Mohammad Monirul Hasan is an Economist appointed as Junior Researcher and Doctoral candidate in Economics at ZEF, University of Bonn Germany. ZEF is a pioneer and world leading think tank now a days. In 2012, ZEF ranked 4th in the world top 50 science and technology think tanks reported by "University of Pennsylvania" in their ranking named "Think tank and civil societies program". Mr. Hasan is also a Senior Research Associate at Institute of Microfinance (InM). He is in study leave now for doing PhD in Economics. Mr. Hasan has completed European Master in Agriculture, Food and Environmental Policy Analysis (AFEPA) funded by the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship of European Union. He obtained double Master Degrees at University of Bonn, Germany (Agriculture and Food Economics) and Corvinus University of Budapest (Rural development and Agri-business) in 2013.
After finishing Masters in Economics from University of Dhaka with first class, he joined Institute of Microfinance (InM) as Assistant Director (Research) in 2008. He is promoted to Senior Research Associate in 2010. His academic career is enriched with the outstanding grades and awarded with many scholarships. Mr. Hasan is dedicated in conducting research activities and economic modeling in the development sector. He is mainly involved in Econometric analysis, Economic analysis, Impact evaluation, Randomized Control Experiment (RCT), Field Research Management and Data management.
He has worked on some projects areas like Health issues, Food consumption vulnerability, Climate change impact, Adaptation to Climate change, Agricultural growth, Overlapping microfinance, Impact of PRIME interventions on monga mitigation in Greater Rangpur, State of Microfinance in SAARC countries, MF Transparency and Pricing etc important topic in his three years career. He has the thrust for knowledge and exploring new things and ideas. Before his work at InM, Mr. Hasan worked as a Graduate Assistant at North South University for one year. He is also engaged in teaching economics courses at BRAC University in Dhaka. He is interested to work on microeconomics, environmental and natural resource economics, population and health economics, development economics etc.