Dr. Abu S. Shonchoy is a Assistant Professor of Economics, Depatment of Economics at Florida International University (FIU). Dr. Shonchoy has graduated from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, in Economics and pursued Master degree in Economic Policy at The Australian National University. He earned PhD in Economics from University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia. Dr. Shonshoy has been in teaching for about a decade in several universities in Bangladesh and abroad, including, BRAC University (Bangladesh), University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), University of Technology Sydney (UTS), University of Tokyo and so on.
He has been working in the field of economic research ranging from Labor Economics and Migration, Development Economics, Public Economics and Experimental Economics. He is working as a Research Fellow at Institute of Developing Economies (IDE), Japan. Besides, he is also working in visiting position at Economics Department, Singapore Management University (2012), Consultant, Alliance Forum Foundation, South Asian Network for Economic Modeling (SANEM), Dhaka Secretariat, Consultant, ICCO Bangladesh and others. (To know more about Dr. Abu S. Shonchoy visit here and here)
Dr. Shonchoy believes that informed policies, backed by research, can make a great impact on poverty alleviation throughout the world. Innovative and informed approaches can show way(s) to effectively utilize Gov, private, bilateral and multi-lateral funding in poverty alleviation. Inspired by this belief, he has been working on several experiments in India and Bangladesh for past several years. Since, Bangladesh is one of the major poverty prone countries his primary concentration is conducting anti-poverty experiments, bringing global minds together. Currently he is working on several experimental projects jointly with bright economists from different corners of world.
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