Profile of Dr. Selim Raihan

Profile of Dr. Selim Raihan

Dr. Selim Raihan
Professor
Department of Economics
Faculty of Social Sciences
Email: sraihan_duecon@yahoo.com
Phone: +880-2-9661900
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Degree Name Group/Major Subject Board/Institute Country Passing Year
Ph.D. Economics University of Manchester United Kingdom 2005
Masters Economics University of Manchester United Kingdom 1998
Masters Economics University of Dhaka Bangladesh 1995
Bachelor Economics University of Dhaka Bangladesh 1993
Award Type Award Title Year Country Description
International Senior Research Fellow (Hon) 2014 United Kingdom University of Manchester (2014-2020)
International Alumni “A Cutting Edge of Development Thinking” 2012 United States Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University
International GTAP Featured Member 2007 United States A featured member at the Global Trade Analysis Project Website
International Best PhD Dissertation Prize 2005 United Kingdom For the PhD Thesis at the University of Manchester
International UK Commonwealth Scholarship 2001 United Kingdom For the PhD research at the University of Manchester
International British Chevening Scholarship 1998 United Kingdom For MA in Economics at the University of Manchester
Research Interest
Subject Description
Trainer of CGE model Experience of more than 15 years in conducting international and national CGE training programmes.
Economic modelling Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) models, GTAP models, Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) techniques, WITS/SMART partial equilibrium model, dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) model, micro- and macro-econometric modelling and estimation techniques
Political economy analysis of growth and development Applied research using political economy theories and models
Economic growth Time series and cross-country analysis
Labour market issues Micro-econometrics using Labour Force Survey data
Poverty and inequality issues Micro-econometrics using HIES data
International trade and trade policy issues International trade and trade policy issues related to the regional trading agreements, WTO and domestic trade policies. Extensive research experience in regional trade and development issues in South Asia.
Project/Research Supervision
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Project/Research Work
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Invited Talk
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Title Organization Location From Date To Date Description
Professor Department of Economics, University of Dhaka Dhaka 16-12-2012 Currently Working
Associate Professor Department of Economics, University of Dhaka Dhaka 17-02-2008 15-12-2012
Assistant Professor Department of Economics, University of Dhaka Dhaka 15-07-2001 16-02-2008
Lecturer Department of Economics, University of Dhaka Dhaka 22-03-1999 14-07-2001
Book
1
Raihan, S., Kar, S. and Sen, K. Transitions between Growth Episodes: Do Institutions Matter and Do Some Institutions Matter More?. Manchester: The University of Manchester, 2018 .
2
Raihan, S. and Bidisha, S.H. Female employment stagnation in Bangladesh. Dhaka: The Asia Foundation and UKaid, 2018 .
3
Raihan, S. Structural Change and Dynamics of Labor Markets in Bangladesh. Singapore: Springer Publications, 2018 .
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Raihan, S., Lemma, A., Khondker, B.H. and Ferdous, F.B. Bangladesh sectoral growth diagnostic. Dhaka: The Asia Foundation and UKaid, 2017 .
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Raihan, S. Let’s Think Aloud, Shall We?. Dhaka: SANEM Publications, 2017 .
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Raihan, S. Policy Advocacy Strategy for Intra-Regional Trade – Dealing with NTMs in South Asia. Kathmandu: SAARC-TPN, GIZ, 2016 .
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Raihan, S. Structural Change and Dynamics of Labor Markets in Bangladesh: Studies on Labor and Employment. Dhaka: SANEM Publications, 2016 .
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Raihan, S., Osmani, S.R. and Khalily, M.A.B. Contribution of Microfinance to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Bangladesh. Dhaka: InM, 2015 .
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Raihan, S. Financial Soundness Indicators for Financial Sector Stability in Bangladesh. Manila: Asian Development Bank, 2015 .
10
Gunatilake, H. and Raihan, S. Opportunity Cost of Natural Gas Subsidies in Bangladesh. Manila: Asian Development Bank, 2014 .
11
Raihan, S. and De, P. India–Pakistan Economic Co-operation: Implications for Regional Integration in South Asia. London: Commonwealth Secretariat, 2014 .
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Raihan, S., Khan, M. A. and Quoreshi, S. NTMs in South Asia: Assessment and Analysis. Kathmandu: SAARC-TPN, GIZ, 2014 .
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Raihan, S. The political economy of food price policy: The case of Bangladesh. Helsinki: UNU-WIDER, 2013 .
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De, P., Raihan, S. and Ghani, E. What does MFN mean for India and Pakistan? Is MFN a Panacea?. Washington DC: The World Bank, 2013 .
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Pritchett, L., Sen, K., Kar, S. and Raihan, S. Trillions Gained and Lost: Estimating the Magnitude of Growth Episodes. Manchester: University of Manchester, 2013 .
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Raihan, S. Employment Effects of FTA Agreements Perspectives from Bangladesh,. Dhaka: ILO, 2013 .
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Raihan, S. and Cheong, D. mpact of trade in services on employment in Bangladesh: special reference to the IT sector. Dhaka: ILO, 2013 .
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Kar, S., Pritchet, L., Raihan, S. and Sen, K. The Dynamics of Economic Growth: A Visual Handbook of Growth Rates, Regimes, Transitions and Volatility. Manchester: University of Manchester, UK, 2013 .
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De, P., Raihan, S. and Khaturia, S. Unlocking Bangladesh-India Trade: Emerging Potential and the Way Forward. Washington DC: The World Bank, 2012 .
20
Raihan, S. Economic Reforms and Agriculture in Bangladesh: Assessment of Impacts using Economy-wide Simulation Models. Dhaka: ILO, 2012 .
21
Raihan, S. One hundred years of economic change in Bengal: Re-visiting the economic life of a Bengal district. Manchester: University of Manchester, 2011 .
22
Razzaque, A., Khondker, B. and Raihan, S. Poverty, Intra-Household distribution and Gender Relations in Bangladesh. Dhaka: University Press Ltd, 2011 .
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Razzaque, A., Khondker, B. and Raihan, S. Poverty, Intra-Household distribution and Gender Relations in Bangladesh. Dhaka: University Press Ltd, 2011 .
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Raihan, S., Khatoon, R., Husain, J. and Rahman, S. odelling Gender Impacts of Policy Reforms in Bangladesh: A Study in a Sequential Dynamic CGE Framework. Quebec: University of Laval, 2010 .
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Rahman, M., Sadat, W.S. and Raihan, S Trade Liberalisation, Manufacturing Growth and Employment in Bangladesh. New Delhi: ILO and Academic Foundation, 2010 .
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Raihan, S., Khondker, B.H., Sugiyarto, G. and Jha, S. Remittances and Household Welfare: A Case Study of Bangladesh. Manila: Asian Development Bank, 2009 .
27
Raihan, S. Impact of Food Price Rise on School Enrolment and Dropout in the Poor and Vulnerable Households in Selected Areas of Bangladesh. Dhaka: DFID, 2009 .
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Raihan, S. Trade Liberalisation and Poverty in Bangladesh. Bangkok: UNESCAP, 2008 .
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Raihan, S. SAFTA and the Bangladesh Economy: Assessments of Potential Implications. London: Commonwealth Secretariat, 2008 .
30
Raihan, S. and Mahmud, N. Trade and Poverty Linkages. Jaipur: CUTS International, India, 2008 .
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Raihan, S. Trade Liberalisation, Growth and Poverty in Bangladesh. Jaipur: CUTS International, India, 2008 .
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Razzaque, A. and Raihan, S Venturing into a Quota-Free Regime: The Ready-made Garment Industry in Bangladesh. Dhaka: Pathak Samabesh, 2008 .
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Razzaque, A. and Raihan, S. rade Development and Poverty Linkages: Experiences from Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Vol I. Jaipur: CUTS International, India, 2008 .
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Raihan, S. and Razzaque, A. Trade Development and Poverty Linkages: Experiences from Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Vol II. Jaipur: CUTS International, India, 2008 .
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Raihan, S. Domestic Preparedness of Services Trade Liberalisation in South Asia: Are South Countries Prepared for Further Trade Liberalisation. Jaipur: CUTS International, India, 2008 .
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Razzaque, A. and Raihan, S. Trade and Industrial Policy Environment in Bangladesh with Special Emphasis on Some Non-Traditional Export Sectors. Dhaka: Pathak Samabesh, 2007 .
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Raihan, S. and Razzaque, A. WTO and Regional Trade Negotiations Outcomes: Quantitative Assessments of Potential Implications on Bangladesh. Dhaka: Pathak Samabesh, 2007 .
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Raihan, S. Dynamics of Trade Liberalisation in Bangladesh: Analyses of Policies and Practices. Dhaka: Pathak Samabesh, 2007 .
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Raihan, S., Adhikari, R. and Adhikari, K. Export Diversification for Human Development in the Post-ATC Era: Perspectives from Asian LDCs. Colombo: UNDP Regional Centre, 2007 .
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Barkat, A., Zaman, S. and Raihan, S. Political Economy of Khas Land in Bangladesh. Dhaka: Association of Land Reform and Development (ALRD), 2001 .
Book Section
1
Hassan, M. and Raihan, S. "Navigating the deals world: The politics of economic growth in Bangladesh." Deals and Development. Edited by L. Pritchett, K. Sen, and E. Werker Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017 .
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Raihan, S. "Foreign Trade." Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Bangladesh. Edited by Riaz, A. and Rahman, M. S London: Routledge, 2016 .
3
Raihan, S. and De, P. "India–Pakistan Economic Co-operation: Implications for Regional Integration in South Asia." Regional Integration in South Asia Trends, Challenges and Prospects. Edited by M. A. Razzaque and Yurendra Basnett London: Commonwealth Secretariat, 2014 .
4
Raihan, S. "Regional Trade in Services in South Asia." Regional Integration in South Asia Trends, Challenges and Prospects. Edited by M. A. Razzaque and Yurendra Basnett London: Commonwealth Secretariat, 2014 .
5
Raihan, S. and Razzaque, M. A. "Assessing Gains from SAFTA." Regional Integration in South Asia Trends, Challenges and Prospects. Edited by M. A. Razzaque and Yurendra Basnett London: Commonwealth Secretariat, 2014 .
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Raihan, S. "The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Bangladesh." Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability A Political Economy Analysis. Edited by Per Pinstrup-Andersen Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014 .
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Raihan, S. and Khondker, B.H.K. "Poverty and Inequality in Bangladesh." Leading issues in Bangladesh Development. Edited by Ahmed, S Dhaka: University Press Ltd, 2012 .
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Raihan, S. and Sugiyarto, G. "Effects of Global Crisis on Remittances and Poverty: The Case Study on Bangladesh." Global Crisis, Remittances and Poverty in Asia. Manila: Asian Development Bank, 2012 .
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Raihan, S. "Policy priorities and role of aid in least developed countries: Bangladesh." Foreign Aid in South Asia: The Emerging Scenario. Edited by Kelegama, S. New Delhi: SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd, 2012 .
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Raihan. S. and Khondker B.H.K. "A Computable General Equilibrium Nanosimulation Approach for the Poverty and Welfare Analysis: An Insight from the Intra-Household Data in Bangladesh." Poverty, Intra-Household distribution and Gender Relations in Bangladesh. Edited by Razzaque, A., Khondker, B. and Raihan, S. Dhaka: University Press Ltd, 2011 .
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Razzaque, A. and Raihan, S. "“Intra-household Distribution and Poverty Incidence: An Empirical Investigation on Bangladesh." Poverty, Intra-Household distribution and Gender Relations in Bangladesh. Edited by Razzaque, A., Khondker, B. and Raihan, S. Dhaka: University Press Ltd, 2011 .
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Raihan, S., Hussain, J. and Khondker, B.H.K. "Poverty Counts in Bangladesh: Surveys, Methods and Estimates." Poverty, Intra-Household distribution and Gender Relations in Bangladesh. Edited by Razzaque, A., Khondker, B. and Raihan, S. Dhaka: University Press Ltd, 2011 .
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Khondker, B.H.K. and Raihan, S. "Projected Macroeconomic Scenarios for the Sixth Five Year Plan (2011-2015)." Technical Framework Paper of the Sixth Five Year Plan of Bangladesh 2011-2015, Volume 2. Edited by Mujeri, M.K and Alam, S. Dhaka: BIDS, 2011 .
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Raihan, S. and Khondker, B.H.K. "Dynamic CGE Model of Bangladesh." Technical Framework Paper of the Sixth Five Year Plan of Bangladesh 2011-2015, Volume 2. Edited by Mujeri, M.K and Alam, S. Dhaka: BIDS, 2011 .
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Khondker, B.H.K. and Raihan, S. "A Social Accounting Matrix for Bangladesh 2006/07: Methodology and Results." Technical Framework Paper of the Sixth Five Year Plan of Bangladesh 2011-2015, Volume 2. Edited by Mujeri, M.K and Alam, S. Dhaka: BIDS, 2011 .
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Khondker, B.H.K. and Raihan, S. "Input Output structure of the Bangladesh Economy 2006-07." Technical Framework Paper of the Sixth Five Year Plan of Bangladesh 2011-2015, Volume 1. Edited by Mujeri, M.K and Alam, S. Dhaka: BIDS, 2011 .
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Raihan, S. and Khondker, B.H.K. "A Study on Alternative Modes of Financing." Background Papers of the Sixth Five Year Plan of Bangladesh 2011-2015, Volume 1. Edited Dhaka: BIDS, 2011 .
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Raihan, S. "Growth and Poverty Impacts of Trade Liberalisation in Bangladesh." Trade Liberalisation and Poverty in South Asia. Edited by Bandara, J.S., Athukorala, P.C. and Kelegama, S. New Delhi: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia, 2011 .
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Raihan, S. and Uddin, H.S. "Bangladesh: Migration, Remittances, and Development." Migration, Remittances and Development in South Asia. Edited by Kelegama, S. New Delhi: SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd, 2011 .
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Raihan, S. "European Union-India Bilateral Free Trade Agreement: Potential Implications for the Excluded Low-Income Economies in Asia and Africa." Challenges and Opportunities for Trade and Financial Integration in Asia and the Pacific. Bangkok: UNESCAP, 2009 .
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Khondker, B.H. and Raihan, S. "Poverty Impacts of Remittances and Garments: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis." Breaking Down Poverty in Bangladesh. Edited by Narayan, A. and Zaman, H. Dhaka: The University Press Limited, 2009 .
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Raihan, S. and Razzaque, A. "Poverty and Welfare Consequences of Global Rice and Agricultural Trade Liberalisation for Bangladesh." Global Rice and Agricultural Trade Liberalisation: Poverty and Welfare Implications for South Asia. Edited by Razzaque, A and Laurent, E. New Delhi: Academic Foundation, 2008 .
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Razzaque, A., Raihan, S. and Ahmed, N. "Global Rice Trade Liberalisation: Implications from Some Alternative Scenarios." Global Rice and Agricultural Trade Liberalisation: Poverty and Welfare Implications for South Asia. Edited by Razzaque, A and Laurent, E. New Delhi: Academic Foundation, 2008 .
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Rahman, M., Razzaque, M.A. and Raihan, S. "Issues in Trade Policy of Bangladesh." Emerging Issues in Bangladesh Economy. Dhaka: Centre for Policy Dialogue, 2008 .
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Raihan, S., Razzauqe, A. and Laurent, E. "Economic Partnership Agreement: Implications from Alternative Scenario." Bilateralism and Development: Emerging Trade Patterns. Edited by Qalo, V. London: Cameron May, 2008 .
26
Khondker, B.H., Mujeri, M. and Raihan, S. "Welfare and Poverty Impacts of Tariff Reforms in Bangladesh: A General Approach." Trade Liberalization and Poverty: A CGE Analysis of the 1990s Experiences in Africa and Asia. Edited by Cockburn, J., Decaluwe, B. and Robichaud, V. Quebec: Laval University, Canada, 2008 .
27
Cloutier, M., Cockburn, J., Decaluwe, B., Khondker, B.H. and Raihan, S. "Welfare, Poverty and Distribution Effects of Trade Liberalization: A Review of the CGE Literature." Trade Liberalization and Poverty: A CGE Analysis of the 1990s Experiences in Africa and Asia. Edited by Cockburn, J., Decaluwe, B. and Robichaud, V. Quebec: Laval University, Canada, 2008 .
28
Raihan, S. "Trade Liberalisation and Poverty in Bangladesh." Emerging Trade Issues for Policymakers in Developing Countries in Asia and the Pacific. Bangkok: UNESCAP, 2008 .
29
Raihan, S. "Competition Policy in Bangladesh." Competitive Advantage and Competition Policy in Developing Countries. Edited by Cook, P., Fabella, R. and Lee, C. London: Edward and Elgar, 2007 .
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Raihan, S. "Foreign Competition and Growth: A Study on Bangladesh Manufacturing Industries." Competitive Advantage and Competition Policy in Developing Countries. Edited by Cook, P., Fabella, R. and Lee, C. London: Edward and Elgar, 2007 .
31
Raihan, S. and Razzaque, M.A. "Services Trade Negotiations after WTO Hong Kong Ministerial: The South Asian Perspectives." South Asian Positions in the WTO Doha Round. Jaipur: CUTS International, India, 2007 .
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Annabi, N.., Khondker, B., Raihan, S., Cockburn, J. and Decaluwé, B. "WTO Agreements and Domestic Policy Reforms – Implications for Poverty in Bangladesh: A Study in a Dynamic Sequential CGE Framework." Poverty and the WTO: Impacts of the Doha Development Agenda. Edited by Hertel, T. and Winters, A. Washington DC: The World Bank and the Palgrave Macmillan, 2006 .
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Raihan, S. "Disinvestment of the Profitable SOEs: Reviewing the 'Inefficiency of SOEs’ Arguments for Privatisation." Privatization in Bangladesh: An Agenda in Search of Policy. Edited by Sobhan, R. Dhaka: University Press Ltd, 2005 .
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Raihan, S. "The Performance of the State-Owned Industrial Enterprise in Bangladesh." Privatization in Bangladesh: An Agenda in Search of Policy. Edited by Sobhan, R. Dhaka: University Press Ltd, 2005 .
Journal Article
1
Hahm, H. and Raihan, S. : The Belt and Road Initiative: Maximizing benefits, managing risks—A computable general equilibrium approach, Journal of Infrastructure, Policy and Development , vol.2 , pp.140 , 2018 .
2
Raihan, S., Osmani, S. R. and Khalily, M. A. B. : The macro impact of microfinance in Bangladesh: A CGE analysis, Economic Modelling , vol.62 , pp.1-15 , 2017 .
3
Raihan, S., Bidisha, S.H. and Jahan, I. : Unpacking unpaid labour in Bangladesh, Indian Journal of Labour Economics , vol.60 , pp.571-587 , 2017 .
4
Pritchett, L., Sen, K., Kar, S. and Raihan, S. : Trillions gained and lost: Estimating the magnitude of growth episodes, Economic Modelling , vol.55 , 2016 .
5
Amjad, R., Chandrasiri, S., Nathan, D., Raihan, S., Verick, S. and Yusuf, A. : What Holds Back Manufacturing in South Asia, Economic & Political Weekly , vol.L , no.10 , 2015 .
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Banerjee, O., Mahzab, M., Raihan, S. and Islam, N. : An economy-wide analysis of climate change impacts on agriculture and food security in Bangladesh, Climate Change Economics , vol.6 , no.1 , 2015 .
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Raihan, S. : South Asian Economic Union –Challenges and Tasks Ahead, South Asia Economic Journal , vol.16 , 2015 .
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Raihan, S. and Barkat, A. : Effects of Households’ Education and Health Expenditure on Income Generation and Poverty Status in Bangladesh, Social Science Review, , vol.30 , no.1 , 2013 .
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Raihan, S. : Review of ESCAP SSWA, Regional Cooperation for Inclusive and Sustainable Development: South and South-west Asia Development Report 2012-13, South Asia Economic Journal , vol.14 , no.2 , 2013 .
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Kar, S., Pritchet, L., Raihan, S. and Sen, K. : Looking for a break: Identifying transitions in growth regimes, Journal of Macroeconomics , 2013 .
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Raihan, S. : Welfare and Poverty Impacts of Trade Liberalization: A Dynamic CGE Microsimulation Analysis, International Journal of Microsimulation , vol.3 , no.1 , 2010 .
12
Ahmed, M. and Raihan, S. : Cointegration, Error Correction and the Demand for Money in Bangladesh, Dhaka University Journal of Development Studies , vol.1 , no.1 , 2010 .
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Raihan. S. : Informal Sector in Bangladesh: Implications for Growth and Poverty, Indian Journal of Labour Economics , vol.53 , no.2 , 2010 .
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Raihan, S. : Bangladesh’s Trade Barriers in a Global Perspective: A Comparative Analysis, The Bangladesh Development Studies , vol.29 , no.1&2 , 2003 .
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Barkat, A., Zaman, S. and Raihan, S. : Distribution and Retention of Khas land in Bangladesh, Land , vol.7 , no.5 , 2000 .
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Raihan, S. : Crisis of the Welfare State, Social Science Review , vol.17 , no.2 , 2000 .
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Raihan, S. : Changing Pattern of External Resource Flows to Developing Countries during 1990s and Implications for the Developing Countries, Social Science Review , vol.17 , no.1 , 2000 .
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Raihan, S. : What have Structural Adjustment Programmes Achieved since their Inception in 1980, Journal of Business Studies , vol.20 , no.2 , 1999 .
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Raihan, S. and Barkat, A. : Population Growth and Poverty: Re-examination of Relationships, Social Science Review , vol.13 , no.2 , 1996 .
Conference Proceedings
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Raihan, S. "Land rights as an institutional issue for development." EDI workshop programme - "Institutional diagnostics for development" organised by Oxford Policy Management Dar es Salaam: 2019 .
2
Raihan, S. "Is there any Bangladesh ‘Development Paradox’?." Symposium on “Economic Growth, Development and Economic Stability”, Organised by School of Management, Swansea University Swansea: 2019 .
3
Raihan, S. "The Challenges of the RMG Industry in Bangladesh." ISAS, National University of Singapore (NUS) Workshop on “Assessing the Transformation of Bangladesh” organised by the National University of Singapore Singapore: 2019 .
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Raihan, S. "Institutional Diagnostics of Development: The Bangladesh Perspective." Economic Development and Institutions 2019 Annual Conference, Organised by Paris School of Economics and Oxford Policy Management Paris: 2019 .
5
Raihan, S. "Challenges of Female Employment: The Bangladesh Context." International Workshop on “Women’s access to paid work in South Asia and MENA: barriers, opportunities and policy challenges” organised by LSE, Department of International Development and the LSE Middle East Centre London, UK: 2019 .
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