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Professor Mohammad Jahangir Alam

Agricultural Economics

Bangladesh Agricultural University



Mohammad Jahangir Alam is a Professor in the Department of Agribusiness and Marketing at Bangladesh Agricultural University. He was a Visiting Fellow at the Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University, Fulbright Scholar at Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, USA, a Commonwealth Post-doc at SOAS and London International Development Centre, University of London, UK, Visiting Professor (with EU Erasmus Mundus) at Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland, and a Visiting PhD Scholar in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness at the University of Arkansas, USA.

He obtained his PhD in Agricultural Science (Agricultural Economics) from the Department of Agricultural Economics at Ghent University, Belgium, in collaboration with the University of Arkansas. He has published more than 70 articles in peer-reviewed journals, several book chapters and written several research reports. He has presented his research work in reputed agricultural and development economics associations worldwide, including in the USA, UK, Australia, Japan, Belgium, Germany, Turkey, Italy, China, Malyasia, Senegal, and Brazil.

Mohammad has research experience in Bangladesh, Belgium, the UK, Australia and the USA. In addition, he has experience collaborating with the IFPRI, the FAO, the IRRI, the University of Plymouth, Louisiana State University, and the University of Arkansas, among others, either as a consultant or as a team leader/member in different research projects. His research interests include modelling of trade and development, environment, energy policies, renewable and non-renewable energy markets, agricultural inputs and associated markets, food and nutritional security, programme evaluation, value chains, food systems, and development interventions.

His skills include quantitative and applied economic analyses such as cointegration (linear & non-linear) and vector error correction models, threshold cointegration and threshold vector error correction models, impulse response function analysis, auto-regressive distributed lag models, asymmetric threshold vector error correction models, value chain models, market efficiency, logit, tobit and probit models, vector auto-regressive models, policy analysis matrix, partial and general equilibrium, propensity score matching, difference-in-difference models, stochastic payment cards, and double-bounded choice modelling.