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Md. Shakil Ahmed

Md. Shakil Ahmed

Research Coordinator

shakil.econ@bracu.ac.bd

Md. Shakil Ahmed is working as a Research Coordinator at BIGD. He has over 8 years of experience in conducting research related to issues of nutrition and food security, migration, industrial growth and utilization of resources. He is experienced in impact evaluations and skilled in quantitative data collection and analysis, RCTs and field-based experiments. He also has notable expertise in cost-benefit analysis of nutrition-sensitive and specific interventions and working with vulnerable communities. Prior to joining BIGD, he worked in the Research and Evaluation Division of BRAC for seven years with different capabilities. Shakil holds an MSc in Development Evaluation and Management from the Institute of Development Policy and Management, University of Antwerp, Belgium and a Masters in Economics from Khulna University, Bangladesh.

Journal Article

School to Work Transition: Employment and Expectations of Former Madrasa Students in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

Date: 2024

Author(s): Ahmed, Md. Shakil; Arman, Mohammad Raied; Hossain, Marjan; Rahman, Khandker Wahedur; Rahman, Nuzaba Tahreen

Publisher: BIGD

Working Paper

Social Protection Experiences of and Attitudes Towards New Urban Poor After Covid-19 in Bangladesh

Date: 2024

Author(s): Roelen, Keetie; Ahmed, Md. Shakil; Chowdhury, Kabita; Diwakar, Vidya; Huq, Lopita; Al Mamun, Saklain; Rabbi, Abu Sayem; Tahreen Rahman, Nuzaba; Rownak, Raisa; Sultan, Maheen; Sumanthiran, Shilohni

Publisher: Institute of Development Studies

Report

Effectiveness of Post Graduate Diploma in Knitwear Industry Management (PGD-KIM) Program

Date: 2023

Author(s): Ahmed, Md Shakil; Adiba, Afsana; Shatil, Tanvir; Tanchangya, Ratul; Das, Narayan

Publisher: BIGD

Journal Article

The Economic, Social and Environmental Implications of Heritage Tourism: Evidence From Bangladesh

Date: 2023

Author(s): Islam, Md. Karimul; Farjana, Fariha; Nasrin, Nishad; Ahmed, Md. Shakil

Publisher: SN Business & Economics

Journal Article

The Impact of Livestock Asset Transfers on the Livelihoods of the Ultra-poor

Date: 2022

Author(s): Das, Narayan C.; Kamruzzaman, Md.; Ahmed, Md. Shakil

Topic(s): Ultra-poor Graduation, Economic Development

Publisher: Development in Practice

Report

Challenges and Prospects of Youth Employment in the Post-COVID Scenario

Date: 2021

Author(s): Tabassum, Asma; Ahmed; Md Shakil; Jahan, Nusrat

Topic(s): COVID-19, Skills and Jobs

Publisher: BIGD

Report

Livelihoods, Coping and Recovery During COVID-19 Crisis: Evidence from Three Rounds of PPRC-BIGD Survey

Date: 2021

Author(s): Rahman, Hossain Zillur; Rahman, Atiya; Zillur, Umama; Matin, Imran; Das, Narayan; Wazed, Mohammad Abdul; Hossain, Billal; Mahmood, Sakib; Ahmed, Shakil; Haque, Masudul

Topic(s): COVID-19, Economic Development

Publisher: BIGD,Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC)

Report

Employment and Expectations of Former Madrasa Students in Cox’s Bazar: A Cross-Sectional Exploration

Date: 2021

Author(s): Md. Shakil Ahmed, Nuzaba Tahreen Rahman, and Khandker Wahedur Rahman

Topic(s): BRAC Programs, Skills and Jobs, Economic Development

Publisher: BIGD

Report

Livelihoods, Coping and Recovery During COVID-19 Crisis (Phase II)

Date: 2020

Author(s): Zillur Rahman, Hossain; Rahman, Atiya; Zillur, Umama; Matin, Imran; Gain, Sabrina Miti; Mohammad, Fatema; Ahmed, Shakil

Topic(s): COVID-19, Economic Development

Publisher: BIGD,Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC)

Journal Article

Estimating Catastrophic Costs Due to Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Bangladesh

Date: 2020

Author(s): Chowdhury, Anita Sharif; Ahmed, Md Shakil; Ahmed, Sayem; Khanam, Fouzia; Farjana, Fariha; Reza, Saifur; Islam, Shayla; Islam, Akramul; Khan, Jahangir A M; Rahman, Mahfuzar

Topic(s): Economic Development

Publisher: Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health

Report

Phase I: Livelihoods, Coping and Support During COVID-19 Crisis

Date: 2020

Author(s): Rahman, Hossain Zillur; Das, Narayan; Matin, Imran; Wazed, Mohammad Abdul; Ahmed, Shakil; Jahan, Nusrat; Zillur, Umama

Topic(s): COVID-19, Economic Development

Publisher: BIGD,Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC)

Report

Beneficiary Vulnerability Analysis and Engagement for Bangladeshi Overseas Labour Migrants

Date: 2019

Author(s): Ahmed, Md. Shakil;  C Das, Narayan; Huq, Lopita; Prabhakar, Pallavi; Sulaiman, Munshi

Topic(s): Skills and Jobs, Social Transformation, Governance and Politics

Publisher: BIGD

Report

Youth of Bangladesh: Agents of Change? Youth Survey 2018

Date: 2019

Author(s): Matin, Imran; Bhattacharjee, Anindita; Ahmed, Md Shakil; Das, Narayan C; Jahan, Nusrat; Morshed, KAM; Rahman, Mohammad Azad; Islam, Md Mazedul; Hamid, Nimmi Nusrat

Topic(s): BRAC Programs, Economic Development, Skills and Jobs

Publisher: BIGD

Journal Article

Agricultural Microcredit for Tenant Farmers: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Bangladesh

Date: 2018

Author(s): Hossain, Marup; Malek, Mohammad Abdul; Hossain, Md Amzad; Reza, Md Hasib; Ahmed, Md Shakil 

Topic(s): BRAC Programs, Economic Development

Publisher: American Journal of Agricultural Economics

Working Paper

Impact of Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals (FDMN) Influx on Host Community

Date: 2017

Author(s): Shatil, Tanvir; Ahmed, Md Shakil

Topic(s): BRAC Programs

Publisher: BRAC Research and Evaluation Division

Report

Livelihoods in Depressed Basins of Bangladesh: A Case Study of Derai and Baniachang, Sylhet

Date: 2015

Author(s): Ara, Jinnat; Rahman, Rehnuma; Ahmed, Md Shakil; Ahmad, Sibbir; Hossain, Mahabub

Topic(s): BRAC Programs, Economic Development

Publisher: BRAC Research and Evaluation Division

Report

Impact Assessment of Credit Program for the Tenant Farmers: Baseline Report 2012

Date: 2014

Author(s): Hossain, Mahabub; Jaim, W M H; Malek, M A; Hossain, Marup; Jimi, Nusrat Abedin; Mahmud, Kazi Tanvir; Ahsan, Abu; Chakraborty, Barnali; Ahmed, Md Shakil; Reza, Md Hasib; Tarannum, Taheya; Rahman, A N M Mahfuzur; Das, Narayan C

Topic(s): Economic Development, BRAC Programs

Publisher: BRAC Research and Evaluation Division

The Roles of Information and Search Frictions in Determining Working Conditions in Bangladesh’s Apparel Sector

Status: Ongoing

Researcher(s): Md. Shakil Ahmed, Ratul Tanchangya, Md. Karimul Islam

Topic(s): Skills and Jobs, Digitization, Economic Development

Employment and Expectations of Former Madrasa Students in Cox’s Bazar: A Cross-Sectional Exploration

Status: Completed

Researcher(s): Md. Shakil Ahmed, Khandker Wahedur Rahman, PhD

Topic(s): Skills and Jobs, Education

Progressing the Retail Sector by Increasing Decent Employment (PRIDE)

Status: Ongoing

Researcher(s): Narayan C. Das, PhD, Md. Shakil Ahmed

Topic(s): BRAC Programs, Skills and Jobs

Challenges and Prospects of Youth Employment in the Post-COVID Scenario

Status: Completed

Researcher(s): Md. Shakil Ahmed, Nusrat Jahan

Topic(s): Skills and Jobs, COVID-19

The Welfare Consequences of Employer Responses to COVID-19 in Export Manufacturing in Low-income Countries

Status: Ongoing

Researcher(s): Khandker Wahedur Rahman, PhD, Md. Raied Arman, Md. Shakil Ahmed

Topic(s): COVID-19, Economic Development, Social Transformation

Beneficiary Vulnerability Analysis and Engagement for Bangladeshi Overseas Labour Migrants

Status: Completed

Researcher(s): Munshi Sulaiman, PhD, Narayan C. Das, PhD, Lopita Huq, Md. Shakil Ahmed

Topic(s): BRAC Programs, Skills and Jobs, Social Transformation

Are the Youth of Bangladesh Agents of Change? Youth Survey 2018

Status: Completed

Researcher(s): Imran Matin, PhD, Narayan C. Das, PhD, Nusrat Jahan, Anindita Bhattacharjee, Md. Shakil Ahmed

Topic(s): BRAC Programs, Skills and Jobs, Social Transformation

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