Md Amzad Hossain

Fields of Interest

Applied Microeconomics, Development Economics, Economics of Education, Labor Economics


PhD expected May 2022
MA Econ, University of  Dhaka, 2010
BA Economics, University of  Dhaka, 2009

Job Market Paper

"Performance Gains from Gender Match in Higher Education: Evidence from a Setting with Entrenched Gender Stereotypes"

Working Papers

“Unintended Consequences of a Well-Intentioned Policy:  Impact of Credit on Child Labor in Bangladesh" (R&R from Journal of Human Resources
"Access to Toilets and Violence Against Women", with Sheetal Sekhri and Kanika Mahajan (R&R from Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
“Water in Scarcity, Women in Peril”, with Sheetal Sekhri 
“Reinforcing Inequality: Consequences of Elevated Fluoride Exposure and Inequitable Mitigation”, with Sheetal Sekhri, Emily Gonzalez, Rajiv Gupta, and Eric Robertson
“Political Affiliation and Conflicts:  Evidence from Nigeria”, with Marup Hossain
“COVID-19,  Employment,  and  Gender:   Evidence  from  Nigeria”,  with  Marup  Hossain  (Available  as  a working paper in Covid Economics, Issue 82, June 2021)

Selected Publications

“Access to Colleges, Human Capital, and Empowerment of Women”, with Sheetal Sekhri and Pooja Khosla (accepted at The Journal of Human Resources)
"Agricultural microcredit for tenant farmers: Evidence from a field experiment in Bangladesh", with Marup Hossain, Mohammad Abdul Malek, Md Hasib Reza, and Md Shakil Ahmed. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, vol. 101, no. 3 (2019): 692-709.