DPhil (Oxon), FRSA

Professor of Development Economics

Deputy Director, Centre for Poverty and Development Studies (CPDS)
Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya

Bio:

Dr Niaz Asadullah is professor of development economics at the University of Malaya. He received his Doctorate degree in Economics from Oxford University, UK, in 2005. He has previously taught economics at Reading University, UK, for seven years. Previously he held research/teaching positions at Reading, Oxford, Dhaka and BRAC Universities. His research relates to poverty, labor market, human capital and gender issues in South and East Asia and has been supported by international grants from the Australian Development Research Award scheme, Leverhulme Trust, International Growth Centre (IGC), South Asian Network of Economic Research Institutes (SANEI), the University of Malaya and the World Bank. His publication record includes articles in Applied Economics, Bulletin of Economic Research, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Economics of Education Review, Economic and Political Weekly, Journal of Development Studies, Journal of Economic Psychology, Singapore Economic Review and World Development. At the same time, he has published numerous opinion pieces in newspapers/magazines such as the Diplomat, the Hindu and the Straits Times and blogs published by international organizations such as the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and the World Economic Forum.

Personal Website: www.niazasadullah.com

http://umexpert.um.edu.my/papar_cv.php?id=AAAcOPAAXAAA5QaAAG

Expertize Area:

Food security; Madrasa schooling; School quality; Educational governance; well-being and poverty; NGO led development models; Social protection; Readymade garments industry; Labour market analysis.

Institutional Affiliation:

  1. Institute for Public Policy And Practice (IP3), Research Advisor 2015-
  2. Department of Economics, University of Reading, Fellow, 2014-2017.
  3. Centre for The Study of African Economies (CSAE), University of Oxford, Research Affiliate, 2009 –
  4. ESRCCentre on Skills, Knowledge And Organizational Performance(SKOPE), Oxford University, Research Fellow, 2007-2016.
    – Institute forthe Study of Labour (IZA), Research Fellow, 2007-2018.
Expertize Area:

Food security; Madrasa schooling; School quality; Educational governance; well-being and poverty; NGO led development models; Social protection; Readymade garments industry; Labour market analysis.

Institutional Affiliation:

  1. Institute for Public Policy And Practice (IP3), Research Advisor 2015-
  2. Department of Economics, University of Reading, Fellow, 2014-2017.
  3. Centre for The Study of African Economies (CSAE), University of Oxford, Research Affiliate, 2009 –
  4. ESRCCentre on Skills, Knowledge And Organizational Performance(SKOPE), Oxford University, Research Fellow, 2007-2016.
    – Institute forthe Study of Labour (IZA), Research Fellow, 2007-2018.