Dr. A. F. M. Ataur Rahman

 Full Time Faculty
 Professor

 Ph.D. in Economics American University , USA
 B.S. in Civil Engineering Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET)

Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext: 1805
Email: ataur.rahman@northsouth.edu
Office:

Curriculum Vitae

A. F. M. Ataur Rahman

Professor

Department of Economics, North South University

Plot 15, Bloc B, Bashundhara Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh

E-mail: ataur.rahman@Northsouth.edu, ataur19@yahoo.com

Phone: 88-02-55668200 ext. 1805

Peer Reviewed Book:

 

Principles of Macroeconomics from Islamic perspective, ISBN 9783659390685                      2013

Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishers, Germany


Peer reviewed journal articles:


  1. A Causality Test of the Relationship between Bank and Credit Union Lending Rates in Local Markets, Economics Letters, May 2001, with Robert Feinberg. (Referred 27 times)
  2. Testing The Weak-Form Efficiency Of An Emerging Market: Evidence From The Dhaka Stock Exchange Of Bangladesh, The AIUB Journal of Business and Economics, Vol. 4, no 2 (August 2005), With Mir Abdul Kader (Referred 13 times)
  3. Are Credit Unions Just Small Banks: Determinants of Loan Rates in Local Consumer Lending Markets, Eastern Economic Journal, Fall 2006, with Robert Feinberg (Referred 11 times)
  4. Performance Measurement of US Credit Unions: An Application of Two Stage DEA Method, North South Journal of Business, Vol. 2, No. 1, July 2007 (Referred 5 times)
  5. Efficiency Comparison between US Banks and Credit Unions, The AIUB Journal of Business and Economics, Vol. 7 No 1, March 2008 (Referred 2 times)
  6. Assessing Individual and Spatial Vulnerabilities of Bangladesh’s Indigenous People to Climate Chnage, Indigenous People and Bangladesh Environment, Firoz et al edited, Bangladesh Paribesh Andolon, Dhaka 2007, Bangladesh with Ben Gunter (Referred 6 times)
  7. A comparison of Relative Efficiency of Islamic Banks and Interest Based Banks of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy Vol. 26 no 1&2 (December 2010) with Mainul Islam Chowdhury
  8. An Empirical Exercise of Money Output Relationship of Bangladesh Economy, Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy Vol. 26 no 1&2 (December 2010) with Sakib Bin Amin
  9. Aid, Debt, and Development in Bangladesh: Synergies or Contradictions, Journal of Bangladesh Studies, Vol. 12, No. 1 (November 2010), pp. 23-43 with Gunter, Bernhard G. and Jesmin Rahman (Referred 3 times)
  10. Food Price Inflation In Bangladesh: Can It Be Stopped? The AIUB Journal of Business and Economics, Vol. 9 No 2 pp 101-119, (August 2010), with Noor Md. Wasi Uddin and Kazi Sabbir Ahmed (Referred 2 times)
  11. Paper making from Jute: A Win-Win Solution for Bangladesh, Journal of Bangladesh Studies, Vol. 12, No. 2 (2010) pp. 46-56, with Gunter, Bernhard G. and M. Sarwar Jahan (Referred 11 times)
  12. Energy-Growth Nexus in Bangladesh: An Empirical Study, International Review of Business Research Papers, Vol. 7, No 2, March 2011, with Sakib-Bin-Amin (Referred 11 times)
  13. How many stocks make a well diversified portfolio: evidence from Dhaka stock exchange (DSE), The Jahangirnagar Economic Review, Vol. 22, June 2011, with Mir Abdul Kader (Referred 5 times)
  14. An Investigation into the Efficiency of Commercial Banks of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Economy in the 21st Century: Selected Papers from the 2008 and 2009 Conferences on Bangladesh at Harvard University, Munir Quddus and Farida C. Khan edited, University Publishers Limited, December 2011 with Mainul Islam Chowdhury (Referred 4 times)
  15. Performance Measurement of Commercial Banks of Bangladesh: An Application of Two Stage DEA Method, World Journal of Social Sciences, July 2012, Vol. 2 no 4 pp 97-111
  16. Advertizing and Utility Maximization – A Theoretical Exercise, World Journal of Social Sciences, August 2012, Vol. 2, No. 5, Special Issue Pp. 102 – 113, with Ahmed Abu Bakr (Referred 2 times)
  17. Reward for Taking Risk at Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) – An Application Of Zero Beta CAPM, Journal of Business & Policy Research, September 2012, Vol. 7 no. 3 Special Issue. Pp. 48 – 59 (Referred 4 times)
  18. CPI Aggregation: A New Weighting Scheme, Asian Business Review, September 2012, Vol. 1, no 1 pp. 5-8 with Noor Md. Wasi Uddin
  19. Measuring Underground Economy of Bangladesh: Transaction Approach, Global Disclosure of Economics and Business, 2013, Vol. 1, No 2, pp. 9-17 with Afsana Rahman Khan
  20. Bank Loan and Output: A Co-integration Analysis, The Jahangirnagar Economic Review, Vol. 24, June 2013, pp. 41-50, with Jesmin Rahman
  21. Ownership Structure and Performance: A study on Bangladeshi Private Commercial Banks, Journal of Business & Policy Research, July 2013, Vol. 8 no. 2 Pp. 69-82, with Nabila Maruf
  22. Some Socioeconomic Attributes of the Young Drinking Population of Dhaka City, Journal of Business & Policy Research, September 2013, Vol. 8 no. 3 Pp. 57-71, with Fariha Sanam Sharif
  23. Currency Crisis in Bangladesh Economy: Some Insights, Journal of Finance and Economics, 2014, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 7-16 with Reshman Hasan
  24. An Investigation on Relationship Between Money Growth and Stock Prices Using Bangladeshi Data, Journal of Bangladesh Studies, Vol. 15 Num. 2  pp. 33-39, with Gunter, Bernhard G
  25. Reduction of Income Inequality: Evidence from Education and Female Labor Participation Data, International Review of Business Research Papers, March 2014, with Ahsan Senan
  26. Growth Environment Relationship: Evidence from Data on South Asia, Journal of Accounting, Finance and Economics, July 2014 with Aroni Kabita Porna
  27. Income Inequality and Female Labor Participation: Evidence from Bangladeshi Data, in Population, Environment and Economy, edited by Md. M. A. Mabud, South Asian Institute of Advanced Studies, Dhaka, Bangladesh with Ahsan Senan
  28. Some Recent Trends of Bangladeshi Commercial Banking system, Euro-Asian Journal of Economics and Finance, Volume: 2, Issue: 2 (April 2014), Pages: 146-159 with Nabila Maruf
  29. Economic Structure and Macroeconomic Uncertainty: Policy Implications for Bangladesh, as a chapter in a text to be published by University Press Limited, Edited by Bangladesh Development Initiative, USA
  30. Relationship between Money Growth and Stock Prices in Bangladesh, as a chapter in a text to be published by University Press Limited, Edited by Bangladesh Development Initiative, USA
  31. Zakat and income inequality: Evidence from Bangladeshi Household data, The Jahangirnagar Review, Vol, 35 (2011), pp 39-47
  32. Bilateral trade flow and Aid: Evidence from Bangladeshi data The Jahangirnagar Economic Review, Vol. 26, June 2015 pp. 15-24 with Chowdhury Nawsheen Farooqui
  33. Economic Structure and Macroeconomic Uncertainty: Policy Implications for Bangladesh, Book chapter publisher University Press Limited forthcoming
  34. An investigation on relationship between money growth and stock prices using Bangladeshi data, Book chapter publisher University Press Limited forthcoming
  35. A Note on Productivity Change of Bangladeshi Commercial Banks, Journal of Business and Policy Research, Volume 10 Number 2, December 2015
  36. Explaining voter participation: Evidence from Bangladesh, International Review of Business Research Papers, Vol. 6. No. 1. September 2015 Issue. Pp. 26 – 39 with Zayeema Sarwar
  37. Development of Inequality: A Theoretical Treatise, Journal of Accounting, Finance and Economics, Vol. 5. No. 1. September 2015. Pp. with Ahsan Senan
  38. Effectiveness of Aid for Trade (AfT): Evidence from Bangladesh, World Journal of Social Sciences, Forthcoming with Chowdhury Nawsheen Farooqui

Conference Attended

  1. 13th Asian Business Research Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh 2015
  2. 11th Asian Business Research Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh 2014
  3. BDI International Conference at UC Berkeley, USA 2013
  4. 7th Asian Business Research Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh 2012
  5. 5th Asian Business Research Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh 2011
  6. 4th Asian Business Research Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh 2010
  7. Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA) conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh 2010
  8. BDI conference Ideas and Innovations for the Development of Bangladesh: The Next Decade, Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA, 2009
  9. BDI conference to examine the economic, political and social issues facing Bangladesh in the 21st century. Harvard University, USA 2008
  10. 1st Conference On Indigenous People and Bangladesh Environment, December 2007, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  11. Allied Social Science Association meeting, Washington DC, USA 2003
  12. Students’ Research Conference, Collage of Arts and Science, American University. Washington DC, USA 2001

Session chair:

 

  1. 5th Asian Business Research Conference, Dhaka, BIAM Foundation, December 2011
  2. 11th Asian Business Research Conference, Dhaka, BIAM Foundation, December 2014
  3. 13th Asian Business Research Conference, Dhaka, BIAM Foundation, December 2015

Designated reviewer

Over two dozens of peer reviewed journals



Training received

Text book writing                                                                                                                     2012

Organized by IIIT, BIIT and IIUM

Experimental design of savings and payment research                                                           2012

Organized by IPA


Ph. D. in Economics                                                                                                          2003

American University, Washington D. C. USA

Concentration: Financial Economics

 

B. Sc. In Civil Engineering                                                                                                 1995

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka,

Concentration: Structural and Geotechnical Engineering
  1.  Professor, Department of Economics, North South University                                                       2015-
  2. Chair, Department of Economics, North South University                                                             2009-2011
  3. Member                                                                                                                                           2009-2011
       Academic council
       Curriculum committee
       Finance committee
       Undergraduate admission committee
       Academic review committee
       Program review committee
       Faculty search committee
       Faculty selection committee
       Coordination committee
       Library committee


4. Associate professor, Department of Economics, North South University                                           2009-2015
5. Member, Academic Council, North South University                                                                           2008-2011
6. Assistant professor, Department of Economics, North South University                                            2003-2009
7. Adjunct Faculty, Department of Economics, American University (http://www.american.edu)       2000

Research Associate, Job Trends Associates                                                                                        2002

Involved in the long and short term employment projection for Washington DC and surrounding metropolitan area

External Consultant                                                                                                                           2000

Catholic Relief Services, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Did research on regulatory aspects of Hedge fund

Student research activities

Undergraduate research supervision: Over 250 (Over two hundred and fifty)

Masters research supervision: 27 (Twenty seven)

Ph.D. thesis evaluation: 15 (Fifteen)

Summary of Teaching Experience

Courses taught: 

Introductory Microeconomics (UG)

Introductory Econometrics (UG)

Introductory Macroeconomics (UG)

Financial Economics (UG & G)

Applied Mathematics I (UG)

Mathematical Economics (UG & G)

Applied Mathematics II (UG)

Intermediate Microeconomics (UG & G)

Economics of Money Banking and Finance (UG)

Industrial Organization (UG)

Finance and Development (UG)

Research Methodology (UG)

Environmental Economics (UG)

Financial Management (G)

Dynamic Analysis (UG)

Economics of Banking (G)

 

Courses ready to offer:

Dynamic Analysis (G)

Derivative Securities (G)

Monetary Theory and Policy (G)

Continuous Time Finance (G)

Philosophy of Economics (G)

Game Theory (UG & G)

Industrial Organization (G)

Islamic Economics (UG)

Econometrics (G)

 

 

Membership

  1. Life member, Bangladesh Economic Association                                                                       2011
  2. Fellow, World Business Institute                                                                                              2011
  3. Member in Board of Studies of Economics Department, Bharathidasan University, India         2012
  4. Member, editorial board, Asian Global Disclosure of Economics and Business                          2012
  1. Member, editorial board, Asian Business Review                                                                      2012
  2. Member, editorial board, Journal of Finance and Accounting                                                    2012    
  3. Member, editorial board, Research Open Journal of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics      2013
  4. Member, editorial board, Open Research Journal of Economics                                                2013
  5. Associate Editor, Journal of Research in Economics and International Finance                         2013
  6. Advisory Editor, International Journal of Social Science Research                                             2013
  7. Advisory Editor, International Journal of Economics and Social Science                                    2013
  8. Member, Organizing committee, 11th Asian Business Research Conference, Dhaka                 2014
  9. Associate editor, Journal of Business and Policy Research                                                        2014
Environmental Economics

Financial Economics

Macroeconomics

 Full Time Faculty
 Professor

 Ph.D. in Economics American University , USA
 B.S. in Civil Engineering Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET)

Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext: 1805
Email: ataur.rahman@northsouth.edu
Office:

Curriculum Vitae