Harvard Business School of Harvard University
To observe the participant’s behavioral changes which are conformance with general objectives of the Hand wsahing in Bnagladesh (HIB) project and also to look the feasibility of intiating furhter research initiative with the FOUNDATION.
Dr. Reshmaan Hussam is an assistant professor of business administration in the Business, Government and International Economy Unit of Harvard Business School, teaching the Business, Government and International Economy course to MBA students. Her research explores questions at the intersection of development, behavioral, and health economics. Considering the puzzle of the ubiquitously low adoption of many low cost, high return goods, behaviors, and technologies in the developing world, she explores the role of learning and habit formation in sustained behavioral change. She also examines how to utilize community information to optimally allocate capital to microentrepreneurs as well as how digitization of financial services impacts financial inclusion in resource-poor settings.
To have an interest in more reserach work with the FOUNDATION , Dr. Reshmaan Hussam has recently visited the project sites in Gaibandha. The visit was scheduled on 14th of December, 2017 and was accompanied by MOMODa FOUNDATION Research team. During the visit, Dr. Resmaan visited different sites of the Hand Washing in Bangladesh (HIB) project area. The purpose of the visit was to observe the participant’s behavioral changes which are conformance with general objectives of the project. She also visited a Char (River Island) area and met a school head teacher and a group leader of a Micro-credit borrower group to know about the state of child marriage and female education in that particular area.