(2009-2016)

  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Total
Article Published in Referred Journals 3 - 5 8 12 10 3 2 43
Books 2 3 3 3 6 3 4 28
Book Chapters - - - 5 5 9  - 2 21
Conference/Workshop
Proceedings
10 10 13 4 14 7 9 - 67
Total 15 13 21 20 37 29 16 08 159
 

2016

Book 

1.       Rahman, Sultan Hafeez et al. (2016) , State of Governance in Bangladesh 2014-15: Institutions, Outcome ,Accountability,  Dhaka: BIGD, BRAC University 
2.       Rahman, Sultan Hafeez et al. (2016) , State of Cities 2015: Solid Waste Management in Dhaka City- towards Decentralised Governance,  Dhaka: BIGD, BRAC University
3.       Ahmed, Tofail (2016), Bangladesh Reform Agenda for Local Governance, Dhaka: Prothoma Prokashan.
4.       Razzaque, F. (2016). Citizen's Charter in Bangladesh, Rhetoric or Reality? A Study of Immigration and Passports Department. Dhaka: Osder Publications
 
Book Chapter

1.       Razzaque, F. (2016). Citizen’s Charter and Public Service Delivery in Bangladesh. In Ahmed, N. (Ed.) In Public Policy and Governance in Bangladesh: Forty Years of Experiences. New York: Tylor and Francis Books Ltd.
2.       Maheen Sultan and Ferdous Jahan (2016): Opening and resistance: women in the Bangladesh Civil Service in Nizam Ahmed (Edited). Public Policy and Governance in Bangladesh: Forty years of experience. London: Routledge

Journal Articles 

1. Razzaque, F. (2015).  Reality of Citizen Engagement in the Development Activities at Local Level in Bangladesh: A study of Union Parishads. Asian Journal of Development and Governance, Vol. 1 (1)
2. Hasan, Mirza M and Prichard, Wilson. 2016. The political economy of domestic tax reform in Bangladesh: Political settlements, informal institutions and the negotiation of reform in the Journal of Development Studies vol 52, issue 12: London. Rutledge.

Working Papers and others


1.       Abdallah, W. (2016). Electronic public procurement in Bangladesh, Bangladesh Priorities, Copenhagen Consensus Center, 2016.
2.       Aziz, S.S., & Razzaque, F. (2016). Role of electoral competition in explaining political violence in Bangladesh – a district level analysis. BIGD Working Paper Series 34, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University, November 2016
3.       Hossain, M.S., & Zaman, N. (2016). Cost-benefit study on implementing village courts in Union Parishads of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Priorities, Copenhagen Consensus Center, 2016. 
4.       Huq, L. (2016). Paradox of change in women’s capabilities: case of two villages in Bangladesh. BIGD Working Paper Series 31, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University, August 2016
5.       Mahmud, S. (2016). Community Health Workers as Agents of Change: Negotiating pathways of empowerment. BIGD Working Paper Series 32, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University, September 2016
6.       Rahman S.H., & Talukder, S.K. (2016). The costs and benefits of digitization of land records via simplified application process, Bangladesh Priorities, Copenhagen Consensus Center, 2016.
7.       Zaman, N., & Hossain, M.D. (2016). Medical Expenditure and Household Welfare in Bangladesh. Working Paper Series 33, BRAC Institute of Governance and         Development, BRAC University, October 2016
8.    Abdallah, Wahid and, Hendrick .2016. The Economics of system Loss, Working Paper 35. Dhaka: BIGD, BRAC University.
 
Special Publication Series
1.      Hassan, M.M., & Mannan, S. (2016). Upazila and Union Parishad Governance:A Study on Institutional Relationships and Linkages. BIGD Special Publication Series No. 01, July 2016, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University
2.       Hassan, M., Razzaque, F., Hasan, M.B., & Rahman, M.A. (2016). State of Accountability of the Transferred Departments at the Upazila Parishad and its consequences for Allocations and Utilisations of Resources: A Study of Three Departments Local Governance Programme Sharique-III. BIGD Special Publication Series No. 05, July 2016, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University
3.       Rahman, S.H. ;  Hossain,  M. S. and  Uddin, M.M. .(2016). Public Finance and Revenue Mobilization of Union Parishads: A Case of Four Union Parishads. BIGD Special Publication Series No.03, July 2016, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University
4.       Sultan, M., Hasan, M.B., Khondaker, S.I., Enam, A.A., Mahmood, T.I., & Nazneen, S. (2016). Women's Representation in the Union Parishad- Local Governance Programme Sharique-III. BIGD Special Publication Series No.04, July 2016, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University
5.       Tofail Ahmed, Md. Harun Or Rashid, Kazi Niaz Ahmmed & Farhana Razzaque. (2016). Social Accountability Mechanisms: A Study on the Union Parishads in Bangladesh. BIGD Special Publication Series No.02, March, 2016, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC
6.       Aziz , Syeda Salina and Zillur, Kanetta. (2016). Text Book Quality and Distribution in Bangladesh. Dhaka: BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University.
7.       Hussain, Md Shanawez; Markony, Gazi Arafat Uz Zaman ; Ahmed, Raihan. 2016. Citizen Engagement in Public Procurement: Experience from pilot districts.Dhaka: BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University


Policy Note
     
 
1. Hassan, M., Rahman, M.A., Hoque, M. U., (2016).
E-Government Procurement: Towards an Efficient and Transparent Procurement Management at the Local level. Policy Note, August 2016, Dhaka: BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University.

2. Hassan, M., Aziz, S.S., Shah, N., (2016). Social Accountability In Public Procurement: How Citizen Engagement Can Make A Difference. Policy Note, October 2016, Dhaka: BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University.

Policy/Advocacy briefs (In Bangla)

(i) Policy Reform Proposals to Strengthen Committees and Standing Committees of Upazila and Union Parishads
(ii) Guidelines for Increasing Effectiveness of Ward Shabha
(iii) Increasing Women's Representation in Local Government


Research Brief 

1.       Hassan, M., Razzaque, F., Hasan, M.B., & Rahman, M.A. (2016). State of Accountability of the Transferred Departments at the Upazila Parishad and its consequences for Allocations and Utilisations of Resources: A Study of Three Departments. BIGD Research Brief, July 2016, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University
2.       Sultan, M., Hasan, M.B., Khondaker, S.I., Enam, A.A., Mahmood, T.I., & Nazneen, S. (2016). Women's Representation in the Union Parishad. BIGD Research Brief, July 2016, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University
3.       Rahman, S.H.; Hossain, M. S. and  Uddin, M.M. .(2016). Public Finance and Revenue Mobilization of Union Parishads. BIGD Research Brief, July 2016, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University

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Articles Published in national and international Peer reviewed journal 

  

  1. Ullah, K.M. 2015. Evaluation of Land Suitability for urban land use planning: Case Study Dhaka City. Transactions in GIS. 20: 20–37, John Wiley & Sons.
  2. Zakaria, S.M. 2015. Arab Spring and Middle East Democratisation: Issues and Challenges. In: Christopher Lamont, Frank Gaenssmantel, and Jan van der Harst (eds.), Non-Western Encounters with Democratization: Imagining Democracy after the Arab Spring.  Surrey: Ashgate.
  3. Nusrat Najnin, Shaila Arman, Jaynal Abedin, Leanne Unicomb, David I. Levine, Minhaj Mahmud1, Karin Leder, Farzana Yeasmin, Jill E. Luoto, Jeff Albert andStephen P. Luby. 2015. Explaining low rates of sustained use of siphon water filter: evidence from follow-up of a randomised controlled trial in Bangladesh. Tropical Medicine & International Health. Volume 20, Issue 4, April 2015. John Wiley & Sons.

Books:  

  1. BIGD. (2015). The State of Governance: Institutions Outcomes Accountability. Dhaka, Bangladesh: BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University.
  2. BIGD. (2015). State of Cities: Solid Waste Management in Dhaka City- Towards Decentralised Governance. Dhaka, Bangladesh: BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University.
  3. Mohammad Yunus and Sultan Hafeez Rahman. (2015). Municipal Finances in Bangladesh: Untapped Potential or White Elephant. Dhaka, Bangladesh: BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University.
  4. Ahmed, Tofail. (2015). Bangladesh: Reform Agenda for Local Governance. Dhaka, Bangladesh: BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University, and Prothoma Publications.

Conference/Workshop Proceedings:
  1. Minhaj Mahmud presented a paper titled ‘Religion, Minority Status and Trust: Evidence from a field experiment’ at Hayami Conference (January 2015) in Development Economics, GRIPS, Tokyo jointly with G. Gupta, P. Maitra, S Mitra and A Neelim. He was also a panel discussant at the conference.
  2. Minhaj Mahmud presented a paper titled ‘Natural Disaster and Risk Sharing Behavior: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh’ at World Meeting of the Economic Science Association, organized by University Technology Sydney in July 2015.
  3. Minhaj Mahmud presented a paper titled ‘Formal Informal Labor nexus and Growth’ with Italo Gutierrez, Krishna Kumar, Farzana Munshi, Shanthi Nataraj at  IZA/DFID GLM-LIC Research Conference on New Research on Labor Markets in Low-Income Countries, held at World Bank, Washington in October, 2015.
  4. Minhaj Mahmud presented a paper titled ‘the impact of sectoral demand on informality: evidence from Bangladesh" jointly with Prodyumna Goutam, Italo Gutierrez, Krishna Kumar, Farzana Munshi, Shanthi Nataraj at IZA Conference on Labor Markets in South Asia,  Dhaka, in December, 2015.
  5. Minhaj Mahmud with S Dietrich & M Winters presented a paper titled " Foreign Aid, Foreign Policy, and Domestic Government Legitimacy: Survey Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh" at  ISA workshop on Foreign aid and government legitimacy, Georgetown University, Washington DC April 2015
  6. Minhaj Mahmud with A Neelim  presented a paper titled "Free Provision and Demand for Health Products: evidence from follow-up of a randomized controlled trial in Bangladesh"  at Australasian Development Economics Workshop, Monash University, Melbourne in June 2015
  7. Minhaj Mahmud with Y Sawada presented a paper titled "Infrastructure and Well-being: Employment Effects of Jamuna Bridge in Bangladesh" at Workshop on “Poor Economics in Tokyo”, University of Tokyo, Japan in August 2015
  8. Sohela Nazneen, chaired and presented a paper at the University of East Anglia's (UEA) International Conference titled 'Gender Relations and Rising Inequalities' on July, 2015. Dr. Nazneen presented paper titled ‘What drives gender equity in Bangladesh: the case of Domestic Violence act’ in the second session of the conference.
  9. Simeen Mahmud and Lopita Huq jointly presented a paper on ‘Women in poverty: capability and wellbeing’ at the Conference which implicates different experience of poverty of men and women within and beyond the household levels and also emphasized on understanding how ‘social norms’ impose constraints on women’s choice and agency regardless of poverty, organised by the General Economic Division (GED) of Planning Commission of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Bank and Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), held at the Planning Commission Campus in Dhaka in April, 2015.

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   2014

Articles Published in national and international Peer reviewed journal          

  1. Senior Programme Manager Mohammad Rafiqul Islam Talukdar published co-authored article ‘A Study on Micro-credit in Bangladesh: Situational and Impact Analysis,’ in UDYUKTA-International Journal in Management and Economics, April 2014.
  2. Lead researchers Dr. Sohela Nazneen and Maheen Sultan published an article titled ‘Positionality and Transformative Knowledge: Conducting ‘Feminist’ Research on Empowerment in Bangladesh’ in Special issue on Researching Women’s Empowerment,’ in Women’s Studies International Forum journal, Vol 45, (Women's Studies International Forum, July–August 2014.
  3. Head of Operations Sarwar Jahan Chowdhury published an article titled ‘The Race for Dominance in Indian Ocean: Is there a Danger for Smaller Nations?” in Peace and Security Review vol 6 , no. 12, 2nd quarter 2014.
  4. Ulla, K. M., 2014. Urban green and water ecosystem services in Dhaka city – A brief overview. CUET URP Day 2014, 1 June 2014. Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (CUET), Chittagong: pp.61-63
  5. Nazneen, S and Darkwah, A., Sultan M (2014), Researching Women’s Empowerment: Reflections on Methodology by Southern Feminists, Women’s Studies International Forum, ,vol 45
  6. Mahmud, S and Tasneem, S. (2014) ‘Measuring ‘Empowerment’ Using Quantitative Household Survey Data’ in Special issue on Researching Women’s Empowerment, Women’ Studies International Forum journal, Vol 45
  7. Niaz Ahmed, kazi, “Relations between Bangladesh and West Bengal against the Backdrop of India”, published in Foreign Affairs Insights and Reviews, Dhaka: Volume 2, Number 1, January-February 2014. Original in Bengali: “Bharotiyo Drisshopot: Bangladesh ebong Poshchim-Bangla”, by Ahmed Sofa, published in Ahmed Sofa Rachonaboli – Saptom Khando (Collected Works of Ahmed Sofa – Volume Seven), Nurul Anwar (ed.), Khan Brothers and Company, Dhaka: 2008, pp.215-222.
  8. Niaz Ahmed, kazi, “On the Question of Future of Madrasa-Students”, published in Foreign Affairs Insights and Reviews, Dhaka: Volume 2, Number 2, March-May 2014. Original in Bengali: “Madrasa’r Chhatroder Bhobisshot Ki?”, by Ahmed Sofa, published in Ahmed Sofa Rachonaboli – Saptom Khando (Collected Works of Ahmed Sofa – Volume Seven), Nurul Anwar (ed.), Khan Brothers and Company, Dhaka: 2008, pp.310-314.      
  9. Niaz Ahmed, kazi, “Jatia Samajtantrik Dal : A Sentimental Appraisal”, published in Foreign Affairs Insights and Reviews, Dhaka: Volume 2, Number 3, June-August 2014. Original in Bengali: “Jatia Samajtantrik Dal : Ekti Sentimental Mullayon”, by Ahmed Sofa, published in Ahmed Sofa Rachonaboli – Saptom Khando (Collected Works of Ahmed Sofa – Volume Seven), Nurul Anwar (ed.), Khan Brothers and Company, Dhaka: 2008, pp.168-174.  
  10. Niaz Ahmed, kazi, “The War with Spain”, in American Diplomacy (1900-1950), by George F. Kennan, The New American Library, Inc., 1951. Review published in Foreign Affairs Insights and Reviews, Dhaka: Volume 2, Number 3, June-August 2014, pp. 34-35.

Books

  1. The State of Governance in Bangladesh 2013 Report : Democracy Party Politics
  2. STATE OF CITIES: Governance for a Liveable CHITTAGONG
  3. ‘Anti Corruption Commission Bangladesh Annual Report 2013’ which was published by ACC and Prepared by Ekram Hossain, Communications manager; Mohammad Sirajul Islam & Harun Or Rashid, Research Associates; BIGD, BRAC University in March 2014.

Book Chapters:

1. Research Fellow Lopita Huq co-authored a book chapter ‘The Power of Relationships: Money, Love and Solidarity in Landless Women’s Organizations,’ in Feminisms, Empowerment and Development, published by Zed Books, London. March 2014.

2. Dr. Sohela Nazneen wrote chapters in edited books as listed: i. ‘Men Aboard? Movement for a Uniform Family Code,’ in ‘Legal Reform and Feminist Activism: Global Processes,’ published by Zed books; ii) co-authored a chapter ‘Exceptional Women?: Reserved Councillors in Municipalities in Bangladesh, ‘as a part of edited volume named ‘Women in Politics’ , Zed Books, London, 8 May 2014.

3. Dr. Minhaj Mahmud published co-authored book chapter ‘Delinking of Local and International Prices: Exploring Competition in the Bangladesh Rice Market’ in “Adjusting to Global Economic Volatility: The Case of South Asia”, Published by Academic Foundation, New Delhi, August, 2014.

4. Huq, S. (2014) Islam in Urban Bangladesh in Changing Narratives of Sexuality, edited by Charmaine Periera. Changing Narratives of Sexuality, ZED books: London

5. Rahim, S and Priyadarshani, A. (2014), ‘Women Watching Television: Surfing Between Fantasy and Reality in A. Cornwall and J Edwards, in Feminisms, Empowerment and Development, Zed Books: London

6. Nazneen, S and Sultan, M. (2014), Reciprocity, Distancing, and Opportunistic Overtures: Women's Organizations Negotiating Legitimacy and Space in Bangladesh in A. Cornwall and J. Edwards, eds, Feminisms, Empowerment and Development, Zed Books, London

7. Nazneen, S, Ehsan, I and Hasan, B. (2014) Exceptional Women?: Reserved Councilors in Municipalities in Bangladesh, in M. Tadros, ed. Women in Politics , Zed Books, London

8. Nazneen, S. and Mahmud, S. (2014) ‘Gendered Politics of Securing Inclusive Development’ in S. Hickey et al. eds, Does Politics Matter for Inclusive Development? Oxford University Press: Oxford and New York

Conference/Workshop Proceedings

  1. International Conference on Political Economy, Accountability and Governance at Dhaka from 11-13 December, 2014.
  2. Roundtable discussion on State of Cities: Re-thinking Urban Governance in Narayanganj on 18 June, 2014 at the BRAC Centre Inn Auditorium, BRAC Centre in Mohakhali, Dhaka.Workshop titled ‘Designing and Implementing Government Performance Management Systems’ was held from 12-15 November, 2014 at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre, jointly organized by the Cabinet Division of Bangladesh Government and BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD*), BRAC University.
  3. Roundtable Discussion on Urban Governance in Chittagong: Problems and Prospects at the CCCI Conference Hall, Chittagong on 26th February 2014.
  4. Workshop on Policy Communication Strategy Development was successfully organised by BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), BRAC University on 28-29 May, 2014 at the BRAC Centre Inn in Dhaka
  5. IGC, BIGD & BRAC jointly organized Workshop on Impact Evaluation in Education 23-24 March, 2014
  6. National workshop for finalisation of the framework for citizens’ engagement in public procurement under Public-Private Stakeholders Committee (PPSC) of Public Procurement Reform Project (PPRP) II, on 12th January 2014 at the NEC Conference Room in Planning Commission Campus, Dhaka

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2013

Articles Published in national and international Peer reviewed journal          
  1. Azim, F & Hasan, P. (2013). Language, literature, education and community: the Muslim Bengali Woman in the Early Twentieth Century, Special issue, Researching Women’s Empowerment, Women’ Studies International Forum journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2013.10.013, published online: December 23, 2013.
  2. Jahan, Ferdous & Shahan, A.M. (2013). Power and Influence of Islam-Based Political Parties in Bangladesh: Perception versus Reality, Journal of Asian and African Studies, http://jas.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/06/26/0021909613488350, published online: June 26, 2013.
  3. Jahan, Ferdous, Roy, Manoj & Hulme, David. (2013). Contrasting Adaptation Responses by Squatters and Low-Income Tenants in Khulna, Bangladesh, Environment and Urbanization, April, 25, pp. 157-17.
  4. Kabeer, Naila, Huq, Lopita & Mahmud, Simeen. (2013). Diverging Stories of Missing Women in South Asia: Is Son Preference Weakening in Bangladesh?, Feminist Economics, pp. 1-26 | DOI: 10.1080/13545701.2013.857423, published online: November 19, 2013.
  5. Nazneen, Sohela & Sultan, Maheen. (2013). Positionality and Transformative Knowledge: Conducting ‘Feminist’ Research on Empowerment in Bangladesh, Women’ Studies International Forum Journal, special issue on Researching Women’s Empowerment. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2013.11.008, published online: December 19, 2013.
  6. Jahan, Ferdous, Osman, F.A. & Shahan, A. (2013). Managing Natural Disasters in Bangladesh: Activating the Network Approach, Public Organisation Review, Springer, USA and Germany.
  7. Schuler, S., Lenzi, R., Nazneen, Sohela & Bates, L. (2013). A Perceived Decline in Intimate Partner Violence in Bangladesh: Qualitative Evidence, Studies in Family Planning, Vol 44, No 3, pp. 243–257.
  8. Afroze, Rahnuma. (2013). Women Parliamentary Caucus. SARSWP Technical Brief, issue 2. Centre for Gender and Social Transformation (CGST).
  9. Afroze, Rahnuma. (2013). Regional Mechanism for Women's Political Participation in South Asia: Problem and Perspective. SARSWP Technical Brief, issue 3. Center for Gender and Social Transformation (CGST).
  10. Akter, Marufa. (2013). Women in Politics in South Asia. SARSWP Technical Brief, issue 1. Center for Gender and Social Transformation (CGST).
  11. Akter, Marufa. (2013). UN Security Council Resolution 1325 and its Implication. SARSWP Technical Brief, issue 4. Centre for Gender and Social Transformation (CGST).
  12. Huq, Lopita, Kabeer, Naila and Mahmud, Simeen. (2013). Diverging Stories of Missing Women in South Asia: Is Son Preference Weakening in Bangladesh, Feminist Economist

Books:

  1. The State of Governance in Bangladesh 2012: Regions, Representation, Disparity
  2. STATE OF CITIES: Re-thinking Urban Governance in Narayanganj
  3. Citizens Against Corruption-Report from the Frontlines
  4. ‘Rural Local Government in Bangladesh’ by Mohammad Rafiqul Islam Talukdar, Osden Publications (Second Edition), July 2013
  5. Azim, Firdous. (Eds.). (2013). Islam, Culture and Women in Asia: Complex Terrains, London: Routedge.
  6. Nazneen, Sohela & Sultan, Maheen. (Eds.). (2013). Voicing Demands: Feminist Activism in Transitional Contexts, London: Zed Books.

Book Chapters:

  1. Huq, Samia. (2013). Piety, Music and Gender Transformation: Reconfiguring Women as Culture Bearing Markers of Modernity and Nationalism in Bangladesh. In F. Azim (Eds.) Islam, Culture and Women, London: Routedge.
  2. Nazneen, Sohela. (2013). Men Aboard? Movement for a Uniform Family Code in Bangladesh. In M. Al-Sharmani (Eds.) Feminist Activism, Women's Rights and Legal Reform, London: Zed Books.
  3. Huq, Lopita and Mahmud, Simeen. (2013). Mediation at the Grassroots: NGO Strategies in Claiming Rights in Bangladesh (forthcoming book chapter), Citizenship as Mediation: The Role of Intermediaries in Relations between States and Poor & Marginalised Groups in the Global South, Palgrave Publishers.
  4. Azim, Firdous. (2013). Islam, Culture and Women, Complex Terrains: Islam, Culture and Women in Asia, Routedge: London.
  5. Azim, Firdous. (2013). Women, Islam and nation in Bengal, Complex Terrains: Islam, Culture and Women in Asia, Routedge: London.

Conference/Workshop Proceedings

  1. A Conference Report was published based on the two day international conference on Governance and Public Service Transformation in South Asia held on 7 –9 December 2012 at the Hotel Ruposhi Bangla, Dhaka.
  2. Roundtable meeting based on SOG 2010 –11 Report entitled “Primary Education in Bangladesh: Policy, Influence, Ownership” was held on 30 January 2013, at the BRAC Centre Inn in Dhaka.
  3. Institute of Governance Studies (IGS), BRAC University, in partnership with the Bangladesh Public Administration   Training   Centre   (BPATC)   organised   a   training   workshop   on 'Curriculum Development' which was held at BRAC Center Inn from 27-31 January 2013.
  4. The Institute of Governance Studies (IGS), BRAC University, in collaboration with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), has organised a roundtable discussion entitled “Alternative Path to Good Governance: Insights for Bangladesh” on 13th February, 2013 at GDLN Conference Room, BRAC University,
  5. Rroundtable discussions on “Banking Sector Governance: Reforms and Impacts” was held on 27 April, 2013, at the Conference Room of BRAC Centre Inn, Dhaka
  6. roundtable discussion on “The Political Economy of Urban Space in Dhaka City” on May 25, 2013 at the BRAC Centre Inn Auditorium, Dhaka.
  7. Roundtable discussion titled “Politics of Urban Local Governance: A Case of Dhaka City’ on June 27, 2013 at BRAC Centre Inn Conference Room, Dhaka
  8. IGS, BRAC University, in collaboration with the Central Procurement Technical Unit (CPTU), IME Division (IMED), Ministry of Planning, organised a workshop on ‘How to Engage Citizens in Public Procurement’ at the Satkhira Officers’ Club Auditorium on 2 June, 2013.
  9. Affiliated Network for Social Accountability-South Asia Region (ANSA-SAR) Workshop on “Role of Governance in Climate Change Induced Migration was held on 22June, 2013 at BRAC Center Inn.
  10. Roundtable discussion titled ‘Health Sector Governance: Policy, Influence, Ownership’ on July 27, 2013 at BRAC Centre Inn Auditorium, Dhaka.
  11. Workshop on Preparing Terms of Reference was held at the BRAC Centre on 24 July 2013,.
  12. Roundtable discussion on “Strengthening Governance in Wetland and Water Bodies Management Policies” on 3rdSeptember 2013 at the Daily Star Centre conference room, Dhaka.
  13. Workshop on Requisition, Specification and Essentials of Procurement was at the BRAC Centre Inn on 7th November, 2013.
  14. Institute of Governance Studies (IGS) in collaboration with Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC) conducted a week-long workshop on policy analysis titled, The Second Policy Analysis Workshop under NUFFIC project during 24-28 November 2013 at BRAC Centre Inn, Dhaka.

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2012

Publications in national and international peer reviewed journal

  1. Becker, Stan, Mahmud, Simeen, & Shah, Nirali M. (2012). Measurement of Women’s Empowerment in Rural Bangladesh, World Development, Vol. 43. No 3.
  2. Castro, Jairo Isaza, Kabeer, Naila, Mahmud, Simeen. (2012). NGO and the Political Empowerment of Poor People In Rural Bangladesh: Cultivating the Habits of Democracy, World Development, Vol. 40, No 10.
  3. Jahan, Ferdous and Shahan, A.M. (2012). Bureau Bashing and Public Service Motivation: A Case for the Civil Service of Bangladesh, International Journal of Public Administration, 35:4, 272‐
  4. Mahmud, Simeen and Tasneem, S. (forthcoming). Measuring ‘Empowerment Using Quantitative Household Survey Data, Women’ Studies International Forum Journal, special issue on Researching Women’s Empowerment.
  5. Nazneen, Sohela and Sultan, Maheen. (forthcoming). Positionality and Transformative Knowledge: Conducting ‘Feminist’ Research on Empowerment in Bangladesh, Women’ Studies International Forum Journal, special issue on Researching Women’s Empowerment.
  6. Rahim, Samia A. (2012). Digital Storytelling in Bangladesh: Experiences, Challenges and Possibilities. IDS bulletin, Special Issue: New Roles for Communication in Development, Vol. 43, No 5, pages 98‐103
  7. JIT: Preparation of E-Government in Bangladesh: An Exploratory Analysis by Md. Zohurul Islam and Rizwan Khair, June 2012
  8. Emerald: Post -Crisis South Asia: Monetary Management & Macroprudential Regulation by M.Shahidul Islam and Dilip Nachane, 2012

Books

  1. The State of Governance in Bangladesh 2010-2011: Policy Influence Ownership
  2. The State of Cities: Urban Governance in Dhaka
  3. Bangladesh Youth Survey

Book Chapters

  1. Hashemi, Syed M. and Shama, Subhi. (2012). Democratizing the Financial Sector: Next Generation Challenges, Bangladesh at 40 Changes and Challenges (Chapter 13), A H Development Publishing House, Dhaka.
  2. Huq, S. Women and Religion in Changing Narratives of Sexuality, ed. Charmaine Periera.
  3. Nazneen, Sohela and Sultan, Maheen. (2012). Contemporary Feminist Politics in Bangladesh : Taking the Bull by the Horns, New South Asian Feminisms, ed. Roy, Srila, Zed Books, London.
  4. Nazneen, Sohela, Ehsan, Iqbal and Hasan, Bayazid. Exceptional Women? Reserved Councilors in Municipalities in Bangladesh, Women’s Pathways to Political Power, ed. M. Tadros, Zed Books, London.
  5. Nazneen, Sohela and Mahmud, Simeen. Gendered Politics of Securing Inclusive Development, Does Politics Matter for Inclusive Development? ed. S. Hickey et al. Oxford University Press.

Workshop/ Conference Proceedings

  1. A two day International Conference of ANSA-SAR on Governance and Public Service Transformation in South Asia on 8-9 December, 2012
  2. 4 (Four) district Level Workshops on “How to Engage Citizens in Public Procurement” at Narayanganj, Comilla, Patuakhali and Moulvibazar respectively in April and May, 2012
  3. Workshop on "Road Map for Bangladesh towards Education for Sustainable Development"
  4. A Workshop on January 29th, 2012 on State Policies and Legal Framework for Pavement Dwellers: A Review of Present Situation and Interventions."

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2011

Publications in national and international peer reviewed journal

  1. Becker, Stan, Mahmud, Simeen and Shah, Nirali M. (2011) Measurement of women Empowerment in Rural Bangladesh , World Development 40 (3)
  2. Huq, Samia. (2011). Piety, Music and Gender Transformation: Reconfiguring Markers of Modernity and Nationalism in Bangladesh. Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, 12(2), 225-239
  3. A paper for the 2011 Asia Regional Peer-Learning and Knowledge Sharing Workshop “Engaging Citizens against Corruption in Asia: Approaches, Results and Lessons” By Dr. Gopakumar K. Thampi,Fellow,Dhaka: Institute of Governance Studies.
  4. Journal of Bangladesh Studies, “Bringing Change to Government Administration: Insights from the Development Projects of the National Board of Revenue” by Mohammad Jahurul Quayum, Vol. 13, No. 2, December, 2011
  5. Documentation of the Bangladesh Urban Research Forum, “Presentation on Inclusive Cities and Economies – Governing Dhaka’s Urban Transport” by Dr Elvira Graner and Mahboob Elahi Akhter, October 2011

Books:

  1. The State of Governance (SoG) in Bangladesh
  2. Azad, Shamim. (Ed.). (2011). Ogni O Jal. Mowla Brothers and BRAC University Press
  3. Nari’r Khomotaion: Paribortoner Gotiath, 2011

Workshop/ Conference Proceedings

  1. Workshop on SoC, 5 October, 2011
  2. International Conference on 40 Years of Bangladesh: Retrospect and future Prospects on 26-28 November, 2011, in collaboration with CDS of Bath University
  3. Curriculum Review Workshop on January 21-22, 2011 at BRAC Centre for Development Management in Savar, Dhaka
  4. Strategy Review Workshop of IGS, November 29, 2011
  5. BDI Conference on Faith-Inspired Development: January 10-11, 2011
  6. Workshop on “The Microfinance Sector in Bangladesh: Next Generation Challenges”: January 10, 2011
  7. Workshop on “Pakistan/Bangladesh/India: Building a Field of Scholarship and Dialogue on 1971”: March 16-17, 2011
  8. International Conference on Mobilizing Resources for Women’s Empowerment: March 21-22, 2011
  9. Workshop on “Missing Daughters in Asia: Trends and Challenges”: July 30-31, 2011
  10. Conference on “Revisioning Women’s Empowerment: New Horizons”: July 26-28, 2011
  11. Workshop on Management of Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Rehabilitation (MLARR): October 17-20, 2011
  12. Workshop on Promotional Safety Nets and Graduation Models in Bangladesh, September 12, 2011
  13. Workshop on “Building Capacity and Creating Communities: Towards a Multi-Sector Initiative in Urban Slums of Bangladesh”: December 29, 2011

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2010

Books:

  1. The State of Governance (SoG) in Bangladesh- 2009
  2. The State of Women in Journalism, by JATRI
  3. 3.The book "Mapping Women's Empowerrnent: Experiences from Bangladesh, India and Pakistan" published jointly by BDI and University Press Limited was launched on 8 July 2010.

Book Chapters:

Workshop/ Conference Proceedings

  1. Strategic Planning Workshop, 9-11 January 2010
  2. Workshop on State of Corporate Governance, 18 March 2010
  3. Workshop on “Democratic Governance and Human Rights: Achievements Towards the Millennium Declaration”, on 31 May, 2010
  4. ANSA workshop on “Strengthen Monitoring and Evaluation for Good Governance and Social Accountability Projects”, on 1-3 June, 2010 at Jaipur, India.
  5. ANSA workshop on “Implementing Social Accountability Programmes: Strategies, Approaches and Methodologies”, on 8-11 March, 2011
  6. ANSA workshop for Bangladeshi Parliamentarians on “Strengthening Parliamentary Oversight: Stronger Linkages Between Citizens and Mp’s” on 13 December, 2010
  7. ANSA workshop on Open Budget Survey, on 24-25 November, 2010 at Colombo, Srilanka
  8. ANSA-SAR collaborated with GTZ and InWent in a Regional Conferenceon Delivering Social Protection for un-organised workers, 18-20 November, 2010 at Bangalore, India
  9. BDI conducted a very successful conference titled 'Transcending Binaries: Islam and Politics in South Asia' at BRAC Centre on 18 and 19 December 2010.
  10. In international conference titled 'Land Acquisition and Resettlement: Balancing Development With Social Justice' was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh on June 29 and 30, 2010

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2009

Publications in national and international peer reviewed journal:

  1. A Photo Essay titled, “Women on the move”, co-authored by Prof. Firdaus Azim , published at Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Journal September.
  2. Sohela Nazneen and Maheen Sultans Article “ Struggling for survival and autonomy: Impact of NGO-ization on womens organization in Bangladesh” in the Special Issue of Development Journal titled Power Movements Change, June 2009
  3. South Asia Journal, Sohela Nazneen, Bangladesh: Political Parties and Womens empowerment, June 2009

Books:

  1. 'UNCAC: A Bangladesh Compliance & Gap Analysis'
  2. The State of Governance in Bangladesh 2008

Book Chapters

Workshop/ Conference Proceedings

  1. Workshop on “Strengthening Citizen Engagement in Procurement: Reviewing experiences, identifying challenges and exploring opportunities” in December at Dhaka
  2. Workshop on Proposal Development in Colombo in November at Srilanka
  3. Workshop on Climate Change and Social Accountability in Copenhagen
  4. A Two day International Workshop on “Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General” on 7-8 January, 2009 in Dhaka
  5. A Two day International Workshop on “The Judiciary” on 15-16 April, 2009
  6. 3 day residential workshop for training for trainers on “The UNCAC” on January 2009
  7. BDI and PPRC jointly organized a Conference on “Extreme Poverty and Graduation Dynamics” on October 3, 2009
  8. BDI and BRAC University Department of Architecture organized an International Conference on Climate Change Impacts on Dhaka City, January 2009
  9. Digital Story-telling Workshops 19-21 Oct, 2009
  10. BDI and BRAC University Department of Architecture organized a Workshop on “ Supporting Local Coping Strategies through Adaptation Planning”, on 25 August, 2009

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BIGD Publication List 2016
Book 
1. Rahman, Sultan Hafeez et al. (2016) , State of Governance in Bangladesh 2014-15: Institutions, Outcome ,Accountability,  Dhaka: BIGD, BRAC University  
2. Rahman, Sultan Hafeez et al. (2016) , State of Cities 2015: Solid Waste Management in Dhaka City- towards Decentralised Governance,  Dhaka: BIGD, BRAC University 
3. Ahmed, Tofail (2016), Bangladesh Reform Agenda for Local Governance, Dhaka: Prothoma Prokashan. 
4. Razzaque, F. (2016). Citizen's Charter in Bangladesh, Rhetoric or Reality? A Study of Immigration and Passports Department. Dhaka: Osder Publications 
Book Chapter
1. Razzaque, F. (2016). Citizen’s Charter and Public Service Delivery in Bangladesh. In Ahmed, N. (Ed.) In Public Policy and Governance in Bangladesh: Forty Years of Experiences. New York: Tylor and Francis Books Ltd. 
2. Maheen Sultan and Ferdous Jahan (2016): Opening and resistance: women in the Bangladesh Civil Service in Nizam Ahmed (Edited). Public Policy and Governance in Bangladesh: Forty years of experience. London: Routledge 
Journal Articles and Working Papers
1. Abdallah, W. (2016). Electronic public procurement in Bangladesh, Bangladesh Priorities, Copenhagen Consensus Center, 2016. 
2. Aziz, S.S., & Razzaque, F. (2016). Role of electoral competition in explaining political violence in Bangladesh – a district level analysis. BIGD Working Paper Series 34, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University, November 2016 
3. Hossain, M.S., & Zaman, N. (2016). Cost-benefit study on implementing village courts in Union Parishads of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Priorities, Copenhagen Consensus Center, 2016.  
4. Huq, L. (2016). Paradox of change in women’s capabilities: case of two villages in Bangladesh. BIGD Working Paper Series 31, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University, August 2016 
5. Mahmud, S. (2016). Community Health Workers as Agents of Change: Negotiating pathways of empowerment. BIGD Working Paper Series 32, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University, September 2016 
6. Rahman S.H., & Talukder, S.K. (2016). The costs and benefits of digitization of land records via simplified application process, Bangladesh Priorities, Copenhagen Consensus Center, 2016. 
7. Razzaque, F. (2015).  Reality of Citizen Engagement in the Development Activities at Local Level in Bangladesh: A study of Union Parishads. Asian Journal of Development and Governance, Vol. 1 (1) 
8. Zaman, N., & Hossain, M.D. (2016). Medical Expenditure and Household Welfare in Bangladesh. Working Paper Series 33, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University, October 2016 
9. Hasan, Mirza M and Prichard, Wilson. 2016. The political economy of domestic tax reform in Bangladesh: Political settlements, informal institutions and the negotiation of reform in the Journal of Development Studies vol 52, issue 12: London. Rutledge. 
10. Rahman, SH and Pabon, Nahid Ferdous. 2016. Determinants of Households’ Willingness to Pay for Better Municipal Services in Bangladesh , Working Paper. Dhaka: BIGD, BRAC University. 
11. Nabila Zaman and Shahadath Hossain. 2016. Impact of Household Catastrophic Health Care Expenditure on Household Welfare: Evidence from Bangladesh, Working Paper. Dhaka: BIGD, BRAC University. 
12. Abdallah, Wahid and, Hendrick .2016. The Economics of system Loss, Working Paper 35. Dhaka: BIGD, BRAC University. 
Special Publication Series
1. Hassan, M.M., & Mannan, S. (2016). Upazila and Union Parishad Governance:A Study on Institutional Relationships and Linkages. BIGD Special Publication Series No. 01, July 2016, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University 
2. Hassan, M., Razzaque, F., Hasan, M.B., & Rahman, M.A. (2016). State of Accountability of the Transferred Departments at the Upazila Parishad and its consequences for Allocations and Utilisations of Resources: A Study of Three Departments Local Governance Programme Sharique-III. BIGD Special Publication Series No. 05, July 2016, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University 
3. Rahman, S.H. ;  Hossain,  M. S. and  Uddin, M.M. .(2016). Public Finance and Revenue Mobilization of Union Parishads: A Case of Four Union Parishads. BIGD Special Publication Series No.03, July 2016, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University 
4. Sultan, M., Hasan, M.B., Khondaker, S.I., Enam, A.A., Mahmood, T.I., & Nazneen, S. (2016). Women's Representation in the Union Parishad- Local Governance Programme Sharique-III. BIGD Special Publication Series No.04, July 2016, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University 
5. Tofail Ahmed, Md. Harun Or Rashid, Kazi Niaz Ahmmed & Farhana Razzaque. (2016). Social Accountability Mechanisms: A Study on the Union Parishads in Bangladesh. BIGD Special Publication Series No.02, March, 2016, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC 6. Aziz , Syeda Salina and Zillur, Kanetta. (2016). Text Book Quality and Distribution in Bangladesh. Dhaka: BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University. 
7. Hussain, Md Shanawez; Markony, Gazi Arafat Uz Zaman ; Ahmed, Raihan. 2016. Citizen Engagement in Public Procurement: Experience from pilot districts. Dhaka: BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University 

Policy Note1. Hassan, M., Rahman, M.A., Hoque, M. U., (2016). E-Government Procurement: Towards an Efficient and Transparent Procurement Management at the Local level. Policy Note, August 2016, Dhaka: BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University. 
2. Hassan, M., Aziz, S.S., Shah, N., (2016). Social Accountability In Public Procurement: How Citizen Engagement Can Make A Difference. Policy Note, October 2016, Dhaka: BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University. 
Research Brief (3)1. Hassan, M., Razzaque, F., Hasan, M.B., & Rahman, M.A. (2016). State of Accountability of the Transferred Departments at the Upazila Parishad and its consequences for Allocations and Utilisations of Resources: A Study of Three Departments. BIGD Research Brief, July 2016, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University 
2. Sultan, M., Hasan, M.B., Khondaker, S.I., Enam, A.A., Mahmood, T.I., & Nazneen, S. (2016). Women's Representation in the Union Parishad. BIGD Research Brief, July 2016, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University 
3. Rahman, S.H.; Hossain, M. S. and  Uddin, M.M. .(2016). Public Finance and Revenue Mobilization of Union Parishads. BIGD Research Brief, July 2016, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University