S. R. Osmani
S. R. Osmani is Visiting Professor at BRAC University, Dhaka and Professor of Development Economics at Ulster University in the United Kingdom. Prior to joining Ulster University, he worked at the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, Dhaka and the World Institute for Development Economics Research, Helsinki. At BIGD, he teaches two courses titled Development Perspective and Global Dimensions & Development of the Master of Development Studies (MDS). He is also involved in reviewing the curriculum of MDS program.
His research interest lies in issues related to poverty, inequality, hunger, famine, nutrition, microcredit, rights-based approach to development, and development problems in general. His publications include Economic Inequality and Group Welfare, Nutrition and Poverty, Macroeconomics of Poverty Reduction: The Case Study of Bangladesh, Poverty and Vulnerability in Rural Bangladesh and Theory and Practice of Microcredit. He is currently the editor of the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities. He obtained PhD in economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.