Khandker Wahedur Rahman

Khandker Wahedur Rahman

Postdoctoral researcher, University of Oxford

Khandker Wahedur Rahman is as a postdoctoral researcher for the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Development at the University of Oxford, where he is an associate member of the Department of Economics as well. He is affiliated with the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), BRAC University as a visiting senior research fellow.

He is an applied microeconomist with a broad interest in development and labour economics. He focuses on the empirical microeconomic analysis of development policies, social welfare analysis, and causal inference. His current research explores human capital and productivity – often having the role of information, norms, and technology as a cross-cutting theme.

He has previously worked with International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Finance Corporation (IFC), and Swisscontact Bangladesh in various capacities. He completed his PhD from the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota, and holds an MPP from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

Recent work by Khandker Wahedur Rahman