Md. Azhar Uddin

Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Economics
Arts Faculty Building (4th Floor),
University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh
Mob: +880 1778143333


Biography: Azhar studied Social Sciences (Economics) at Dhaka University, graduating in 2012. He gained an MSc (2012) in Economics from the University of Dhaka and was appointed Lecturer in Health Economics at the Institute of Health Economics, University of Dhaka in 2013. In 2016 Azhar joined as an Assistant Professor in same Institution.

Before joining Institute of Health Economics as a Lecturer, Azhar was working in Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC as a Research Associate from 2012 to 2013.


Teaching: He is currently teaching Environmental Economics in 4th Semester. Besides this, he has taught many other courses like Principles of Economics, Basic Mathematics for Health Economics, Labor Economics, Macro Economics, Econometrics for Health Economics, Environment and Health, Economics for Health Sector.

Research: Azhar’s research interests centre on applied microeconomics, particularly the interaction of health and labour market outcomes, Evaluation of interventions in heath sector, National Health Accounts, Costing of health services using advances tools.



Ifteakhar, K.M.N. , and Uddin, M.A. and Emran, S.J

“Marginal Effect of Working Hour on Health and Choice between Labor- Leisure: Evidence from Rural Labor Force of Bangladesh”
Social Science Review, December, 2016

Emran, S.J. and Uddin, M.A.
“Do Household Wealth and Educational Advancement Affect the Spouse Age Difference? Evidence from Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) 2006, Bangladesh”
Journal of Population and Development, First Issue

Emran, S.J. ,Uddin, M.A. and Ifteakhar, K.M.N

“Exploring the unexplored: Determinants of creative industry”
The Dhaka University Studies, Vol.70, No.1,June 2013

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