Moin Uddin Ahmed
Lecturer (Study Leave) Institute of Health Economics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Email: moin.ahmed@ihe.ac.bd

Moin

Biography:

Moin Uddin Ahmed joined Institute of Health Economics, University of Dhaka as a Lecturer in March, 2013. He had his Masters in Economics from Stockholm University, Sweden and his Bachelor (Honors) from University of Dhaka.

Besides teaching, Moin worked as a research associate and system analyst with other members of the Institute for the project “Analysis of Investment Case, Use of Pool Fund and Current Local Level Planning for Improvement of Maternal and Child Health Care in Bangladesh ”(funded by UNICEF). He alsoworked as a research associate and independent consultant for a project based on Harvard Kennedy School with Professor Rohini Pande and Mahnaz Islam. Moreover, he along with his co-researchers managed to have grants for several projects from IUCN, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, OXFAM etc. His researches are focused in the issues of Health Economics, Development Economics and Applied Econometrics. Since joining University of Dhaka, Moin has published four articles in peer reviewed journals, and contributed in five research reports.
Moin is currently carrying out his PhD in Economics at University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia. He has received UTS President Scholarship, International Research scholarship and Australian Research Council Discovery Project Scholarship for his doctoral study at UTS.

Education
PhD in Economics (July, 2016- ), Economics Discipline Group, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
MSc in Economics, 2011, Stockholm University, Sweden
B.S.S. (First Class Honors) in Economics, 2008, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Professional Experiences
03/2013-present : Lecturer (Study Leave), Institute of Health Economics, University of Dhaka
11/2014-07/2016 : System Analyst and Research Associate

Project: Analysis of Investment Case, Use of Pool Fund and Current Local Level Planning for Improvement of Maternal and Child Health Care in Bangladesh (funded by UNICEF)
10/2014-7/2015 : Independent Consultant and Research Assistant
Project: Reducing Imbalanced Use of Fertilizer in Bangladesh, Centre for International Development, Harvard Kennedy School (funded by USAID_DIV)
01/2013-03/2013 : Lecturer, Department of Economics, American International University-Bangladesh
10/2012-01/2013 : Lecturer(Adjunct), Department of Economics, United International University, Bangladesh
10/2012-07/2016 : Visiting Lecturer
North South University, State University of Bangladesh, Independent University Bangladesh, University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Southeast University

Research Interests:
Health Economics, Public Health, Development Economics, Applied Econometrics

Fellowships and Honors:

UTS President Scholarship, UTS International Research Scholarship, Australian Research Council Discovery Project Scholarship, Danish State Scholarship, Bangladesh-Swedish Trust Fund Grant, University of Dhaka Merit Scholarship, People’s Republic of Bangladesh Talent-pool merit scholarship

Research Grants:
1. Co-Principal Investigator
Project: Analyzing the Effectiveness of MFF-SGF Program on Household and Community Resilience to Climate Change in Bangladesh (funded by IUCN, US$17,000, April 2015-June 2015)

2. Co-Principal Investigator
Project: Dynamics of Smoking Behavior among Urban Adolescents and Young Adults in Bangladesh: Peer Effect and Family Influences (funded by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, US$10,000, Jan 2014- October 2014)

3. Co-Principal Investigator
Project: Baseline Study on Tax, Tax Gap Analysis and Tax System in Bangladesh (funded by OXFAM, US$6,500, September 2013- October 2013)

International Journal Articles

1. Pulok, Mohammad Habibullah, and Moin Uddin Ahmed. 2017. “Does Corruption Matter for Economic Development? Long Run Evidence from Bangladesh.” International Journal of Social Economics 44 (3).

2. Ahmed, Moin Uddin, and Mohammad Habibullah Pulok. 2013. “The Role of Political Stability on Economic Performance: The Case of Bangladesh.” Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development 34 (3): 61–99.

Other Journal Articles:

3. Jahan, Nahid Akhter, and Moin Uddin Ahmed. et al. 2016. “Challenges and Prospects of Implementing Local Level Planning to Improve Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Services in Bangladesh: Evidence from Selected Upazilas.” Social Science Review, The Dhaka
University Studies, Part-D 33 (1): 185–98.

4. Hashmi, Rubayyat, Mohammad Habibullah Pulok, and Moin Uddin Ahmed. 2015. “Attitude and Practice of Tax System in Bangladesh: Towards Tax Justice.” AIUB Journal of Business and Economics Volume 12 (1): 1–20.

Research Reports

1. Hashmi, Rubayyat, Mohammad Habibullah Pulok, and Moin Uddin Ahmed. “Dynamics of Smoking Behavior among Urban Adolescents and Young Adults in Bangladesh: Peer Effect and Family Influences.”

2. Jahan, Nahid Akhter, and Moin Uddin Ahmed. et al “Effects of Implementing UNICEF-Supported Local Level Planning for Improvement of Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Services in Bangladesh: Baseline Assessment in Selected Upazilas.”

3. Jahan, Nahid Akhter, and Moin Uddin Ahmed. et al “Investment Case Analysis Using Marginal Budgeting for Bottleneck Tool for Improving Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Services in Chittagong and Sylhet Districts of Bangladesh.”

4. Karim, Suzana, Moin Uddin Ahmed, and K.M Nafiz Ifteakhar Tulon. “Effectiveness of MFF-SGF Program on Household and Community Resilience to Climate Change in Bangladesh.”

5. Pulok, Mohammad Habibullah, Rubayyat Hashmi, and Moin Uddin Ahmed. “Baseline Survey on Tax, Tax Gap Analysis and Tax System in Bangladesh.”

Seminar Presentations

01/2016 : Investment Case Analysis Using Marginal Budgeting for Bottleneck Tool for Improving Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Services in Chittagong and Sylhet Districts of Bangladesh, Civil Surgeon Office, Chittagong

07/2015 : Effectiveness of MFF-SGF Program on Household and Community Resilience to Climate Change in Bangladesh, BRAC Inn, Dhaka

03/2013 : Tax, Tax Gap Analysis and Tax System in Bangladesh, Daily Star Auditorium, Dhaka

Summer Course:
Economic Modelling and Inference, 2012, Aarhus University

Other Training and Workshop:
IZA/DFID short course on Program Evaluation, 2015

Certification:
IRB Basic Course, Harvard Kennedy School, 2015

Professional Services:
1. 4th year Exam Committee Member, Institute of Health Economics, University of Dhaka
2. Master Exam Committee Member, Institute of Health Economics, University of Dhaka
3. Tabulator, Institute of Health Economics, University of Dhaka
4. House Tutor, Muktijodha Ziaur Rahman Hall, University of Dhaka, 08/2014-07/2016
5. Organizer, International Symposium of Health Economics Issues and Health Financing, Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, University of Dhaka, April 20-21, 2013

Undergraduate Mentoring:
Coordinator of 10 undergraduate students in internship, Institute of Health Economics, University of Dhaka
Internship area: Patient satisfaction in different health facilities in Bangladesh

Computational Expertise:
STATA, R, Latex, MBB

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