JICA Ogata Research Institute


MAHMUD, Minhaj

Visiting FellowPart-time

Educational Background

Ph.D. in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 2005
M. A. in Economics, University of Manitoba, Canada, 1999.
M.Sc. in Economics, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka. 1992.
B.Sc. (Honours) in Economics, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka. 1991.

Career Background

Head of Research, BRAC Institute of Governance Development, BRAC University, Dhaka 2014/02
Research Fellow, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, Dhaka 2010-2014
Associate Professor of Economics, BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh 2009-2010
Lecturer in Environmental Economics, Queens University Belfast, UK 2006- 2009
Lecturer in Economics, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK 2005-2006
Assistant Professor, Economics, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh, 1997
Lecturer, Economics, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh 1994-1997

Major Publications

Refereed Journal Article

Trust, Trust Games and Stated Trust: Evidence from Rural Bangladesh (with O. Johansson- Stenman and P. Martinsson), 2013,Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 95 pp. 286-298

Learning to Dislike Safe Water Products: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effects of Direct and Peer Experience on Willingness to Pay (with J. Luoto, J. Albert, S. Luby, N. Najnin, L. Unicomb and D. Levine), 2012, Environmental Science and Technology 46 (11), pp 6244-6251

Saving lives versus life years in rural Bangladesh: An Ethical Preferences Approach (with O. Johansson-Stenman and P. Martinsson), 2011, Health Economics, Wiley InterScience, 20(6), June.

What Point-of-Use Water Treatment Products do Consumers Use? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial among the Urban Poor in Bangladesh (with J. Luoto, N. Najnin, J. Albert, S. Islam, S. Luby, L. Unicomb and D. Levine), 2011, PLoS ONE 6(10): e26132. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026132.

On the Contingent Valuation of Mortality Risk Reductions in Developing Countries, 2009, Applied Economics, Taylor and Francis Journals, 41(2):171-181, January.

Trust and Religion: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh (with O. Johansson-Stenman and P. Martinsson), 2009, Economica, Blackwell Publishing, 76(3):462-485, July.

Does Stake Size Matter in Trust Games? (With O. Johansson-Stenman and P. Martinsson), 2005 Economics Letters, Elsevier, 88(3): 365-369, September.

Book Chapters

Delinking of Local and International Prices: Exploring Competition in the Bangladesh Rice Market(with S N Wadood), in Mostafa K Mujeri and Wahiduddin Mahmud edited " Adjusting to Global Economic Volatility: The Case of South Asia," Academic Foundation, New Delhi, August 2014

Micro Health Insurance: Scale, Delivery and Regulatory Challenges (with Syed M Ahsan), Towards Universal Health Coverage, Bangladesh Health 2011, Chapter 8, BRAC, Dhaka 2012

Implementing the Plan: The Challenges of Good Governance, Implementation Capacity, and Monitoring and Evaluation, Sixth Five Year Plan of Bangladesh 2011-2015, Background Papers, Vol. 4, Chapter 6, Planning Commission, Government of Bangladesh, Dhaka , 2011, September

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