Profile of Seikh Jafar Emran

Profile of Seikh Jafar Emran

Seikh Jafar Emran
Associate Professor
Department of Economics
Faculty of Social Sciences
Email: jafaremran@gmail.com
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Degree Name Group/Major Subject Board/Institute Country Passing Year
Masters Economics Bowling Green State University, USA United States 2014
Masters Economics University of Dhaka Bangladesh 2007
Bachelor Economics University of Dhaka Bangladesh 2006
Award Type Award Title Year Country Description
International ‘McKinnon Award for International Student’ from Bowling Green State University 2014 United States ‘McKinnon Award for International Student’, Bowling Green State University, OH, USA.
International Graduate Assistantship 2012 United States Graduate Assistantship, College of Business, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA.
National 'Academic Excellence 2003' 2003 Bangladesh

Award of ‘Academic Excellence, 2003’ from Notre Dame College, Dhaka, Bangladesh

National 'Academic Performance 2002' 2002 Bangladesh

Award of 'Academic Performance 2002' from Notre Dame College, Dhaka, Bangladesh for top academic result.

Research Interest
Subject Description
Development Issues Poverty Mapping, Assessing Social Safety Net Programs & Development Interlink
Project Evaluation

Baseline Studies, Effectiveness of Projects and Impact Assessment

Project Management Cost-Benefit Analysis, Financial and Economic Analysis & Environmental Assessment
Trade and Labour Issues Trade and Growth, Technical Efficiency, Labour Productivity & Export Determinants
Applied Econometrics

Empirical Evidences, Tracer Study and wide range of econometric modelling

Project/Research Supervision
Level of Study Title Supervisor Co-Supervisor(s) Name of Student(s) Area of Research Current Completion
Masters Micro and Macro Determinants of Remittance Inflow in Bangladesh Supervisor Gopal Kumar Dey Remittance, Macroeconomics
Masters Determinants of Growth in Government Expenditure of Bangladesh: An Empirical Analysis Supervisor Vis Madeb Roy Economic Growth, Government Expenditure
Masters Non-Performing Loan (NPL) in banking sector of Bangladesh: An econometric case study Supervisor Mr. M.M. Sohel Banking Sector, Non Performing Loan
Project/Research Work
Subject Project Name Source of Fund From Date To Date Collaboration
Principal Investigator 'Effect of Social Safety Net on Consumption, Poverty and Other Outcome Variables' Bureau of Economic Research 01-06-2019 BER, DU
Co-investigator ‘Making HSC (Business Management) Course offered under BTEB More Market Responsive and Practical: A Tracer Study’ Bangladesh Technical Education Board, GoB 01-08-2017 01-03-2018 BTEB,GoB
Principal Investigatorrincipal Investigator 'Investigating Job Placement of Economics Graduates of Dhaka University funded by Bureau of Economic Research' Bureau of Economic Research 01-01-2017 01-01-2018 BER, DU
Principal Investigator 'Estimating the Impact of Weather Variables on Crop Production: Evidence from Bangladesh Integrated Household Survey (BIHS) 2011-12' Bureau of Economic Research 01-01-2016 01-01-2017 BER, DU
Designer & Trainer ‘Financial and Economic Analysis for Projects’ Food and Agricultural Organisation 01-01-2016 01-01-2019 FAO, UN
Co-investigator ‘Improving Labour Law Compliance and Building Sound Labour Practices in the Export Oriented Shrimp Sector in Bangladesh’ International Labour Organisation 01-01-2014 01-01-2015 ILO, UN
Researcher ‘Costal Ohio Wind Project for Reduced Barriers to Deployment of Offshore Wind Energy’ Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, USA 01-01-2013 01-06-2013 Center for Regional Development (CRD), BGSU
Co-investigator ‘Investing in Children: Responsibility and Response of the State- Reflection in 2012-13 National Budget’ Save the Children International 01-06-2012 31-12-2012 Save the Children International
Co-investigator ‘National Budget Tracking in Child Related Ministries’ Save the Children Sweden- Denmark 01-06-2011 31-12-2011 Save the Children Sweden- Denmark
Co-investigator ‘Evaluation of The Peer Approach in promoting SRH among Young People of Bangladesh' UNFPA 01-01-2010 01-01-2011 UNFPA
Invited Talk
SL Invited Talk
No invited talk is found
SL Collaboration & Membership Name Type Membership Year Membership Expire Year
1 Member, Dhaka University Economics Alumni Association(DUEDAA), University of Dhaka Life member
2 Founding member, GLOBE (Learning Club about Global Environment), Notre Dame College 2002
3 Life member, Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA) Life member
4 Senator, Graduate Student Senate, Bowling Green State University, USA. Fall-12 and Spring-12
5 Omicron Delta Epsilon,The International Economics Honor Society 2014 to date
6 Moderator, Economic Career Alliance, Department of Economics, University of Dhaka 2016 to date
Title Organization Location From Date To Date Description
Visiting Faculty Institute of Business Administration(IBA), University of Dhaka Dhaka, Bangladesh 01-01-2018 01-06-2018
Adjunct Faculty Department of Women & Gender Studies, University of Dhaka Dhaka, Bangladesh 01-01-2017 30-06-2019
Assistant Professor Department of Economics, University of Dhaka Dhaka, Bangladesh 01-07-2016 Currently Working
Adjunct Faculty Dhaka School of Economics Dhaka, Bangladesh 01-06-2016 31-12-2017
Adjunct Faculty Department of Criminology, University of Dhaka Dhaka, Bangladesh 01-06-2015 31-12-2018
Lecturer Department of Economics, University of Dhaka Dhaka, Bangladesh 15-02-2015 30-06-2016
Assistant Professor Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka Dhaka, Bangladesh 01-01-2014 15-02-2015
Graduate Assistant Department of Economics, Bowling Green State University Ohio, USA 01-08-2012 31-12-2014
Lecturer Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka Dhaka, Bangladesh 28-10-2009 31-07-2012
Journal Article
1
Abul Kalam Azad and Sheikh Jafar Emran : ‘Ending High, Starting High: Job Placement of Economics Graduates of Dhaka University’, Social Science Review, The Dhaka University Studies , vol.Accepted , 2019 .
2
Sheikh Jafar Emran and Md. Nazmul Hossain : ‘Estimating the Impact of Weather Variables on Crop Production: Evidence from Bangladesh Integrated Household Survey (BIHS) 2011-12’, The Asia Pacific Journal of Environment and Development , vol.4(Accepted) , 2018 .
3
Sheikh Jafar Emran and Mohammad M. Islam : ‘Assessing the Relationship between Inflation and Some Selected Macroeconomic Variables of Bangladesh: An Econometric Analysis’, Dhaka University Journal of Development Studies , vol.Volume-02 , 2017 .
4
Sheikh Jafar Emran and Abul Kalam Azad : ‘Too Small to Export: Firm Characteristics for Export Market Participation in Manufacturing Sector’, International Journal of SME Development , vol.Volume-2 , 2017 .
5
Sheikh Jafar Emran, Qamrun Nehar Taslim and Mohammad Ali Taslim : ‘Standards as Trade Barriers: The Case of Shrimp Export of Bangladesh to EU’, Journal of Bangladesh Studies, Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, USA , vol.Volume-17 , no.No-1 , 2016 .
6
K. M. Nafis Ifteakhar Tulon, Md. Azhar Uddin and Sheikh Jafar Emran : ‘Marginal Effect of Working Hour on Health and Choice of Labor Supply and Leisure by Occupation Classification: A Study on Rural Labor Market of Bangladesh’, Social Science Review, The Dhaka University Studies , vol.Volume 33 , no.No-2 , 2016 .
7
Sheikh Jafar Emran, Mohammad Shahadat Hossain Siddique and Nazmul Hossain : ‘Stay in School or Leave from School: Impact of Recession on Graduation and Enrollment Decisions across States in USA’, Social Science Review, The Dhaka University Studies , vol.Part D, Volume-32 , no.Number-2, , 2015 .
8
Sheikh Jafar Emran, Md. Azhar Uddin and K. M. Nafis Ifteakhar Tulon : ‘Exploring the Unexplored: Determinants of Creative Industry’, The Dhaka University Studies , vol.Vol. 70 , 2014 .
9
Sheikh Jafar Emran and Md. Azhar Uddin : “Do Household Wealth and Educational Attainment Affect Spouse Age Difference? Evidence from Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS), 2006”, Journal of Population and Development , 2014 .
10
Mohammed Helal Uddin and Sheikh Jafar Emran : The Impact of Price Hike on Child Labor Participation in Bangladesh,”, The Journal of Social Studies, , vol.Volume-129, January- March 2011; Dhaka. , 2011 .