Welcome to My Horizon!


Murshed Chowdhury, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Economics
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
NB, Canada, E3B 5A3

My forecast (along with others) about the Bank of Canada's Target Overnight Interest Rate decision on June 3, 2020: 

Ongoing Research Projects: 

  • Retention Rate and Economic Performance of Movers, Stayers, and Return Migrants in New Brunswick: LSIC-IMDB Linked Data (Funded by NBIF)

  • Retention Rate and Labour Market Preparedness of Immigrants (Funded by NBIF)

  • Educational Attainment and Integration of Syrian Youth In Fredericton 

  • Macroeconomic Variables and Stock Market Indices: Asymmetric Dynamics in the Emerging Economies (Funded by UNB) 

  • Risk Sharing of Unemployment in Canadian Provinces

  • Why do People of Wealthy Countries Migrate?  (under review)

  • To Work or Not to Work: The Case of Middle Eastern and North African Immigrant Women in Canada (under review)

  • How Does the Language Proficiency in French Versus English Effect the Employability of Immigrants in Canada? (under review)

  • Investigating the Interdependencies between Regulatory Capital, Credit Extension and Economic Growth (under review) 

Research Areas of Concentration: Macroeconomic Aspect of International Finance, Development Economics, Economic Growth, Public Policy

Teaching Interests: International Finance, Development Economics, Health Economics, Econometrics, Macroeconomics