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Md Amzad Hossain is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. He obtained his PhD in Economics from the University of Virginia. Prior to this, he served as a lecturer at the University of Dhaka, from where he also obtained MA and BA degrees in economics.
His research interests are at the intersection of development and labour economics. Past research has focused on higher education, human capital, the labor market, and violence in developing countries, focusing on gender disparity.
Posts by Md. Amzad Hossain
Access to clean drinking water and women’s safety in India
In this study, Sekhri and Hossain use district-level data to find empirical evidence that groundwater scarcity results in an increase in sexual violence against women. They argue that in households wi...
- Md. Amzad Hossain Sheetal Sekhri
- 18 May, 2023