1. Dr. Abu S. Shonchoy, Associate Professor, Florida International University, USA; and
2. Dr. Tomoki Fujji, Singapore Management University, Singapore.
Both the quantitative and qualitative research tools will be used in this study for the field survey.
Data will be collected from different sources. A baseline survey before the start of the operation of MRT Line 6 around July 2022 and an endline survey after the start of the operation around February 2023 will be conducted for collecting the data from a total of 2000 Households. Besides data will be scraped from different websites such as Google Maps (GM). Second, we will obtain office and residential property market data such as location and asking rental or sales
Research Area: Climate Change
Donor Agency: J-PAL (K-CAI), and PEDL
Geographical Location: Khulna, Bangladesh
Timeline: April 2022 to June 2023
Status: Ongoing (Preparatory stage)
Dr. Abu S. Shonchoy of Florida International University
Methods: Multi-methodology has been designed for this study. These are quantitative data collection, qualitative data collection, and salinity measurement in a scientific method.
Description: We have collected drinking water salinity data from 20 Jutes mill from Khulna & Bagerhat districts. We have also collected salinity data from 80 households of jute mill workers in the same areas. We have also obtained permission from the Bangladesh Jute Spinners Association to conduct the study to their affiliated factories. Besides, we have obtained positive consent from six jute mills to conduct the study at their factories. Now our plan is to conduct a year-round comparative
Dr. Abu Shonchoy, Associate Professor, Florida International University.
Dr. Tomoki Fujii, Associate Professor, Singapore Management University.
Dr. Christine Ho, Associate Professor, Singapore Management University.
Dr. Rohan, Post Doctoral Fellow, National University of Singapore.
COVID-19 has created unprecedented difficulties for the education sector in Bangladesh, as schools remain closed since March 2020. To tackle this crisis, Bangladesh has taken a multi-pronged approach-delivering education through national terrestrial television. However, the uptake of these programs has been low among rural students. This study aims to test through a randomized field
Dr. Abu S. Shonchoy
Dr. Zaki Wahhaj
Donor Agency: Florida International University.
Geographical Location: Rangpur, Bangladesh.
Timeline: February, 2020 to February, 2021
Status: On-going (postponed due to schools are closed for COVID-19 effect)
Dr. Abu S. Shonchoy of Florida International University.
Methods: Both qualitative and quantitative research tools have been designed for this study.
Description: A total of 40 schools have selected for this research. 20 schools will be taken for the treatment group to install the digital attendance system and the rest 20 schools will remain as the control for the study. The digital attendance device will send SMS to the guardian regarding the presence and absence of his/her students at the school. The Headmaster will receive SMS from the teacher’s attendance status. Along with the attendance data