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Iqbal Quadir (2005)  
Founder Director, Program in Developmental Entrepreneurship, MIT;
and Founder of GrameenPhone
Note: Persons included in this list had a Google search return of at least 2000 items. They are
listed in alphabetical order. Please
contact the BDRC if you are a Bangladeshi development
researcher with a Google™ search return of more than 2000 [two thousand] items but your are
not listed.

  • Abdin, Md. Joynal; Mr. Md. Joynal Abdin is a Development Researcher, Columnist and Author. He is serving at
    Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) as Secretary from January 01, 2020 to till date.

  • Ahmad, Mohiuddin; Economist and Researcher, Water Resources Planning Organization (WARPO)

  • Ahmad, Qazi Kholiquzzaman; Chairman, Executive Board, Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP)

  • Ahmed, Fakhruddin; Chief Adviser, Caretaker Government; was previously Governor, Bangladesh Bank

  • Ahmed, M. Feroze; Vice-Chancellor of Stamford University, Bangladesh; was Professor and Dean of the Civil
    Engineering Faculty at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)

  • Ahmed, Musaffar; Professor, Institute of Business Administration, University of Dhaka; and Chairman of the
    Trustee Board, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB)

  • Ahmed, Raisuddin; Research Fellow Emeritus; was previously Director, Markets and Structural Studies
    Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

  • Ahmed, Sadiq; Senior Manager, South Asia Vice Presidency, World Bank

  • Alauddin, Mohammad; Senior Lecturer, University of Queensland

  • Amin, Sajeda; Senior Associate, Policy Research Division, Population Council

  • Asaduzzaman, Md.; Research Director, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS)

  • Barkat-e-Khuda; Senior Scientist, Professor of Economics at the University of Dhaka; previous other senior
    positions include Acting Director at the Intl. Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B)

  • Bhattacharya, Debapriya; Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the WTO and UN Offices in
    Geneva; was previously Executive Director, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD)

  • Bhuiya, Abbas; Senior Scientist and Head, Poverty and Health Programme, Centre for Health and Population
    Research, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B)

  • Chaudhury, Nazmul; Research Economist, World Bank

  • Dowla, Asif; Professor and Chair, Economics Department, St. Mary's College of Maryland

  • Haque, M. Shamsul; Professor, Department of Political Science, National University of Singapore

  • Hossain, Mahabub; Executive Director, BRAC

  • Huq, Saleemul; Head of Climate Change Group, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

  • Huque, Ahmed Shafiqul; Associate Professor, Political Science Department, McMaster University

  • Islam, Nurul; Research Fellow Emeritus; was previously Director General, International Food Policy Research
    Institute (IFPRI)

  • Islam, Rizwanul; Special Advisor on Growth, Employment and Poverty Reduction, International Labour
    Organization (ILO)

  • Kabeer, Naila; Professorial Fellow, Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex

  • Khan, Azizur Rahman; Professor Emeriti, Department of Economics, University of California at Riverside

  • Khan, Haider A.; Professor of Economics, Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver

  • Khandker, Shahidur R.; Lead Economist, World Bank Institute, World Bank

  • Mahmud, Wahiduddin; Professor, Department of Economics, University of Dhaka

  • Nishat, Ainun; Country Representative, The World Conservation Union (IUCN) in Bangladesh

  • Osmani, S. R.; Professor of Economics, University of Ulster

  • Quadir, Iqbal; Founder Director, Program in Developmental Entrepreneurship, Massachusetts Institute of
    Technology (MIT); and Founder of GrameenPhone

  • Rahman, Atiq; Executive Director, Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS)

  • Rahman, Atiur; Professor, Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka; and Chairman, Unnayan

  • Rahman, Hossain Zillur; Advisor, Caretaker Government of Bangladesh; was previously Executive Chairman,
    Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC)

  • Rahman, Md. Habibur; Professor and Dean, School of Business, United International University

  • Rashid, Salim; Professor of Economics, University of Illinois

  • Rasul, Golam; Theme Leader on Livelihoods at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
    (ICIMOD) in Kathmandu, Nepal

  • Riaz, Ali; Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Politics and Government, Illinois State University

  • Sen, Binayak; Senior Economist, South Asia Vice Presidency, World Bank

  • Sobhan, Rehman; Founder and Chairman, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD)

  • Yunus, Muhammad; Founder and Managing Director, Grameen Bank

  • Zafarullah, Habib; Associate Professor, School of Social Science, University of New England
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