Sheikh Touhidul Haque
Dr. Sheikh Touhidul Haque is currently working as an Assistant Professor and Research Fellow at BIGD, Brac University. He earned his PhD in Economics from Northern Illinois University, USA, and his M.Sc. in Applied Probability and Statistics from the same institution. After completing his doctorate, he taught Economics and Statistics courses as a visiting/part-time faculty member at different US institutions. Prior to his doctoral degree, he served in the Bangladesh civil service. As a Senior Assistant Secretary in the Finance Division, he investigated the impact of private and public investment on Bangladesh’s growth rate. Dr. Haque’s primary research interests lie in labour economics, public economics, and applied microeconomics. He is currently engaged in two randomised controlled trial studies (i.e. gender norms in the workplace and reintegration of returnee migrants after COVID-19) at BIGD.