I am an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse. I have earned my Ph.D. in Agricultural and Applied Economics from Texas Tech University. I earned my B.S.S. and M.S.S in Economics from the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh.
I am an applied economist with a research interest in the intersection of development and public economics. My specific interests include institutions, informal employment, corruption, entrepreneurship, and gender. Throughout my graduate career, I have had my work published in the Review of Development Economics, Journal of Developing Areas, Journal of Governance, Security & Development, and Journal of Labour Economics.