Abu Shonchoy graduated from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh with a BSS (Honours) in Economics, and Master in Economics from the Australian National University (ANU) and a PhD in Economics from the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia. Abu Shonchoy is Visiting Scholar at Wagner School of Public Service and Policy, New York University, a tenured research fellow at the Institute of Developing Economies (IDE) JETRO, Japan (on-leave at NYU) and adjunct Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP), University of Tokyo.
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