Impact of COVID-19 on Ultra-poor: IFPRI (April 2020-Present)

Working with Shyamal Chowdhury, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, The University of Sydney), Kalyani Raghunathan, Ph.D. (Research Fellow, IFPRI), and Shahidur Rashid, Ph.D. (Director for South Asia, IFPRI) on a nationally representative follow-up survey-based study that assessed the impact of COVID-19 on ultra-poor beneficiaries of a social safety net program. Involved in drafting and implementing a budget, designing the questionnaire, managing and analyzing the data of 2800 households, and writing the paper.

Policy Brief: Read the IFPRI peer-reviewed Policy Brief here

Blog: Read the IFPRI-blog here

News articles: Read the articles on Financial Express here, Dhaka Tribune here, and Daily Sun here.

Nahian Bin Khaled
Nahian Bin Khaled
Research and Policy Enthusiast

My research interests include political economy, public policy, education, social safety net, and program evaluation.