012). Aid Effectiveness, Political Instability and Economic Growth in Bangladesh: An Empirical Re-Investigation. Journal of Socioeconomic Research and Development, 9(5), 1374-1379.

Conference Proceedings

Hossain, M. I. (2015). Determinants of Intra Regional Trade in South Asia: A gravity Model Approach. Paper Presented at 13th Asian Business Research Conference.

Hossain, M. I. (2015). Determinants of Intra Regional Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in South Asia. Paper Presented at 13th Asian Business Research Conference.

Hossain, M. I. (2014). Measuring Effectiveness of Public Expenditure in Bangladesh: A Survey Based Case Study in the Education Sector. Paper Presented at Australian Academy of Business and Social Sciences Conference.

Hossain, M. I. (2014). Impacts of Public Expenditure on Poverty in Bangladesh: An Empirical Analysis. Paper Presented at Australian Academy of Business and Social Sciences Conference.

Hossain, M. I. (2013). An Empirical Investigation of the Impact of Foreign Remittances on Poverty in Developing Countries. Paper Presented at 9th Asian Business Research Conference.

Hossain, M. I. (2012). Facing the Risk of Being Indebted: Does Foreign Aid Affect Economic Growth in Developing Countries. Paper Presented at the Asia Pacific Conference.

Hossain, M. I. (2011). Impact of Economic Liberalization Reforms in Bangladesh. Paper Presented at 2nd International Association for Asia Pacific Studies (IAAPS) Annual Conference.

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.