Publications

Book

Seasonality and Microcredit, The Case of Northern Bangladesh,
SpringerBriefs in Economics, Springer (2014)


Peer-reviewed Journal


(1)
Impact of Electrification on Children’s Nutritional Status in Rural Bangladesh (with Tomoki Fujii and Sijia Xu).
Revise and Resubmit
at the World Development.


(2) Can Solar Lanterns Improve Youth Academic Performance? Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh
(with Yuya Kudo and Kazushi Takahashi). The World Bank Economic Review . (Forthcoming). [pdf]
(3) The Impact of a Computer Based Adult Literacy Program on Literacy and Numeracy: Evidence from India
(with Ashwini Deshpande, Christopher Ksoll and Alain M. Desrochers) World Development (
Revise and Resubmit). [pdf]

(4)How Does Contract Design Affect the Uptake of Microcredit among the Ultra-poor? Experimental Evidence from River Islands of Northern Bangladesh (with Seiro Ito, Kazushi Takahashi and Takashi Kurosaki).  Journal of Development Studies. (Volume 53, Issue 4, 2017). [pdf]

(5)Political Institutions, Governance and Consumption Expenditure in Developing Countries: A Panel Data Analysis.
Contemporary Economic Policy (Volume 34, Issue 4, October 2016)
[pdf]

(6) Seasonal Migration and Micro-credit in the Lean Period: Evidence from Northwest Bangladesh.
Developing Economies. (Volume 53 Number 1, March 2015) [pdf]


(7) The Informal Labour Market in India: Transitory or Permanent Employment for Migrants? (With Junankar PNR).
IZA Journal of Labor and Development. (Volume 3, Issue 9, July 2014). [pdf]

Book Chapters

(1) Does Participation in Vocational Training Differ on Agricultural Seasonality (with Israt Jahan), In: Selim Raihan (eds) Structural Change and Dynamics of labor Markets in Bangladesh, South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM), Dhaka, Chapter 10. (2016)

(2) Manufacturing Related Statistics with Kenmei Tsubota (Japanese: "Seizogyo Toukei") In: Mayumi Murayama and Tatsufumi Yamagata (eds.) Bangladesh, an unknown industrialized country (Japanese: Shirarezaru Kogyokoku Banguradeshu, Chiba: Ajia Keizai Kenkyusho. (2014)

(3) "IT'' with Kenmei Tsubota, In: Mayumi Murayama and Tatsufumi Yamagata (eds.) Bangladesh, an unknown industrialized country  (Japanese: Shirarezaru Kogyokoku Banguradeshu, Chiba: Ajia Keizai Kenkyusho). (2014)

(4) Temporary Migration in the Lean Period: Evidence from Northern Bangladesh, (with Abu Shahriar and Sakiba Zeba), In: Munir Quddus and Farida Khan (eds.) Bangladesh Economy in the 21st Century: Selected Papers from the 2008-09 Conferences at Harvard University, University Press Ltd., Dhaka, Chapter 13. (2011)


Other Articles

(1) Review of  What Works in Development: Thinking Big and Thinking Small by Jessica Cohen and William Easterly,
Brookings Institution Press, Washington, D.C. (Developing Economies, Volume 50, Number 1). 2012

(2) E-Education in Developing Countries (Japanese: "Kaihatsu to-jo-koku ni okeru e-Education,'' translated by Masayoshi Okabe into Japanese),
Ajiken World Trend, no. 230 (Special Issue “Past and Future in International Education Development and Cooperation”
(Japanese: “Kokusai kyoiku kaihatsu no koremade, korekara"). 2014

(3) IT: Digital Bangladesh (Japanese: translated by Tatsufumi Yamagata into Japanese), Ajiken World Trend, No. 231, January 2015

(4) Living in an island in the middle of a river? A life on chars in Bangladesh with Kazushi Takahashi and Tatsufumi Yamagata
(Japanese: "Kawa no Naka no Shima ni Sumu: Banguradeshu no Choru no Seikatsu'', Photo Essay, Ajiken World Trend, No. 231, January 2015