Profile of Nirman Saha

Profile of Nirman Saha

Nirman Saha
Department of Economics
Faculty of Social Sciences
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Degree Name Group/Major Subject Board/Institute Country Passing Year
Ph.D. Economics Arizona State University United States 2020
Masters Economics University of Dhaka Bangladesh 2014
Bachelor Economics University of Dhaka Bangladesh 2013
Award Type Award Title Year Country Description
International Best Progress Towards Dissertation 2019 United States Awarded for the best progress towards completion of PhD dissertation
International Best Written Third Year Paper 2018 United States Awarded for the best written third year paper as part of the PhD dissertation
Local Shah AMS Kibria Award 2015 Bangladesh

Awarded for outstanding achievement in Masters Program

International Best Budding Economist 2012 Nepal

Awarded for winning the Budding Economist Competition at 9th SAESM

National The Daily Star Award 2006 Bangladesh

Awarded for ourstanding performance in O Levels Exam

Research Interest
Subject Description
Health Economics/Environmental Economics

My research interest lies in the areas of valuation of health and mortality drawing inferences on individual decision making in a revealed preference framework. Estimates of valuation therefore facilitate evaluation of federal policies

Project/Research Supervision
Level of Study Title Supervisor Co-Supervisor(s) Name of Student(s) Area of Research Current Completion
Other The Driving Factors of Equity Risk Premium Nirman Saha Chadwick Alivarius

Applied Time Series Analysis, Equity Premium Puzzle

Masters The Effects of Inflation and Exchange Rate on Interest Rate: Bangladesh Perspective Dr. Md Iftekhar Hossain Nirman Saha Nirongon Chandra Bhowmik Time Series Econometrics, Applied Macroeconomics 2015
Project/Research Work
Subject Project Name Source of Fund From Date To Date Collaboration
Health Economics Effect of Depression on Drug Consumption in Young Adults: Evidence from the 9/11 Terror Attacks 01-06-2018 Francesco Agostinelli and Alex Rivadeneira Acosta
Health Economics Valuing Health and Mortality 01-06-2018
Health Eocnomics/Environmental Economics Valuing Statistical Life Using Seniors' Medical Spending 01-05-2017 Nicolai Kuminoff, Jonathan Ketcham
Invited Talk
SL Invited Talk

World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists (WCERE), Gothenberg, Sweden (2017)


ASU Center for Environmental Economics and Sustainability Policy, Tempe, Arizona, USA (2018)


Camp Resources XXV, North Carolina , USA (2018)


8th ERG WInter Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2018)


Western Economic Association International (WEAI) 94th Annual Conference, San Francisco USA (2019)

SL Collaboration & Membership Name Type Membership Year Membership Expire Year
1 The National Society for High School Scholars (NSHSS) 2008 Life Time
2 Association of Environmental and Resource Economist (AERE) 2018 Life Time
Title Organization Location From Date To Date Description
Research Fellow ASU Center for Environmental Economics and Sustainability Policy USA 01-08-2018 Currently Working
Research Assistant ASU USA 01-06-2018 31-08-2018 Research Assistant for Professor Kelly Bsihop
Instructor Arizona State University USA 08-05-2018 Currently Working Instructor for Applied Regression Analysis (Summer 2019, Spring 2019, Summer 2018)
Lecturer University of Dhaka Dhaka 15-02-2015 Currently Working On Study leave
Research Associate Center for Policy Dialogue Dhaka 01-08-2014 30-06-2015
Book Section
Mustafizur Rahman, Zafar Sadique and Nirman Saha "Trade Facilitation in South Asia through Transport Connectivity: Operationalising the Motor Vehicle Agreements." Towards Regional Integration in South Asia: Promoting Trade Facilitation and Connectivity. Mustafizur Rahman Dhaka: Center For Policy Dialogue, 2015 194 .
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