Regional Research Lead, BRAC International in Africa
Munshi Sulaiman works as Regional Research Lead for BRAC International in Africa and as Research Advisor for BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD). He has over 15 years’ experience in conducting operational research and impact evaluations using experimental and quasi-experimental methods. He has previously worked as Research Director at Innovation for Poverty Action and Save the Children. Munshi completed his PhD in Development Studies from London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE) and spent a year as Post-doctoral Associate at the Economic Growth Centre, Yale University.
Recent work by Munshi Sulaiman
Lumpsum cash transfers delivered as business grants can spur microentrepreneurial activities
While vocational training helps young job seekers find work, overconfidence in finding a job has important long-term effects on job-seeking behaviour
Female role models improved gender attitudes and educational aspirations of primary school students, with particular impact on boy(s)/male students
Policy delivery agents perform better when working with members of their own social groups thereby affecting the efficiency of policy interventions
Increasing the tenant’s share in output encourages profitable risk-taking, in addition to large effects on input levels