Shakil Ahmed is a Senior Research Associate at BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD). He is experienced in conducting impact evaluations and is skilled in quantitative data collection and analysis, RCTs and field based experiments.
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.
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