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Tauseef is currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics under the joint supervision of Dr. Indranil Dutta and Dr. Katsushi Imai. He is funded by the School of Social Sciences Economics studentship. His current research aims to inform policy on social protection strategies by evaluating the relative efficacy of cash vs in-kind transfers on nutrition-sensitive multidimensional deprivation and vulnerability of the ultra-poor in rural Bangladesh using data from a randomized control trial experimental study. Previously, he has worked for the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) across a wide spectrum of policy areas including poverty, agricultural development, women's empowerment, health and nutrition. He holds a Master of Arts in Economics degree, specializing in Development Economics from the University of California-Riverside, USA.



  • ECON10171 Microeconomic Analysis I (Semester 1, 2020-2021)


  • ECON20332 Development Economics IIB (Semester 2, 2019-2020)
  • ECON10331 Microeconomics I (Semester 1, 2019-2020)
  • ECON10172 Microeconomic Analysis II (Semester 2, 2018-2019)

Research interests

Development Economics, Applied Microeconometrics, Program Evaluation, Poverty, Vulnerability, Social Protection, Women's Empowerment

Prizes and awards

  • Excellence in Teaching Awards in Economics, University of Manchester, UK (2019-2020)
  • PhD Economics Studentship, University of Manchester, UK (2018-2021)
  • Dean’s Distinguished Fellowship award, University of California-Riverside, USA (2012-2014)
  • Merit-Based Student Scholarship, North South University, Bangladesh (2006-2010)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Arts, Economics, University of California, Riverside

Sep 2012Aug 2014

Bachelor of Science, Economics, North South University

Sep 2006Aug 2010

External positions

Research Analyst II, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Apr 2015Sep 2018

Adjunct Lecturer, East West University

Jan 2015Apr 2015

Adjunct Lecturer, Independent University

Jan 2015Apr 2015

Research Fellow, ActionAid Bangladesh

Aug 2011Jan 2012


  • Development Economics
  • Applied Microeconometrics
  • Program Evaluation
  • Poverty
  • Food Security
  • Social Protection
  • Women's Empowerment


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