Job Market paper
Oligopolistic financial sector in a small open economy Link for PDF full text
Structural transformation in South Asia and macroeconomic policy implications.
A Dynamic Factor Model for Bangladesh and macroeconomic nowcasting of real GDP.
Jha, Raghbendra and Afrin, Sadia, 2017, Pattern and determinants of structural transformation in Africa. Chapter 3 in: Lopes, Carlos, Hamdok, Abdalla, Elhiraika, Adam (eds.). Macroeconomic Policy Framework for Africa’s Structural Transformation. Palgrave Macmillan, pages: pp.64-95. <https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51947-0>.
The role of financial shocks in business cycles with a liability side financial friction, Economic Modelling, vol.64, pp.249-269, 2017, <https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econmod.2017.03.015>.
Monetary policy transmission in Bangladesh: Exploring the lending channel, Journal of Asian Economics, vol.49, pp.60-80, 2017. <https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asieco.2016.10.003>.
The determinants of demand for international reserves in Bangladesh (with Nabi, MG and Sarder, MW), Journal of the Institute of Bankers Bangladesh, vol.61 (2), pp.25-48, 2014.
Fiscal deficits and inflation: the case of Bangladesh, Monetary Policy Review, vol.8 (1), pp.63-77, Bangladesh Bank, 2014. Other version available
Scholarships and fellowships
Associate Fellow in Higher Education Academy.
Endeavour Post-Graduate research Scholarship, 2014.
Helen-Hughes Master degree prize, December 2011, Crawford School of Public Policy.
Australian Development Scholarship, 2010.
Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant, Australian National University.
Deputy Director, Bangladesh Bank.
Coombs building #9, Room 7135,
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics,
Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia.