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Asad Islam is currently the Director of the Centre for Development Economics and Substantiality (CDES) and Professor of Economics at Monash University. His main research areas are development economics and demography. His recent research work spans several developing countries including Bangladesh, India, China, Cambodia, Uganda, and Tanzania. He is currently collaborating with leading NGOs and institutions in Bangladesh and India to address a number of emerging challenges due to Covid19.
Posts by Asad Islam
Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic in India, there has been stigmatisation of patients and their families, and discriminatory attitudes towards marginalised groups as well as frontline workers. Based on...
A core objective of microcredit in Bangladesh is to make the rural poor more food secure. To what extent has this been achieved? Analysing household data from Bangladesh, this column finds that parti...