Prof. Selim Raihan

Executive Director, SANEM, Bangladesh

Dr. Raihan is Professor in the Department of Economics at Dhaka University and the Executive Director of the South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM).

Dr. Raihan possesses vast expertise in research on international trade and trade policy issues related to the WTO, regional trading agreements and domestic trade policies. He has worked quite extensively on applied economics, especially assessing impacts of trade and economic policies, using country specific Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) models, GTAP models, Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) techniques, WITS/SMART partial equilibrium models, and dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models.

His research interests also include analysis of economic growth and political economy analysis of growth and development. He has taught international trade, economic modeling, quantitative economics, econometrics, development economics and poverty dynamics at Dhaka University.

Dr. Raihan has worked for several national and international organisations including the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank and UNDP. He holds a PhD from the University of Manchester.


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