Center of Excellence in Higher Education
The First Private University in Bangladesh

Dr. Ahmed Tazmeen

Full Time Faculty
Assistant Professor (On Leave)

Ph.D. in Economics, University of Manitoba, Canada
M.S. in Applied Economics, Illinois state University, USA

Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext: 1813
Email: ahmed.tazmeen@northsouth.edu
Office: NAC 831A

Curriculum Vitae

I am an educator by profession, and I love what I do for a living. I believe my profession is one of the rare ones that allows me to touch a human life in a positive way.  The love for my profession always drives me to do better as a teacher.

Research Data Centre, Statistics Canada Award (2009) University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Graduate Fellowship (2004-07) University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award (2003) University of Manitoba , 2 nominations for U1 Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award (2005-06 and 2006-07) University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Graduate Student Excellence Award (2001) Illinois State University, Normal, IL, USA

Lela Winegarner Fellowship for Internatioanl Students (2000) Illinois State University, Normal, IL, USA

Graduate Assistantship (1999-2001) Illinois State University, Normal, IL, USA

Significant Performance and Contribution Award (1996-97) ANZ Grindlays Bank Ltd. Dhaka, Bangladesh

Government of Bangladesh/ University of Dhaka Scholarships (1984-92), Bangladesh

Ph.D. in Economics (Degree awarded in 2013) University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Courses: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Finance, Development Economics, Economic History, Economic Thoughts, Econometrics
                                           

Master of Science (M.S.) in Applied Economics (Degree awarded in 2001) Illinois State University, Normal, IL, USA

GPA:  4.00/4.00

Courses: Advanced Microeconomics, Advanced Macroeconomics, Statistics, Econometrics, Monetary Theory, International Monetary Theory, International Trade, Economics of Human Resources, Development Economics, Economics of Education, Community Development, Technical Writing

 

Master of Social Sciences (M.S.S.) in Economics (Degree awarded in 1995) University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Class: 1st 

Courses: Microeconomics, Econometrics, Advanced Economic Theory, Development Economics

                                               

Bachelor of Social Sciences (B.S.S.) in Economics (Degree awarded in 1993) University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Class: 1st

Courses: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Trade, Public Finance, Agricultural Economics, Development Economics, Political Economy, Economy of Bangladesh, Mathematics, Statistics 

 

Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C), 1988, Science group, Dhaka Board, Bangladesh

Division: 1st with star marks

 

Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C), 1986, Science group, Dhaka Board, Bangladesh

Division: 1st with star marks

Lecturer (September 2003 – April 2012) University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada and

(From May 2010-August 2014) International College of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Responsibilities: Teaching Principles of Economics courses, designing syllabus, conducting exams, evaluating students. Also instructing online distance education courses 
Special training (2007-08) Certification in Higher Education Teaching (CHET), University of Manitoba

 
Consultant (2007-08) UNDP project on AIDS and economic growth


Lecturer (2002-03) North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Responsibilities: Teaching Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Mathematical Economics courses, designing syllabus, conducting tests, evaluating students, advising students
                                

Lecturer (2001-02) Illinois State University, Normal, IL, USA

Responsibilities: Teaching Principles of Economics courses, designing syllabus, conducting tests, evaluating students, supervising Honors Program students, advising students

Special training (2001) University Teaching Workshops, Illinois State University 

 

Graduate Assistant (1999-2001) Illinois State University, Normal, IL, USA

Responsibilities: Assisting faculty members in research, teaching and administrative activities

 

Relationship Manager (1997-98) ANZ Grindlays Bank Ltd., Dhaka, Bangladesh

Credit Controller (1995-97) ANZ Grindlays Bank Ltd., Dhaka, Bangladesh

International Finance (Eco 430)
Intermediate Micro (Eco 303)
Mathematical Economics (Eco 244)
Intermediate Macro (Eco 204)
Principles of Microeconomics (Eco 101)

Additional Director, Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), North South university, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Lead Coordinator, Student Engagement and Support Committee, Department of Economics, North

South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Member, Assessment and Curriculum Planning Committee and Graduate Study Committee,

Department of Economics, North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

President, Economics Graduate Students Association (2005-06) University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Graduate student representative, Faculty Search and Hiring Committee for Macroeconomics (2005-06) University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Facilitator, Workshop on Effective Teaching (2007) North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Macro, Internatioanl Finance

Poverty and inequality, WTO and labor issues, education

“Measuring Aboriginal Poverty and Income Inequality in Canada” (2013) Ph.D. Dissertation,

University of Manitoba, Winnipeg,Canada

“The Effect of Level of Education on Income Inequality” (2001) M.S. Research Paper, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, USA

“Checking the Effectiveness of the Child Labor Elimination Program Suggested by the ILO” (1992) M.S.S. Thesis, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh