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

Dr. Sakib-Bin-Amin

Full Time Faculty
Assistant Professor

Ph. D. in Economics (Specialisation in Macroeconomics & Energy Economics)
University of Durham, UK
M.Sc. in International Economics
University of Essex, UK


Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext-1818
Email: sakib.amin@northsouth.edu
Office: NAC 830(B)

Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Sakib Bin Amin is an Assistant Professor of the School of Business and Economics at North South University in Dhaka, Bangladesh whose research areas focus on Macroeconomics, Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Modeling and Energy Economy. Dr. Sakib completed his PhD in Economics at Durham University Business School in September, 2015. His PhD thesis was concentrated on the Macroeconomics of Energy Price Shocks and Electricity Market Reforms in Bangladesh. During his stay at the United Kingdom, Dr. Sakib received the prestigious fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), an international recognition which is only awarded to professionals who meet the appropriate standards in teaching and supporting learning in higher education under the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF). Dr. Sakib is also a fellow of OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), a member of International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE), a member of the Low Carbon Energy for Development Network (LCEDN) and a life member of Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA)  

Dr. Sakib received his bachelors’ and masters’ degrees in Economics from Dhaka University in 2002 and 2003 respectively. He also holds a masters’ degree in International Economics from the University of Essex in 2008.

Dr. Sakib was invited to represent Bangladesh as a Young Economist at the 4th Nobel Laureate Meetings in Economic Sciences, held in Lindau, Germany in 2011. Dr. Sakib has published over twenty journal articles in different peer reviewed local and international journals. He has successfully presented his PhD thesis results in a number of international conferences in addition to participating and presenting papers in different local and international conferences.

PUBLICATIONS

Book Chapters

  1. Amin, S.B., and Murshed, M., 2016, “Economies of Cross-Border Electricity Trading in Bangladesh” in the book titled “Prospects and Challenges of Connectivity and Trading in Power and Energy: A Regional and International Perspective”, jointly published by the Institute for Policy, Advocacy and Governance (IPAG) and Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI).

Selected Journal Articles

  1. Amin, S.B., and Murshed, M., 2017, “Causal Relationship between Government Size and Trade Openness in Bangladesh: An Empirical Analysis”, Journal of Business Studies (Forthcoming)
  2. Amin, S.B., and Murshed, M., 2017, “An Empirical Investigation of Foreign Aid and Dutch Disease in Bangladesh”, Journal of Developing Areas (Forthcoming)
  3. Amin, S.B., and Khandker, L.L., 2017, “Causal Nexus among Export, External Debt and Economic Growth in Bangladesh: An Empirical Analysis”, Global Review of Accounting and Finance (Forthcoming)
  4. Amin, S.B., and Nazmul, M.N., 2017, “The Economic Impacts of Foreign Aid on the Female Education in Bangladesh: An Empirical Analysis”, International Review of Business Research Papers (Forthcoming)
  5. Amin, S.B., and Murshed, M., 2017, “An Empirical Study on the Effects of International Inflows on Economic Growth and Health Care Development in Bangladesh”, International Review of Business Research Papers (Forthcoming)
  6. Amin, S.B., and Hossain, R.M., 2017, “Finance-Growth Nexus in Bangladesh: An Empirical Analysis”, Asian Economic and Financial Review, Volume 7, No. 2, pp. 152-163.
  7. Amin, S.B., and Ferdaus, S.S., 2016, “Calibrating an Energy Augmented Real Business Cycle (RBC) Model for the Economy of Bangladesh”, World Review of Business Research, Volume 6, No. 3, October 2016, pp. 1-13.
  8. Amin, S.B. et al., 2016, “Energy Consumption, Economic Growth and Environmental Quality: A Causal Relationship Revisited for the Bangladesh Economy”, International Review of Business Research Papers, Volume 12, No. 2, September 2016, pp. 183-203.
  9. Amin, S.B. et al., 2016, “The Impact of Electrification on Economic Development towards Bangladesh Economy: An Empirical Analysis”, Global Review of Accounting and Finance, Volume 7, No. 2, September 2016, pp. 15-31.
  10. Amin, S.B. et al., 2016, “Prospects and Constraints of Renewable Energy Sector in Bangladesh: An Analytical Exercise”, World Journal of Social Science, Volume 6, No. 2, July 2016, pp. 1-12.
  11. Amin, S.B., and Marsiliani, L., 2015, “Energy Price Shocks in Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium: The Case of Bangladesh”, Review of Business and Economics Studies, Volume 30, No.3, November 2015, pp. 12-21.
  12. Amin, S.B., 2015, “Impact of Gas Price Hikes on Bangladesh Economy: A Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Analysis”, Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy, Volume 31, No.1, June 2015, pp. 369-395.
  13. Amin, S.B., 2014, “Energy Shocks and the Real Business Cycle Model in Bangladesh”, Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy, Volume 30, No.1, June 2014, pp. 237-249.
  14. Amin, S.B., 2014, “Sustainable Green Banking: The Case of Bangladesh”, Janata Bank Journal of Money, Finance and Development, Volume 1, No.1, June 2014, pp. 91-98.
  15. Amin, S.B., Ferdaus, S.S., and Porna, A.K., 2012, “Causal Relationship among Energy Use, CO2 Emissions and Economic Growth in Bangladesh: An Empirical Study”, World Journal of Social Sciences, Volume 2, No. 4, July 2012, pp. 273-290.
  16. Amin, S.B., 2011, “Quantity Theory of Money and Its Applicability: The Case of Bangladesh”, World Review of Business Research, Volume 1, No. 4, September 2011, pp. 33-43.
  17. Amin, S.B., 2011, “Causal Relationship between Consumption Expenditure and Economic Growth in Bangladesh”, World Journal of Social Sciences, Volume 1, No. 2, May 2011, pp. 158-169.
  18. Amin, S.B., and Ferdous S.S., 2010, “The Role of Education and its Impact on Socio-Economic Development in Bangladesh: An Analytical Exercise”, Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy, Volume 26, No. 2, December 2010, pp. 67-83.
  19. Amin, S.B., and Rahman A.F.M.Ataur, 2010, “An Empirical Exercise of Money Output Relationship of Bangladesh Economy”, Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy, Volume 26, No. 1, June 2010, pp. 205-218.
  20. Amin, S.B., and Rahman A.F.M.Ataur, 2010, “Energy-Growth Nexus in Bangladesh: An Empirical Study”, International Review of Business Research Papers, Volume 7, No. 2, March 2010, pp. 182-195.
  21. Amin, S.B., 2010, “Causality between Economic Growth and Electricity Consumption in Bangladesh”, Journal of the Institute of Bankers, Bangladesh, Volume 54 and 55, No. 2 and 1, December 2007-June 2008, pp. 7-19.
  22. Amin, S.B., 2010, “Tourism Development and Economic Growth in Bangladesh: An Application of ARDL Testing Approach”, Bank Parikrama, Volume XXXIV & XXXV, September 2009-June 2010, pp. 60-82.
  23. Amin, S.B., 2008, “Tourism and Economic Development: Experience of the Asia Pacific Region”, Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy, Volume 24, No. 1 & 2, December 2008, pp. 681-699.
  24. Amin, S.B., 2007, “The Relationship between Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Economic Growth in Bangladesh: An Empirical Analysis”, Bank Parikrama, Volume XXXII, No. 1, 2, 3 & 4, March-December 2007, pp. 14-31.
  25. Amin, S.B., Eskander, S.M.S.U., and Jahan, N.A., 2007, “Poverty, Ill Health and Health Care Expenditure: An Analytical Exercise” Stamford Journal of Business Studies, Volume 2, January-June 2007, pp. 77-83.
  26. Amin, S.B., and Eskander, S.M.S.U., 2006, “The Dynamic Relationship between Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Economic Growth in Bangladesh: A Cointegration Approach”, Journal of the Institute of Bankers, Bangladesh, Volume 53, No. 1, Jan-June 2006, pp. 51-73.
  27. Amin, S.B. et al., 2006, “User Fee: An Alternative Method of Financing Health Care in 21st Century”, Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy, Volume 22, No. 1 & 2, pp. 261-272.

Working Papers

  1. Amin, S.B., and Chowdhury, T.M., 2016, “The Socio Economic Impacts of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform in Developing Countries: The Case of Bangladesh”, USAEE Working Paper Number 16-264.

1. Durham University Ustinov College Global Citizenship Award 2014-2015.

2. Durham University Ustinov College Award 2013-2014 and 2012-2013.

3. Durham University Norman Richardson Postgraduate Research Fund 2013.

4. Durham University Ustinov College Travel Award 2015.

5. Recipient of Dhaka University Scholarships during Honor’s and Master’s Program.

6. Recipient of Managing Director Gold Medal for HSC and SSC results by Sonali Bank Employers Benevolent Fund.

7. Invited as a Young Economist to the 4th Nobel Laureate Meetings in Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany, August 23 to August 27, 2011.

8. Attended the “First South Asian Economics Students’ Meet” held in Delhi from 2nd to 4th February, 2004.

Ph.D. in Economics (Durham University, United Kingdom)

Specialisation in Macroeconomics and Energy Economics

FHEA (United Kingdom)

M.Sc. in International Economics (Essex University, United Kingdom)

M.S.S. in Economics (Dhaka University)

B.S.S. in Economics (Dhaka University)

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

  1. Assistant Professor in the School of Business and Economics at North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (September 2015-To Date).
  2. Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Economics and Finance at Durham University Business School, United Kingdom (October 2012-May 2015).
  3. Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics at North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (September 2011- September 2015).
  4. Lecturer in the Department of Economics at North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (November 2008-August 2011).
  5. Lecturer in the Department of Economics at Stamford University, Dhaka, Bangladesh from February 2006-August 2007.
  6. Teaching Fellow in the Department of Economics at East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh in Summer and Fall semester 2004.
  7. Teaching Fellow in the Department of Economics at BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh in Fall 2003.
  8. Lead Consultant of a Research on Rate of Return in Education, Action Aid International, Bangladesh, 2008.

Undergraduate Level:

  • Energy Economics and Policy, Introduction to Microeconomics, Introduction to Macroeconomics, Applied Mathematics, Intermediate and Advanced Macroeconomics, Introduction to Econometrics,  International Trade, Public Finance, Law and Practice of Banking and Basic Statistics.

Masters Level:

  • Microeconomics Analysis, Economic Analysis for Development Practitioners

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  1. Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
  2. Member of International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE).
  3. Life Member of Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA).
  4. Member of Lions Club of Dhaka.
  5. Fellow OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID).
  6. Fellow World Business Institute of Australia (WBI).
Macroeconomics, Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Modelling, Energy Economy and Tourism Economy