Dr. Khatun is the Research Director at the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD). She has accomplished Master’s and PhD in economics from the University College London. She has done her post-doctorate from the Earth Institute, Columbia University. She was a Visiting Fellow at the Christian Michelsen Institute, Norway and at the Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade, South Korea.
Prior to joining CPD she worked as a Research Fellow at BIDS; as an Environment Specialist for UNDP; and an Economist for the USAID Mission in Bangladesh. She was a Director of Janata Bank Limited during 2008-2011. She was also a Director of the SME Foundation of Bangladesh during 2010-2013.
Her areas of interest include macroeconomic growth and stability, aid effectiveness, aid for trade, international trade and WTO issues, climate change, green economy, and gender economics. She is a columnist of The Daily Star, a leading daily in Bangladesh.
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