Moin Uddin Ahmed

Lecturer

Email: moin.ahmed.ihe@du.ac.bd, moin.ahmed@ihe.ac.bd

Personal website: https://sites.google.com/view/moin-ahmed/home

Google Scholar Profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=AXsVfmgAAAAJ&hl=en

Biography:

Moin Uddin Ahmed joined Institute of Health Economics, University of Dhaka as a Lecturer in March 2013. He is a permanent employee of this University till present date. He had his Master in Economics from Stockholm University, Sweden and his Bachelor (Honours) from the 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 also worked 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 on the issues of Health Economics, Economic evaluation and Applied Econometrics. Since joining the University of Dhaka, Moin has published four articles in peer-reviewed journals and contributed in six research reports.
Moin is currently carrying out his PhD in Translational Health Research at Western Sydney University. He has received Translational Health Research scholarship to carry out his PhD studies.

 

Research Interest

Health Economics, Economic Evaluation, Applied Econometrics

 

Fellowships and Honors

  1. Translational Health Research Scholarship, Western Sydney University, 2018
  2. UTS President Scholarship, 2016
  3. UTS International Research Scholarship, 2016
  4. Bangladesh-Swedish Trust Fund Travel Grant, 2010
  5. University Merit Scholarship. University of Dhaka,2008
  6. Talent-pool merit scholarship, People’s Republic of Bangladesh, 1999-2001

 

Research Grants

1. Co-Principal Investigator

Project: Analyzing the Effectiveness of MFF-SGF Program on Household and Community Resilience to Climate Change in Bangladesh

2. Co-Principal Investigator (Data Analyst)

Project: Dynamics of Smoking Behavior among Urban Adolescents and Young Adults in Bangladesh: Peer Effect and Family Influences

3. Co-Principal Investigator

Project:  Baseline Study on Tax, Tax Gap Analysis and Tax System in Bangladesh

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  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): 185–198.
  4. 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).

 

Research Reports

1. Tannous, Kathy and Moin Uddin Ahmed. “South West Sydney: Our Health in 2018”

2. 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.”

3. 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.”

4. 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.”

5. 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.”

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

 

Seminar Presentations

09/2018: An overview of socio-economic factors in diabetes related-foot disease in New South Wales, 40th Annual Australian Health Economics Society Conference 2018, Hobart
07/2018: Dynamics of smoking behaviour among urban adolescents and young adults in Bangladesh, Emerging Health Policy Research Conference 2018, Sydney
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

 

Computational Expertise
Statistical analysis: STATA, R, EVIEWS, SAS
Economic analysis: MBB, TreeAge
Bibliographic management:EndNote, Mendeley