Md. Karimul Islam

Md. Karimul Islam

Research Associate

Md. Karimul Islam is a Research Associate at the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), Brac University. Prior to this, he was a Trainee Research Associate under the quantitative stream of the Young Researchers Fellowship (YRF) program. He has perused his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Economics from Khulna University, Bangladesh. He obtained his bachelor in Economics (BSS) degree with the highest distinction. Before working at BIGD, he was a Research Assistant at the Delta Research Initiative, Khulna, Bangladesh where he carried out the responsibilities of fieldwork, documentation, data transcription, and data analysis. Prior to this, he worked at the Change Initiative, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh, in a Research Assistant role. He has also worked with SNV Netherlands Development Organization on several projects in the position of rapporteur in the southwestern coastal cities of Bangladesh. He has published a few of his research works in reputed Scopus-indexed journals. His research interests are Development, Health and Environmental Economics. Md. Karimul Islam is keenly interested in data documentation, transparency and analysis.


Rapid Assessment of BRAC’s Disability Inclusive Ultra-Poor Graduation (DIUPG) Programme

Date: 2023

Author(s): Gomes, Mohima; Kamruzzaman, Md.; Tahsin, Nabila; Islam, Md. Karimul; Biswas, Dipika

Publisher: BIGD

Caregiving of Persons with Disabilities: An Unspoken Truth in Vulnerable Households

Caregiving of Persons with Disabilities: An Unspoken Truth in Vulnerable Households

Caregiving is a crucial aspect of ensuring the wellbeing of persons with disabilities. However, due to several reasons including the absence of institutional arrangements and formal training on caregiving, the needs of persons with disabilities get little attention from policymakers and other stakeholders.