Learning and analytical support in Kenya and East Africa (KEA) region: MSU AFRE (August 2021-Present)

As a Research Assistant to principal investigators Dr. Mywish Maredia and Dr. Eric Crawford, I am working on a project funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS).

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 will assess the impact of COVID-19 on ultra-poor beneficiaries of a social safety net program.

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on food value chains in Bangladesh: IFPRI (November 2020-Present)

Working with Shahidur Rashid, Ph.D. (Director for South Asia office, IFPRI), Xiaobo Zhang, Ph.D. (Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI), Nicholas Minot, Ph.D. (Deputy Division Director, Market, Trade and Institutions Division, IFPRI), Sudha Narayanan, Ph.D. (Research Fellow, IFPRI) on a follow-up survey of 1947 rice value chain actors, 2200 fish value chain actors and 1300 shrimp value chain actors to assess the impact of COVID-19. Involved in drafting and implementing the budget, designing the questionnaire, negotiating with the survey firm, coordinating the consultations sessions, managing and analyzing the data, and writing the paper(s).

Measuring the Targeting Error and Leakage of a Social Safety Net Program: IFPRI (August 2018-June 2020

Worked with Dr. Shyamal Chowdhury, Associate Professor, The University of Sydney and Dr. Shahidur Rashid in a process evaluation survey conducted among over 8000 respondents for a social safety net program.

Educational Videos on Economics: 10 Minute School (January 2016-Present)

Making economics videos on 10 Minute School, which is currently the largest online educational platform in Bangladesh