Profile of Dr. Syed Naimul Wadood

Profile of Dr. Syed Naimul Wadood

Dr. Syed Naimul Wadood
Associate Professor
Department of Economics
Faculty of Social Sciences
Phone: +88-02-9661920~73, +88-01713031860
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Degree Name Group/Major Subject Board/Institute Country Passing Year
Ph.D. Economics North Carolina State University United States 2004
Masters Economics University of Dhaka Bangladesh 1997
Bachelor Economics University of Dhaka Bangladesh 1995
Award Type Award Title Year Country Description
No award information is found
Research Interest
Subject Description
International Migration

International Migration, Theory and Empirical Issues of Bangladesh and South Asia


Economics of Tourism, Tourism Industry

Migration and Remittances

International Migration, Remittances, Brain Drain, Human Cost of International Migration

Tobacco Economics Tobacco Taxation, Health and Environmental Cost of Tobacco
Entrepreneurship Economics Women-led SME, Social Media-Based Marketing
Industrial Organization Micro Market Structure, Market Competitiveness, Microfinance Industry
Public Economics Regulation, Regional Disparity, Public Debt Management
Urban Economics Urban Utility Service Delivery Issues, Urban Slums, Rural-Urban Migration
Family and Household Economics Household Welfare, Household Food Security, Vulnerability
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Environmental Valuation, Environmental Regulation
Climate Change and Natural Disaster Vulnerability Impact of Climate Change on Fisheries, Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture, Climate-induced Migration
Labor Economics

Informal Sector, Off-farm Labor Market

Development Microeconomics Microfinance, Poverty, Social Safety Net Programs, Education, NGOs
Project/Research Supervision
Level of Study Title Supervisor Co-Supervisor(s) Name of Student(s) Area of Research Current Completion
M.Phil "Urban Microfinance in Dhaka City" Dr Syed Naimul Wadood Basharat Hossain

Urban Microfinance

M.Phil "Sustainable Industrialization in Bangladesh: A Case Study of the Ready-Made Garments and the Leather Industries" Dr Syed Naimul Wadood Sadia Islam

Industrial Organization and Environmental Economics

Current Year
M.Phil "Foreign Direct Investment and the Pollution Heaven Hypothesis: Evidences from Bangladesh" Dr Syed Naimul Wadood Tonmoy Chowdhury

Envrionmental Economics and International Trade

Current Year
M.Phil "Does Mother’s Job Status have an Adverse Effect on Child’s Well-Being" Dr Syed Naimul Wadood Dilruva Akter

Women Employment and Child Care Issues

Current Year
Ph.D. “Women-Owned SME Entrepreneurs Access to Finance- An in depth Case Study of Bangladesh Bank Initiative” Dr Syed Naimul Wadood Prof. Dr. Momtaz Uddin Ahmed Ruba Rumanna Women Entrepreneurship, Small and Medium Industries Current Year
Project/Research Work
Subject Project Name Source of Fund From Date To Date Collaboration
No project/research work is found
Invited Talk
SL Invited Talk
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SL Collaboration & Membership Name Type Membership Year Membership Expire Year
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Title Organization Location From Date To Date Description
Associate Professor University of Dhaka (Dept. of Economics) Dhaka, Bangladesh 24-12-2013 Currently Working
Assistant Professor University of Dhaka (Department of Economics) Dhaka, Bangladesh 20-09-2008 23-12-2013
Assistant Professor North South University (Department of Economics) Dhaka, Bangladesh 16-08-2005 01-09-2008
Assistant Professor of Economics Independent University, Bangladesh (School of Business) Dhaka, Bangladesh 24-08-2004 15-08-2005
Graduate Teaching/Research Assistant College of Management, North Carolina State University Raleigh (North Carolina, USA) 15-08-1999 15-08-2004
Syed Naimul Wadood, Maruf Ahmed, Iftekharul Huq, Rehana Perven, Golam Mohiuddin Faruque, Chowdhury Sohel Reza, Akm Ghulam Hussain, Greg Haifley, Jeffrey M. Drope and Nigar Nargis The Economic Cost of Tobacco Use in Bangladesh: A Health Cost Approach. Washington, D.C.: American Cancer Society, Washington, D.C., USA, 2020 (June) .
Syed Naimul Wadood and Mostafa Tehsum “Vulnerability in a Megacity: the Cycle Rickshaw Pullers of Dhaka”. Riga (Latvia): Scholars’ Press (ISBN: 978-620-2-31957-7), 2018 .
Syed Naimul Wadood and Chowdhury Shameem Mahmoud “Dynamics of Market Share in Microfinance: Evidences from Bangladesh”. Saarbrücken (Germany): LAP Lambert Academic Publishing (ISBN: 978-3-330-05648-0), 2017 .
Syed Naimul Wadood and Md. Mahmudul Hasan Chowdhury “Estimating Recreational Benefits of the Dhaka Zoo: An Individual Travel Cost Approach”. USA: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (ISBN: 978-1-503-07978-6), 2014 .
Syed Naimul Wadood “Crop Choices and Employment Uncertainty: A Study of Risk and Insurance in Developing Countries”. Saarbrücken (Germany): VDM Verlag Dr Müller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG (ISBN: 978-3-639-14321-8), 2009 .
Syed Naimul Wadood, Chowdhury Shameem Mahmoud and Kazi Sabbir Ahmed "Addressing Regional Inequality Issues in Bangladesh Public Expenditure". Dhaka (Bangladesh): Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Dhaka (CPD Occasional Paper Series No. 71), 2008 .
Syed Naimul Wadood "The Impact of Employment Uncertainty in the Off-farm Labor Market on Developing Country Farmers’ Crop Choice Decisions". Raleigh (North Carolina, USA): Economics Graduate Program, North Carolina State University (NC, USA) (Ph. D. in Economics, Dissertation), 2004 .
Book Section
Syed Naimul Wadood, Saika Nudrat Chowdhury, Afrina Islam and Nabila Zaman ""Urban Service Delivery"." “State of Cities: Governance for a Liveable Chittagong”. Brac Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD) Dhaka (Bangladesh): Brac Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), 2014 55-81 .
Syed Naimul Wadood and Minhaj Mahmud "“Delinking of Local and International Prices: Exploring Competition in the Bangladesh Rice Market”." “Adjusting to Global Economic Volatility: the Case of South Asia”. Mustafa K. Mujeri, and Wahiduddin Mahmud, Eds. New Delhi: Academic Foundation (ISBN: 978-933-27-0164-9), 2014 237-265 .
Syed Naimul Wadood, Bazlul Hoque Khondoker and Shubhasish Barua ""Urbanization Management and Emerging Regional Disparity in Bangladesh: Policies and Strategies for Decentralized Economic Growth"." “Sixth Five Year Plan 2011-2015, Background Papers, Volume 4: Cross-Sectoral Issues”. Mustafa K. Mujeri and Shamsul Alam, eds. Dhaka (Bangladesh): Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies and the General Economics Division, Planning Commission, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, 2011 55-188 .
Syed Naimul Wadood, Atiur Rahman and Mohammed Abu Eusuf "“Civil Society and Governance”." “Governance: South Asian Perspectives”. Hasnat Abdul Hye, eds. Dhaka (Bangladesh): The University Press Limited, Dhaka, 2000 421-446 .
Journal Article
Syed Naimul Wadood, Nigar Nargis, Golam Mohiuddin Faruque, Maruf Ahmed, Iftekharul Huq, Rehana Parven, AKM Ghulam Hossain and Jeffrey Drope : "A Comprehensive Economic Assessment of the Health Effects of Tobacco Use and Implications of Tobacco Control in Bangladesh", BMJ Journals Tobacco Control, no.DOI: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2020-056175 (March, online first) 2021 (March) .
Syed Naimul Wadood and Basharat Hossain : "Impact of Urban Microfinance on the Livelihood Strategies of Borrower Slum Dwellers in the Dhaka City, Bangladesh", Journal of Urban Management, vol.9, no.2 pp.151-167, 2020 (June) .
Syed Naimul Wadood and Basharat Hossain : "Potential Unexplored? Tourism and Economic Growth of Bangladesh", Journal of Tourismology, vol.6, no.1 pp.63-77, 2020 (June) .
Syed Naimul Wadood and Basharat Hossain : "Does Microfinance Matter for Women Borrowers? Recent Findings from Bangladesh", Asian Journal of Economics, Business and Accounting, vol.10, no.3 pp.1-9, 2019 .
Syed Naimul Wadood and Mostafa Tehsum : "Examining Vulnerabilities: the Cycle Rickshaw Pullers of Dhaka City", International Journal of Development Research, vol.8, no.1 pp.18424-18435 (Article No. 11861), 2018 .
Syed Naimul Wadood and Ayub Ali : "Economic Valuation of Rural Wetlands and Household Food Security: A Case Study from the North-West Bangladesh", Asia Pacific Journal of Environment and Development, vol.26 to 29, no.June & December 2016-17 (Special Issue) pp.97-117, 2018 .
Syed Naimul Wadood and Basharat Hossain : "The Proliferation of the Urban Microfinance and Its Problems and Prospects in Bangladesh", Global Journal of Human-Social Science: E Economics, vol.18, no.7 pp.59-70, 2018 .
Syed Naimul Wadood, Mohammad Mosarop Hossan and Md. Abdul Hye : “Micro-level Impact of ‘Old Age Allowance’ and ‘Vulnerable Group Development (VGD)’ Programs: Evidences from Rural Bangladesh”, Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, vol.5, no.Social Safety Net Programs (SSNPs), Old Age Security pp.129-140, 2017 .
Syed Naimul Wadood and Ayub Ali : “Economic Valuation of Rural Wetlands in Bangladesh: A Case Study of the Padma Beel of Pabna”, International Journal of Research & Methodology in Social Science, vol.3, no.1 pp.36-52, 2017 .
Syed Naimul Wadood and Md. Amzad Hossain : "Microeconomic Impact of Remittances on Household Welfare: Evidences from Bangladesh", Business and Economic Horizons, vol.13, no.1 pp.10-29, 2017 .
Syed Naimul Wadood and Abul Kalam Azad : “Climate Change and Bangladesh Fisheries and Aquaculture: Evidences from the Household Income and Expenditure Survey (2010) Data”, Social Science Review (The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D), vol.34, no.1 pp.195-209, 2017 .
Syed Naimul Wadood and Md. Amzad Hossain : “Impact of Overseas Remittances on Economic Growth: Evidence from Bangladesh”, The Dhaka University Studies [Journal of the Faculty of Arts], vol.70, no.1 ( June 2013) pp.93-111, 2015 , Vol. No. 1 .
Syed Naimul Wadood and Rushad Faridi : “An Econometric Study of Determinants of Rice Price in Bangladesh”, Social Science Review, The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D, vol.28, no.1 pp.227-245, 2011 .
Syed Naimul Wadood and Rushad Faridi : “An Econometric Assessment of Household Food Security in Bangladesh”, The Bangladesh Development Studies, vol.33, no.3 pp.97-111, 2010 .
Syed Naimul Wadood and Mohammad Tareq : “The Effect of Code Section Knowledge and Practical Experience on Tax-Research Performance: Chartered Accountancy vs. General Education of Bangladesh”, The Bangladesh Accountant, vol.47, no.20 pp.62-67, 2005 .
Syed Naimul Wadood, Atiur Rahman and Mohammed Abu Eusuf : “NGOs and Development Innovations”, The Jahangirnagar Economic Review, vol.12, no.1 pp.61-68, 2001 .