My research interests include: i) Extrinsic Uncertainty Variables of Economic Growth
- corruption, armed conflict, military expenditure and polity; ii) Open Economy
Macroeconomics; Interest Rate Pass-Through and Monetary Economics; Asset Price Bubble
iii) Economics of happiness 

I apply the following tools of analysis (as suitable) in my research - i) Time Series
(ARDL, cointegration,ECM, VAR, Granger Causality, ARCH, GARCH) ii) Cross-section iii)
Panel study (Fixed Effects, Random Effects, 2SLS, GMM, PMG) iv) Discrete Choice Models
(Logit, probit, ordered logit, ordered probit) v) Factor Analysis vi) structural equation
modelling. 

Fiscal Policy

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FTA with India and Malaysia, The Financial Express (2010)
 

Growth of Government Expenditure in Bangladesh: An Empirical Enquiry into the Validity of Wagner's Law (with Mohammad Abul Kalam), Global Economy Journal (2010)

The study empirically investigates ‘Wagner's law,' the relationship between ‘social progress' and ‘growth of state...

 

Economic Development

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Determines of Sectoral R&D Investment in the UK: A Dymanic Panel Approach (with Muhammad S. Rahman and Wan F.W Yusoff), Review of European Studies (2013)

We estimate the determinants of R&D expenditure in the UK by using sectoral data of...

 

Intrinsic and Extrinsic Determinants of Economic Growth: Further Evidence (with M A. Hossain) (2013)

The paper empirically estimates the effects of both intrinsic and extrinsic determinants on economic growth....

 

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Bridging the gap between policymakers and academics (with M. A. Majumder), The Financial Express (2011)
 

Growth of Government Expenditure in Bangladesh: An Empirical Enquiry into the Validity of Wagner's Law (with Mohammad Abul Kalam), Global Economy Journal (2010)

The study empirically investigates ‘Wagner's law,' the relationship between ‘social progress' and ‘growth of state...

 

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Electronic Banking Practices in Bangladesh (with M.S.U. Khan and M.Z. Raihan), Asian Journal of Information Technology (2004)
 

International Trade

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Modelling Import Demand Function for a Developing Country: An Empirical Approach, Asian-African Journal of Economics and Econometrics (2013)

The study focuses on the empirical modelling of aggregate import demand function for developing countries....

 

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Does A Real Devaluation Improve The Balance Of Trade?: Empirics From Bangladesh Economy, Journal of Developing Areas (2012)

Similar to many other developing countries Bangladesh, which is the country of my concern, has...

 

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FTA with India and Malaysia, The Financial Express (2010)
 

Marketing

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Broadband Services Selection Criteria of Young Users: Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analytic Approach (with Muhammad Sabbir Rahman and Murali Raman), International Journal of Business and Social Science (2013)

The purpose of this paper is to examine young users’ behavioral intention in selecting an...

 

Monetary Policy

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Interest Rate Pass-Through in the UK: Has the Transmission Mechanism Changed During the Financial Crisis? (with Ahmad H. Ahmad and Shahina Rummun), Economic Issues (2013)

Interest rate has been the monetary policy tool used by the modern central banks. For...