Name : Momtaz Uddin Ahmed
Date of Birth : 1st March, 1947
Marital Status : Married (with three children)
Present Position : Honorary Professor, Department of Economics,
University of Dhaka, since October 2013
Key Qualifications : B.A. (Honours), Economics,
University of Dhaka, 1967
M.A. Economics, University of Dhaka, 1968
Ph. D. Economics, University of Lancaster, U.K., 1976
Field of Specialization : Development Economics
Present Address : Department o Economics
University of Dhaka
Arts Building, Nilkhet
Dhaka – 1000
Permanent Address : Flat B/12, Bashati Green Hamlet
23, Green Road, Dhanmondi
Dhaka – 1205
Tel: 880-2-9666838 (Res.)
Work Experience :
Position Organization/Department Period
Lecturer Department of Economics, 1970-1972
University of Dhaka, Dhaka
Doctoral Candidate Department of Economics 1972-1976
University of Lancaster, UK
Assistant Professor Department of Economics 1976-1978
University of Dhaka
Associate Professor Department of Economics 1978-1984
University of Dhaka
Professor Department of Economics 1984-2012
(Retired on 30th June 2012)
University of Dhaka
Member, (with the rank General Economics March, 2002-
and status of a Senior Division (GED), Planning August 2003
Secretary) Commission, Government of
Director, Research Centre for Integrated Rural April, 2005 -
Development in Asia and the September-2006
Pacific (CIRDAP), Dhaka,
Subjects Taught: Development Economics, Agricultural Economics, Industrial Economics and Economic History at graduate and post-graduate levels; Introduction to Macroeconomics at North South University. Introduction to Natural Resource and Environmental Economies (2013) at United International University, Dhaka. Recent Interests include: Environmental Economics.
Guidance of Research: Supervision of Ph.D. and M. Phil students on a regular basis. Successfully supervised three Ph.D. students so far all of whom obtained Ph.D. degree in Economics from University of Dhaka. Currently guiding three Ph. D. students, one in Dhaka Univrsity and two in the Bangladesh Univerity of Professionals (BUP). Two MPhil students in the BUP are also working under my supersvision.
Other Positions Held
Director, Board of Directors Reliance Finance Limited June 2010 – March 2017
Director, Board of Directors Reliance Brokerage Services Limited 2010 – March 2017
Chairman, Board of Rupali Bank Ltd, a Nationalized August, 2001-
Directors Commercial Bank, Dhaka, November 2003
Director, Board of Directors Bangladesh Bank, the Central November 2003-
Bank of Bangladesh November 2009
Independent Director Al-Arafa Islami Bank Ltd. July 2010-June 2012
Independent Director Firt Security Islami Bank Ltd. May 2017 onward
Director, Board of Directors Small and Medium Enterprise December 2006-
Foundation (SMEF), Dhaka June 2010, and reappointed with effect from 26th June 2015.
Member, Board of Palli Daridro Bimochon Foundation April, 2004-
Governors (PDBF), Dhaka May, 2009
Member, National Wages & Productivity 1992-93
Chairman, National Association of Small and Since 2015
Advisory Committee Cottage Industries Association of
Membership of Professional
· President (and life member): Dhaka University Economics Department Alumni Association (DUEDA), 1993-94
· Life Member, Society for International Development – SID International, and SID Bangladesh Chapter.
· Life Member, Bangladesh Economic Association.
· Life Member, Dhaka University Alumni Association (DUAA).
· Life Member, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
· Founder Member (and Life Member), Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP).
· Member, Editorial Board of the Asia-Pacific journal of Rural Development (ADJORD), published by CIRDAP, Dhaka.
· Chief Editor, International Journal of SME Development since 2016.
· Alumni: American Committee on Asian Economic Studies (ACAES).
· Corresponding Editor: From the South Asian Region for the Asian journal of Economics, published from USA.
Selected Research and Consultancy and Works.
I worked as Team Leaders and Experts for many multinational and bilateral development
partners some of which are given below:
2015 (February-April) Senior Economics Advisor, MoH Mcdonals, Tasked to advise the research team on the study, National SME Policy and Strategies for Bangladesh, funded by European Union through INSPIRED Project.
2008-2009 Private Sector Development Consultant, PRSP-2, Prepared Reports on Monitoring and Evaluation Indicators for IFC – BICF, Dhaka, October 2008 – June, 2009.
2007-2008 Small and Medium Enterprise Development in Bangladesh, Thematic Study for Second PRSP, 2008 – 2011, Prepared for the General Economics Division (GED), Planning Commission, Government of Bangladesh
2006-2007 Ararian Reform and Rural Development - Issues Concerns and Future Challenges, Rural Development Report 2007, Prepared for CIRDAP, Dhaka.
2004-2005 Review of Export Policies of Bangladesh with Special Reference to human Development Perspectives, study report, prepared for UNDP, Dhaka
2003-2004 Enterprise Competitiveness and Productivity in Bangladesh, Report prepared for ILO sub-regional office for South Asia, New Delhi, India.
2003-2004 Team Leader of the study on: Decent work, Productivity and Enterprise Competitiveness. A country study on Bangladesh, prepared for ILO Regional office, New Delhi, India.
2002-2003 Consultant, Department of International Development (DFID), U.K. Prepared a study on: Institutional and Policy Contexts of RNA Development in Bangladesh.
2000 – 2001 Team Leader of the study on: Impediments to Rapid Industrial Growth in Bangladesh. World Bank sponsored study carried for the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI), Dhaka.
1999-2001 Team Leader of the study on: “Impediments to Growth of Existing Exports including those in the Thrust Sectors and Framing Recommendations for Augmenting Exports in Bangladesh.” . World Bank sponsored study carried for the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI), Dhaka.
Deputy Technical Adviser (DTA) of the World Bank (Washington) sponsored project on: Bangladesh Export Diversification Project (BDXDP). Major task includes subproject selection for export development, coordination, supervision, and monitoring of the progress of work of different components of the entire project.
Privatization in Bangladesh: Social Effects and Restructuring, A Study prepared for the ILO/SAAT, New Delhi, India.
1998-1999 Consultant and Team Leader, JOBS Programme, Dhaka, Prepared Study on: Eight Sub-Sector Studies on Small and Medium Enterprises in Bangladesh.
1998-1999 Team Leader of the CIRDAP (Centre for Integrated Rural Development in Asia and the Pacific) study on: Efficacy of Alternative Poverty Alleviation Programmes in Bangladesh.
Micro Enterprise and Rural Credit Specialist, Kranti Associates Limited, Dhaka, for the study on: Agriculture Sector Investment Project(ASIP) of the Government of Bangladesh.
1996-1997 Consultant, UNDP, Dhaka, Prepared Study on: Employment Situation in the Formal Sector Industries in Bangladesh: A Review of Available Evidence.
1996-1997 Consultant, ILO / SAAT, New Delhi, India. Prepared Study on: Productivity-Linked Industrial Wages Agreements: A Review of Bangladesh Experience.
1993-1994 Consultant, World Bank, Dhaka. Prepared study on: Decentralization of Wage Setting in the Parastatal Sector and Linkage of Wages with Productivity.
1992-1993 Consultant, ILO/ARTEP, New Delhi. Prepared Bangladesh Country Study: Structural Adjustment, Labour Market Reforms, Industrial Relations and Productivity in Bangladesh.
1992-1993 Consultant, UNDP, Dhaka. Prepared a report on: An overview of the Innovative Policy Approaches towards Entrepreneurial Skills and Microenterprise Development in Bangladesh
1991-1992 Consultant and Team Leader of the study on: Production and Marketing of Wheat and Maize in Bangladesh, sponsored by Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC), Dhaka.
Consultant, Centre for Integrated Rural Development in Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP). Prepared a review study on: IRDP Programs in the CIRDAP member countries.
Consultant and Team Leader of the study on: Evaluation of Effectiveness of the Textile Strategic Management Unit (TSMU), sponsored by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of Bangladesh, Dhaka.
Consultant, USAID, Dhaka. Responsible for preparing: A Users Manual for the Export Development Fund.
1990-1991 Consultant and Team Leader of the Background study on : Small and Cottage Industries in Bangladesh, for the Fourth Five year Plan, sponsored by the Planning Commission, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
1989-1990 Consultant, Harvard Institute for International Development / Planning Commission, Dhaka. Responsible for conducting the study on : Textiles and Readymade Garments Industry of Bangladesh.
1988-1989 Consultant and Team Leader of the study on: Rural Poverty and Employment with Special Reference to Landless and Women in Bangladesh, sponsored by the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC), Dhaka.
Consultant and Team Leader of the study on: Evaluation of the Major Rural Development Programs in Bangladesh, Sponsored by DANIDA, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
1987-1988 Core Research Team Member, Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines. Responsible for preparing the Study Report on: The Role of Small and Medium Scale Industries in Bangladesh.
Economic Consultant, Ministry of Social Welfare and Women’s' Affairs, Government of Bangladesh. Responsible for preparing an evaluative study on: The Impact of Thana Level Cottage Industries Training Programme.
1986-1987 Consulting Economist, Micro Industries Development Association (MIDAS) Responsible for designing and conducting a study on : The Saturation of Market Prospects for Traditional Non‑farm Products, sponsored by USAID, Dhaka.
Economic Consultant, Bangladesh Project Management Institute (BPMI), Dhaka. Responsible for writing and analyzing the Present Status and Future Investment opportunities in the Handloom and Sericulture Industries of Bangladesh, under the Investment Opportunity Study in the Textile Sector of Bangladesh.
1985-1986 Consultant, Micro Industries Development Association (MIDAS), Dhaka. Responsible for preparing a study on: Development of Industrial Subcontracting in Bangladesh and Identification of An Area for MIDAS Intervention.
1984-1985 Consultant, BIDS. Responsible for study design and report writing on: Second Rural Industries Development Project (SRID). Sponsored by World Bank, Dhaka.
National Consultant, Planning Commission, Government of Bangladesh. Responsible for preparing industry studies, under the Trade and Industrial policy Reform Project (TIP), sponsored by World Bank, Dhaka.
1983-1984 Consultant, Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC). Responsible for evaluation of effectiveness of The Norwegian Credit Programme on Cottage Industries in Bangladesh.
1982-1983 Consultant Economist, Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad. Responsible for writing the report of an inter‑country study on: Development and Diversification of Rural Industries in the South‑east Asian Region, sponsored by the Asian and Pacific Development Center (APDC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
1981-1982 Economic Consultant, Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (Development Council) BUP. Worked as a core research team member in the evaluative study on: Chandpur Irrigation Project and Fertilizer Distribution Improvement Project.
1980-1981 Consultant, Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC). Responsible for conducting evaluative studies on: Effectiveness of Small and Cottage industry Credit Programs and designing a credit delivery model for such industries.
1978-1980 Economic Consultant, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS). Worked as a core research team member in the Rural Industries Study Project (RISP), sponsored by USAID. Responsible for study design, data processing and report writing.
Professorial Fellow, Japan Foundation, 1995 (Attached to Tokyo University), January 1995-January 1996
Visiting Fellow, Queen Elizabeth House, International Development Centre, Oxford University, U.K. 1994 (Jan-April)
Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economies (IDE), January 1985-July 1985.
Visiting Scholar (Part-time), Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), Dhaka. 1978-1980
International Visitor to USA as a guest of the US State Department, during Sept. 27- Oct. 28, 1998 under the sponsorship of the USIS, Dhaka.
International Visitor to Germany During Sept. 7 – 23, 1999, at the invitation of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation of Germany-established by the first Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Visited Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, U.S.A. between July – November 2000 in personal capacity to pursue academic and professional activities. Addressed two seminars in the Ohio University on Bangladesh Economy and Grameen Bank on invitation from the Institute of International Studies, Ohio University.
Addressed seminar and delivered lectures in the University of Tokyo, and at the Yokohama National University, Japan in 1995 as a fellow of the Japan Foundation, on invitation from the International Studies Departments of the above Universities.
Presentation of Papers and Parti-cipation in Major International Conferences/Visits
“Promoting Business and Technology Incubation for Improved Competitiveness of Small and Medium Industries through Application of Modern and Efficient Technologies in Bangladesh”, Paper presented to the International Workshop on Promoting Business and Technology Incubation for improved competitiveness of Small and Medium Industries through Application of Modern and Efficient Technologies, organized jointly by the Ministry of Industries, Government of Bangladesh and UN ESCAP, 7-9 January, 2003, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
“Mainstreaming Development of Agro-based Enterprises and Rural Non-Farm Activities in the Bangladesh: Mid-Term Strategy for Economic and Social Development”, paper presented at the International Workshop on Fostering Rural Economic Development through Agricultural-based Enterprises and Services, organized jointly by the GTZ, World Bank and DFID (UK) and held in Berlin, Germany during 19-22 November, 2002.
“Development of Livestock Sector in Bangladesh: Current Trends and Future Prospects. Paper presented at the Regional Workshop organized by FAO and held in Bangkok, Thailand, during 19th-22nd February, 2001.
“Current Status of the Cotton Textile Industry of Bangladesh with special Reference to the Labour Problems after the Uruguay Round”. Paper presented at the Seminar organized by the Institute of Economic Research (IER), Seoul National University, Korea, April 2000.
“Privatization process in Bangladesh: Future challenges and strategic options”, Paper presented at 23rd ACAES International Conference on Asian Economics, held in Seoul National University, South Korea, 15-17 December 1999.
"Foreign Direct Investment and Technology Flows in Asia and the Pacific Region in the 1990s : An Analysis of Trends, Patterns and Policies", 22nd ACAES Annual Conference, held in December 1998, in Bangkok, Thailand.
"The Japanese Employment Practices Revisited" Seventh Biennial Conference on United States ‑ Asia Economic Relations, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May
14 ‑18, 1996.
Development of Rural Industries and Transformation of China's Rural Economy, paper presented to the Fourth International Economics Conference on China held in Beijing during November 10‑12,1992, under the joint sponsorship of the ACAES and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
Participant, International Symposium and Meeting of the Correspondent Institute of the ICEG, held in New Delhi, May, 1992.
"Development Challengers for South Asia in the 1990s: Economic Perspectives" Fifth Biennial Conference on US‑Asia Economic Relations, held in Tokai University, Japan, 1991.
Participant, International Symposium and Meeting of the Correspondent Institutes of the International Centre for Economic Growth (ICEG) held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December, 1989.
"Development of Small and Medium Enterprises in Japan: Lessons for Bangladesh" Fourth Biennial Conference on US‑Asia Economic Relations, held in Columbia University, 1989.
"Economic Cooperation between Bangladesh and Japan. "International Conference held in Dhaka under the Joint Sponsorship of Faculty of Social Sciences, Dhaka University, and Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh, 1986.
"Small Industry of LDCs in Global Perspective," The Yomuri International Symposium held in Tokyo, 1985.
"Institutional Framework for Diversification of the Rural Economy of Bangladesh." 25th Anniversary SID World Conference, Baltimore, USA, 1982.
Countries of Work U.K., Japan, Malaysia, Ireland, India, Bangladesh
Countries Visited U.S.A, U.K, Canda, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, South Korea, India, Singapore, Pakistan, Nepal, Philippines, Myanmar, Indonesia, Iran.
“A Theoretical Framework for Analysing the Growth and Sustainablity of Small and Medium Enterprises ”. Intrnatinal Journal of SME Development, Issue 2, April 2017
“Women Entrepreneurship Development in the Small and Medium Enterprises in Bangladesh: Prospects, Realities and Policies” International Journal of SME Development, Vol. 1, Issue 1, April, 2014.
“Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation through Promotion of Rural Non-farm Activities in Asia and the Pacific Region, A Review of Evidence, Patterns and Issues” Vol. 16, No.1 July 2006, special issue of the APJORD
“Institutional Framework for Promoting Rural Development in Bangladesh: An Analytical Review”, Asia-Pacific Journal of Rural Development, Vol.XV, Number 2, December 2005.
“Recent Social Science Research Trends in Bangladesh” Asian Research Trends, No. 7, 1997, published from Tokyo, Japan.
"Development of Rural Industries and Transformation of China's Rural Economy" Asia‑Pacific Journal of Rural Development, Vol.3, No.1, July 1993.
"Industrial Subcontracting in Bangladesh: Present Status and Future Potentials" Asian Journal of Economics and Social Studies, (Published from India), Vol. 8, No. 2, 1989.
Institutional Financing of Small‑Scale Industries in Bangladesh: An Appraisal With Special Reference to the Japanese Experience, VRF Series No. 129, Institute of Developing Economies (IDE), Japan, February, 1986.
"Small Industries of LDCs in Global Perspective" A New Perspective for World Economic Management Published by the Yomuri International Economic Society, May 1985, Japan.
"Analysis of the Missing Issues in the Cost of Borrowing for the Rural Non-farm Enterprises: Evidence from Bangladesh" The Journal of the Malaysian Economic Association, No. 2, June 1984.
"Industrial Subcontracting in Bangladesh : Results of a Survey," Scandinavian Journal of Development Alternatives, Vol. III, No.2, June 1984.
"An Analysis of the Small‑Scale Entrepreneurs in the Irish Plastics Industry," Economic and Social Review, (Published from Ireland), Vol. 8, No. 2, July 1977.
"Size and Efficiency: The Case of the Irish Plastics Industry", Economic and Social Review, (Published from Ireland), Vol. 8, No. 1, 1976.
“Privatization in Bangladesh”, In Gopal Joshi (ed.) Privatization in South Asia: Minimizing Negative Social Effects through Restructuring, SAAT/ILO, New Delhi, 2000.
“Foreign Direct Investment and Technology Flows in Asia and the Pacific Region in the 1990s : An Analysis of Trends, Patterns and Policies” , in Dutta, M (edited), Research in Asian Economic Studies, Volume 9, 1999.
“The Japanese Employment Practices in the Large Corporate Sector Revisited", in Dutta, M. (edited) , Research in Asian Economic Studies, Volume 8, 1998.
“Labour-Management Relations; The Japanese Practice and its Relevance to other countries”, Social Science Review, Dhaka University Studies, Vol-13, No. 1, June 1997.
“Industries and Industrial Relations since 1947” in Islam, S. (ed), History of Bangladesh 1704 - 1971, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, 1997.
"Development Challenges for South Asia in the 1990s: Economic Perspectives" in M. Dutta (edited) Research in Asian Economic Studies, Vol.5, 1994.
"Development of Small and Medium‑Scale Enterprises in Japan: Lessons for Bangladesh" in M. Dutta (edited) Research in Asian Economic Studies, Vol. 4, part‑B,
Jai Press Inc. USA, 1992.
"Structural Adjustment, Labour Market Reforms, Industrial Relations and Productivity in Bangladesh" in ILO/ARTEP published, Social Dimensions of Economic Reforms in Bangladesh, 1993.
"A Review of Rural Non-Farm Economic Activities in Bangladesh" (Co-author) in S. Mukhopadhaya and C.P. Lim (eds) Development and Diversification of Rural Industries in Asia, Published by the Asian and Pacific Development Centre (APDC), Kuala Lumpur, 1985.
"Institutional Framework Concerning Promotion of Rural Industries in Bangladesh: An Evaluation in Ibid (edited), The Rural Non-Farm Sector in Asia, Published by the Asian and Pacific Development Centre (APDC), Kuala Lumpur, April, 1985.
An Analysis of Assistance to the Plastics Industry in Bangladesh (Co-author) Published by the Effective Protection Study Unit, Trade and Industrial Policy Reform Programme, Government of the Peoples' Republic of Bangladesh, Dhaka, March, 1985.
“Entrepreneurship and Economic Development: A Discourse on Selected Conceptual Issues”, Daffodil International University Journal of Business and Economics, Vol. 9 No. 1 June 2015
“Evaluation of Development Thinking and Development Policies: A Survey of the Post-war Periods ”, Social Science Review (The Dhaka University Studies, Part D) Vol. 29 No. 2, December 2012
“Handicrafts in Bangladesh for Employment and Income Generation”, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Humanities), Vol. 56 (1-2), Diamond Jubilee Volume, 2011
Bangladesh’s “Plastics Products Industry: Baseline, Profile, Performance and Plans for Upgrading” in Structure, Performance and Action Plans for Six Industries in Bangladesh, A Research Publication of the Small Enterprise Foundation, June 2010
“Globalization and Competitiveness of Bangladesh’s Small-Scale Industries (SSIS): An Analysis of prospects and Challenges”, in Bangladesh Facing the Challenges of Globalization, A Review of Bangladesh Development 2001, CPD/UPL, Dhaka, 2002.
“Development Potentials of Micro-enterprises in Bangladesh: An Analysis of Issues and Constraints”, Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy Vol.15, No.1, December 2001.
“Financing Small Scale and Cottage Industries in Bangladesh”, Journal of Finance and Banking, volume-5, no.1 and 2, June-December, 1999.
“Poverty Alleviation through Micro Credit in Bangladesh: An Analysis of the Efficacy of a Government Department Sponsored Initiative”, Bank Parikrama, a journal of Banking and Finance, Volume XXIV, Silver Jubilee Issue 1999.
“Small and Cottage Industries Development Policies in Bangladesh: An Analysis of Effectiveness in the Context of Industrial Policy, 1991", Bank Parikrama, Jan. & March, 1998
“Attracting FDI and technology flows in Asia and the Pacific: An analysis of the policy perspectives” (Co-authored), BIISS journal, Vol 19,No. 3, 1998.
“Labour Market Reforms and its Implications for External Competitiveness of Bangladesh Economy” Public Finance and Development, Vol. 1, No. 1, July - Dec., 1996.
"Privatization and Development: An Overview of the Fundamental Issues" in Social Science Review, Dhaka University Studies, Part‑D, Vol. XI, 1993.
"Poverty in Rural Bangladesh" Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 11, No. 28, 1991.
"The Ready-made Garments Industry of Bangladesh: An Overview of Performance and Potentials". The Jahangirnagar Economic Review, Vol. 6, No. 1, June 1991.
"Pattern of Un‑and Underemployment in Rural Bangladesh : A Micro Level Study" (Co‑author) Journal of Business Administration, Vol. 17, No. 3 & 4, 1991.
"Poverty Alleviation in Bangladesh with Particular Reference to the Role of NGOs : An Investigation" (Co‑author) Asian Affairs, Vol. XII, No. II, April‑June 1990.
"Economic Cooperation Between Bangladesh and Japan: An Assessment of Present Scenario and Future Potentials" Journal of Business Administration, Vol. 13, No. 2, April 1987.
"Credit Administration and Promotion of Small and Cottage Industries in Bangladesh: A Critique," The Asian Affairs, Vol. 9, No.4, October‑December, 1987.
"Employment Generation in the Handloom Industry: Some Socio-Economic Implications," Journal of Management, Business and Economics, Vol. 11, No. 2, April 1985.
“Institutional Framework for Diversification of the Rural Economy of Bangladesh: A Critical Appraisal and Some Proposals, “Journal of Management, Business and Economics, Vil.10, No.3, 1984.
"The Third - IDA Credit Programme : An Assessment of its Relevance for Development of Small Industries in Bangladesh," Journal of Management, Business and Economics, Vol. 9, No. 2, 1983.
"Institutional Framework for Diversification of the Rural Economy of Bangladesh: A Critical Appraisal and Some Proposals, " Journal of Management, Business and Economics, Vol. 10, No. 3, 1984.
"The Special Credit Programme for Small and Cottage Industries : Performance Evaluation and Policy Suggestions, " The Asian Affairs, Vol. 4, No. 3, September 1982.
The Economics of Small‑Scale Industries: A Digression on the Basic Issues, " The Dhaka University Studies, Vol. 33, December 1980.
"Planning for Small and Cottage Industries in Development of Bangladesh: An Overview," Quarterly Journal of Small Enterprises Development, Management and Extension (SEDME) Hyderabad, India, Vol. 4, September 1980
“Some Aspects of David Mclelland’s Theory of N-Achievement: An Empirical Test in the Context of the Entrepreneurs in the Irish Plastics Industry. “”The Dhaka University Studies, Vol. 30, June 1979”
“Transforming Rural Bangladesh: The Case for Rural Small-Scale and Cottage Industries”, Political Economy, The Journal of the Bangladesh Economic Association, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1979.
Selected Unpublished Papers
Small and Medium Enterprise Development in Bangladesh, Report of the PRSP-2 Thematic Study, March 2008
“Entrepreneurship Development in the Small Industries Sector of Bangladesh in the Light of the Industrial Policy 2005”, Keynote paper presented to a Conference organized by the BSCIC, April 2005, Dhaka
“Small and Medium Enterprise Development in Bangladesh: An Overview of the Present status,” paper prepared for the National Task Force on Small and Medium Enterprise Development in Bangladesh, January 2004.
“ Institutional Financing of Small and Medium Industries in Bangladesh: Current Scenario and Future Directions” Keynote paper presented to the seminar jointly organized by the Eastern Bank Limited (EBL), FBCCI and SEDF, at Hotel Sonargaon, Dhaka, January 15, 2008.
“Review of Rural Development Experiences in Bangladesh with Some Highlights on Korean Perspectives”, Keynote paper presented to a Korea-Bangladesh Workshop on Rural Development organized by the South Korean Embassy, Dhaka, 17 October 2006.
“Bangladesh Rural Development Board (BRDB) and Microcredit: Success, Weaknesses and Way Out” paper presented to the Seminar organized by BRDB in observance of UN International Year of Microcredit 2005, December, 2005
Essays on Contemporary Development Issues of Bangladesh, A H Development Publishing House, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2010
Current Status and Future Perspectives of Rural Development in the CIRDAP Member Countries (Editor), Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific, Dhaka, February 2006.
Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises in Industrial Development: The Bangladesh Experience (Co-author), Academic Press & Publishers Library (APPL), Dhaka, 1992.
Rural Development Outlook – A Review of IRD Programmes (Co-author), CIRDAP, Dhaka, December 1991.
The Financing of Small-Scale Industries: A Study of Bangladesh and Japan, Dhaka University Press, Dhaka, September, 1987.
Names of Two Academic Referees :
1. Professor V.N. Balasubramanyam
Department of Economics
University of Lancaster, U.K.
2. Dr. Nazma Begum
Professor & Chairperson
Department of Economics
University of Dhaka