Dr. Narayan C. Das is a development economist and Senior Research Fellow at BIGD, BRAC University. He is leading BRAC Bangladesh research under the Economic Growth Cluster of BIGD. He is also leading BRAC Asia Research. Dr. Das started his career at the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Bangladesh in 2004. His last appointment was as Senior Research Fellow at BRAC’s Research and Evaluation Division which has been integrated with BIGD in January, 2019. He has a PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Das has published extensively including in top economics journals on poverty and labour market issues. His researches focus on poverty analysis, quantitative analysis of development policies, impact assessment of social programs and labour markets.
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